| 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...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:00 AM
In reference to, "Afghanistan: What's next?" (March 21), in my opinion, our military forces should remain in that area as long as needed with no comments from Present Barack Obama as to a withdrawal date. He provided such a deadline in Iraq, which has...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.-...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Since the conception and birth of our nation, the basic challenge for our existence has been our participation in our wars of survival which have required our citizens to gallantly rise up and take arms and go into battle. Such action by our nation...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Montana's attorney general announced today a settlement with "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson and the Central Asia Institute, ending a probe into allegations of mismanagement of assets. Attorney General Steve Bullock found that the charity's...
| May 4, 2012
| 5:05 PM
With a full math and science scholarship to the Johns Hopkins University and accolades for his writing, Howard County's Mohammad Hassan Khalid seemed ready to continue the American dream his father embarked on years ago when he brought the family from...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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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