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  • Ex-Maryland man faces Guantanamo war crimes trial

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Pentagon legal official approved war crimes charges Wednesday for a Pakistani detainee at Guantanamo who is accused of joining al-Qaida and taking part in a series of post-Sept. 11 terror plots after spending much of his...
  • North Laurel man arrested, suspected of robbing banks in four counties

    North Laurel man arrested, suspected of robbing banks in four counties
    A North Laurel man is charged with robbing banks in three Maryland counties and will soon be facing charges in a fourth. Jeffrey Wayne Malcolm, 55, of the 9600 block of Barrel House Road, was arrested Feb. 8 in Odenton, bringing into custody a man Laurel...
  • Immigration's split decision

    Immigration's split decision
    The U.S. is badly in need of immigration reform, and if the case hadn't been made sufficiently by President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney's dueling views of the matter last week, the nation's highest court has now weighed into the debate, too. In striking...
  • Feds to check immigration status of people arrested in city

    A controversial program that lets U.S. immigration officials check the citizenship status of people who have been arrested is being expanded to include Baltimore despite objections from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and immigrant advocates. The Secure...
  • Immigrants, city fear divide over status checks

    Immigrants, city fear divide over status checks
    Julio Cesar Ayala knew he was taking a risk when he decided to overstay his tourist visa four years ago, but he never expected to be threatened with deportation for climbing behind the wheel of the family's silver minivan. The 53-year-old Salvadoran...
  • Moving Forward after the George Huguely Trial

    After tragedy caused by human dysfunction, the resolve always is not to forget. The end of World War II brought global resolve not to forget Nazi crimes against humanity and to prevent future atrocities. Decades later, genocide continues.Closer to home is...
  • Baltimore to test new immigration policy

    — Baltimore is one of two cities selected to test an immigration policy adopted by the Obama administration that could freeze deportations of illegal immigrants who have no criminal records, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday. The...
  • Hoping for reprieve: Md. immigrants await new policy

    Oscar Alfaro holds a steady job, pays taxes, is active in his church and is raising two young daughters in Maryland. Yet he spends much of his time worrying about deportation. The 36-year-old Honduran native lives in the United States illegally. "You're...
  • Obama right on deportation policy

    In "Hoping for Reprieve: Md. immigrants await new policy" (Nov. 19), The Sun reports a statement made by Republican Rep. Andy Harris that "If the president doesn't like the current law, he should have … worked with Congress to change it, not...
  • Doctors facing threats in war zones

    A Johns Hopkins bioethicist joined other government and health officials in calling on the U.S. Congress to do more to protect doctors in war zones such as Syria. In recent remarks to Congress, Leonard Rubenstein, a bioethicist at Johns Hopkins Berman...
  • Virginia politicians should not be lecturing Maryland's governor

    There is a very good reason why a Virginia delegate should not be lecturing Gov. Martin O'Malley on his support for same-sex marriage ("On marriage, O'Malley should heed O'Brien," Aug 16). His appeal to lofty ideals such as natural law and even Thomas...
  • A U.S. veto of Palestinian statehood would uphold international law

    I disagree with Ariel Ilan Roth's op-ed "U.S. is Wrong on Palestine" (Sept. 21). I will make a purely legal argument why the U.S. should veto Palestine's unilateral attempt for statehood in the United Nations. The following information is from the...