| Nov 15, 2012
| 5:19 PM
On the day that the Howard County school board apologized for the system's treatment of African-American students during segregation, Dottie Cook thought back to her middle school days, when she received a hand-me-down education that included tattered...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:44 AM
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Mayor's office: City wastes money on 'phantom' phone lines: The city of...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 11:18 AM
The first debate between President Barack Obama and former governor Mitt Romney is over, and there was a clear winner: Mitt Romney. Even President Obama's own team realized the obvious by suggesting veteran moderator Jim Lehrer did a poor job. (News flash...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Army Sgt. Michael K. Mussone has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Operation Enduring Freedom is the official name given to anti-terrorism military operations...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:37 PM
The Baltimore Sun
It hasn't received much attention, but there's a provision in the Maryland Dream Act, up for your approval or rejection on the November ballot, that extends a benefit to veterans. Voters ought to take note of it, because if we vote down...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In the 1962 Howard Lindsay-Russel Crouse-Irving Berlin Broadway musical, "Mr. President," one of the songs in the production is titled "The Secret Service," which begins, "The Secret Service makes me nervous ..."
If allegations are true that at least...
| 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...
| May 1, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Harford County Public Schools is "very pleased and very proud" that Aberdeen and Havre de Grace high schools are the first schools in the county to be involved in the National Math and Science Initiative's grant program for military families, school...
| May 14, 2012
| 5:07 PM
The Army's next-generation carbine may come out of a Highlandtown machine shop best known for making high-volume bottling equipment for major drink makers.
Adcor Industries Inc. learned this month that it was among a handful of weapons makers selected to...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:55 AM
When his roommate at the Naval Academy said jokingly last year that Andrew Atwill was a homosexual, the midshipman told him to cut it out.
His friend didn't know it, Atwill says, but he really was gay — and under the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy,...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 1:00 PM
A Navy SEAL from Edgewater is to be laid to rest this week at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Patrick D. Feeks of Edgewater was among seven Americans and four Afghans killed when their Black Hawk helicopter...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Recent reports suggest that the U.S. government was likely engaged in two very sophisticated cyber attacks: one that spied on Iran's nuclear program and another that slowed it by destroying centrifuges. These attacks encourage a twinge of national pride...