| Jun 15, 2011
| 5:29 PM
Former Maryland Terrapin guard Greivis Vasquez, who is now a member of the Memphis Grizzlies, is in his native Venezuela this week as part of a U.S. State Department "sports diplomacy" program that hopes to use athletes to improve international relations,...
| Mar 5, 2012
Impersonator of George W. Bush
Steve Bridges, 48, a comic actor and impersonator who was best known for his mimicry of President George W. Bush and appeared alongside the chief executive at the 2006 White House Correspondents Assn. dinner,...
| Mar 9, 2012
New Jersey's 1st black congressman
Rep. Donald Payne, 77, the first African American congressman elected to represent New Jersey and a former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, died Tuesday at a hospital in Livingston, N.J. He...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Hysteria and misinformation are usually difficult to defuse, but the recent letter to the editor by Anne Earhart ("Should they sell seashells at store?," June 17) prompts me to try to give some voice to the "other" end. As a 40-year owner of a natural...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:23 AM
For the third year running, I rode with my daughter on July 4 in the bicycle rush in the Towson Fourth of July Parade.
Neighbors and unknown spectators cheered as she passed them.
My heart swelled as these people encouraged her, telling her that not...
| Jul 15, 2011
International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP today announced "Pay It Forward," a firm community service initiative to raise funds and build awareness for causes across the globe. A testament to the firm's longstanding commitment to philanthropy, 27...
| Aug 27, 2011
With a tap on his smartphone, University of Maryland student Shiv Krishnamoorthy can instantly alert police as he walks through the dimly lit corners of the College Park campus — and share with them his precise location, plus live video and audio....
| Oct 4, 2011
| 6:45 AM
I disagree with Ariel Ilan Roth's op-ed "U.S. is Wrong on Palestine" (Sept. 21). I will make a purely legal argument why the U.S. should veto Palestine's unilateral attempt for statehood in the United Nations.
The following information is from the...
| Oct 25, 2011
Built huge Hare Krishna community in West Virginia
Swami Bhaktipada, 74, who built a massive farm community in West Virginia and a Palace of Gold that became the crown jewel of the U.S. Hare Krishna movement before scandals and criminal...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:36 PM
What did you do on your summer vacation? For students at Winter Park's Rollins College, the answers include launching an eco-lodge project in Tanzania, founding a company that creates energy from waste and helping women in a South African village start...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...