| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:25 PM
County and state officials on Monday broke ground on the first step of a $180 million mixed-use project that will bring housing, office and retail space to a plot of land next to the Savage MARC station in Howard County.
The Annapolis Junction...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The Sun's recent editorial about the tea party's fortunes helps everyone understand why dinosaur media outlets are circling the drain toward oblivion ("Weakened tea," May 21).
In the view of some, every political issue fits into file folders — Fox...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I was going to congratulate columnist Thomas F. Schaller, who I actually thought might write something in a recent column that didn't tear down conservatives or the GOP ("Paper or plastic?" April 15).
But he sucked me in and then hit me with this stupid...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:22 AM
From afar, the recent dramatics involving "House of Cards" and the size of the film tax credit it receives from Maryland have offered intrigue worthy of a Hollywood-produced political thriller like, oh, "House of Cards." The producers threatened to leave,...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The recent Nevada ranchers standoff with the federal government has caused considerable discussion in the media ("After Nevada ranch stand-off, emboldened militias ask: where next?" April 17). On the one side are the supporters of Cliven Bundy and his...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:50 AM
UPDATE, 5/20: Part 2 of this landmark documentary airs tonight at 10 on MPT, and it is not to be missed.
From Verizon being ordered to hand over phone records of its customers, to James Clapper, director of national intelligence, lying to Congress about...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:00 AM
After a politically stormy off-season, the return of "House of Cards" to Maryland becomes a reality with casting call notices like this one going out.
Here's part of the notice SAG-AFTRA members in this region received.
Note the role of NSA director;...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:49 PM
I am predicting that when we evaluate the Baltimore Ravens' 2014 draft after this season, the name with the most upside will be none other than former River Hill star Mike Campanaro. If used properly, Campanaro could become a big time receiver like Wes...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Steven Sugg says that as his family gathered recently for the funeral of his wife, Darlene, he couldn't help but think that the strength of their 17-year-old daughter, Megan, had carried the family through its difficult time.
"Megan has kept it...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:08 PM
The Senate Appropriations Committee approved legislation Thursday to reduce a backlog in veterans' claims and build a $120 million cybersecurity training facility at the Naval Academy.
The measures are part of a $72 billion bill that funds Veterans...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Since October 2008, I have been calling on my colleagues in the House of Representatives to fix the unintended consequences associated with American satellite export regulations that treat all satellites and satellite parts — down to the nuts and...
| May 26, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Military veterans have a knack for building successful businesses, professionals say, but they have more trouble than non-veterans attracting investors.
That's a challenge now being tackled by a crop of Maryland-based initiatives aimed at helping...