Several dozen protesters rallied in Rockville and Ellicott City on Wednesday to deliver the message that even in Democratic Maryland — where six in 10 voted to re-elect President Obama last year — there are deep misgivings about U.S. involvement in another Middle East war.
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday questioned U.S. military intervention in Syria, saying that although he has closely followed the discussion in Washington this week, it is still unclear to him exactly what the strike would accomplish.
David Zurawik: Don't trust TV history -- ever. That's the big conclusion I came to this week after starting out on the simple assignment of previewing a two-hour National Geographic special on the Iraq War.
The general who led the Pentagon's review of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history told a military judge on Wednesday that their publication revealed tactics, strained relations with some allies and caused some Afghans to stop cooperating with Americans.
A military judge ruled Tuesday that Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning violated the Espionage Act when he gave a trove of classified material to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks to publish online. But Col. Denise Lind found the onetime Marylander not guilty of aiding the enemy.
The death of Trayvon Martin captured the nation's attention, but society is all too willing to ignore the epidemic of early black deaths from homicide and disease, fostered by unequal social conditions.
The Korean War is often known as the "forgotten war," but local veterans of the bloody three-year-conflict on the Korean Peninsula will be sharing their memories with Harford County residents this weekend, 60 years after the guns were silenced.
The war in Iraq is over, and America's engagement in Afghanistan is winding down. Nonetheless, six Marylanders have been killed in those conflicts in the last year, bringing the total for the two wars to 120 dead. These are their names.
As the hospital ship USNS Comfort motored up the Chesapeake Bay, Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class Josh Cackowski was eager to see his son — and anxious about how the 18-month-old might react to him. their reunion was capture in a photograph that appeared across the nation, and is recalled on Memorial Day.
Six military veterans from Maryland pleaded guilty this week to defrauding the government by obtaining federal military benefits with faked documentation that they were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, according to the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Tuesday that the world's challenges have never been greater, nor come with such speed, and championed intervention in struggling countries by powers such as Britain and the United States.
Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel celebrating Black History Month with a special exhibit on black military service in the U.S.; also accepting entry from artists ages 13 to 18 for its "Artist on the Rise: A Teen Juried Exhibition."
Harry Ratrie Jr., a World War II and Korean War veteran who became a leading businessman in Maryland's highway construction industry, died Dec. 8 of a heart attack at a hospital in Naples, Fla., where he lived. He was 90.