| May 17, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Baltimore County Democrat Jim Brochin calls himself the most independent member of the Maryland Senate. That kind of talk hasn't won him too many friends among party leaders.
Gov. Martin O'Malley has endorsed his opponent. So has Baltimore County...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Tinley Park plan commissioners narrowly endorsed 129-foot-tall cellular towers at Christa McAuliffe and Helen Keller schools, accepting AT&T's argument that they were needed to improve cellular service and wouldn't be detrimental to the neighborhoods....
| May 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
TNT has given series pickups to two dramas: "Public Morals" and "Proof."
"Proof" is a supernatural vehicle starring Jennifer Beals as a surgeon who investigates reincarnation with the help of funding from a millionaire, played by Matthew Modine. Joe...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:14 PM
In endorsing prosecutor John Morris for county assessor, The Times editorial page on Tuesday referred to a few of the county’s more colorful assessors. How can a person with as bookish a job as tax assessor be colorful? Here are a few shades and...
| May 5, 2014
Donald Sterling — the for-now owner of the Los Angeles Clippers — has set the bar for awful bosses at a height where the air gets thin.
His racist comments to his girlfriend — recorded for all the world to hear — earned him an...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:15 AM
In a 12-second period one year ago today, two homemade explosive devices tore holes in what had been a perfect spring day in Boston.
Thousands had lined up along Boylston Street for the 117th Boston Marathon. Nearly 27,000 runners ages 18 to over 80,...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:20 PM
The city is changing more now than at any time in the past couple decades, Mayor Elizabeth Pearson told a group of business leaders at the annual State of the City address May 8 at the Montage Laguna Beach.
A demographic shift, coupled with increased...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:19 PM
General Motors Co.'s recall saga continued Tuesday with the beleaguered automaker recalling another 2.42 million vehicles in the U.S. for four separate issues.
None of the four recalls is related to GM's faulty ignition switches. That issue, which has...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
This month delivered a tale of two investigations. The first was the party-line vote in the House to launch yet another investigation into 2012's deadly attacks in Benghazi. The second was the conclusion of a very different kind of investigation with...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: We have an unusual home (based on recent sales) in a unique community in Atlanta. We have had appraisals in the past (2008) for $1.1 million. After a difficult job situation, I have been in a great position for over...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Re. “Hills residents deserve gates,” Mailbag, May 14. In her letter to the editor, Ms. Pulvers acknowledges that residents enjoy driving up to take in the view, which the gates would preclude. Further her reference to “day hikers”...