| May 5, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Before self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was brought into court Saturday, Carole Reuben of Potomac said his arraignment would mark "the beginning of the end of the process."
Her son, Todd Hayes Reuben, was a passenger on American...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Voters who are weary of endless war may have no choice at the presidential level next November. This is a very large group to be denied a vote on a key issue.
A CNN/ORC poll released in November found that 68 percent of Americans opposed the war in...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Back from a visit to Kabul, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger expressed confidence in relations between the U.S. and Afghanistan. It's Pakistan that concerns him.
"A lot of terrorists are being trained and harbored in Pakistan," said Ruppersberger, the top...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"The Lakotah had no language for insulting other orders of existence: pest, waste, weed ..."
But what about "bugsplat"?
That's the word for the cop at UC Davis, walking up and down the line of students sitting with their arms locked, zapping them in the...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 5:45 AM
Exploratory surgery isn't necessary on most abdominal gunshot and stabbing victims, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins.
Surgery increases the risk of complications, researchers said.
“Managing gunshot and stab wounds without exploratory...
| May 8, 2012
| 3:59 AM
Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies, with a chance of showers this afternoon and a high temperature near 74 degrees. Tonight is expected to be cloudy, with a low temperature around 62 degrees.
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| May 9, 2012
| 6:00 AM
After all the publicity and with President Barack Obama posturing about the key role that he played in the demise of Osama bin Laden, it was gratifying to see an op-ed describing the real heroes of the operation ("Bin Laden victory lap went too far,"...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Richard K.C. Hsieh, a public health specialist and former National Library of Medicine official who in retirement traced his family tree back to seventh-century China, died of a heart attack Dec. 31 at his Towson home.
He was 79.
Born in 1932 in...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:30 AM
In response to a recent letter-writer claiming that the Navy SEALs, rather than President Obama, deserve the credit for killing Osama bin Laden, there are few sadder things than watching Republicans try to play down the facts ("SEALs, not Obama, deserve...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:00 PM
John Joseph Scocca, a retired Johns Hopkins biochemistry professor recalled for his keen critical eye, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease May 10 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 72 and lived in Aberdeen.
Born in South Philadelphia,...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:00 AM
News that the U.S. has resumed drone strikes in Pakistan, killing at least three suspected militants last week in the tribal areas of North Waziristan along that country's border with Afghanistan, could hardly come at a more delicate moment for U.S.-...
| May 16, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Students in Hereford High School's Key Club had a chance to see the difference they made in the lives of people living across the globe.
The club's 60 members had collected used eyeglasses, sunglasses, coloring books, candy and small toys for OneSight, a...