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  • Driver's licenses for all drivers

    Driver's licenses for all drivers
    In Annapolis, some conservative Republicans — having apparently not taken notice of the 2012 election and the conundrum facing their party over its hard-line immigration stance at the national level — are lambasting a proposal to expand and...
  • Baltimore Police internal affairs chief resigns

    Baltimore Police internal affairs chief resigns
    The Baltimore Police Department's internal affairs chief is leaving the agency, a little more than a year after being brought on to reassure the public that a scandal-weary agency would get tougher policing itself, a spokesman confirmed. Grayling...
  • Bad signs on immigration

    Bad signs on immigration
    Even as the Senate takes up the issue of immigration reform this week, Republicans are increasingly giving indications that the effort isn't likely to go very far. First, it was Sen. Marco Rubio's dance around the issue — repeatedly speaking out...
  • NSA leaks shift focus to intel contractors

    NSA leaks shift focus to intel contractors
    An intelligence contractor's disclosure of covert National Security Agency surveillance programs reopened a debate Monday over how much the government relies on private companies for spy work and whether those firms must do more to vet employees and...
  • Ruppersberger: Cybersecurity bill is necessary, will not violate privacy

    The Baltimore Sun's editorial, "Fight cyber attacks, not privacy" (May 3) does readers a true disservice by perpetuating several myths about this critical issue. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is simple, allowing the American...
  • U.S. security, Maryland's economy at risk

    For Maryland businesses, the seemingly never-ending political season and the cloud of economic uncertainty that accompanied it were supposed to have subsided at election's end. However, just as we thought we had put the campaign season behind us,...
  • Maryland police seek federal help to take ill-gotten gains

    Maryland police seek federal help to take ill-gotten gains
    Gay Lynn Diffenderffer had no idea that her husband was growing marijuana at their Baltimore County home, her attorney says, until state police investigating his mysterious disappearance discovered about 100 plants in a locked basement. Two weeks later,...
  • Maryland, other states face problems with new driver's licenses

    Maryland, other states face problems with new driver's licenses
    It was a popular idea five years ago: make sure every state had high-security driver's licenses to thwart terrorism at airports.  But the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Real ID system faces opposition from states still reeling from recession. ...
  • Morgan State professor indicted in fraud scheme

    A full-time engineering professor at Morgan State University was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday in an alleged scheme to defraud the National Science Foundation of hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant funding. Manoj Kumar Jha, 45, who...
  • Cybersecurity business, jobs expected to grow through 2016

    Cybersecurity industry analysts expect the market to grow more than 50 percent in the next four years even as other types of defense spending are expected to flatten or decline, creating new opportunities for workers and businesses in Maryland. The...
  • Simulation of high-rise terrorist attack scheduled in Harbor East

    A simulated terrorist attack in Harbor East will be conducted Saturday morning to train emergency responders from throughout the Baltimore region on response tactics in the event of large fires or mass casualties in a high-rise building, according to city...
  • Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto, veterinarian

    Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto, veterinarian
    Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto, a veterinarian and Army veteran, died Thursday of cancer at Nanticoke Hospital in Seaford, Del. The Millsboro, Del., resident was 52. The son of a minister and a Carroll County educator, Benjamin Henricus Cassutto was born in...