| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:42 AM
COLUMBIA, Md. — Three people were killed during a shooting Saturday at a mall in suburban Maryland, including the suspected gunman, authorities said.
The shooting was reported to 911 at 11:15 a.m., police said, and one of the three killed was...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown canceled plans to testify in favor of the O’Malley administration’s domestic violence bills Tuesday in order to be with his ailing father in New York.
The lieutenant governor’s office said Dr. Roy Brown, 89,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Del. Heather R. Mizeur announced Wednesday that she has selected the Rev. Delman Coates — a Baptist pastor who played an important role in Maryland's debate over same-sex marriage — as her running mate in the Democratic race for governor....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- The federal government is open again. But it will take more than unlocking the doors, flipping the lights back on and turning on the panda cam before it’s business as usual.
Thousands of federal workers returned to their jobs...
| 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...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The U.S. National Weather Service is getting a quantum jump in computing power that will significantly improve its forecasting and storm tracking abilities to better protect the country from severe weather.
"This is a game changer," Louis Uccellini, who...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:54 AM
At a Silver Spring diner last week, as Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler sat with reporters and considered a photo of himself standing amid a teenage party, one of the diner’s owners approached the table.
A few days later, that picture of Gansler...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Cash flow coming from the Oprah Winfrey Network is poised to "accelerate," Discovery Communications' Chief Financial Officer Andy Warren said at an investor conference Wednesday.
"We are extremely bullish now on where OWN is," Warren said. "Oprah is in...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:07 PM
He knocked on doors in Ohio for President Barack Obama's campaign last year and is active in Maryland's Democratic Party, but Dave Kunes nevertheless opposes the president on what has become the central issue of his second term: whether to launch a...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Dr. Jocelyn A. Farrar, who realized a childhood dream of becoming a nurse and then spent nearly four decades in the field, died Saturday of mesothelioma at a second home in Isle of Palms, S.C. The longtime Mount Airy resident was 61.
"She was a nurse's...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 10:36 AM
U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski threw her support behind Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Sunday in the 2014 governor’s race, praising him as “a man of honor and a man of commitment."
For Mikulski, her endorsement of Brown and his running mate,...