| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The women balance on ladders, stretching up to hang bright pinatas from the ceiling of the Creative Alliance in Highlandtown.
The bold yellow pinata with the red flowers should move a little to the right, one says. The green-and-gold pinata must be...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has tapped a high-profile emergency room physician and former Rhodes scholar to be Baltimore's new health commissioner and guide the city in addressing the root causes of substance abuse.
The appointment of Dr. Leana S....
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:01 PM
The Rev. Achariya Peter, a mystic who founded a universalist yogic spiritual community, died of cancer Nov. 24 at his North Baltimore home. He was 79.
The founding preceptor and spiritual leader of the Divine Life Church in the Lake Falls area, he was...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The problem with putting famous people on a pedestal to be worshipped as semi-divine is this: Talent in a nation of over 300 million people is a cheap commodity.
Virtue, however, is rare, and seldom will it be found among the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:38 PM
After searching for months to find an attorney who would take their case, House Republicans made good on their threat to sue the Obama administration Friday, filing a lawsuit challenging the president's authority to enact key parts of the Affordable...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Families remain justifiably concerned about paying for college, but there may be cause for some relief, according to a new national report.
Though college tuition and fee prices still outpaced the rate of inflation in the past year, the average...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 6:49 PM
When it comes to raising their young, chimpanzee mothers are more socially outgoing and gregarious if they are caring for a boy, as opposed to a girl, according to a new study.
In a paper published Monday in the journal PNAS, researchers concluded...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:16 PM
In April 2011, a Border Patrol agent was ordered to undergo counseling after an immigrant filed a formal complaint charging that the agent had slammed the man's head against a rock near Tucson.
In August of that year, an immigrant who was arrested...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:03 AM
When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg walked from behind a stage curtain on a recent Friday afternoon, a huge roar went up from the jammed auditorium at George Washington University.
"Everyone here is thrilled to be in the presence of the Notorious R.B.G.!"...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:40 AM
In recent weeks, the web has been buzzing with excitement over Palcohol, the powdered alcohol that can turn water into vodka, rum or any one of four specialty cocktails. While it remains unclear when — or if — the product will hit stores,...
| Sep 15, 2014
YORK COUNTY— As parents and staff meet York County's new superintendent they are saying he is a go-getter and forward thinker.
Victor Shandor, who is moving from Fulton County, Ga., to York County in November and starts on Nov. 3, visited all 19...