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  • Red Bull unable to energize team

    The economic pinch continues to be a factor in NASCAR after reports surfaced this week that Red Bull plans to end the sponsorship of its two cars at the end of the season. The move would impact the No. 4 team of Kasey Kahne and the No. 83 team of Brian...
  • Mayors outspoken on U.S. nuclear buildup, too

    In a recent editorial ("Mayors for peace," June 22), The Sun addresses the resolution recently by the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) calling for an end to U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and redirection of funds to meet domestic needs....
  • Let's get out of Afghanistan

    Nearly a decade after the American invasion of Afghanistan, there are still 250,000 foreign forces there — 100,000 U.S. troops, 50,000 NATO troops and 100,000 Pentagon-paid mercenaries. Unfortunately, in the president's speech Wednesday, he only...
  • Induction Day at Naval Academy a blur of commands, requirements

    Induction Day at Naval Academy a blur of commands, requirements
    The plebes looked stunned. Under a relentless barrage of commands, most of them bellowed, some 1,200 members of the U.S. Naval Academy's Class of 2015 ran the gantlet of induction Thursday, a process that by any definition appeared to be an ordeal. In...
  • Terps football team: Promising signs off the field

    Terps football team: Promising signs off the field
    Penalties hurt a football team, and the University of Maryland squad will start the season burdened with two infractions picked up recently from the National Collegiate Athletic Association. One, announced this month, was for violating practice rules....
  • Deal of the week: Military discounts at Disney World

    Military discounts for Walt Disney World What's the deal: Orlando, Fla., is a great vacation spot for members of the U.S. military, thanks to a number of discount offers. These discounts allow active military members to go on vacation without breaking...
  • Wrong course for Navy weapons research

    Wrong course for Navy weapons research
    A recent report by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments concluded, "Historically the U.S. military has often been slow to identify, adequately prioritize, and respond effectively to the emerging challenges likely to impose the greatest...
  • Kids make up largest group with traumatic brain injuries

    Kids make up largest group with traumatic brain injuries
    Austin Story doesn't remember the late-summer outing at a friend's lakefront home in New Jersey, or the rocks he climbed near a waterfall. Or how he lost his footing and, as his horrified mother looked on, fell about 50 feet. The 14-year-old lay...
  • Arrest made in plot to blow up Baltimore-area military recruiting center

    Arrest made in plot to blow up Baltimore-area military recruiting center
    A 21-year-old Baltimore County man, whose Facebook postings about jihad gave way to discussions with an FBI informant about how to kill American soldiers, was arrested Wednesday after authorities say he tried to blow up a Catonsville military recruiting...
  • A terror suspect in our midst

    A  terror suspect in our midst
    It's difficult to know whether to feel more alarmed or relieved by the news that the FBI today arrested a man who they say intended to detonate a car bomb outside a military recruiting station in Catonsville. As in a case in Portland, Ore., in which a...
  • Man accused in bomb plot had prior criminal charges

    Man accused in bomb plot had prior criminal charges
    Before being charged in a jihadist plot to kill American soldiers in Catonsville with a car bomb, Antonio Martinez was a petty thief in the D.C. suburbs. At age 16, he was arrested for armed robbery. Juvenile records aren't public, but two years later &#...
  • Former Mid sues Naval Academy over rapes

    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...