| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:17 PM
A coalition of civil liberties and immigrant-rights advocates led by Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland wants to strengthen a provision in the Senate's sweeping immigration bill that would prohibit law enforcement agencies from racial profiling.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:55 PM
The American clock brings us to the 50th anniversaries of two extraordinary events involving two extraordinary women, Gloria Richardson Dandridge and Madalyn Murray O'Hair — both strong-willed champions of liberty and disturbers of the status quo,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Do you remember Gwynn Oak Junction? Then you may have gone to the movies at what was the Ambassador Theatre, bought your groceries at Schreiber's, purchased your very first Halloween costume at Read's, spent your allowance at Ben Franklin, and gotten your...
| May 5, 2013
| 4:00 AM
If the state of Texas executes Duane Buck, it'll be because he is black.
Well, mainly it will be because in 1995, he shot his ex-girlfriend, Debra Gardner, and her friend, Kenneth Butler, to death at Gardner's Houston home, and also wounded his own...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Rand Paul did just fine at Howard University, thank you very much. Or at least, that's how he remembers it.
Mr. Paul, GOP senator from Kentucky, told the Christian Science Monitor on Wednesday that his recent visit to Howard didn't go so bad at all....
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:04 PM
These groups meet regularly.
Sunday Afternoon Tea at Historic Oakland — Feb. 24, 3:30-5 p.m., Historic Oakland, 5430 Vantage Point Road, Columbia. Two-course repast will be served. $25 per person. Registration required. 410-730-4801 or http://www....
| Jan 5, 2013
| 1:13 PM
As the General Assembly session opens this week, Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders are weighing what to do about the re-emerging issues of gun control and the death penalty as well as a recurring question of how to pay for roads and mass...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Connie Morella served as an ambassador in Paris. Helen Bentley became a consultant to the port of Baltimore. Wayne Gilchrest opened an environmental education center on the Eastern Shore.
Former members of Congress from Maryland, they rebounded from...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Prince George's County Police, with help from Laurel Police, the city government and the local branch of the NAACP, collected approximately 160 guns this weekend at a Laurel church as part of the county's Gift Cards for Guns program.
The goal of the...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:27 PM
As the Maryland Senate voted Tuesday to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, advocates for legalizing the drug saw an opening move in a multiyear effort to make it completely legal.
"I think the taboo has been lifted on talking about...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 7:37 PM
In a move that both the county attorney and elected officials conceded was unusual, the Anne Arundel County Council on Monday weighed a measure that would spell the ouster of the county's top health official, Angela M. Wakhweya.
Wakhweya is the first...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Eleven people and the state ACLU sued Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold on Wednesday, contending that the county illegally compiled files about citizens on Leopold's alleged "enemies list," then refused to release the information collected....