| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Christopher Van Hollen Sr., a retired Foreign Service officer and ambassador to Sri Lanka, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Jan. 30 at the Washington Home and Hospice. The former Baltimore resident was 90.
Born in Baltimore and raised in...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:43 AM
The increasing frequency of attacks on U.S. and NATO troops by members of the Afghan security forces they are supposed to be helping has reached the point where American commanders are rightly concerned that the mistrust engendered by such incidents...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:23 AM
With Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his top advisers visiting Washington this week, huge questions about the future of the NATO mission there consume Afghan and American minds. How fast can we draw down our current total of 68,000 U.S. troops (and...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:00 PM
In reference to The Sun's editorial, "Unfriendly fire" (Aug. 22), I am in complete disagreement with the claim that maybe it's time to consider speeding up the timetable for bringing all of our troops home from Afghanistan and the surrounding areas.
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Command Sgt. Maj. James Ervin assumed the role of Garrison Aberdeen Proving Ground senior enlisted leader during an assumption of responsibility ceremony at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center July 17.
APG Garrison Commander Gregory McClinton...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 1:00 PM
A Navy SEAL from Edgewater is to be laid to rest this week at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Patrick D. Feeks of Edgewater was among seven Americans and four Afghans killed when their Black Hawk helicopter...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:48 AM
Good morning and welcome to an extra robust Friday online trends report. So did you see that awesome Meteor Shower? No, I didn't either, but thanks to Internet our ignorance and laziness will not be punished because the photos are plentiful and popular....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Events such as the attacks on the U.S. diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt that left four Americans dead make Hasan Jalisi's work more difficult.
As president of the Maryland Muslim Council, the Baltimore County surgeon works with Christian, Jewish...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 5:55 PM
— Legislation by Sen. Ben Cardin to pressure Russia on human rights abuses is expected to win approval in Congress Thursday despite concerns that it will hurt already tenuous U.S. relations with the Kremlin.
The proposal — which requires the...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 12:54 PM
The first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem.
Thankfully, Congress yesterday ended its collective denial and admitted it is completely irrelevant.
Senate leaders on Tuesday abandoned plans to force a vote on authorizing the U.S. war in...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 1:31 PM
There's a debate swirling in the country right now about the War Powers Act in relation to the war/non-war/"squirmish" in Libya.
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to cut funding for the Libyan war unless President Barack Obama seeks...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 2:00 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• Republicans don't like racial...