| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:56 AM
The state Department of Transportation reported at 8:40 a.m. on Monday that a five-vehicle accident on Interstate 83 North has been cleared and all lanes have been reopened.
The accident, which occurred at the MD 943 (Warren Road) exit, was first...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:25 PM
SANA, Yemen -- In the latest audacious strike by suspected Al Qaeda militants in Yemen, attackers on Monday stormed a military headquarters in the country’s southeast, killing at least five soldiers and army officers and taking dozens more hostage,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Of all the weighty issues about self-rule and democracy confronting China and Hong Kong, the former British colony that reverted to mainland control in 1997, who could have imagined it would come to this?
A 2-year-old boy defecating on a Hong Kong...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The U.S. State Department has issued several travel warnings in the last month, some a surprise, some less so. It also issued a Worldwide Caution on April 10, telling Americans to stay constantly alert because of terrorist threats. To read the full text,...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Less than three months before the Boston Marathon bombings, a bitter, frustrated Tamerlan Tsarnaev visited a federal immigration office in the Boston area and signed forms seeking to legally change his first name.
Eager to recast...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Can pictures of flowers and cozy couches tame the traveling beast? Apparently. Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport (DFW) last year tested amenities, including a "recomposure area" at one of its security checkpoints, that were designed to calm...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Risks and warnings
The State Department continues to warn U.S. citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Ukraine and all travel to the Crimean Peninsula and eastern areas of Kharkiv, Donetsk and Lugansk due to tensions in the region. The U.S....
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Airlines will never win a prize for sensitivity to customers' problems. They typically won't budge on change fees and ticketing costs.
But you'd think that even the most hard-hearted carrier would acknowledge that, all things considered, this isn't...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Even before the disappearance of its Boeing 777, Malaysia Airlines faced financial turbulence and stiff competition from low-cost carriers in Asia.
Still, airline experts say Malaysia's flagship carrier could survive the economic blow of the disaster by...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Although she has a full house — two dogs, one cat and twin 2-year-old daughters — Erin Proctor's Roland Park home smells great, she promises, even in the dead of winter, when the heat is cranked up and fresh air drifting through open windows...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:14 AM
WASHINGTON — President Obama’s proposal to raise the federal minimum wage may not be popular with Republicans in Congress, but he’s betting it will be with his real target, the Democratic voters he hopes to turn out in the...