| Apr 11, 2012
| 5:30 PM
As they prepared for the helicopter assault in volatile eastern Afghanistan, the team of American and Afghan special-forces soldiers was told it might encounter 10 to 15 enemy fighters on the ground.
But when the sun rose over Laghman Province that day...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Since the conception and birth of our nation, the basic challenge for our existence has been our participation in our wars of survival which have required our citizens to gallantly rise up and take arms and go into battle. Such action by our nation...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 2:01 PM
The bumper sticker political view of the foreign policy of our nation expressed by Daniel Hays in last week's edition of the Towson Times is a mystery to me.
His letter to the editor ("U.S. incursions overseas put our troops in danger," March 7, 2012)...
| Mar 22, 2012
It is a match made in heaven, or at least in that part of heaven where the hip and young creatives types hang out.
For its 2012 DreamHome, the Washington Design Center asked a handful of young interior designers to take inspiration for residential spaces...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:21 AM
As the No. 2 leader of the Coast Guard, Vice Adm. — and Vice Commandant — Sally Brice-O'Hara is the chief operating officer of an organization with a $10 billion budget and 58,000 military and civilian employees, plus 31,000 volunteers....
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:20 AM
The chairman of the U.S. Senate education committee asked the chancellor of Maryland's state university system Monday to hand over records on enrollment and workplace practices at the University of Maryland University College, where president Susan...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:51 PM
In terms of talent, glamour and wide appeal, few opera singers today rank as high as mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves. No wonder there's quite a buzz at the Peabody Conservatory, where Graves will join the voice faculty in the fall.
People are still talking...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 9:35 PM
'Saturday Night Fever' (1977)
Travolta earned his first Oscar nomination — and proved he was more than Vinnie Barbarino on TV's "Welcome Back, Kotter" — as the Brooklyn teenager who becomes a big man on the disco dance floor.
"It was a...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Bill Vaughan, of North Laurel, has gone from being part of the excitement to watching it through a camera lens.
The son of a firefighter, Vaughan spent 28 years with the Montgomery County Fire Department and reached the level of master firefighter before...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:55 AM
The life of Cockeysville residentPatrick 'Scunny' McCusker was celebrated in Baltimore in the days after his death. McCusker, who was raised on Summit Avenue in Carney and graduated from Loch Raven High School, died on Friday after being hit by a bus as...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:28 AM
Anne Arundel's three regional concert series offer entertainment bargains to county residents in search of live musical performances by classical, folk and jazz artists.
Societies that have been around for at least 30 seasons hold the concert series at...