| Sep 17, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Officials at Harford County's huge military installation, Aberdeen Proving Ground, and defense contractors which operate local facilities, are being tight-lipped about their security protocols and any changes made following the shooting rampage at the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:12 PM
The deadly shooting at one of the region's largest military facilities Monday reopened the debate about whether officials have done enough to secure the nation's massive portfolio of domestic bases.
At least 13 people were killed and several more were...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Officials at the World Health Organization warned this week that a recent outbreak of polio among children in Syria potentially could threaten the entire region unless urgent steps are taken to halt its spread. The United Nations reported that the two-...
| Nov 3, 2013
Vince Marucci and Joe DiGangi were in the same class at the U.S. Military Academy, went to Stanford University for master's degrees, returned to West Point to teach and later ended up working at the same Columbia tech firm.
So it's not surprising that...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Revered as a "gentleman in the finest sense of the word, remarkable convert-maker and a friend of the benighted," the Rev. Vincent Warren drove into rural Virginia one September night to share the word of God. He had no idea of what awaited.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:00 AM
A team of scientists at Aberdeen Proving Ground may play a critical role in helping the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which recently won the Nobel Peace Prize, disarm Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons.
In a squat brick...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The federal shutdown has furloughed many public employees and curtailed services, but one sign of government activity last week continued to hover over Baltimore undeterred.
A Navy blimp has been in flight over the city since last month, as a...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:09 PM
For the Baltimore journalist Wil Hylton, some ugly numbers help represent the painful legacy of American armed forces members who remain missing in action.
One statistic is 83,000 — the number of Americans who have disappeared in battle since...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:57 AM
The recent discovery in Munich of what are reported to be more than 1,500 major artworks confiscated or banned by the Nazis is a reminder of how totalitarian regimes tend to view art as so dangerous a potential adversary as any enemy army. In the case...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Monday is Veterans Day, a day to pause and remember that the freedoms we enjoy have been paid for by the service in harm's way of our country's nearly 22 million veterans.
"African-Americans have served in all of America's wars," according to local...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Many around the country will take time Monday to recognize those who have served in the nation's military, and Harford County will be no exception.
A number of events around Harford County are planned in honor of Veterans Day, which recognizes all those...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:55 AM
I didn't think it was possible to come back to your hometown and find it stranger than the place you had moved to, but when I arrived in Maryland in late January after having lived and worked in eastern North Carolina for more than five years, that was...