| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Military members in same-sex relationships could get up to 10 days of leave to travel to states where they can be legally wed, according to a memo obtained this week by The Associated Press.
Written by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, the proposal would...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:20 PM
The town commissioners' meeting room in the Bel Air Town Hall as a capacity of 115, and every bit of available space was taken Tuesday evening as local residents crowded in to hear from U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, a Republican from District 1.
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:43 PM
One of the ways you can judge a talk show's energy and momentum -- or lack of such -- is by the guests.
When a show has strong producers and is going well, they have guests who bring energy, edge and insights to the production. The guests help make...
| Nov 1, 2013
The Sun's editorial, "The canceled policies" (Oct. 31), completely ignores the real reason for the Republicans' "outrage, indignation and venom." It is not about the Affordable Care Act's written policy as the editorial opines, it is about President...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I'm sick of our government. They lie to us all the time and force stuff on us that we don't want. Obamacare is too expensive, and if you read between the lines, it's the greedy taking care of the greedy.
In these sad economic times, we need to...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:17 AM
John F. Kennedy was our first TV president. And his death was the catalyst that made TV the principal storyteller of American life.
Given that relationship, you might think television would be the place to go for insights into the life of the president...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson will speak to members of the American Medical Association on Saturday as he is honored for advocacy of "freedom-based" health reform.
The group Doctors for Patient Freedom will present him with the Ed...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 7:47 PM
I didn't plan to write about ESPN's telecast of the Maryland-Duke game. After a day of wrestling with a controversial post on Fox News anointing Dr. Benjamin Carson the new darling of the right on Sean Hannity's smarmy show, I just wanted some sports...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Baltimore-area viewers won't see it in their TV listings, but this week a program will premiere on the Al Jazeera English channel that could do more to shape the world's image of their city than any other media coverage or civic promotion done all year....
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:02 AM
Reading some of the nutty coverage of Al Jazeera's purchase of Current TV from Al Gore, I am not sure whether the problem is ideology or ignorance when it comes to the sorry state of media criticism today.
Last week, I explained why I thought Al...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 5:49 AM
Goodbye 2012, it's been real. But on the trends front, we end on a sad note. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West -- two of the most obnoxious people in the world -- are reproducing. Joe Flacco can't even claim the title of the NFL's most pathetic quarterback....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Fox News Friday afternoon acknowledged showing a man committing suicide on-air despite the channel being on a five-second delay that should have allowed producers to cut away.
Here's video of show host Shepard Smith trying to explain what happened.