Over the years many different writers worked on Nancy Drew’s stories, published under the pen name of Carolyn Keene. But the very first books in the series, the ones that established her particular steely bravery, were written by Mildred Augustine Wirt Benson, who was just as bold as Nancy.
Rep. Donna F. Edwards ran a strong campaign for Maryland's open Senate seat this year, is an established voice for liberal causes in Congress and has been an outspoken critic of what she sees as her party's failure to truly embrace African Americans. But when it comes to Twitter, the Prince George's County Democrat is apparently all thumbs.
Why you should read Justice Sotomayor's opinion in Utah v. Strieff: No one argued before the United States Supreme Court that the police had any evidence that Edward Strieff had broken any law. He was detained anyway. This is not an unusual occurrence in poor and minority communities. Questionable stops build distrust between law enforcement and the neighborhoods they serve. It is a chasm that has risen to confrontational levels across the country. The majority of the highest court in the land
A case involving a Maryland-based order of nuns appeared to divide the Supreme Court on Wednesday as attorneys argued the Obama administration overstepped its authority by requiring faith-based employers to facilitate health insurance coverage for contraception.
If President Obama nominates anyone from the huge list of highly qualified woman, the U.S. Supreme Court justice count would increase to four women and five men, a step in the right direction, but not yet far enough. Women make up a majority of the U.S. population, after all, and there are many candidates who are more than qualified to hold the job.
If President Obama nominates anyone from the huge list of highly qualified woman, the U.S. Supreme Court justice count would increase to four women and five men — a step in the right direction, but not yet far enough. Women make up a majority of the U.S. population, after all, and there are many candidates who are more than qualified to hold the job.
The Supreme Court declared Monday the Constitution gives the president, not Congress, the lead role in setting the nation's foreign policy, including the "exclusive power" to recognize foreign governments and negotiate sensitive disputes.
Someone phoned in a threat to Princeton basketball player Leslie Robinson, the niece of President Barack Obama, before her team played Maryland on Monday evening in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
The timing of Bud Selig¿s pre-retirement news conference at Camden Yards Tuesday was delicious. It was 20 years to the day after major league players walked out and initiated the most disastrous labor showdown in baseball history.
The government can start enforcing the mandate requiring employers to authorize employee coverage for birth control now on faith-based non-profits that haven't gotten relief from the courts. So now is the time for Congress to act to at least delay, if not lift altogether, this onerous burden from our ministries.
The U.S. government asked the Supreme Court on Friday not to allow Roman Catholic-affiliated groups a temporary exemption from a part of the Obamacare health care law that requires employers to provide insurance policies covering contraception.
The Affordable Care Act allows Catonsville's Little Sisters of the Poor to avoid subsidizing their employees' birth control in a way that respects both the rights of the nuns and those who work for them.
A Roman Catholic order of nuns who care for the elderly poor was hopeful Wednesday after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked an Obamacare provision that would have required it to cover contraception for employees starting with the new year.
A divided Supreme Court struck down a federal law Wednesday that prohibited the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriage, a landmark decision that will make federal marriage benefits available to legally married same-sex couples for the first time in the nation's history.
The U.S. Supreme Court will take on Maryland's DNA law after being asked to decide whether the collection of samples from people arrested for certain crimes is a violation of their constitutional rights.