| Sep 9, 2014
| 4:24 PM
After a 15-year-old girl was hit by a vehicle last week while she was walking near Patterson Mill Middle and High School, parents of Harford County Public Schools students are urging school officials to either improve safety for their children who are...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Some of the biggest political contributors in recent elections don't appear on any list of the usual suspects; they are neither corporations, unions nor extremely wealthy individuals. Instead, they are new nonprofit organizations that have been granted...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:29 PM
At 7 p.m. on Sept. 9, June Martyn turned on her portable stereo at the corner of Columbia's Little Patuxent and Broken Land parkways, and let the sounds from "Waging Peace for Children and Other Living Things," a CD Martyn created with Howard County...
| May 21, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Ten protesters gathered Tuesday morning in front of The Baltimore Sun's office on North Calvert Street, rallying against a possible sale of the newspaper to Koch Industries.
Headed by brothers David H. Koch and Charles G. Koch, the private company has...
| Nov 1, 2012
Be glad you don't live in Ohio. It's a fine old state with pretty towns, friendly people and a fairly healthy economy. But over the last six months, its citizens have endured a volume of political advertising unequaled in the history of Western...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:00 AM
There are many people wondering why the Republican Party has run campaigns that are not well coordinated, are divisive on some issues and can't seem to get their messages to impact on the American people the way that Democrats do. Here's the real problem:...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:47 PM
As state attorneys general across the country consider whether to settle with big banks over shoddy and illegal foreclosure practices, some Marylanders are urging Douglas F. Gansler not to sign on the dotted line.
Their efforts are part of a nationwide...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has agreed to join other states in a $25 billion settlement with the nation's five largest mortgage servicers — a landmark agreement that would provide nearly $1 billion in aid to Maryland homeowners...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Mitt Romney's income tax returns may contain some surprises that he does not want the world to know about, but they are hardly his only secrets. His biggest secret, the question he has not answered through the entire campaign, the one that bothers...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Supporters of preserving Wehr's Dam came out in force to Wednesday's South Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners meeting and pledged to continue to do so until officials take a stand on what to do with the iconic structure.
About 30 folks donned in...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:05 PM
WASHINGTON Congress was largely receptive Thursday to President Barack Obama's plan to attack the Islamic State, but lawmakers are divided on the details, and it's not clear how quickly they will act on his push to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:50 PM
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama proudly embraces a foreign policy that, after a decade of war, includes a resistance to military action in hotspots around the globe.
That reluctance was no more apparent than in Iraq, where thousands of American died in...