Longtime Laurel resident Hilda Fyffe celebrated her 105th birthday. Five-year-old Penelope Koren has been raising funds for a variety of charities. Laurel Presbyterian Church, 7610 Old Sandy Spring Road, will hold its annual Fall Bazaar, Saturday, Oct. 18. Fanatic Orioles fans, Eileen and Cliff Collins, have a large orange "O" trimmed in black painted on the side of their home. Orioles fan Ronnie Harris will celebrate his birthday Oct. 18.
Madhulika Sikka, the keynote speaker at the Pink Fling Luncheon at the Carroll Hospital Center Sunday, began her speech by taking a poll. She asked who in the room had been diagnosed with cancer, and more than two score hands went up. She then asked who worked in the medical field, and another 20 hands were raised. She finally asked who knew someone who has been diagnosed with cancer, and everyone put a hand in the air.
WASHINGTON -- At the height of the Monica Lewinsky scandal an aide in the Clinton White House reached out to Maryland Gov. Parris N. Glendening and asked the fellow Democrat to back off his criticism of the president, a new round of documents released by the Clinton Presidential Library on Friday show.
The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing particularly American malady — the assassination of the nation's political leaders.
In the opening episode of Season 4 of "Homeland," Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes), CIA station chief in Kabul, is sitting in a rec center within the U.S. compound drinking a beer and watching baseball on TV, when a young Air Force pilot approaches.
If the Secret Service has this much difficulty defending the White House against publicity seekers and disaffected loners, what confidence can we have in its ability to defend against serious people mounting serious attacks?
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson's resignation after revelations of serious security lapses by the president's protective detail must be followed by an independent investigation of the agency's failures
President Obama issued an executive order last month, called "Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria." In essence, it's a broad spectrum plan to keep antibiotics working. There's a lot of good in there, but in one very important way, the new executive order report falls short. It doesn't get tough on factory farms.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings appeared to call Wednesday for U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to step down over a series of recent security breaches at the White House -- becoming the first member of Congress to do so -- but then later softened his stance on the matter.
Subbing for new grandmother Hillary Clinton on late notice, former President Bill Clinton became the star attraction Tuesday night at a fundraiser for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown at a posh estate in Potomac.
New grandmother and former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton has decided to stay home in New York with daughter Chelsea today, skipping a planned high-dollar fundrasier for Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown.
William McKinley, he is one of eight presidents who have died in office. Four were killed by assassins and four died of various illnesses. Otherwise, his presidency seems to have been relegated to relative obscurity.He ought to be remembered,
In Mr. Obama's 2009 speech accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, he made a defense of the concept of the just war, which he can reasonably argue he has decided to enter on the grounds of long-range self-defense against this newly sprouting terrorist offshoot of al-Qaida. It now looms as the greatest challenge of his presidency, and to a positive legacy.
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said Sunday that President Obama was "shocked" by the video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice hitting his then fiancee and a Democratic senator called the National Football League's handling of the situation "outrageous."
WASHINGTON -- Gov. Martin O'Malley called on the legal community to address the shortage of attorneys available to represent immigrant children and touted Maryland's progress in making the state more hospitable to newcomers in an address Thursday to the Hispanic National Bar Association.
A newly circulated video showing Ray Rice knocking out his then fiancee drew heightened and widespread outrage Monday, prompting the Ravens to fire the player whose dazzling runs on the field and anti-bullying efforts off of it had endeared him to Ravens Nation.
Uber has pulled off what few others can these days: The beloved car service has united politicians of all persuasions. Republicans, Democrats and Libertarians are all vying to outdo each other in portraying the popular ride-sharing company and its political struggles to avoid regulatory strangulation as a poignant validation of their individual world views.