Right or wrong, Lisa Simeone has landed NPR back in the culture-wars battlefield. Her role in October 2011 — one of the groups camped in the nation's capital as part of the Occupy movement — could also spell an end to her presence on public radio after decades on the air.
With an increasingly networked military fending off attacks on its computer systems on a daily basis, the Naval Academy is rapidly expanding its cybersecurity offerings — part of a larger effort to bolster the service's digital defenses.
The Woman's Industrial Exchange, famous for its tomato aspic and its no-nonsense waitresses, will reopen in November under the no-nonsense management of food truck owner Irene Smith, who says she is determined to honor the tearoom's traditions that Baltimore held so dear.
In last week's installment of Fantasy Fodder, I cautioned you to not panic and trade away one of five notable early-season disappointments if your team was stuck in the cellar. I hope this past week was better for you. This week, we're going to turn the tables. If you're in first place in your league and closing in on a playoff spot, don't stand pat. Now is the time to feed on the desperation of owners who feel their season slipping away.
Matthew VanDyke went to Libya in part to witness history and perhaps write about it. After being captured by Moammar Gadhafi's forces and imprisoned, he has joined the rebels fighting in the toppled strongman's final stronghold of Sirte.
Baltimore police are searching for people who in the past three weeks have thrown nine Molotov cocktails at or into homes throughout the city, causing no injuries and little damage, but raising concerns
Passengers on a Southwest flight were delayed at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport for about an hour Monday evening as federal and state law enforcement searched their plane for an object that "raised the concerns of the airline," a spokesman said. No object was found.
Now that the Ravens signed Haloti Ngata to a five-year, $61 million deal, Joe Flacco and Ray Rice could be next. ... On Wednesday, Matt Birk, Terrence Cody and Cory Redding were the latest Ravens to sit out practice. ... Caught between the need to rest his ailing ankle and his desire to play, Lee Evans may err on the side of caution Sunday. ... Michael Oher vowed to eliminate false starts. ... David Reed hopes to avoid surgery. ... Those spoiling O's beat the Red Sox again. ... 1st Mariner Arena officials are optimistic that they can prevent the ice issues from the Baltimore Hockey Classic if the Capitals choose to return in 2012.
Where's that dislike button when you need it? Facebook's 750 million users awoke Wednesday morning to some dramatic changes on the social media site. And what did they do? Immediately posted about just how much they despised every last bit of it.
As word began spreading Tuesday that the beloved movie "Diner" was being rejiggered as a Broadway show — with Sheryl Crow music, no less — the mood of the people could best be summed up with a universal head scratch.
Bay Theatre founder Janet Luby could not conceal her delight as she announced that the first celebratory event of the coming season, a fashion show and fundraiser, had sold out nearly two months in advance.
By By Mary Johnson and Special to The Baltimore Sun
The Hays-Heighe House on the campus of Harford Community College is hosting a traveling exhibit featuring the cartoons and commentary of legendary Washington Post editorial cartoonist Herbert Block, who was known as "Herblock."