| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:59 AM
The black female Howard County Police officer suing the department in United States District Court for racial discrimination was fired last week, approximately one week after her attorney filed an amended complaint against the department, according to her...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients.
In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:00 AM
"Why are there no libertarian countries?"
In a much-discussed essay for Salon magazine, Michael Lind asks: "If libertarians are correct in claiming that they understand how best to organize a modern society, how is it that not a single country in the...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 6:45 AM
This Feb. 14, will mark the 93rd anniversary of the founding of the League of Women Voters, an organization that was built on the efforts to secure for women the right to vote and continues its work by providing information to all voters to ensure that...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Hidden inside the sports section last week was an article about the University of Maryland women's basketball team's latest victory ("Terps women beat Wake Forest, 73-63," Feb. 9). The team is currently ranked seventh in the nation.
Yet despite Title...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Fifty years ago this month there was a knock on our apartment door. With a baby on my hip, I greeted my downstairs neighbor: "You've got to read this!" she said, pushing a book toward me. "It will change your life!"
That was my introduction to The...
| Jan 30, 2013
Feminism is not about allowing women to fight in direct combat ("Military ceiling lifted," Jan. 25). Let's not be fooled by the smoke and mirrors campaign of leveling the playing field for servicewomen. Women need equal pay and equal voices, not equal...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., in his unwavering right-wing view, bemoans various initiatives supported by President Barack Obama and Gov. Martin O'Malley as the consequences of the recent election. Yes, the election has consequences, and the list...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 4:20 PM
What better time than a Crawley dinner with the Archbishop of York for Branson to get all revolutionary and escape to Downton?
Loved the transition here. Robert is talking to the archbishop about Catholics and admits that he's anti-Catholic. "There...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Vice President Biden, Mr. Chief Justice, Members of the United States Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens:
Each time we gather to inaugurate a president, we bear witness to the enduring strength of our Constitution. We affirm the...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
In what might have been President Barack Obama's most progressive speech, his second inaugural address Monday marked a distinct change from the so-called New Democrat ideology of pragmatism and compromise to a full embrace of the principles that once...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:15 AM
It is about time the women warriors are given the green light to snuff out the bad people ("Women to get combat role," Jan. 24) in combat circumstances to protect our country. The idea of equal rights and responsibility between women and men was settled...