| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Brian Lewis figures he could have dealt with the rape.
It's the Navy's response to the attack that still haunts the Baltimore native.
Lewis, the son of a Defense Department civilian who commanded his JROTC battalion in high school, sailed through...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The weather was nippy cold with the promise of snow in the air. Santa, all white beard, red suit and holiday cheer, sat on a folding chair next to a table with hot coffee and cookies. Leaning against the wall of the building, bundled-up Fraser firs...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Annapolis is preparing this week to host its first-ever college football bowl game. Festivities for the 2013 Military Bowl on Friday, Dec. 27 will include several events in and around the city — a parade, a tailgate party, a concert and a nationally...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Chances are, unless you have a particular interest in the continent of Africa, you may have never heard of the Central African Republic. Even now you would have to be paying attention to international news for this landlocked country of 4.5 million to...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:15 AM
On a Saturday morning in December, well before the sun was up, 3-year-old Bobby Mercado was up and ready to go. His destination: the North Pole.
First came the long drive to Washington Dulles International Airport, a ride which, despite light traffic,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Naval Academy officials say an increase in reports of sexual assault shows they are making progress against the crime.
Fifteen sexual assaults were reported at the academy during the 2012-2013 academic year, the Pentagon said Friday, up from 13 the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The U.S. Naval Academy announced Friday that criminal charges have been dropped against a midshipman accused of sexually assaulting a classmate at an off-campus party.
Military lawyers recommended to academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Michael Miller not...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:04 AM
The superintendent of the Naval Academy has dropped all criminal charges against a second football player accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman at a party in Annapolis, officials said Friday.
Military lawyers advised Vice Adm. Michael H....
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:13 AM
In early 2003, I marched through downtown Washington, D.C., with my fellow University of Maryland students to protest the Bush Administration's push toward war with the Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein.
The American people were being told that invading...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:10 AM
For years, scientists have suspected that the warm waters of the western Pacific Ocean play a key role in shaping the Earth's climate. But satellite data provided only a partial picture of what's happening in this remote region of the globe.
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:15 PM
A team of civilian specialists from Aberdeen Proving Ground is headed to the Mediterranean Sea for what is being called a historic mission to destroy Syria's chemical warfare stockpile — an effort that could serve as a model in the drive to rid...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Chances are, the greeting, "It's Lt. Dan!" was heard more than a few times on the Naval Academy grounds this week.
Actor Gary Sinise, Oscar-nominated for playing the irascible Lt. Dan in "Forrest Gump" and -- more pertintently here -- a steadfast...