| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Discovery Communications is boosting its digital chief, JB Perrette, to the role of president of Discovery Networks International.
Perrette will replace Mark Hollinger, a 23-year Discovery veteran who last fall said that he would be stepping down. The...
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Consumers stuck in limbo, unable to access the state's glitch-prone online health exchange, will be allowed to get coverage through the plans they want under an agreement that state officials worked out with insurance companies.
Gov. Martin O'Malley...
| 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 7, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Baltimore’s budget director said Tuesday he’s applied for a vacant seat on the Montgomery County Council — and will resign his position here if he is named to the council.
Andrew W. Kleine, 44, of Silver Spring, is among the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:30 AM
David Zaslav will remain at the head of Discovery Communications through the end of 2019, under a new contract unveiled Friday by the Silver Spring, Md., owner of the Discovery, TLC, and Investigation Discovery cable networks.
The move suggests the board...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:57 AM
Though New Year's Eve is less than a week away, even last-minute party planners have time to add a Maryland sparkling wine to their celebrations.
With seven of the state's 56 wineries producing America's version of champagne, the local wine industry has...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Gary Skulnik's environmental work history includes stints at Greenpeace and the Sierra Club. These days he's selling electricity — the renewable kind.
He co-founded Clean Currents, which buys wind and solar power from producers and resells it to...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Amid continued criticism from a political rival, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown took some responsibility Tuesday for the dismal performance of Maryland's online health insurance exchange.
"Everyone that was involved in starting up the exchange is...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 11:00 AM
John Kinnaman III, a retired National Security Agency intelligence analyst and Olympics enthusiast, died Nov. 16 of lung cancer at Casey House Hospice in Rockville. He was 74.
The son of a career Army officer and a homemaker, he was born in Indianapolis...
| 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...