| Oct 19, 2011
| 7:07 PM
National Public radio says it is looking into the role that Baltimore resident Lisa Simeone is playing as a spokeswoman for October 2011, one of the Occupy D.C. groups encamped at Freedom Plaza in Washington.
A profile on National Public Radio's "People...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 5:00 AM
"I wish [critics of the administration's jobs bill] had some notion of what it was like to be on the other side of a gun, or [to have] a 200-pound man standing over you, telling you to submit [to rape]." -- Vice President Joe Biden, Oct. 18, University of...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 4:22 PM
— The lanky Ellicott City teenager and Pakistani citizen walked into the federal courtroom here on Monday dressed in an olive drab, one-piece prison jumpsuit, his hands cuffed behind his back, and muttered barely two words during his arraignment...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 11:00 AM
I don't think my visionary fellow letter writer who wants homecoming soldiers to police the U.S.- Mexico border has thought things through very clearly ("Put Iraq veterans to work on the U.S.-Mexico border," Oct. 26).
Soldiers are trained to kill bad...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 12:36 PM
For Rep. Chris Van Hollen, brokering a bipartisan deal to trim the federal deficit is about more than dodging draconian across-the-board cuts or protecting a fragile economic recovery.
It's also about proving that a bitterly divided Congress can still...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 6:50 PM
A retired FBI agent says the agency was too slow to investigate Antonio Martinez, who is accused of trying to blow up a military recruiting center in Maryland, and showed a "reckless disregard" for evidence collection by failing to record several meetings...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Shabir Malik is still waiting for "the good times" to return to the Rotunda.
Malik, a restaurateur, said he and fellow merchants have held out hope for the long-delayed redevelopment of the half-empty shopping center in the Roland Park area. But their...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 10:44 AM
After years of impasse, a behind-the-scenes deal between Giant Food and Rotunda owner Hekemian & Co. could make long-awaited redevelopment of the mall in Hampden a reality.
In an agreement inked last week, New Jersey-based Hekemian agreed to let Giant...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:28 PM
The successful raid on Osama bin Laden's safe house in Pakistan has reinvigorated debate over the role that "enhanced interrogation techniques" have played in fighting al-Qaida. No one is switching sides, which has turned the argument into a theological...
| Feb 9, 2012
Mitt Romney appears to have all the foreign-policy savvy of someone who once visited Euro Disney, and it's freaking me out. Not to say that President Barack Obama is any more knowledgeable on that front, but at least he seems aware of his limitations,...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Wedding days: October 13, 2012 and October 27, 2012
His story: Jahantab Sidiqui, 26, grew up in Pakistan and moved to Howard County when he was 14. He is the owner of J.S. Strategies — which is currently managing the campaign for Congressman...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 4:00 AM
You should probably sit down before you read this.
Syria has put its name up for membership on the United Nations Human Rights Council, and it will most likely win a seat.
Yes, Syria, the state that has slaughtered close to 15,000 of its own people over...