| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Efforts to address the epidemic of sexual assaults in the military got a boost this week from unexpected quarters — the tea party wing of the Republican Party. Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas said they support legislation offered...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:40 AM
A Florida man who sold military-style night-vision goggles without a license to an undercover agent in Baltimore — believing him to be an overseas buyer — was sentenced to 18 months in prison and three years of probation late Wednesday,...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Congratulations to the local students who were winners in the recent 2013 National History Day competition held at the University of Maryland from June 9 through 13.
More than 2,600 students from across the nation participated. Students who received...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Having lived in Baltimore for two decades, I've noticed an increased intensity of the storms we've had in just the last few years. From Hurricane Sandy to last summer's derecho, extreme weather is causing huge power outages and putting peoples' lives...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:35 AM
After months of watching the uprising in Syria, spreading support through social media and raising money to offset the suffering, Dr. Hassan Masri thought he understood the devastation that that revolution has brought to his parents' homeland.
| Jul 4, 2013
| 3:09 PM
For the eighth consecutive year, dozens of people became U.S. citizens during a July Fourth ceremony at the Annapolis estate of a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
"Normally they do this in an office building," said Carrie Kiewitt, a vice...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (email@example.com). 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...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The Humane Society of Harford County Inc. and Pets for Patriots Inc. have joined forces to give active, disabled and retired military service members and their families the gift of a pet's unconditional love, while providing dogs and cats with a second...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Having determined that the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad has used chemical weapons against his opponents in the country's bloody two-year civil war, the Obama administration is now reportedly preparing to send lethal military aid to rebel...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Second Lt. Stephen James Peck, son of William and Donna Peck of Abingdon, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on May 25.
A 2009 Bel Air High School graduate, Peck concentrated his studies at West Point in information technology. He also attended the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:
Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...