| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing has been apprehended. Nineteen-year-old Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev was taken into police custody after a stand-off in Watertown, Mass. Friday evening (April 19)....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Boston Marathon bombing double amputee survivor Jeff Bauman met with NBC News' Brian Williams for his first television interview since the attack nearly three months ago that cost Bauman both of his legs above the knee. Bauman had been at the finish...
| May 1, 2013
The Boston Marathon bombing has brought out the xenophobes.
Often when America suffers some large, inexplicable tragedy, we want to blame "foreigners" and look for ways to fortify ourselves against them. It's more reassuring to believe that an evil lies...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Erika Brannock is still adjusting to life with new physical challenges after the Boston Marathon bombing, but she now has a fully accessible bathroom, thanks to renovations by the Freemasons of Maryland.
Brannock, whose left leg was amputated above the...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:06 PM
The arrest of a Dzhokhar Tsarnaev following an intense manhunt that shut down Boston and surrounding areas on Friday generated a debate over whether the suspect should be treated like most other criminal defendants. Many called for authorities to label...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:40 PM
A new policy announced by the NFL on Thursday will prevent Ravens fans from carrying most bags into M&T Bank Stadium this season unless they are made of a clear material.
The change follows a national trend toward increased security measures at...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Most Americans understand that in a hostile world, governments need to engage in some snooping to monitor and thwart our enemies. We know they need to crack codes and keep secrets. In exchange for handing the government that extraordinary power, we expect...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:49 AM
In the days and weeks after the Boston Marathon bombings, the National Rifle Association has repeatedly stated that many Bostonians who did not possess guns probably wished that they had them in their homes during the tense "shelter in place" manhunt....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Our public bureaucrats don’t normally pay much attention to matters involving seconds. (At least, not when you’re standing in line at the DMV or waiting for your income tax refund check to arrive.)
There is one area, however, where state...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:01 PM
On the third Saturday in May, generations of Baltimoreans marched onto the infield at Pimlico Race Course with their coolers in tow, an image that helped define the Preakness Stakes.
The Maryland Jockey Club has unveiled enhanced security...
| May 3, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Congressman Lou Barletta pounced on news that one of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers’ friends reentered the country without a valid visa.
The 11th district Republican, well known for his passionate opposition to illegal immigration, has long...