| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:03 PM
Charcoal may be the only thing burning in Newport Beach fire rings come March 1.
Trapped between two regulatory agencies, the Newport Beach City Council is taking steps toward regulating what's allowed to be burned in the city's fire pits, where...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:05 PM
John Guy Cesare Jr., a utility engineer who earned degrees in both the nuclear field and theology, served aboard Navy submarines in the Cold War and later volunteered for Baltimore's poor and homeless, died of cancer Jan. 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:30 PM
WASHINGTON — Concerned that targets of federal investigations are getting off lightly, two senators proposed legislation requiring the government to disclose all the details about settlements that allow companies to duck trials on allegations of...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:22 PM
In the wake of Monday's 87-52 loss at Tennessee, there have been no closed-door, players-only meetings in Charlottesville this week, no tirades by Virginia's upperclassmen or coaches and no panicked philosophical adjustments.
Even recently slumping...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Environmental activists warn that construction of a 21-mile natural gas pipeline through northern Baltimore and Harford counties could affect the region's drinking-water system, as the $180 million project cuts across more than three dozen streams feeding...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Taut basketball games often hinge on ball security and free-throw shooting. Sloppy turnovers and clanged foul shots in those inevitable, down-to-the-wire contests are a timeless recipe for frustration, defeat and Selection Sunday disappointment.
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
NEWARK, Del. — The thick blue cables and white boxes alongside an industrial garage here look like those in any electric-car charging station. But they work in a way that could upend the relationship Americans have with energy.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:09 PM
After Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant melted down in 2011, Nathan Sanfilippo joined a team at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission charged with evaluating what went wrong and determining how to prevent a similar disaster in the United States.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:25 PM
The NCAA men’s soccer selection committee did not do any favors for Maryland, UMBC and Navy.
All three programs earned automatic bids to the 48-team field by winning their respective conference tournaments, but each school has a legitimate gripe...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:51 PM
Drexel beat William and Mary 1-0 in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament final in Philadelphia, leaving the Tribe some anxiety before the NCAA tournament bracket is released at noon Monday.
The Dragons, who hosted the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Having outlasted No. 5 seed Albany, 2-1, in double overtime in Wednesday night’s America East tournament semifinal at Retriever Soccer Park in Catonsville, the top-seeded UMBC men’s soccer team can take aim at its third tournament championship...