In an extraordinary, wide-ranging interview, Pope Francis expressed frustration that the Catholic Church is ¿obsessed¿ with issues such as abortion, homosexuality and contraception, and called instead for a focus on healing and mercy.
Boulevard at Box Hill, off I-95 in Abingdon and serving more than 250,000 residents from Harford and Cecil counties, southern Pennsylvania and northern Baltimore County, will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil its newest merchants on Saturday, Sept. 14.
The resignation of NAACP president Benjamin Jealous left the nation's most influential advocacy group for equality in search of a new leader at a particularly sensitive time for U.S. race relations, setting off a debate Monday about his potential successor.
The Ravens' senior adviser to player development was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS in 2007, a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects the cells in the brain and spinal cord. Often referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease, the disease causes muscle atrophy and difficulty speaking, swallowing and breathing.
On a Civil War battlefield where tens of thousands of men clashed fifteen decades ago, eight Ku Klux Klan members unfurled their group's banner Saturday afternoon and called for a new uprising to oust President Obama.
One day after being sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for espionage in the largest breach of classified documents in the nation's history, U.S. soldier Bradley Manning made a request of all of us Thursday: to stop calling him Brad, and start calling her Chelsea.
Thousands of people are expected to descend on Washington this weekend to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington civil rights event. Several events are planned for the weekend and on Wednesday, Aug. 28, the anniversary of the day of the march. Baltimore-area civil rights groups are scrambling to keep up with the demand for bus reservations.
There are many lingering and tragic results of racism in this nation that are likely to take generations to untangle, and one is unfortunate state of the reputation of African-American horse jockeys from an age gone by.
Using funds meant to help poor families find affordable places to live, Baltimore's public housing agency has paid nearly $6.8 million to satisfy long-standing court judgments against it for lead poisoning suffered by six former residents when they were young children years ago.