Jim McCullough of Beltsville just spent seven weeks restoring a desk once used by Thurgood Marshall, the Baltimore native who grew up to become the first African-American Supreme Court justice and a giant in the civil rights movement.
Nelson Mandela's death has prompted many to reflect on how his words and brave actions would inspire them in their own efforts to fight racial inequality and to repeal the death penalty, which Mandela himself once faced.
On Sunday, Sept. 15, 1963, Ku Klux Klan members planted a bomb in the basement of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, killing four young black girls. One of those girls was Braddock's 14-year-old sister, Carole Robertson.
Edward Hall Covell Jr., a leader in Maryland's broiler industry who owned a farm supply business and was named to the Poultry Hall of Fame, died of pneumonia Nov. 22 at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. The former Talbott County resident was 92.
The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to jump into a growing legal dispute between businesses run by conservative Christians and the Obama administration over whether a company must pay for birth control drugs that conflict with its owner's religious beliefs.
By By David G. Savage and Tribune Washington Bureau
The Center for Plain Language, a Washington-based group that promotes clear communication in government and business, released its second annual report card last week assessing how well federal agencies communicate with taxpayers.
Joseph R. L. Sterne, who covered the U.S. Senate for the Baltimore Sun, was eating lunch with other reporters on Nov. 22, 1963, in the Senate cafeteria when word arrived that President John F. Kennedy's motorcade had been fired upon in Dallas, Texas.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
In life and death, President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated 50 years ago Friday, had numerous ties to Harford County, beyond the Northeastern Expressway that traverses the county and bears his name.
According to the White House, the Obamas plan to attend the Terps-Oregon State game at Comcast Center, which begins at 6 p.m. Maryland is advising fans to arrive early because of extra security precautions.
With millions of consumers getting cancellation notices for their current health plans, President Obama announced Thursday that he will encourage insurance companies to continue offering their customers the same health plans next year.
President Obama's sort-of apology for saying, "If you like your heath care plan, you can keep it," is in keeping with the tradition of Oval Office occupants trying to cover their posteriors when they are suddenly exposed.
Milton Bromberg, a custom tailor and decorated World War II veteran who visited the White House to fit President Bill Clinton in suits, died of respiratory failure Nov. 1 at Season's Hospice at the Northwest Hospital Center. He was 90 and lived in Owings Mills.
People on the Internet may try to tell you that the most exciting thing about last night's episode of "Scandal" was the first appearance of Olivia¿s mom, Maya Lewis (played by "Treme's" Khandi Alexander), but they are wrong.
It was perfect weather, and 60,983 voters, 73.78 percent, cast a ballot in the presidential election that also included races for some local offices. Harford also voted narrowly voted to uphold the state's gun ban, helping the measure to win statewide.
As Obama continues his campaign to win over Americans skeptical of the Affordable Care Act, the ranks of critics are growing, swollen by people who are losing their existing health insurance because it does not comply with the law
In a public appearance in Baltimore on Thursday, National Security Agency director Keith Alexander forcefully defended surveillance methods that have come under scrutiny this year but acknowledged that some of them may need adjustments.
Five Magnolia Elementary School pupils, along with their peers from schools in Washington, D.C., Virginia and West Virginia, sat down with First Lady Michelle Obama Wednesday for a meal made with fresh produce from the White House garden.