| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:17 AM
My revised list of people who have to die: Quinn, Fitz — and though it hurts my heart to say this — James. There is a whole lot of whininess and poor decision-making happening in “Scandal’s” Washington, D.C. and the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:58 PM
The personal information of more than 309,000 students, staff and alumni of the University of Maryland was compromised in a "sophisticated" cyberattack, University President Wallace Loh announced Wednesday.
The breached database held names, Social...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:48 PM
A week after the University of Maryland learned it was the target of a sophisticated data breach, President Wallace D. Loh said Tuesday that the university would extend free credit protection services to the 309,000 students, alumni and employees affected...
| Dec 24, 2013
With all the discussion of surveillance, meta-data and phone taps over the past few weeks, I can't help thinking of my own experience as a surveillee back in the 1970s when cruder methods were used. All of the reassurances that everything will be fine...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:00 AM
An Ellicott City man who ran unsuccessfully for the Howard County Board of Education three times was sentenced Monday in federal court for impersonating a Secret Service agent in what lawyers on both sides agreed was a "sad" case.
Robert D. Ballinger...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Dan Bongino launched his first campaign for office on a laptop computer in his dining room. His wife, alone at his side, was the only other person he was sure would vote for him.
Two years later, as the Severna Park man runs for the House of...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:06 AM
A couple of disturbing images are floating around in my head after last night’s episode, but before we get into all of that, let’s pick up at last week’s cliffhanger. Olivia’s mom is alive, which isn’t the biggest surprise in...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:03 AM
We got the dreadful news of the president's murder at a retirement luncheon at the old House of Welsh for our boss, United States Attorney Joseph Tydings.
Stunned and subdued, we straggled back to our fourth floor offices in the nearby United States...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
As one of the first post-9/11 screeners hired at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and as the first president of the national union fighting for screener's rights in the workplace, I find the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Olivia’s life isn’t finished imploding, which is both entertaining and frustrating to watch. I think half of the joy of watching “Scandal” is being able to route for Olivia as she ruthlessly ensures the best outcome for her client....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:13 PM
A Republican congressional candidate in Maryland and former Secret Service agent is alleging in a new book that White House staff were frequently intoxicated on overseas trips and that agents involved in last year's prostitution scandal in Colombia were...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:03 AM
"Scandal" is back! "Scandal" is back! After months of waiting and rewatching the first two seasons on Netflix, we start the first season by checking in with Pope and Associates. Huck, Harrison, Abby and Quinn are preparing for battle, locking doors and...