| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Discovery Communications said its fourth-quarter profit rose 29% on improved performance, largely at its overseas TV operations.
The Silver Spring, Md., owner of cable networks like TLC, Discovery Network and Destination America, said net income in the...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:57 PM
"Where's home for you?"
Twelve years ago, answering that simple question suddenly became more difficult as I packed my childhood into a series of boxes and said goodbye to the house I grew up in on Stoneham Drive in West Hartford. For some people,...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Building on the Dream Act approved by voters in 2012, Democrat Anthony G. Brown proposed Thursday that Maryland provide low-interest college loans to the children of workers who are in this country illegally.
Brown's proposal came on a busy day in the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:59 PM
As the front-runner in the Democratic race for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown often rallies his supporters as though he were already the incumbent. He touts the past seven years under Gov. Martin O'Malley as "righting the ship" — but then...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Proposed legislation restricting the sale of energy drinks in Maryland is necessary because the energy drink industry targets their marketing at teenagers and does not warn consumers of the dangers of energy drinks ("No one cards at Starbucks," Feb. 27)....
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:33 AM
1969 was a year I well remember — it was my first year in a seminary in Virginia. I was beginning my journey to the priesthood with an American religious order, the Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity. Nine years later, I was ordained a...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Students at the University of Maryland, College Park could have the cost of sex-change surgery covered by their health insurance next school year, joining a nationwide trend of private- and public-sector employers offering the benefit.
| Jan 15, 2014
Doc and Sandra Barstow, of Bel Air, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cora Violet Barstow, to Thomas Drew Baldwin, son of Thomas and Janice Baldwin of Winston-Salem, N.C.
The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Bel Air High School and a 2011...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Cooler temperatures are approaching, but the year’s worst heat wave continues to punish areas from South Dakota to coastal Massachusetts on Thursday, prolonging withering conditions that have already claimed one man’s life in Kentucky....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Discovery Communiications, the operator of cable networks including Discovery and TLC, said third-quarter net income rose 24% on the strength of improved performance at both its U.S. operations and foreign holdings.
The Silver Spring, Md., company, which...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
After what seemed like his 40th guttural bellow during “I am a God,” an exhausted Kanye West fell on his back. Like most of the moments during his two-hour-plus performance at Washington’s Verizon Center on Thursday night, it felt...