| 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'...
| 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Extracted from an unpublished history of the Bank of...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...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The recent assault on a Towson University student by three men hit me especially hard ("Towson University student stabbed near campus Sunday night," Nov. 4).
As a native of Baltimore, I become very upset every time there is a murder or attempted...
| 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 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 23, 2013
| 11:29 AM
WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Washington College in Chestertown has announced its dean's list for the spring 2013 semester. Dean's List students are recognized for their academic excellence and have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester....
| 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 16, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The chasm between the Baltimore City Police Department and city residents seems to be widening ("Batts shakes up police top ranks," July 10).
The only way out is simple: The police need to increase their communication with those whom they serve. For the...
| 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,...