| Mar 25, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Given how low the expectations were for President Barack Obama's highly publicized trip to the Middle East, it may not be saying much to declare that he exceeded them. But given the precarious state of Israeli-Palestinian relations, it would also be...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 8:13 AM
In greeting new Secretary of State John Kerry, members of the Foreign Service were welcoming one of their own.
They hope his arrival at Foggy Bottom will mark new understanding of — and support for — the work they do around the world....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church youth mission teams are hosting a carnival and yard sale April 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Vendor and crafter parking lot spaces are available for $10. Bring your own table or rent one for an additional $10. In...
| Feb 13, 2013
Bel Air Lions Club members Madeline Hartman, left, and Pat Hogan flank the Lions Club International Peace Poster banner at the United Nations in New York, as Lions and the UN celebrated the 25th year of working together on this project. Middle school...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 5:52 PM
An article in the April 19, 1913, edition of The Argus announced the return of familiar face on the rail cars.
Not content with sitting on a slow-moving auto truck, Charles Bujac of Catonsville, one of the oldest motormen in the employ of the United...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Not every play strives to deliver profound insights into the human condition. Marc Camoletti's "Boeing Boeing" only seeks to prove that the human condition is silly. Judging from the laughter at the Rep Stage production, the audience gets the point....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 1:05 PM
North Korea's recent threats to target South Korean and American cities with atomic destruction have the shrill belligerence of a 6-year-old's temper tantrum. But while few analysts believe North Korea has the means to carry out its threats, U.S. and...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Baltimore police Maj. Melissa Hyatt, commander of police’s Central District, was accepted into a three-week United Nations training program in Sweden with other law enforcement officials from across the world.
Hyatt, 37, said she is the only...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In the film "Groundhog Day," Bill Murray wakes up each morning and relives the previous day.
A similar scenario is playing out in the Middle East between Israel and her enemies. The deadly "movie" always goes like this: Israel is shelled or attacked...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:51 AM
There was a time when a president and the opposition party in Congress could agree on certain basics, such as the right of the chief executive to select members of his cabinet with no fuss or bother.
The president's most important choice in this...
| Dec 7, 2012
Syria's 20-month-long civil war appears to be approaching a tipping point as fighting around Damascus intensifies amid signs that President Bashar Assad's grip on power may be weakening. As the final phase in the long conflict apparently draws nearer, the...
| Apr 5, 2012
Last week, Mitt Romney described Russia as America's "No. 1 geopolitical foe," prompting Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to respond: "I think it's somewhat dated to be looking backwards instead of being realistic about where we agree, where we don't...