| Jun 20, 2014
On June 16, 1904, the young James Joyce first spent time with Nora Barnacle. Each year on that date, called "Bloomsday," that encounter is celebrated everywhere by the writer's devotees — though the celebration is of an imagined, not actual, event....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Ten Years Ago
It was announced that the Jet Propulsion Laboratory would create its first float entry for the Jan. 1, 2005 Rose Parade, in cooperation with Caltech. The float's theme would be "A Family of Explorers," in keeping with the parade's...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:16 AM
In a narrow hallway on a high shelf, a sign sits next to an intricate wreath of looped vines, feathers and dried flowers. “Flowers feed the soul,” it says.
That hallway divides the front and back rooms of Natural Gatherings, Rick and Jane...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Investigators are contacting people they believe were the victims of a postman accused of stealing bagfuls of mail — a fairly straightforward task, apparently, because evidence they've seized has the victims' addresses written on the front.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 10:55 AM
A St. Charles couple have been arrested and charged with helping their son operate a mail-order marijuana business, Kane County prosecutors said Thursday.
Anthony W. Salemi, 56, and Gina T. Salemi, 52, of the 5N block of North Glen Oak Lane, are facing...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:53 PM
A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Lance Armstrong's bid to dismiss a federal whistleblower lawsuit claiming that he and his former cycling team, which had been sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service, had defrauded the government through a scheme to use...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:22 PM
The Fourth of July weekend is traditionally one of the busiest travel times of the year, and it's a safe bet that a lot of Marylanders will hit the roads to Ocean City and beyond. As often happens when mid-summer vacations beckon, gas prices are up and...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:06 PM
The state has approved bigger tax breaks for industrial properties in Southeast Baltimore, including the site of a new Amazon warehouse. Designed to spur job creation, the benefits took effect Tuesday.
The new "focus areas" provide property owners with a...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Congress returns to work Monday facing a tight deadline to fund highway and road projects across the country, an election-year scramble that has injected uncertainty into state and local construction plans at the start of the summer driving season....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:05 PM
A U.S. Postal Service driver has been charged with DUI after crashing her mail truck Tuesday afternoon near Philadelphia.
State police said 58-year-old Deborah Reynolds lost control of the USPS truck around 4:45 p.m.
The truck crashed into the berm of...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Staples Inc. said it will end a pilot program with the U.S. Postal Service to set up mini-post offices in the company's retail outlets, after several protests outside the stores.
Postal workers have protested the program for months, objecting to...