Christopher Van Hollen Sr., a retired Foreign Service officer and ambassador to Sri Lanka, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Jan. 30 at the Washington Home and Hospice. The former Baltimore resident was 90.
The Oscar nominees for best picture owe a huge debt to books -- and the creativity of authors. Most of the top films are screen versions of tales that were woven by printed words (or digitized versions).
Behind-the-scenes jostling for committee chairmanships in the U.S. Senate has left Maryland Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski poised to take over the Senate Intelligence Committee — a move experts said Tuesday could bolster the role cyber security plays in the state's economy.
The finale of ¿Homeland¿ Season 2 was an appropriately epic and totally off the wall conclusion to a narrative arc that prioritized constant, edge-of-your-seat dramatic momentum, even at the occasional cost of believability.
In a new lawsuit, the sons of Frank Olson seek to pry open the secrecy surrounding the government's Cold War-era research into mind-control drugs, sensory deprivation, abuse and torture to learn what happened during the predawn hours of Nov. 28, 1953, in Room 1018a of the Statler Hotel.
When Maryland guard Dez Wells was awaiting word from the NCAA about regaining his eligibility this season after transferring from Xavier, he credited his mother back in Raleigh, N.C. for helping him stay positive and focused.
The sons of a Cold War scientist who plunged to his death in 1953 several days after unwittingly taking LSD in a CIA mind-control experiment sued the government Wednesday. They claimed the CIA murdered their father, Frank Olson, by pushing him from a 13th-story window of a hotel — not, as the CIA says, that he jumped to his death.
Did you think you were going to be able to settle in for this episode of "Homeland?" Did last week's bizarre plot twist that saw Brody whisked away for an evening with Abu Nazir get you thinking you might spend an episode watching the congressman hooked to a car battery?
Do you remember the term "stress position?" It was part of the debate over the limits of interrogation in the war on terror. One such practice, apparently used by the KGB, leaves a prisoner forced to stand with no relief for up to a day. It's awful.
At the Naval Academy, Gen. John R. Allen is remembered as a standout midshipman, an award-winning teacher and a transformative commandant who worked to usher in a new era of civility and sensitivity at the training ground for future Navy and Marine Corps officers.