| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The latest Rolling Stone cover, featuring the angelic face of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has managed to accomplish several things.
Not all of them are bad.
First, it has outraged a community still hurting from the explosion,...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:56 PM
A Chicago boxer hoping to go pro faced one of the Boston Marathon suspects in the ring in 2009 and beat him to go on to the Golden Gloves finals.
Lamar Fenner's record was 24-0 when he fought Tamerlan Tsarnaev in a national Golden Gloves tournament in...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:30 AM
I grieve for the "new normal" of Erika Brannock and for her future ("For bombing victim, a 'new normal,'" June 19). And I grieve for the future of America if our "new normal" is a government relentlessly spying on law abiding citizens.
| 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 29, 2013
| 3:28 PM
For days since the Boston Marathon bombings, people have been searching for the mysterious "Misha," the friend with the thin red beard who supposedly tutored bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev to be a more pious Muslim.
Also hot on his trail was the FBI,...
| 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 4, 2013
| 11:00 AM
In their commentary, Zainab Choudry and Saqib Ali ("Don't let Israel discriminate," April 30) objected to Senate Bill 462 (the U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2013) introduced recently in the U.S. Senate that advocates Israel's right to deny...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The arrest of three friends of the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing reminds us of the consequences of withholding information from investigators, lying or being an accessory after the fact for a friend or loved one. In other words, if...
| May 6, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Terrorism, whether practiced in the U.S. or overseas, can be defined as a deliberate act of violence to instill fear in a target audience. We fight terrorism when we stay calm but resolute; we abet terrorists when our response is to panic or try to foment...