| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Israel has not only the right but the obligation to protect its citizens from Hamas-launched rocket attacks that now have targeted Tel Aviv and Jerusalem ("A dangerous turning point in Israel," July 7). If Hamas wants to call an end to the now...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Most of the talking head shows have had some coverage of the immigration crisis, but they all talked from their political perspective and very few referred to any facts. I would like to surface some facts.
Both parties are responsible for this crisis....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Like so many others, I have been closely following the refugee crisis at the southern border. But instead of welcoming these poor children, who are desperate for help, many people refuse to recognize their humanity.
For example, the Carroll County Board...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:21 PM
The five-hour cease fire between Hamas and Israel in the Gaza Strip was the calm before the storm. Hamas rockets began raining down on Israel at the moment the United Nations-requested lull ended on Thursday afternoon. Israel waited a bit longer —...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Two years ago, Baltimore rolled out the red carpet, and then some, for the War of 1812 bicentennial celebration, welcoming tens of thousands of visitors to commemorate what some have called the second war for American independence.
This year, they'll be...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:58 PM
William E. Kirwan, who as chancellor of the University System of Maryland over the past dozen years helped oversee the rise of several of the state's public universities to national prominence, will step down from his position as soon as a successor is...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Nobody brings out the Republican long knives quite like Hillary Clinton does, and this week, Comedy Central's Jon Stewart coined the perfect name for it: "Brainghazi." It's the merging of the umpteenth investigation of Benghazi with the latest slander...
| Jun 15, 2014
Maryland's economy has grown almost without fail in the last quarter-century, ticking up year after year.
But not in 2013.
That's according to early estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce, which showed Maryland's gross domestic product...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell sent a joint letter to Pfizer Thursday expressing concerns about its proposed $106 billion acquisition of pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca, which employs thousands in both states.
The governors said...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Why is anyone making an issue of the fact that Del. Heather Mizeur has never held statewide office ("Debate: Round 1," May 8)? Neither had Martin O'Malley before he became governor, or William Donald Schaeffer; they had not even held an office that...
| May 11, 2014
Dina Kuniken lives in a drafty old house in Baltimore that costs a lot to heat in a normal winter — and this past winter was not normal.
Her bill doubled. The nursing assistant was out of work at the time and couldn't afford it. Last month, she...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Mitch Kuykendall wasn't thinking about the shrinking federal budget or the latest partisan squabbles on Capitol Hill when he climbed a ladder propped up against a burning apartment building in Maryland City last July.
He was, he said, just doing his...