| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Obama for president
Four years ago, President Barack Obama took office as the economy was in steep decline with millions in the process of losing their jobs, the nation was locked in seemingly endless military conflicts, Wall Street firms were...
| 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...
| Dec 7, 2012
Syria's 20-month-long civil war appears to be approaching a tipping point as fighting around Damascus intensifies amid signs that President Bashar Assad's grip on power may be weakening. As the final phase in the long conflict apparently draws nearer, the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:15 AM
According to a report by Medina Roshan of Reuters ("Witness: WikiLeaks breach threatened U.S.," June 18), Rear Admiral David Woods claimed Army Pfc. Bradley Manning's leaks caused "damage to national security." I was not in the courtroom, but I have to...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A military judge ruled Tuesday that Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning violated the Espionage Act when he gave a trove of classified material to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks to publish online.
But Army Col. Denise Lind found the onetime Marylander not...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:14 PM
The general who led the Pentagon's review of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history told a military judge Wednesday that their publication revealed tactics, strained relations with some allies and caused some Afghans to stop...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:05 AM
I recently found out about an initiative called Coming of Age. Its programs are popping up around the country. It is based on the belief that people 50+ and their talents, skills and passions are a valuable resource, which is largely untapped. The...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:14 AM
The Ravens are holding a Military Appreciation Day on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium during a free open training camp practice.
The Ravens are reserving 3,500 seats for active service members and veterans who present valid military identification when...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:22 PM
The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) at Aberdeen Proving Ground welcomed cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point this summer to work on chemical and biological defense projects.
The cadets were taking part in the academy's...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (firstname.lastname@example.org). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Every year for the past five years, students at one Ellicott City elementary school gather to honor those for whom their school is named.
Opened in 2007, Veterans Elementary was named for the nearby Yingling-Ridgely V.F.W. Post 7472. On Friday, about a...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:30 AM
U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski deserves praise for trying to reduce the claims backlog at the Department of Veterans Affairs ("Senate committee taking up VA claims backlog," June 18). Congress should also work on repealing sequestration, which is hurting...