| May 8, 2014
| 8:10 PM
In the closing days of World War II, the Monuments Men, whose story was depicted in the George Clooney film, recovered 39 photo albums of Nazi-looted art from a Bavarian castle.
The albums were introduced into evidence at the Nuremberg war crimes trials...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:17 PM
Calvin K. Kobsa, a semiretired Baltimore architect who was the founder of Calvin Kern Kobsa & Associates, died May 10 of complications after brain surgery at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 86.
"Calvin will be remembered as a kind soul and a...
| May 9, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Former Maryland cornerback cornerback Dexter McDougle was drafted by the New York Jets in the third round.
McDougle missed the final nine games of his senior year with a fractured shoulder blade suffered last September.
McDougle returned in time for...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Helping manufacturers in Maryland, where the sector has changed — and shrunk — dramatically in the last generation, takes a certain type of person.
Like Brian Sweeney, an engineer and attorney who grew up in a factory.
Sweeney is executive...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:10 AM
A friend of mine who is a federal retiree uses hearing aids. We meet once a month for breakfast at a restaurant, which sometimes can be very noisy, with clanging of pots and dropped dishes. These noises are bothersome to me but when they occur, I can...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:58 PM
William E. Kirwan, who as chancellor of the University System of Maryland over the past dozen years helped oversee the rise of several of the state's public universities to national prominence, will step down from his position as soon as a successor is...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:18 AM
More than a week after Seth Allen became the fourth Maryland player with remaining eligibility to leave the program since the season ended, Mark Turgeon is still trying to find another guard.
The hope of getting an experienced point guard to back up...
| May 15, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Megan Michelle Armstrong, daughter of Mark and Trish Armstrong, of Ellicott City, formerly of Catonsville, wed Kyle William Askine, son of Karen and Joseph Lunz, of Havre de Grace, and Charles and Debbie Askine, who live in Jacksonville, on March 15,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:02 AM
The three Democratic candidates for state attorney general have scheduled two debates before the June 24 primary. The contenders will meet May 19 at the University of Maryland College Park and June 9 at the University of Baltimore School of Law.
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Biotechnology company MedImmune said Tuesday it has expanded a bioresearch collaboration it started with the University of System of Maryland.
The Gaithersburg company, a development arm of AstraZeneca, started the partnership with the University of...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Even though next week's first gubernatorial TV debate is being co-hosted by two taxpayer-funded state universities, Baltimore viewers are not scheduled to be able to see it.
The event featuring Democratic candidates Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney...