| Apr 20, 2012
| 5:04 PM
A former midshipman who says she was raped twice while at the Naval Academy has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to force officials to improve their response to sexual assaults at the service academies.
In a complaint filed Friday, the woman, now 22, says...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Across America, manufacturing workers and their families are starting to hope again. Unemployment remains unacceptably high at 8.2 percent, but it has come down from 10 percent in October 2009. After the worst recession since the Great Depression, the U....
| Apr 23, 2012
| 5:14 PM
The Pentagon is creating a new intelligence service aimed at gathering information on terrorist networks, weapons of mass destruction and other emerging concerns, a senior defense official said Monday.
The new Defense Clandestine Service will draw...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 8:00 AM
As a nonviolent activist, I was really disappointed to see the op-ed by Clayola Brown ("Sequestration would destroy U.S. economy," Aug. 27). What astonished me is that it was written by the president of the A. Philip Randolph Institute.
| Apr 26, 2012
| 3:33 PM
It was Harford County that pulled out of a waste disposal agreement with the Army, not the other way around, according to two county council members who met with Aberdeen Proving Ground officials Thursday morning.
Councilmen Dion Guthrie and Joe Woods...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:34 AM
If you have a college student in the family — or an interest in presidential politics — by now you've probably heard that the interest rates on Stafford student loans are set to double on July 1 unless Congress takes action. President Barack...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Before they started snapping pictures, the amateur photographers of the 82nd Airborne Division whose work was recently made famous by the Los Angeles Times had official business to transact: bombings to investigate, corpses to identify, biometric...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 2:45 PM
In 26 years as a Marine, Sgt. Maj. Brian Taylor has lost several comrades. But he never forgot that "puny little squiggly kid" from West Baltimore who "just had all of this motivation and no direction."
Taylor had been a mentor to Sgt. Maurice Bease in...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Finally, the trial of the century made the front page of The Sun ("Accused WikiLeaker to ask for dismissal," Nov. 26). I will join others outside the main gate to Fort Meade to show support for the whistleblower Pfc. Bradley Manning during his latest...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Curtis B. Reiber, an Army intelligence officer whose career spanned three decades, died Nov. 20 of a stroke at Saint Agnes Hospital. He was 77.
The son of a DuPont Co. worker and a homemaker, Curtis Brooks Reiber was born in Centre Hall, Pa., and...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:31 AM
Researchers commissioned by the Defense Department said Monday that decades-old limits on lead exposure are inadequate to protect the health of workers on military firing ranges.
Moreover, the National Academy of Science reported, lead from ammunition...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Phil McConkey wasn't surprised to hear that Navy's mascot had been goatnapped last week, for the umpteenth time, prior to Saturday's Army-Navy football game. That the animal was left tethered to a post, outside of the Pentagon, didn't surprise him either....