| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Mariner Finance will move its corporate headquarters to Baltimore County later this year, part of a broader planned expansion of the Baltimore-based consumer-loan company.
The recovering economy has boosted the growth of the company, founded in 2002...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:06 PM
LONDON -- The Bank of England facilitated the transfer of Nazi-plundered gold from Czechoslovakia to the German central bank in the run-up to World War II, according to documents published online.
Extracted from an unpublished history of the Bank of...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:52 PM
It's the Leicester parking lot that just keeps giving.
Last summer, archaeologists discovered the long-lost remains of King Richard III, buried beneath a nondescript parking lot in the English town of Leicester.
This summer, the same team returned...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Before the recession, Madie Green's home daycare was normally full. As parents lost their jobs and pulled kids out, the 55-year-old District Heights woman spent through her savings to keep up on her mortgage and auto payments.
Her business still hasn'...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Eva A. Burton, a homemaker who was active in the United Methodist Church, died Dec. 16 of complications from a stroke at her daughter's home in Chestertown. She was 100.
The daughter of Luther Kilchenman Angel, a metallurgist, and Laura Kilchenman Angel,...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will never give up on her attempts to rectify Baltimore's lingering problems with speed cameras ("Mayor pledges new speed camera system," Dec. 19).
While her efforts are admirable, many are wondering what the...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Several drivers passing beneath an Interstate 95 overpass near White Marsh got an unwelcome surprise Christmas Eve morning when construction debris fell from the highway, damaging their vehicles.
No one was injured in the incident, but four vehicles were...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I have been targeted because I shopped at Target and made credit card purchases ("Why hackers keep winning," Dec. 20). Sadly, this is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg.
If this is a glimpse into our future, I want nothing to do with it. I...
| 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 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...