| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:44 AM
At The Baltimore Sun we are scrupulous about referring to the Johns Hopkins University.
That is not, as some may imagine, because we are truckling to the largest employer in the city (or to the likelihood that Baltimore will eventually change its name...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:14 PM
The general who led the Pentagon's review of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history told a military judge Wednesday that their publication revealed tactics, strained relations with some allies and caused some Afghans to stop...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A military judge ruled Tuesday that Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning violated the Espionage Act when he gave a trove of classified material to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks to publish online.
But Army Col. Denise Lind found the onetime Marylander not...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:58 PM
The new federal guidelines for how colleges should handle sexual-harassment cases aren't just unreasonable. They're hostile to reasonableness in principle.
The Justice Department and the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights set forth the...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:32 PM
A new study from the think tank Advancement Project, drawing partly on Orlando Sentinel research, reports to a presidential commission that long voter lines in Florida most affected black and Hispanic voters.
The Advancement Project study, "Congestion...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:30 PM
>> 50 Years Ago — CALEXICO – Fernando (Nick) De Necochea of Calexico, who four years ago received a full, four-year scholarship to Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., was graduated June 16.
The Valley student was named to the Dean’s...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:01 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. C. Everett Koop has long been regarded as the nation's doctor— even though it has been nearly a quarter-century since he was surgeon general.
Koop, who died Monday at his home in Hanover, N.H., at age 96, was by far the...
| Mar 7, 2013
Samuel L. "Sandy" Frank, a retired Baltimore clothing manufacturer executive and World War II veteran, died Feb. 28 from cancer at his Roland Park Place home.
The former longtime Mount Washington resident was 92.
The son of Henry Frank, who headed A....
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Former surgeon general Dr. C. Everett Koop died this week at 96. During the Reagan years, he used the power of his office to wage war against the dangers of smoking. Now that he's gone, I'm wondering what he would he have done about the new public poison,...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Dr. William Dewey Blake, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine professor who was chairman of the department of physiology, died of cancer Sunday at his Bath, Maine, home. The former Bolton Hill resident was 94.
Born in Summit, N.J., and...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:13 PM
BOSTON (AP) — A blizzard of potentially mammoth proportions threatened to strike the Northeast with a vengeance Friday, with up to 2 feet of snow feared along the densely populated Interstate 95 corridor from the New York City area to Boston and...