| Feb 3, 2011
| 2:18 PM
A north side woman who tried to help her dog out on the ice, soon found herself in trouble as well. She is thankful for a quick-thinking metro police officer who saved them, using an unexpected item.
"It was really cold and my body temperature was...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:14 PM
A Baltimore group wants to put civic pride in your wallet.
The Baltimore Green Currency Association, a nonprofit that aims to help small restaurants and mom-and-pop retailers fend off the big chains, is trying to build an alternative economy —...
| May 29, 2012
| 11:14 AM
Laws are like fine nets, catching the common fish even as the biggest push their way through. Or so you might think on learning of how federal prosecutors keep nabbing small and medium-size businesspeople who violate an obscure law relating to bank...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Walter Olson of Washington's militant Cato Institute is correct in implying laws should never be designed to injure innocent people ("A small business trap," May 30). Yet, the absolving of anyone responsible for ignoring, regularly at least, a federal tax...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 7:37 PM
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jamie Dimon will be playing a new role in Washington this Wednesday, called to explain JPMorgan's recent trading debacle after years of being known as the Wall Street banker who got it right during the financial crisis....
| Jun 19, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Sean Kennedy of the ever-voluble Maryland Policy Institute attempts in "Annapolis dines at federal expense" (June 13) to indict two governments simultaneously. If ever anyone finds oneself on a side with government, do please watch-out; you may be under...
| Nov 14, 2011
Despite the arguments of critics in recent months, Marc Musick, the University of Texas at Austin’s College of Liberal Arts associate dean of student affairs, makes the case in a new faculty productivity report that his institution...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 12:40 PM
The federal appellate court that covers Maryland has for years been considered one of the more right-leaning in the nation, finding that women can be banned from a military institute, that the FDA can't regulate tobacco and that confessions count even...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Police have arrested a man accused of forcibly touching a woman in a Brooklyn subway station.
Officers believe Stuart Cato, 39, of Queens, was the man photographed by his quick thinking victim after he grabbed her buttocks.
"I am so glad these young...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 10:10 AM
Weapons-makers, ideologues and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta are busy whipping up fears in reaction to scheduled reductions in our bloated military budget. Don't be fooled. These cuts will not put our security at risk, though they will cut into profits...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:00 AM
For the last 20 years, the charming Grover Norquist has been perhaps the most successful of American political entrepreneurs, having used a letterhead and small office to secure "no tax" pledges from a near-majority of Congress members and myriads of...