| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:23 AM
The Naval Academy midshipman who has accused three classmates of having sex with her while she was passed out at an off-campus party turned defensive on her third day of testifying during a military hearing.
As she was cross-examined Friday morning, the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 2:55 PM
WASHINGTON -- The days-long hearing into alleged sexual assaults involving Naval Academy football players made no progress Saturday, as the accuser again said she was too exhausted to testify.
The officer conducting the hearing ordered her to get some...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:52 PM
As the hearing into alleged sexual assaults by three members of the Naval Academy football team stretched into a fourth day Friday, the focus shifted from the accuser toward her high-profile lawyer.
Defense attorneys spent an hour grilling Baltimore-...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:19 PM
Liz Hogan once quit swimming because it had consumed her life. A former prodigy from Northern California who first competed for a spot on the 1972 U.S. Olympic team at 15, Hogan retired before she turned 20. She had just finished her freshman year at UCLA...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Recently, some in the media have promoted the idea that the $85 billion sequestration cuts triggered on March 1 aren't causing drastic effects. CNN called the cuts "not as bad as advertised," and a Washington Post report found the cuts less "scary" than...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 1:19 PM
She was too drained to go on, she said.
After four days and more than 20 hours of relentless questions about her medical history and motivations, her dance moves and underwear, the 21-year-old midshipman who has accused three former Naval Academy...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:25 AM
As some people who served in our government under President George W. Bush acknowledge the ever escalating tragic consequences of going to war in Iraq and Afghanistan, now seems the perfect time for those of influence on both sides of the aisle to ask...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 11:01 AM
We're decades past the Cold War years when the two leading nuclear powers of the day, the United States and the Soviet Union, talked freely about their MAD strategies, which stood for Mutual Assured Destruction in any nuclear-weapons exchange.
Now, in a...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Aberdeen Proving Ground is investigating a body found near Atkisson Dam in Abingdon Sunday afternoon.
The man found on the Aberdeen Proving Ground property was identified as William Ralph Almsteadt, 43, of Edgewood, according to Chris Grey of the Army...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Funneling a beer through a bong is Anne Kendzior's last memory of a night of partying inside a sparsely furnished off-campus house rented for Naval Academy lacrosse players. She says she crashed on an air mattress in a bedroom sometime around 1 a.m. and...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:14 AM
"Aunt Millie" — as soldiers receiving care packages in Afghanistan affectionately refer to 95-year-old Vivian "Millie" Bailey — doesn't see an end in sight for the work her group does. Yet she and her volunteers are more than willing to take...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:08 AM
The Old Mountain Road overpass across I-95 in the Joppa area was dappled with red, white and blue Wednesday as people gathered and waved American flags at motorists in an observance of the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Car and truck drivers...