| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:54 PM
Federal employment is expected to drop sharply in the span of a decade, government projections show, as budget cuts and retirements begin to reshape the workforce.
While U.S. employment will likely grow nearly 11 percent from 2012 through 2022,...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:23 PM
The principal of a celebrated Baltimore high school has pleaded guilty to defrauding the federal government of nearly $2 million he received in a previous job to feed disadvantaged children, but used instead for other purposes, including leasing luxury...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Like it or not, the politics of marijuana is likely to be front and center at the state and local level for the foreseeable future in Maryland and elsewhere.
Referendums in Washington state and Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In his letter to the editor in response to Alliance for Aging Research's CEO Sue Peschin's commentary, "Alzheimer's again gets the short shrift" (April 14), Dr. Andy Lazris of Columbia contends that since there are no effective treatments for Alzheimer'...
| Apr 4, 2014
Dan McCall sells a lot of T-shirts, coffee cups and other products that tweak the government, so his designs parodying the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security were pretty typical fare.
Until the cease-and-desist demands hit....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:36 AM
— The commander of the Army Military District of Washington has approved the findings of the court-martial last year of WikiLeaker Chelsea Manning.
Manning, who served as an intelligence analyst for the Army in Baghdad in 2009 and 2010 as Pfc....
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:59 AM
For many years, special interests — particularly the development industry — have played an inordinate role in financing the campaigns of county executive and county council candidates throughout Maryland. Once elected, these officials often...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Private employers in Maryland led the way to modest job gains in March, and the state unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged since February, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor.
| 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 21, 2014
| 3:15 AM
A defense contractor has agreed to pay the federal government $1.1 million to resolve allegations brought under the civil False Claims Act that the company falsified information on employee qualifications in order to collect more than allowed under a...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Visit to the Soviet Embassy
A Times article covering an embassy briefing:
"Last Thursday afternoon after a 'Briefing' session at the Department of State, covering the Far East, the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, we were taken to the...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:17 AM
If congressional negotiators fail to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the government, voters will blame House Republicans, but it's the president and fellow Democrats that are behaving like teenagers by wanting to spend irresponsibly.
Studies by the...