| Dec 17, 2011
| 4:31 PM
Military prosecutors building a case against the 24-year-old Army soldier accused of sending hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks sought to show Saturday that Pfc. Bradley Manning had access to the secret documents and the ability to...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 12:21 PM
Today is the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the second-most-recognized symbol of our national shame (after the abuses at Abu Ghraib in Iraq). The prison represents a time when we let fear, rather...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Reflecting upon growing voter indifference in democracies across the Atlantic, historian Tony Judt chalked it up to a roster of world leaders who "convey neither conviction nor authority" and "stand for nothing in particular." These words resonate in...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:10 PM
Dante Parrish has been in a similar situation before. Convicted in a 1999 murder, he convinced the Innocence Project and a judge that case hinged on bad evidence, and he was freed from prison.
Now Parrish, 37, is asking a jury to reach the same...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:01 AM
Today's forecast calls for early fog before it becomes sunny. The high temperature will be in the lower 60s. Low temperatures will be in the mid-30s tonight.
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| Mar 1, 2012
| 2:14 PM
A Baltimore jury took less than three hours to convict a 37-year-old man of first-degree murder and other charges for killing a high school student in a relative's house where the teen sought refuge after being shunned for being gay.
The quick verdict in...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:20 PM
A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks and serves as a point to measure the indelible impact that day has had on the American people. In recent weeks, much has been written and broadcast about the shock and horror of that day and its...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:18 AM
Things haven't gone quite according to plan in the newly redrawn 6th Congressional District. Maryland's leading Democrats figured they had drawn new boundaries that would allow a rising star in the state Senate to move up to Congress. Republicans...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 12:00 PM
It is not clear why the Obama administration and its allies in Congress decided to express their misplaced "concern" regarding Hungary's extradition of Lt. Ramil Safarov to his native Azerbaijan ("Ax murderer's homecoming stokes Caucasus feud," Sept. 7)....
| Sep 10, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Eleven years after the fateful events of Sept. 11, 2001, Americans still pause to remember the tragedy that befell the nation that day. In the days and weeks after the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil in history, Americans came together in shock, grief...
| May 2, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Members of the public may watch the arraignment of self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other terror suspects Saturday at Fort Meade, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday.
Mohammed and his co-defendants are to be arraigned at...