| Feb 2, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Just over 10 percent of women in the military said in 2008 that they'd had an unintended pregnancy in the previous year — a figure significantly higher than rates in the general public, according to a U.S. study.
The findings, which appeared this...
| May 8, 2013
Your report on the Israeli strike on missiles in Syria bound for Hezbollah shows how the warmongering nation of Israel continues to use the billions of dollars in military aid it receives from the U.S. every year to wage war against its neighbors —...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 2:34 PM
This Christmas will be the first one in a long time that Sgt. 1st Class Jeff Lopus will be spending at home with his wife, Mary, and their four children.
During his 18 years in the Army, the 41-year-old Lopus he has served in Somalia, Haiti, South...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Happy Super Bowl Monday, Baltimore. Unsurprisingly, game-related topics are getting a lot of attention online today, along with several news stories that broke as the weekend was commencing. That latter category includes the possibility of large, free Wi-...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:14 PM
The day-long EdgeWoodstock cultural and music festival, originally scheduled for June 22, has been pushed back to Aug. 31 as more members of the Edgewood community have stepped forward to take part in organizing the event.
Angela Peaker, a member of...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If there were any remaining doubts that what the CIA did to captured terrorist suspects in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks was torture, a report last week by an independent investigative panel should put them to rest. According to the report by the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Chuck Hagel, the former Republican senator from Nebraska who survived a stormy confirmation hearing to become the new secretary of defense, had a coming-out party of sorts last week before the National Defense University, the government's graduate...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Active, retired and disabled military service members and their families will be connected with adoptable dogs and cats, and the pets will receive a second chance at life thanks to a new partnership between Pets for Patriots and the Humane Society of...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Gov. Martin O’ Malley has ordered the U.S. and Maryland flags at state facilities flown at half-staff on Monday to honor Army Capt. Sara M. Knutson, a helicopter pilot from Eldersburg who died last month in Afghanistan.
Knutson, 27, was one of...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Anna Hall spearheaded a collection drive for the U.S. Armed Forces in Afghanistan. Laney Treacy filled backpacks full of school supplies for children in need. Lindsay LeTellier put together blankets and craft kits for young children fighting cancer.
| Apr 5, 2013
Social Security's future
Ken Apfel, a former commissioner of the Social Security Administration, will present "Social Security and Its Future" at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 11, at Anne Arundel Community College's Center for Applied Learning and Technology,...
| Oct 14, 2012
A new issue has popped up in the Presidential race. Surprisingly, it has nothing to do with the state of the U.S. economy. It is about a new world order that has removed familiar (and in some cases pro-American) leaders from strategically important Arab...