| May 22, 2012
| 11:21 PM
Attorney John Henry Browne, who is representing Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, the man accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians earlier this year, is questioning whether the crime, as it has been reported, even occurred.
“I certainly haven’t...
| May 20, 2012
A spy story worthy of John le Carre began and ended 70 years ago this summer in Chicago.
It had classic elements of an espionage tale — enemy agents landed from submarines, explosives hidden in the sand of an East Coast beach, orders written in...
| May 18, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Regarding your story about the ceremonial visit of two French schooners to Annapolis to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, how was Annapolis chosen as the site given that the most renowned action of that war took place in Baltimore ("2...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Happy Mother's Day dear readers,
If you are a mom or a grandmother, you hopefully will celebrate Sunday surrounded by loved ones. Mother's Day is the single most popular day to dine out – how about a Havre de Grace restaurant – or make...
| May 14, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore's Washington Monument in Mount Vernon Square is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks, a classical Doric column towering 178 feet above its elegant surroundings. But nearly 200 years after its completion in 1829, the building and its...
| May 13, 2012
| 6:09 PM
They departed the northwest coast of France two months ago — 26 crew members each aboard two historic French Navy schooners headed to North America.
With relatively calm seas, a chef well-versed in French cuisine and plenty of technological updates...
| May 12, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Period dresses, some worn through the decades by the home’s doyennes, Harry Deward “Buddy” Everhart’s locally famous bean soup and tours of the 8,500-square-foot home highlighted Saturday’s 200th anniversary celebration of...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Violence across Afghanistan killed at least 18 people in 24 hours, officials said Thursday. Warmer weather, when snow melts in the mountain passes, traditionally brings an increase in fighting....
| Apr 23, 2012
| 7:22 PM
BALTIMORE — One of the great charms of Baltimore is its lack of interest in running with the herd. Possessing a unique look and an entertainingly odd culture, it moves at a slow and steady pace, entirely out of step with the rest of the bustling...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:39 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzaion Thursday condemned photos of U.S. soldiers posing with bodies of suspected insurgents as he called for "an accelerated and full transition of security responsibilities to Afghan forces."
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:29 AM
U.S. militaryinvestigators may travel as early as this week to the Afghan villages where an American soldier is alleged to have shot and killed 17 civilians last month in a shooting rampage.
It would be the first visit by U.S. investigators who had...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:35 AM
U.S. militaryofficials have yet to gain access to the sites where 17 Afghans were killed in Kandahar, an obstacle that could make it more difficult to prosecute the American soldier accused of the multiple homicides.
U.S. personnel have not been able...