| Feb 12, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Adeline Ogier Bracken, a multi-talented athlete who earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics when few women attended college and went on to raise 10 children, died Tuesday of heart failure at Mercy Ridge Retirement Community in Timonium. She was 96....
| Mar 20, 2012
Talk about a lesson in stereotyping. A Virginia high school English teacher is under investigation for supposedly asking the only black student in the class to read a poem in a "black" manner.
Jordan Shumate, a ninth-grader at George C. Marshall High...
| Mar 23, 2012
First-Day-of-Issue stamp dedication ceremony for the Cherry Blossom Centennial 45-cent Forever stamps ||
Ambassador of Japan Ichiro Fujisaki
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe
| Mar 26, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Former President George W. Bush was happy that heart transplant surgery for his vice president, Dick Cheney, went well, according to a statement Sunday from Bush's spokesman.
"President Bush was in touch with the family yesterday," said the statement...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 6:25 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- A former nursing student plead not guilty Monday to seven counts of murder in a shooting rampage at a vocational school in Oakland.
One L. Goh, 43, is also charged with three counts of attempted murder in the April 2 rampage at Oikos...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 2:48 PM
The board of trustees of Baltimore International College has signed a letter of intent to merge with Virginia-based Stratford University, a move the board chairman hopes will end an accreditation crisis that threatened to close the downtown culinary...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 11:35 AM
Gloucester County officials, including school officials, have complained in recent years about the increase in unfunded mandates handed down from the state.
Something might -- emphasis on might -- be done about that. Gov. Bob McDonnell has created the...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 6:48 PM
The killing of Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen on Friday by a U.S. drone strike is the culmination of two years of extensive U.S. efforts to track down the American-born member of al Qaeda and put him out of action.
Awlaki, identified by U.S. intelligence as...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 3:54 PM
Native Londoner Kimberly Marie Freeman lives and works 200 miles north of Baltimore, but she's enthusiastically joining the effort to save one of the city's cultural treasures. Shutting the Edgar Allan Poe House, she says with a hint of exasperation,...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Virginia Whittlesey, a retired teacher and community volunteer, died of congestive heart failure March 29 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The former Roland Park resident was 90.
Born Virginia Markell King and raised in Bolton Hill, she was a 1940...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 3:06 PM
Garrulous and active, 79-year-old Joy Bricker presides over her hotel suite in a manner befitting a grander home. She offers tea to the staff and media with the ease of a person schooled in proper etiquette.
Like many hotel guests, Bricker has learned to...