| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Drivers suspected of causing serious accidents in Maryland while distracted by a cellphone would be required to give police certain information from that phone under a pair of bills currently filed in Annapolis.
The bills also would make distracted...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Breaking with his past reluctance to tailor policies to specific racial groups, President Barack Obama on Thursday launched a federal program aimed at improving the economic and educational status of young black and Hispanic men.
The initiative, which...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:57 AM
With yet another storm dropping snow across the region, schools, government offices and a number of workplaces in Anne Arundel County were shut down on Monday.
As with past storms, officials urged people to stay home if possible, to allow plow crews time...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:00 PM
As policymakers, it is important we acknowledge our limited ability to force actors to behave how we want. What we can do and often attempt is to hold those bad actors accountable when they break the law or act immorally. That is what Leo Bretholz's...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Kudos to Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and Joseph T. Jones Jr. for articulating the need for a more sensible marijuana policy in Maryland ("Building safe and just communities," March 3). Saddling people with criminal records for possessing marijuana causes...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Students and faculty from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy have an important message for the Maryland General Assembly this year: Empower pharmacists to perform a greater role as health care providers in order to improve health care quality...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Leo Bretholz, a Holocaust survivor who became a major voice in the campaign to gain reparations from companies that transported victims to concentration camps during World War II, died Saturday in his sleep of unknown causes at his Pikesville home. He was...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:45 AM
I would like to disagree with your editorial "A chilling effect" (March 10). I believe that the central issue here is academic freedom. The American Studies Association (ASA), in theory an academic organization devoted to the study of the United States,...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Nearly three decades into the AIDS epidemic, medical professionals now have a much better understanding of the disease and how to treat it. But prevention is still the first line of defense against this devastating killer, which has already taken the...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:35 AM
I find it unfortunate that the Prince George's County Library Board believes it needs to remove Charles Stanley's name from Laurel's newly expanded and renovated library when it reopens. Citing Stanley's Confederate military experience — he served...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:06 AM
"After seven years of litigation, what's a few more months?" judges on the Maryland Court of Appeals apparently thought to themselves when issuing an order this week to yet again delay a requirement that defense lawyers be made available at bail...