On inauguration day next week, Pearl Umberger will don her ceremonial uniform, medals, cap and white gloves and march with her Air Force Honor Guard unit escorting the motorcade of America's 45th president from the Capitol to the White House.
Mr. Trump has made abundantly clear that as president-elect he will have no hesitation not only to crowd the outgoing incumbent over the remaining two weeks of his White House tenure but also to assert himself as a prod to the House and Senate GOP majorities to get to work on his agenda. There is no doubt already that there's a new sheriff in town who is determined to "drain the swamp," as he calls Washington, D.C., and who intends to work his will on all branches, executive, legislative and
The Obama administration has directed $110 million in new funding to Baltimore since last year's riots, according to a report to be released today by a White House task force that is winding down as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office.
It was Nov. 22, 1963, a nice day for a lunch hour walk around Lafayette Park across from the White House, where I ate my brown bag sandwich sitting on a park bench. I had just returned to my desk at the Philip Murray Building on 16th and L to do some final editing of stories written that week and hand out assignments for the following week in my new role as editor of the IUE News, to which I had recently been promoted. Suddenly, we were startled by the sound of loud bells. The old-timers knew
Over the weekend Mr. Trump named Stephen Bannon chief White House strategist, despite all that is known of Mr. Bannon's white nationalist leanings and his voice-of-a-movement status as incubator and disseminator of so-called "alt right" views through Breitbart News, an operation he directed before becoming Mr. Trump's campaign strategist in its final months. Think about it: Mr. Bannon is one of Mr. Trump's first executive choices.
Donald J. Trump, the bombastic Republican businessman who challenged the political status quo throughout his entire campaign, was beating expectations in early returns late Tuesday, but the outcome of the presidential contest remained too close to call.
Khristian Ward, a Roye-Williams Elementary School fifth grader, is one of 11 children from across the country who recently met with President Barack Obama as the first Kid Science Advisors to the president.
Robert R. "Bob" Timberg, a former Evening Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter and Marine Corps veteran whose 1995 book "The Nightingale's Song" about five Naval Academy graduates who served in the Vietnam War earned him wide acclaim, died Tuesday from respiratory failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 76.
Gov. Larry Hogan, just the second Republican governor in the past four and a half decades in Maryland, is seeking an unlikely ally on redistricting reform in President Barack Obama. We're hoping the most powerful Democrat in the land answers the call.
The most plausible path to a Trump-free, Republican-controlled White House is consolidation around Mr. Cruz. It's a difficult conclusion for many people, and some may not get there until Sen. Marco Rubio loses the primary in his home state of Florida. And some may never accept Mr. Cruz, opting to bend the knee to Mr. Trump instead.
Three Aberdeen High School students and their teacher met Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden at the White House Wednesday for a trip of a lifetime to Houston, where they joined in welcoming astronaut Scott Kelly back from his record year-long journey in space on the International Space Station.
A West Baltimore teenager died Monday after being shot multiple times on a street corner less than two miles from his old high school, where counselors again prepared to provide grief counseling to students.
DeRay Mckesson, the prominent activist and late entrant into Baltimore's mayoral race, will meet with President Barack Obama and civil rights leaders at the White House on Thursday for an event honoring Black History Month.