| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The Social Security Administration office that reviews disability claims for Central Maryland has the third-longest processing delay in the nation — a backlog that prompted a member of the state's congressional delegation on Monday to call for...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Growing up in Laurel, our son Andrew did all the stuff most kids do. He attended the Main Street Festival every year, still mourns the loss of the Laurel Art Center and rode his bike everywhere.
Fast forward to now. We are sitting in a Thai restaurant...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:01 PM
The Social Security Administration has failed to establish an adequate process for handling discrimination claims from employees and has sparked concerns about conflicts of interest in some of those cases, according to a scathing federal report obtained...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 8:40 AM
A state lawmaker and Baltimore Pastor is expected to speak out at Sunday's church service about what he calls "racist comments" by Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy.
Del. Emmett Burns, pastor at Rising Sun Baptist Church, plans to warn that "America is on the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:00 AM
As we enter graduation season, students across the country will be worrying less about final exams and more about jobs. What will make them stand out to employers?
Working, studying or volunteering away from the United States is one key strategy. Ask...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Awake in the middle of the night, Sean McComb couldn't wait to write one of the most important thank-you notes of his career: "Today is a really cool day," it began. "It's cool because you all became the National Students of the Year!"
The letter was...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:00 PM
One must wonder then what happened this past week when The Sun ran a front-page story about the racial comments made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling but made no mention of the stunning disclosure of the September 14, 2012 email from White House aide Ben...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The horrifying statistics on rape and sexual assault on college campuses in this country speak for themselves. Studies show that about one in five undergraduate women has experienced such an attack or an attempted attack at some point during their college...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Responding to complaints that universities have fallen short in policing sexual assaults on their campuses, the White House announced a series of measures Tuesday intended to pressure college officials to step up efforts.
The Obama administration...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:27 AM
If you thought you saw someone familiar at last night's Ledisi concert at Pier Six -- someone who happens to live at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. -- you were right.
First Lady Michelle Obama attended the concert with a group of friends and, of course,...
| May 5, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Most Americans have probably tuned out of the latest inside-the-beltway debate about the Benghazi attack. That's probably because it isn't about the 2012 assault on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi at all but, at this point, has descended into...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Last Saturday, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated her 81st birthday, and shortly thereafter she got her customary "gift" — a public call for her to retire from the bench. She couldn't have been too surprised by the unsolicited...