| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:44 PM
What does American musical icon Bob Dylan have in common with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and ex-astronaut John Glenn? All are on the list of 13 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the nation's highest civilian honor,...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
As a tenured professor of political science at Tulane University in New Orleans, a columnist for The Nation magazine, and, as of February, host of an eponymous weekend talk show on MSNBC, Melissa Harris-Perry maintains a schedule that would make even...
| Mar 12, 2012
F. Sherwood Rowland, the UC Irvine chemistry professor who warned the world that man-made chemicals could erode the ozone layer, has died. He was 84.
Rowland, known as Sherry, died Saturday at his home in Corona del Mar of complications from Parkinson'...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:31 PM
Alice C. Steinbach, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for The Baltimore Sun, whose work captured the wonder and grace of people and places around the world, died Tuesday of cancer at her Roland Park Place home. She was 78.
In her more than two-...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 1:30 AM
50 years ago
— A standing-room-only crowd crammed the Petoskey High School gym to see Petoskey defeat Alpena Catholic, 48-44, to take the Class B boys basketball district championship, the Northmen’s first since 1955. Ed White scored 17...
| Mar 21, 2012
Sanford "Sandy" McDonnell, the former chief executive of aerospace giant McDonnell Douglas Corp. who in the 1970s helped turn around the company started by his uncle, died Monday. He was 89.
His death was announced by Boeing Co., which acquired McDonnell...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:33 AM
Owen Daly II, who served in the Navy during two wars and was a top executive at two Baltimore-based banks, died Thursday of heart failure at his Lutherville home. He was 87.
Mr. Daly was born in Denver, Colo., and attended the Gilman School in Baltimore,...
| Mar 29, 2012
Call it sisterly love: First lady Michelle Obama will deliver a commencement address June 17 at Oregon State University, where brother Craig Robinson coaches the men's basketball team, her aides said Wednesday.
It's one of three graduation talks on tap...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Retired U.S. Army Col. Henry Loose Miller, 99, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at Homewood Retirement Center, Williamsport.
Born June 12, 1912, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Dr. Victor and Nellie (Loose) Miller of Hagerstown....
| Oct 6, 2012
| 4:25 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped to 7.8 percent in September and reached its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, providing a boost to his re-election bid.
The Labor Department said on Friday that...
| Oct 13, 2012
The view of a 16th-century Lisbon street is such a teeming hodgepodge of races, social classes and religions and has so much life on display — much of it mischievous — that's it hard not to smile.
Slightly to the right of center, an African...