| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Equipped with a flip phone and 400 free minutes, each member of a group of truant students at Carver Vocational Technical High School knows that at any moment a call could come that changes his or her day — or life.
The Baltimore students are...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:26 PM
— Seventy-five years after Amelia Earhart disappeared while attempting to circumnavigate the world, the search for the wreckage of her twin-engine Lockheed Electra will resume this summer.
Robert Ballard, the oceanographer who discovered the...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 12:30 PM
In today's Sun the column by Dan Rodricks was right on the mark regarding Maryland's outdated adherence to state executions ("Floggings, no — lethal injection, yes?" March 22). He quotes a book by University of Baltimore law professor John D....
| Mar 27, 2012
We all hate waiting for that important package or the cable guy. Studies show that uncertainty of not knowing the wait time length, can lead to stress and anxiety.
“The most frustrating thing is when you have to take off work,” said Bill...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Few nonfiction writers think bigger than Walter Isaacson, who has taken on subjects like Henry Kissinger, Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. But when Apple founder Steve Jobs invited him in 2004 to write a complete and frank biography, Isaacson held...
| Apr 4, 2012
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The First Tee of Howard County's spring program still has openings for selected...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 10:38 AM
It's brilliant and blustery atop the tallest building in Annapolis, a bank of white clouds scudding quickly across the sky. John Greenwalt Lee leans against a temporary railing, gazing down with fondness on the town he calls home.
A few blocks to the...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 11:23 AM
Franklin County was founded in 1785 and was named after Benjamin Franklin. Since the 1980s, much of the residential growth has been around Smith Mountain lake, attracting many commuters and many retirees. Franklin County is...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 10:49 AM
Since the earliest days of our foundation, our forefathers and their forefathers have celebrated something resembling National Duck Out of Work for a Drink Day.
It's always day of camarederie, merriment, and spending 15 minutes away from what, even...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 5:15 PM
Breaking from the tradition of beginning the school year with the city's Blue Ribbon recipients and highest performers, Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso personally welcomed back students and staff who will take part in radical transformations at...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 3:32 AM
"We often suffer, but we are never crushed. Even when we don’t know what to do, we never give up."
Ahhh yes, you can count on Captain America for words of wisdom.
Or can you?
The above quote is actually a scripture verse, II Corinthians 4:8....