| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:49 PM
WASHINGTON — In recent years, the National Rifle Assn. has stepped into fights over judicial nominees it views as weak on 2nd Amendment rights, but its decision to oppose a surgeon general nominee takes the powerful lobby into new territory,...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Holding a whiteboard, the University of Maryland, College Park students scrawled their complaints and posed for a picture.
"My name is Justin and I spent $114 on ONE textbook," a student wrote. "My name is Jeff and I spent $736 on textbooks," wrote...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:23 PM
The University of Baltimore will offer free tuition to college students in their final semester if they can finish their degrees in four years, the school announced Tuesday.
The unusual break could boost the college's flagging graduation rates and...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:32 AM
UCF football has rescheduled its series with Maryland to play in 2016-17.
The Knights will host Maryland in 2016 and travel to College Park in 2017, according to UCF associate athletic director David Hansen.
UCF initially agreed to a contract to...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Professor James Gates delivers his big ideas in analogies and metaphors.
Setting lax standards for schoolchildren in science classes is like teaching them to dunk a basketball on a 9-foot-high hoop, when kids the next town over play with one 10 feet...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Co-founder, President and COO, AllCare of Maryland Urgent Care Centers and MediSpa, Columbia and Ellicott City
What sparked your interest in your career field?
Helping others and giving back to the community I live in has always been...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:19 PM
There has been a certain obviousness associated with the women's Final Four, almost as if a Notre Dame-UConn national championship game had been etched on a tablet Moses forgot to bring down from Mount Sinai.
As you might imagine, this does not make...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The robotic fish kept alone in a tank at the University of Maryland, College Park doesn't dazzle with its agility or speed, but it does promise bigger things to come.
At the flick of a switch, water flows through the tank. The faceless gray plastic...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:22 PM
University of Maryland police are asking for information after three Peeping Tom incidents were reported on the College Park campus since Wednesday.
A woman in LaPlata Hall and another in Centreville Hall report seeing an electronic device peering...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Howard County will move ahead with the launch of its new regional transit agency this summer despite a legislative decision in Annapolis to withhold state funding from the operation until it is studied further.
David Nitkin, a county spokesman, said...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Robert Lenox Dwight, a retired engineer who founded the National Electronics Museum and was active in the Assateague Coastal Trust and the Cylburn Arboretum, died of pneumonia March 22 at Baywoods of Annapolis. He was 91 and had lived on Gibson Island....