Carrie Evans, the executive director of Equality Maryland, was arrested at an immigration reform rally in Washington on Thursday afternoon, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization confirmed.
Controversial retired Lt. Gen. William "Jerry" Boykin is scheduled to speak Thursday at Ocean City's annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast. The mayor's office says he didn't pick the speaker, but he will attend.
Rather than signal an improvement in ties between two uneasy allies in the war against Islamic extremists, the resumption of U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan could make an already tense relationship worse
A besieged al-Qaida, weakened by 10 years of war and the killing of Osama bin Laden and other leaders, is focusing much of its attention on inspiring recruits in the United States and other nations to carry out attacks the terror group itself might no longer be able to mount.
Ruth L. Thomas, whose philanthropic interests ranged from medical institutions to helping newly arrived immigrants, died Wednesday from complications of a stroke at Springhouse Assisted-Living in Pikesville. She was 97.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
U.S. officials declared an end to the mission in Iraq on Thursday, lowering the flag used by the American forces in a ceremony at Baghdad International Airport attended by Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
They all reside at the Edenwald Retirement Community in Towson now. But on Dec. 7, 1941, that "Day of Infamy" when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, they were all in different places when they heard the news, some of them thousands of miles from Towson.
Former slave Israel Crump Sr. fought in the Civil War and later was an active member of Queen's Chapel United Methodist Church in South Laurel. His family and the church historian researched Crump's military career at the U.S. Colored Troops Archives at the National Archives, in Washington.
100th anniversary of the Anne Arundel chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, with emphasis on the historic Rising Sun Inn where they've been headquartered since 1916. They meet at the inn every Monday at 10:30 a.m.
More than two centuries after an American ship blew up off the shores of Tripoli, an ad hoc group that includes history buffs, military veterans and descendants of the sailors is working to repatriate their remains for burial with honors on U.S. soil.
The descendants of Holocaust victims, the survivors and the French railroad continue a lengthy battle over history and fairness — specifically whether the rail company should be liable for transporting some 76,000 Jews and others to Nazi death camps.