| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
After reading "Badly targeted gun gripes," the editorial published in the Sept. 10 edition of The Baltimore Sun, any reasonably objective person would be left asking the following question: Is this an editorial from the editorial board of The Sun? It...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Kids sure grow up fast these days. My 12-year-old son just started seventh grade. Days later he got his AARP card.
"Your membership has been reserved and is awaiting activation," AARP told him in a letter.
This was the second goofy solicitation my son...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:34 AM
Don't file a false report of a crime unless you want to spend some real time behind bars.
Kyle Thomas Gallagher told deputies on August 28th that a man had robbed him at knife point, stealing his cellular phone, Florida driver's license, cash and his...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Globe-trotters may be able to pick out poulet or huhn or pollo on a menu. And that may serve them well enough if they visit a country where English generally isn't spoken and stick to major tourist hotels and restaurants.
When they opt to dine at a tiny...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:43 PM
The FTC is exploring whether Facebook's proposed privacy changes violate the settlement,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Wednesday that the state is mustering all necessary resources to complete tens of thousands of background checks for gun buyers by Oct. 1, when Maryland's new gun control law takes effect.
The backlog of checks has put...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Apple’s new iPhone 5S, revealed Tuesday at its headquarters in Cupertino, will come with an extra layer of security -- a Touch ID sensor that allows users to log in to their iPhones and buy apps with their fingerprint instead of a password. It&...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Gun advocates have been crying for close to two years about how long it takes the Maryland State Police to conduct background checks for prospective gun buyers. The delays have lengthened with the passage earlier this year of Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:26 AM
California's new health insurance marketplace says online enrollment should launch Oct. 1, dismissing earlier concerns about a delay.
Covered California, the state agency implementing the federal Affordable Care Act, said recent computer tests...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The CTA and Pace on Monday will make their big rollout of a next-generation fare-payment system while beginning to phase out transit cards that have provided many years of dependable service but are showing signs of age.
Through early next year, the...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:19 PM
A bus tour that began in Newtown, Conn., on the six-month anniversary of the school shooting there came to Baltimore on Saturday where a small group of ministers, legislators and activists gathered to call on Congress to pass legislation to reduce gun...