When Maryland National Guard Capt. Cara Kupcho first enlisted in the military 18 years ago, she wanted to drive a Bradley Fighting Vehicle. "I like things that go boom," she explained Thursday. "I like tanks."
I couldn't help thinking about how much the culture has changed since the days of the TV Confessional when someone could sin badly and sit down with Ted Koppel in the 1980s or Oprah more recently and confess their sins and expect to be forgiven.
When I came back to The Aegis last July after being an editorial assistant here in 2007, I wrote my very first column, introducing myself to all you lovely people knowing that eventually, somewhere down the line I would also have to write a goodbye column. And now that time has come.
Alexander Kinyua, the Morgan State University student accused of killing and cannibalizing a family friend, pleaded guilty but not criminally responsible Wednesday on separate attempted murder charges.
By By Justin George and Kevin Rector and The Baltimore Sun
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.
Colonial Players' second offering of its 64th season is Sharr White's 2009 award-winning play "Sunlight." This enduring all-volunteer company's bold choice of a topical drama examining recent controversial issues is laudable, although its timing, when many people are experiencing presidential election overload, seems awkward.
President Barack Obama came out swinging Tuesday night in the town hall debate with Mitt Romney, and while he didn't land any pure knockdown punches, his base is sure to be encouraged by seeing a president on TV who once again seemed engaged in the fight to hold the White House.
What happens on Showtime at 10 p.m. Sunday isn't just a case of art imitating life or scenes ripped from headlines. This is the return of a series that surgically drills into the same current of national anxiety as that generated by such real-life events as the Sept. 11 attack this year in Libya.
On Sept. 11, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6028, the "No-Hassle Flying Act of 2012." This bill would allow passengers on certain incoming international flights, who are making a domestic connection, to skip baggage claim and go directly to their connecting flight.
Walmart was again the hot topic at Tuesday's Harford County Council meeting, with about 30 residents coming out to make their opposition to the project at Plumtree Road and Route 924 clear to the council members, who had a light agenda that night.
On Sept. 11 and 12, 2008, ABC News aired Charlie Gibson's interviews with vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. They marked the beginning of the end for one of the most woefully unqualified and dangerous candidates ever put forth for the second highest office in the land.
On a sunny September morning, with weather reminiscent of that harrowing day 11 years ago, dozens of people surrounded the 9/11 Memorial of Maryland at the Inner Harbor. They watched in silence as the shadows from Baltimore's World Trade Center moved across the monument.