| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Perhaps it's time for our nation to look long and hard at our faltering, staid conventional two-party system. It has pathetically morphed into a churlish, immature tug of war between the Democrats and Republicans ("Under federal shutdown, many Marylanders...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The vitriolic discourse between Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Gov. Martin O'Malley should be directed to the judges and courts ("Don't return to a failed crime-fighting strategy," Sept. 22).
The number of arrests don't matter if the courts fail...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
I'll admit I wasn't a huge fan of Cartoon Network's The Looney Tunes Show, an attempt to bring back the classic Warner Bros. animated characters in a modern format. While it was fun seeing the old gang like Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, I found the show...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The zero tolerance mentality that many schools have incorporated is just so un-American. The mind-set is rigid, unyielding and is just utterly ridiculous ("Common sense in the classroom," Sept. 3).
Our school systems have lost their focus on priorities,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:57 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people with a painful cartilage condition, common pain relievers may have small benefits for depression symptoms as well, a new study hints.
Depression is more than twice as common among people with osteoarthritis, which...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:45 AM
As U.S. citizens, we have grown so comfortable with air conditioning that we tend to forget about its benefits. We take for granted in the brutally hot and humid months that the automobile we drive, the place we call home, the grocery store, our work...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I have been following the actions of the Baltimore County government and the sale of county-owned property with great interest and concern. In all of my years on the County Council and in the House of Delegates, I have never seen such actions as these...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:40 PM
Special education expert
Barbara Rossier, a special education expert who became one of the namesakes of USC's school of education after she and her husband pledged $20 million to it, died Sunday, the university announced. A resident of...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It seems that when it comes to the doomed Baltimore Grand Prix, there is really no gray area. Baltimoreans either embraced it or abhorred it. I am in the latter category ("Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond," Sept. 13).
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:49 AM
Historically, the Irish aren't known for their food, but The Harp isn't a typical Irish restaurant.
The Nottingham spot — originally The Twisted Harp but under new ownership since 2011 — combines the convivial atmosphere of an Irish pub with...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:15 AM
It's high time Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came clean and admitted what a boondoggle the Baltimore Grand Prix has been ("Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast," Sept. 8).
I believe the time is perfectly appropriate to cut ties with this "Grand Spree." Hat...