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  • Colvin sails through Social Security confirmation hearing

    Colvin sails through Social Security confirmation hearing
    Criticism of President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Social Security Administration appeared to evaporate Thursday at a confirmation hearing that featured few questions about controversial service cuts and recent allegations of mismanagement.
  • Coast Guard center reconsiders hiring plans after union opposition

    The Coast Guard is reconsidering plans to take on contractors to help process boat permits amid objections from a federal workers union. Officials at the Coast Guard's National Vessel Documentation Center, which issues permits for boats, are preparing to...

    Southern discomfort [Editorial]

    Southern discomfort [Editorial]
    Supporters of the League of the South can debate all they want whether their organization is truly a neo-Confederate hate group, as the Southern Poverty Law Center has classified them, but it would be much harder to argue that it isn’t an oddball...

    Video: Arundel council candidate sings 'Dixie,' calls for secession in 2012 speech

    Video: Arundel council candidate sings 'Dixie,' calls for secession in 2012 speech
    First, Anne Arundel County Council candidate Michael Peroutka talks about the need to destroy the "current regime," secede and establish a government based on the Bible.  Then he asks the crowd to stand for the National Anthem. But Peroutka does not...

    Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins

    Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins
    Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein said Wednesday he plans to leave his post as secretary of the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where he drew criticism for the botched rollout of the state's health insurance exchange website. Sharfstein, a...