In an effort to boost small construction firms that have been hit especially hard by the down economy, congressional lawmakers are taking another look at expanding a little-known bond guarantee program run by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Members of the Senior Executive Service warn that the public disclosure of their personal finances could leave federal executives vulnerable to identity theft, make their children "prime kidnapping targets" and blow the covers of intelligence operatives.
The Supreme Court's health care decision gave a boost to President Barack Obama and Maryland Democrats on Thursday but left the political landscape unsettled as Republicans doubled down on threats to undo the landmark law, either in Congress or by way of the election in November.
Orioles left fielder Nolan Reimold will have surgery to remove a bulging disk in his neck and have his spine fused Monday morning. And although he holds out hope he could return by the end of the season, Reimold likely will be gone for the rest of the year.
The U.S. Senate passed a sweeping, five-year agriculture bill on Thursday that would change the way the government subsidizes farmers and that Maryland lawmakers and environmental advocates said would also maintain funding for Chesapeake Bay restoration -- despite earlier threatened cuts.
A new era began at Aberdeen Proving Ground Tuesday morning, when Col. Orlando W. Ortiz transferred command of APG Garrison to Col. Gregory R. McClinton during a change of command ceremony at the post theater
When it comes to a college education, students often don't have a clear idea of what they'll end up paying or whether one school is offering a better aid package than another. A standardized financial aid award letter would help
Several Maryland Democrats on Friday backed President Barack Obama's decision to allow certain young illegal immigrants to remain in the country, a policy that advocates say will affect as many as 800,000 people nationwide.
This year just happens to be particularly significant in the lives of some very deserving students. Harford County has been participating in the Smithsonian Journey Stories Youth Oral History Project for the past four months, and on June 2 presented at the Hosanna School Museum one of the first exhibitions in the country
By By Charlotte and "Doc" Cronin and firstname.lastname@example.org
President Barack Obama swung through Baltimore Tuesday for a trio of fundraisers intended to energize the deep-pocketed donors his campaign will need to compete amid the onslaught of money flowing into this year's presidential election.
When President Barack Obama comes to Baltimore for a fundraiser Tuesday at an Inner Harbor hotel, he'll first stop at the home of an Owings Mills developer who has kept a remarkably low profile despite having poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into Democratic campaigns over the past decade.
A daughter of Cuban president Raúl Castro says the United States should release five imprisoned Cuban intelligence officers in exchange for the Maryland aid worker held for more than two years in Havana.
U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford has for years chosen to live in Baltimore when stateside. He has embraced the city's culture and character, which fit his personality far better than Washington ever could.
Sen. Ben Cardin used a roundtable discussion in Prince George's County on Thursday to call on House Republicans to pass the Senate version of a bill that would reauthorize hundreds of millions of dollars of spending on domestic abuse shelters and violence prevention programs.
In a standoff that might require delicate diplomacy to resolve, officials in Western Maryland are pressing the federal government to reconsider its refusal to help pay for local security costs for this week's G-8 summit at Camp David.
By By John Fritze and Kevin Rector and The Baltimore Sun
Alan Gross, the Maryland man who is serving 15 years in a Cuban prison after taking communications equipment into the communist nation, is asking authorities there to let him return to the United States.
In a rare inter-delegation, across-the-aisle nudge, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski on Tuesday called on the state's two Republican lawmakers in Washington to support a Senate version of an overhaul of the U.S. Postal Service that would save a pair of mail sorting facilities that just happen to be located in the lawmakers' districts.
Key senators reached a tentative agreement Tuesday to save a mail processing center considered significant to the Eastern Shore economy but left the fate of more than a dozen post offices in the Baltimore region uncertain as they considered a sweeping bill to overhaul the U.S. Postal Service.
Cyber-bullying creates a vexing situation for parents and schools to police, because the harassment and intimidation is pervasive and inescapable in a culture that is becoming more reliant on the Internet.
More than 300 days had passed since Matt Rutherford pushed out on his 27-foot boat from Annapolis after a quiet send-off. More than 27,000 miles had been navigated to help Rutherford become the first sailor in history to go solo and non-stop around North and South America.
Democrats moved rapidly to coalesce around the first-time candidate on Wednesday, signaling the beginning of a general election fight for the state's westernmost district that will dominate the political landscape this year and help decide control of the House of Representatives.