| Feb 16, 2014
Ever since a wave of conservative insurgents arrived in Washington after the congressional election of 2010, Congress has careened from one tea party-inspired fiscal crisis to another, from the debt-ceiling showdown of 2011 to last year's 16-day...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Credited with reenergizing and modernizing the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization, NAACP president Benjamin Jealous announced Sunday he will step down from his position at the end of the year.
In a statement, Jealous said he wanted to...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:01 PM
It's the first week of October, which puts the U.S. Supreme Court in focus in a way it almost never is unless chads are hanging — as in the 2000 post-election mess — or the justices are rendering decisions on fraught subjects like gay marriage...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:07 PM
WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency has been secretly collecting Internet data -- almost certainly including American email traffic -- as it transits to Google and Yahoo servers abroad, according to the latest disclosure from former NSA...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Following a rash of criticism, Lara Logan has apologized for an inaccurate "60 Minutes" report on the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. special mission in Libya.
"We were wrong," she told co-hosts Norah O'Donnell and Jeff Glor in an Friday appearance...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Three years before the next presidential election, Republican also-rans are making noises about trying again. The most conspicuous is former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who won the Iowa caucuses in 2008 but quickly faded and pivoted to his own television...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Adam Sachs, a Democratic candidate for the House of Delegates in District 12 wants to implement a system of public financing for state campaigns, and ban corporate and political action committee contributions to state candidates.
These are two bad ideas...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The lines crease and arc, deeper they have grown, spooling out from lips, chin and eyes, which glimmer like blue flames in a vigil. The face is a map, a diary; a rough terrain once smooth, showing its courage in its frailties. It is still handsome —...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
VANCOUVER, Canada — Anyone who saw John Tortorella's testy, 20-second news conferences when he coached the New York Rangers might have been shocked Monday when he conducted a cordial 20-minute session before the Canucks' morning skate at Rogers...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:00 PM
With national signing day only days away, preview the Terps' class of 2014 with a handy, commit-by-commit guide. Prospect profiles will run all the way through Wednesday (Feb. 5), when players can officially sign a national letter of intent. (SEE THEM ALL...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:18 PM
With today marking national signing day, preview the Terps' class of 2014 with a handy, commit-by-commit guide. Prospect profiles ran all the way through today, when players can officially sign a national letter of intent. (SEE THEM ALL HERE.)