| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:44 AM
At The Baltimore Sun we are scrupulous about referring to the Johns Hopkins University.
That is not, as some may imagine, because we are truckling to the largest employer in the city (or to the likelihood that Baltimore will eventually change its name...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Lou Panos, a heralded journalist and author who covered state and national politics during a career that spanned 67 years, died of complications from heart disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital early Sunday. He was 87.
His daughter, Melanie Panos-Ortel,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:39 PM
It was a rare July day at the Swisher Field Athletic Complex on the southeast side of Aberdeen.
The parking lot, which is normally close to empty on Fridays in the summer, boasted numerous vehicles with license plates from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and...
| Jun 22, 2013
When I was a child, for as long as I could remember, my family's Encyclopedia Britannica set was missing two volumes — the two volumes that always seemed to pertain to my homework assignments. And so within an hour or so of getting home, I would sit...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Since it was built in 1940, Rockne Hall has warmed up many a bitterly cold winter night by being the scene of some of the best basketball games in Lehigh Valley history.
But on a blistering hot June Saturday, talk of Rockne Hall was kind of cool....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:46 AM
There has been a lot of news about medical tests lately. Physicians are coming out against unnecessary testing and screenings to save patients time, money and health risks.
As a senior, how do you know which tests or screenings you should have done, and...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 2:00 AM
SOUTH BEND — About 60 people gathered in the cold, damp air Saturday in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center, urging U.S. senators to move ahead with a bill that would expand background checks for gun sales.
Dale Gibson of South Bend held a...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 10:04 PM
Boyd Perkins, director of bands at Northern State University, has been named South Dakota Outstanding Bandmaster by the international bandmaster fraternity Phi Beta Mu.
He received the award March 23 during the 2013 All-State Band Grand Concert in...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:04 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teens and preteens with a parent deployed in the military may be more likely to binge drink or misuse prescription drugs, according to a new study.
Previous studies have found that with a parent's multiple deployments come...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Juan Felipe Herrera was appointed California poet laureate by Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday. His 2008 collection "Half of the World in Light" was a winner of that year's National Book Critics Circle award in poetry....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Mary Applegate carefully molds scored pieces of clay until they start to take shape into a holder for writing utensils. The octogenarian Palatine artist called …...