| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Maryland's economy didn't grow last year, according to gross domestic product estimates released Wednesday.
The state's GDP remained unchanged, ranking it near the bottom of the country, the U.S. Department of Commerce said. GDP growth was worse only in...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The latest report from the U.S. Department of Commerce reveals that Maryland's gross domestic product or GDP, a primary measure of the economy's health, was unchanged in 2013. That zero growth rate caused Maryland to be ranked second to last among all...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The Maryland Port Administration received a federal award Wednesday for its success increasing exports out of the port of Baltimore's public terminals in recent years.
The President's "E Star" Award, given at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:44 PM
The Southern California region received a federal designation this week intended to funnel money into its aerospace and advanced manufacturing industry. The designation gives the region the first crack at $1.3 billion in federal grants.
| May 14, 2014
| 6:47 PM
The National Aquarium announced Wednesday that it is considering no longer having dolphins on exhibit, putting the popular Inner Harbor attraction at the forefront of a debate over whether keeping the animals in captivity is cruel.
The aquarium is...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Foluke Tuakli hopped on a bicycle and weaved around her classroom at the University of Maryland, College Park, acting out the problems that cyclists encounter on the road. "I'm turning, I'm turning," she shrieked as the bike wobbled.
| May 6, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Climate change is expected to bring more severe weather, increased crop yields and a longer Great Lakes shipping season to Illinois and the Midwest, the White House said Tuesday in its report on global warming.
The report, which called out the region...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:21 PM
A quarter-century ago, The Courant was the first major metropolitan newspaper in the country to establish a visiting-member chair on its editorial board.
We're once again opening our doors to visiting members, both to demystify our operations and to...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Since it became apparent last week that Satya Nadella was in line to become only the third chief executive of Microsoft, the Indian community in Silicon Valley has been bubbling over with pride.
That his ascension would generate such excitement might...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:46 PM
An elective class at Thurston Middle School allows students to build a model robot with wheels.
Instructor Kelly Skon guides seventh- and eighth-graders in a class called STEAM, an inaugural course that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Orange County's largest tollway operation announced Tuesday that it has canceled environmental studies for a controversial extension project that was widely criticized and ultimately rejected by the California Coastal Commission in 2008.