James F. Barlow, a retired masonry contractor who drove a weapon carrier at Omaha Beach during the World War Allied Invasion, died Sept. 1 at St. Agnes Medical Center after suffering a fractured hip at his Academy Heights home. He was 87.
Lawyers for a Maryland teen convicted in a Jihadist terror plot want him moved to a juvenile facility to await sentencing. A federal judge in Philadelphia is considering the request after a hearing Monday for 18-year-old Mohammad Hassan Khalid of Ellicott City.
Mohammad Hassan Khalid, a recent Howard County high school graduate, pleaded guilty to conspiring with a suburban Pennsylvania woman known as "Jihad Jane" and others to provide material support to terrorists
Once a jihadist, Shiraz Maher now works to counter the radicalization of Muslim youth from his position as a professor at King's College in London. This spring, he's living in Chestertown and teaching a course in Middle Eastern politics at Washington College.
Friday is Opening Day for the Baltimore Orioles, as well as 17 other Major League teams. But it is also Good Friday, the most solemn day in Christianity, and the first day of Judaism's Passover, a confluence of events that is giving some fans theological pause.
Court documents and statements by his family and others provide details of Majid Khan's journey from Baltimore County to Camp 7 at Guantanamo Bay, a detention center so secret that its location within the base is classified.
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
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.
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.