| Jun 9, 2013
The disclosure of the federal government's hugely expansive monitoring of phone calls and online communications as part of its fight against terror came as a surprise even to people who pay attention to these things. It's amazing, in fact, that any...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Duncan Keith entered the press conference area and set down a plastic bag holding four enormous bottles of juice.
After what the Blackhawks defenseman and his teammates had just endured Saturday, you can't blame him for being thirsty. It can't be easy...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Ryan Rodriguez had two location options to choose from for his leg of a countrywide relay. His choices were the city of Banning, in Riverside County, or the town of Amboy, in the Mojave Desert.
Regardless of which area he ran through, the 41-year-old...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:18 PM
I like to run. Apparently, this gets me high.
Last year, researchers at the University of Arizona published a study in the Journal of Experimental Biology examining the "neurobiological rewards" of treadmill running in 10 humans, eight dogs and eight...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Last week: George Zimmerman seems to get in a lot of trouble with guns. I bet he thinks he is being picked on by the authorities. The problem we as a society have is questioning whether he is a sociopathic criminal or misunderstood young man. I think...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:40 AM
When Steve Neibergall crosses the finish line at the Safaricom Marathon in Kenya on June 29, he will have finished more than just a 26.2-mile race.
The Kenya event will be the 100th marathon the 52-year-old Annapolis resident has completed since he...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Most Americans understand that in a hostile world, governments need to engage in some snooping to monitor and thwart our enemies. We know they need to crack codes and keep secrets. In exchange for handing the government that extraordinary power, we expect...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:57 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A nationwide relay to benefit Boston bombing victims and survivors passed by the Oklahoma City Memorial on Tuesday and crosses into Missouri on Wednesday night.
The relay started in Santa Monica, Calif., on June 7 and wraps up in...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:30 AM
I grieve for the "new normal" of Erika Brannock and for her future ("For bombing victim, a 'new normal,'" June 19). And I grieve for the future of America if our "new normal" is a government relentlessly spying on law abiding citizens.
| Jun 23, 2013
| 3:15 PM
In the months since the weather warmed up, a Kona Ice truck has been traveling to events in Baltimore County — car shows and ball games and the farmers' market in Towson, to name a few.
The brightly colored truck, owned by Joni and Claude Elmore,...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
From 1909 until 1939, marathons were run from Laurel to Washington or Baltimore. After the first few marathons, they not only became AAU-sanctioned, but the race was one of the qualifying marathons for the U.S. Olympic team. There was one constant in...