| Jan 11, 2015
| 3:00 AM
While many around the world are shocked to witness increasing numbers of radicalized young people running off to join the brutal would-be caliphate of Islamic State, little attention is paid to their more pacific and principled counterparts who leave...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:37 AM
If Baltimore kept a family album for every year of its life, the one for 2014 would be dominated by dazzling pictures of September's Star-Spangled Spectacular. The city never looked better than when it celebrated the 200th anniversary of the national...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:14 PM
The Ravens and the Patriots have been duking it out in the AFC since 1996, but when it comes to Baltimore-vs.-Boston rivalries, that's chump change. Charm City and Beantown have been scuffling over bragging rights to Edgar Allan Poe and his legacy for...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:57 AM
Confident that the Ravens will do their namesake's author proud, Poe House curator emeritus Jeff Jerome has made a wager with his counterparts in Boston.
If the Ravens, a team that took its name from one of Poe's most famous works, win Saturday's AFC...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:02 PM
Thaddeus J. "Ted'" Hense, an attorney and decorated World War II veteran who flew 25 bombing missions over Germany, died of undetermined causes Jan. 3 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 96.
Born in Baltimore and raised on South...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said Wednesday that he is likely to push for changes to make it easier to open and operate charter schools.
"We're going to do everything we can to expand the use of charter schools. It's a great idea," Hogan said, adding that...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:44 AM
When Rosalinda Monsalvo applies to avoid deportation under President Barack Obama's recently announced immigration program, she'll do so knowing she is exactly the kind of person the administration wanted to help.
But that doesn't mean the process...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:46 AM
He may no longer be the man in charge of Edgar Allan Poe's Baltimore legacy, but Jeff Jerome remains one of the best friends America's original master of the macabre ever had.
At 4 p.m. Saturday, he’ll serve as host for “Talking about Poe:...
| Dec 21, 2014
We're heartened by Gov.-elect Larry Hogan's recent remarks suggesting he wants to make charter schools a priority of his administration. Maryland currently has one of the weakest charter school laws in the nation, which has left parents here with fewer...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Pete Caringi had built a 33-year coaching career on addressing his players as adults rather than scolding them like boys. So it wasn't his first go-round with this type of meeting.
It was the third week in October and Caringi's UMBC men's soccer team...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Close on the heels of the Future Symphony Institute, organized by BSO musician Andrew Balio and held last weekend at the University of Baltimore, comes the "What's Next for Classical Music?" symposium, organized by Peabody Institute dean Fred Bronstein....