| Jun 22, 2011
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...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 12:53 PM
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....
| Jun 27, 2011
| 12:35 PM
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...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 5:21 PM
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...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 5:00 AM
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....
| Jul 12, 2011
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...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 9:44 AM
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...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 9:27 PM
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...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 7:05 PM
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...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 2:16 PM
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...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 7:24 AM
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 ...
| 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...