| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:40 PM
A young man comes to Maryland, takes some community college classes, uses his computer skills to get a job in which he gains a security clearance.
Still in his 20s, he finds information about government activity that troubles him. He decides to share it...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Edward Joseph Snowden, the government contractor who revealed the National Security Agency's massive telephone- and Internet-surveillance program, has left few public clues about his life growing up in Crofton and Ellicott City.
Snowden, 29, attended...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:13 AM
While catching up recently with an old friend, Sezin Palmer talked about her work as a program manager in APL’s Research and Exploratory Development Department and her previous stint in the Undersea Warfare Department.
“I mentioned that I...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman, a Republican, spoke at Johns Hopkins University last week. He mostly avoided partisan politics, instead focusing on the roles of China and technology in determining America's future. However, he did address his failed...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Cary deRussy, the former publisher of Fishing in Maryland magazine, died of emphysema complications Oct. 10 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. The former Mays Chapel resident was 70.
Born Wilson Cary Nicholas deRussy in Baltimore and raised in...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:15 AM
President Barack Obama just continues to avoid questions on requests that were made for help in the Libya attacks on our consulate and the killing of our ambassador and three other brave Americans.
President Obama did not give a yes or no answer last...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
There is no TV genre more problematic than docudrama. And Sunday's premiere of "SEAL Team Six," which claims to be the true, inside story of the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, is as problematic as they come.
The core issues all grow from the...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:48 AM
In his recent speech, President Barack Obama set forth what he described as narrow, reasonable guidelines for using drones to carry out targeted killings overseas. The U.S., he said, will only use drone strikes "against terrorists who pose a continuing...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Recent reports suggest that the U.S. government was likely engaged in two very sophisticated cyber attacks: one that spied on Iran's nuclear program and another that slowed it by destroying centrifuges. These attacks encourage a twinge of national pride...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Eleven years after the fateful events of Sept. 11, 2001, Americans still pause to remember the tragedy that befell the nation that day. In the days and weeks after the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil in history, Americans came together in shock, grief...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:30 AM
After a week of President Barack Obama's typical lying fashion, his administration finally admitted that the terrorist assault on the American consulate in Benghazi and the assassination of Ambassador Chris Stevens was a preplanned operation by anti-...