Drivers suspected of causing serious accidents in Maryland while distracted by a cellphone would be required to give police certain information from that phone under a pair of bills currently filed in Annapolis.
The outcome of a federal lawsuit over the Board of Carroll County Commissioners custom to say a prayer before each meeting could hinge upon an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision involving a similar case.
Both liberals and conservatives seem to agree that a racially segregated education is nothing a "common core" curriculum, a new school building, a charter school, a better test, a better teacher, more accountability, a seemingly endless promulgation of reforms and can-do spirit can't set right — if a segregated education needs setting right at all.
A group of Catonsville nuns who claimed that the new federal health care law's contraceptive coverage requirement would violate their religious beliefs are actually exempt from the mandate, a U.S. District Court judge concluded Friday.
By By Carrie Wells and Pamela Wood and The Baltimore Sun
The Obama administration said Monday that it is processing Social Security benefits for same-sex couples, six months after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act.
Maryland joined seven other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states Monday in asking for federal help to curb air pollution from beyond their borders, saying their residents' health and their economies are being hurt by smog-forming emissions from the Midwest and South.
It's Black Friday. I hope you all had a blessed Thanksgiving holiday, perhaps with lots of friends and relatives. Many folks are now in the turmoil of holiday shopping madness, straight through until Christmas. Friends who work in the retail business reported to work yesterday eve to open stores early to shoppers – lunacy! Happy Black Friday
By By Ron Browning and 410-939-6562; fax 410-939-1833
The gag order issued in the recent malpractice trial against cardiologist Mark Midei didn't set up a scenario where journalists had no way to verify their understanding of the complicated proceedings with the participants.
The Maryland attorney general's office has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling by the Court of Appeals about the way Maryland handles the taxation of out-of-state income that could cost counties $50 million a year.
What is expected of students under Common Core The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a uniform set of benchmarks children across the country must meet. Here's a sampling of what students must master at a certain age.
Presidents of the state's historically black colleges and universities were cautiously optimistic Tuesday that a recent federal court ruling ordering remedies for persistent segregative policies in Maryland higher education would result in new opportunities and resources for their campuses