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  • Cummings suggests Pierson should resign

    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings appeared to call Wednesday for U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to step down over a series of recent security breaches at the White House -- becoming the first member of Congress to do so -- but then later softened his stance on the matter.
  • Giving a once-beloved athlete a second chance

    Last month, Owings Mills became Media Central. The Under Armour Performance Center off Deer Park Road — known by locals as Ravens headquarters or “the Castle” — was in the news as Ray Rice’s sad saga riveted the media. Rice,...

    Congressmen confident Marine will be released from Mexican prison

    Congressmen confident Marine will be released from Mexican prison
    Two key members of Congress on Wednesday said they were confident a Marine reservist jailed in Mexico on weapons charges will be released so that he can return to the U.S. and receive treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. "I am confident a...

    Annual civic celebrations

    When the president of the United States delivers the annual State of the Union address, it is meant to provide more than political theater (though it is often delivers on that point). The chief executive is instructed by the Constitution to "from time...

    Midterm madness: the politics of snowmobiles and chickens

    With the U.S. battling militants in the Middle East and muddling through a less-than-spectacular economic recovery at home, let us pause for a moment to consider the issues of snowmobiling, errant chickens and a disputed 12-year-old paint job. Voters in...