| Aug 4, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Athletes tend to dread their 40th birthdays. They view the milestone as an expiration date, as a final signal to end their playing careers and transition into something more sedentary.
Muzammal Malik never got that memo. Now, at 45 years old, the...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Sunday's mass shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin carried a depressing familiarity. Every few weeks in America, people somewhere are shot en masse, a gunman is captured or killed, and the debate over gun control flourishes on opinion pages. But this...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Any American who believes putting drones into the hands of the police is a good idea must be out of their minds ("Drones tested for increased domestic use," Aug. 6). Before a municipality buys its first drone, citizens need to take a long, hard look at...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 6:04 AM
Wedding Day: September 8, 2012
Her story: Louann Magi, 45, grew up in Bedford, Pennsylvania. She is an interior designer and owner of L'Image Design Studio and lives in Glenwood.
His story: Zack Shariff, 56, grew up in Pakistan and moved to Maryland...
| May 1, 2012
| 12:37 PM
One year after Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy SEALs at his safe house in Pakistan, a substantially weakened al-Qaida and its affiliates continue to pose a threat to the West. The Pakistan-based group's leadership has been decimated by drone...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Why must values always take a back seat to the headlong rush of developing technology? ("Md. sees a future in the rise of unmanned aircraft," Aug. 14.)
Sure, the creation of these new jobs in a sagging economy (1,050 jobs at AAI alone over the last...
| Mar 1, 2013
After all the thunder and lightning signifying nothing but more Republican obstructionism, former Sen. Chuck Hagel has taken over at the Pentagon, vowing a realistic approach to America's military role in the world.
Not surprisingly, he indicated he...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Central Intelligence Agency, John O. Brennan, was about as cagey as they come last week at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Asked right off the bat by the committee chairwoman,...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Chris Cuomo is leaving ABC to join CNN, where he will have a "major role in a new CNN morning show," the cable channel announced Tuesday.
Cuomo, who has served as co-anchor of "20/20" and chief law and justice correspondent for ABC, will also anchor and...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Christopher Van Hollen Sr., a retired Foreign Service officer and ambassador to Sri Lanka, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Jan. 30 at the Washington Home and Hospice. The former Baltimore resident was 90.
Born in Baltimore and raised in...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:33 PM
In one way or another, Manil Suri has spent his entire life charting what happens when polar opposites are brought together in unexpected and at times startling juxtapositions.
Suri, 53, is an acclaimed novelist, and a career mathematician who teaches...
| Feb 2, 2013
Growing up in the industrial city of Gujrat in Pakistan, Khawar Ghafoor played cricket but knew little about American football.
But in recent weeks Ghafoor, the owner of a Towson pizzeria, has been captivated by the Baltimore Ravens' run to the Super...