| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:14 AM
It's a common child care challenge: The kids are healthy, the office is open, but there's no school.
Whether it's a training day for school staff or a holiday that not all workplaces observe, school closures can leave families in a bind. Many after-...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 6:58 AM
The University of Maryland, Baltimore saw the biggest jump in private donations in 2013 among some of the state's largest charities while the University of Maryland at College Park experienced the largest decline in gifts raised last year, according to...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 2:08 PM
The memory of the break-in still stirs terror three decades later: The Rockville woman was ordered out of bed at knifepoint by a teenage burglar, who commanded her to stare out a window as he started to take off her robe.
Before anything else could...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Someone recently told me that she watches the news on TV every night. Her news broadcast of choice: "Entertainment Tonight."
That brand of news is salacious, unbelievable and "ah" inducing — requisites for obtaining top advertising dollars. And...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:54 AM
Intimate partner violence? Yes, there's an app for that.
The One Love Foundation, named for University of Virginia lacrosse player Yeardley Love, beaten to death by her ex-boyfriend, has created a smart phone and computer application that can help women...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:11 PM
It's not easy for Jenna Cataldo to fall asleep, even after her long overnight nursing shifts at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
The heavy construction outside the front door of her Charles Village rowhouse have ensured that, she said —...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Call it the Ebola effect. A lot more Marylanders are volunteering for that shot in the arm that may protect them from the flu this year.
Flu vaccinations were up about 30 percent in September around the state to more than 95,000, according to early data...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Rebecca H. Lowery, who was director of finance and administration for the Johns Hopkins University's Department of Development and Alumni Relations, was killed Oct. 22 when a tree fell on her car while she was driving. She was 52.
Ms. Lowery was driving...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Last weekend included another whirlwind of concerts in and around Baltimore. The programs were drawn predominantly from the venerable Austro-German classical canon -- Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert -- but novelties had their day as well.
| Oct 25, 2014
| 11:15 AM
It turns out that the comet the Rosetta mission has been chasing for the last decade is a stinker. Literally.
Researchers from the University of Bern in Switzerland say that if you could take a whiff of the cloud of gas surrounding the icy nucleus of...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:17 PM
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines on dealing with travelers from Ebola-stricken regions Monday, but its lack of firm rules left a patchwork of state-by-state strategies that include mandatory quarantines for some...