| May 25, 2014
He'd been leader of a New Jersey social justice organization since 2008, making inroads on housing and employment issues, when Cornell Brooks, a soft-spoken lawyer and minister, got an opportunity he didn't see coming.
The NAACP, a national...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Officials at People's Community Health Centers said Friday they remains committed to opening a health center in Severn, despite Anne Arundel County holding back funding after learning of an IRS judgement against the nonprofit.
Anne Arundel County...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
A push by congressional Republicans on Friday to increase pressure on the Obama White House over the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has put Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings back to his role as one of the administration's...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Bitcoin believers were shaken to their digital souls when Mt. Gox, the world's largest exchange, defaulted on $470 million worth of deposits and closed.
The virtual currency was supposed to provide a safer, more private and less costly alternative to...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:50 PM
— The federal agency best known for paying retirement benefits is shutting down a curious side business it began nearly 70 years ago: helping people connect with long-lost relatives.
Since the end of World War II, the Social Security Administration...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:24 PM
It isn't often that one hears the word "stellar" used to describe a federal form.
Nevertheless, that's the term Annetta Cheek, a leading advocate of clarity in how government communicates with citizens, uses to praise the form that took the Grand...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Two things jumped out at me in the article "Candidates for governor differ on economic plans" (May 10). One was the proposals by Republicans to lower taxes and state expenditures to increase over-all economic activity in the state and the statement by...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:36 AM
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| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Education, jobs creation and praise for District 13 Del. Guy Guzzone were the themes of the night Wednesday during the Columbia Democratic Club’s forum for Maryland General Assembly candidates at the Ridgely's Run Community Center in Jessup.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Class, here's a pop quiz on Washington's view of economics. Who gave the following unsolicited endorsements of the Earned Income Tax Credit, the refundable federal tax credit for low and moderate income workers?
The program gives "families flexibility...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Howard County police are investigating multiple cases of telephone fraud, where the caller poses as an agent from the Internal Revenue Service or federal government, police said in a news release Wednesday.
Police said nine cases involving county...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:00 PM
As I watched Tuesday while the anchors on “Fox & Friends” leveled unsubstantiated charges against Rep. Elijah Cummings as if they were facts, I couldn’t help thinking how much more dangerous Sen. Joe McCarthy might have been in the 1950s...