| Aug 12, 2012
| 6:59 AM
Talk in Congress of letting the District of Columbia tax commuters is getting a cool reception in Maryland.
Officials in Washington say such a measure could raise $1.2 billion in new revenue — enough to fund nearly an eighth of the district's $9.65...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 8:32 AM
GEORGETOWN, Del. -- A Delaware doctor and his wife were arrested this week after their daughter told authorities that she was punished by "waterboarding," police said.
The 11-year-old girl told police that her father, pediatrician Melvin Morse, would...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 1:30 PM
A fire burning east of Folsom Lake is contained, and people can get back to their homes.
Wednesday afternoon, the Salmon Fire started in Pilot Hill, in El Dorado County.
The fire burned more than 100 acres along Salmon Falls Road. People living along...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Susan Reimer must have been in a hurry to excoriate Rep. Paul Ryan because she didn't bother to get her facts or her logic straight ("Ryan and the GOP's women problem," Aug. 16).
When did Rep. Paul Ryan disrespect nuns? Ms. Reimer says the nuns'...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Dante Liberatore already knew the value of participating in a "restaurant week" — a special promotion in which restaurants offer various discounts and special menus to showcase their establishments. With restaurants in Harford and Baltimore...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Robert Marble's signature was created almost by accident.
In an effort to add a dab of color to his earlier creations, the Newport Beach resident invented a little red bird. It would attract the eye to a particular spot, he said.
"If it works once,...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:45 AM
President Obama will unveil a sweeping plan today to cut the nation's carbon pollution while also preparing communities for the impacts of climate change.
In a speech to be delivered this afternoon at Georgetown University, Obama is expected to make the...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:53 AM
With this week's heat wave, air quality warnings and severe weather forecasts as a backdrop, President Barack Obama could scarcely have picked a more auspicious moment to reveal his multi-pronged plan to address climate change. His surprise decision to...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Alex Len sat down with ESPN’s Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons for a mock job interview as part of Grantland’s The Full NBA Job Interview series.
The 11-minute interview covered numerous topics, from Len’s roots in gymnastics, his...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Cleaning out the house that my parents called their own for 57 years is, initially, an exercise in futility and heartbreak. You walk a guilt-strewn tightrope. Should we keep this or that certain artifact left behind following Dad's death in March? Or is...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:30 AM
I was happy to see the benefits of intermodal transportation for city residents so clearly described in a recent Sun commentary ("Put people ahead of cars," June 5). I've begun to see a transformation over the last decade in Baltimore, and I am encouraged...