| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Three sanitation workers found it along the route of a Martin Luther King Jr. Daymarch: a nest of wires in a backpack.
The homemade bomb was equipped with an unusual remote-controlled trigger and stuffed with more than 100 heavy fishing weights coated in...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 9:11 PM
Members of the local Muslim community joined hands with a local Quaker church in Fallston to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
Dr. Rehan Khan of Masjid Al-Falaah Harford County Education Society, addressed the church congregants and shared his...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:31 PM
You want to stop terrorism? Then you had better keep an eye on the Muslims, according to the FBI.
In advanced anti-terrorism training classes, according to Wired.com, FBI recruits were taught that mainstream American Muslims are likely to be terrorist...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:00 PM
I wasn't surprised to see that the peanut gallery on the far right has no objection to the Obama administration's use of extra-judicial murder against people it deems sufficiently anti-American (whether or not they have actually committed a crime). ("...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 1:00 PM
This fall, cable's Fox News Channel celebrates its 15th anniversary, having launched on Oct. 7, 1996. FNC is known for such opinion commentators as Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity, but most of the broadcast day is taken up with news reporting.
| Nov 3, 2011
| 12:29 PM
The arrest this week of four Georgia men charged with plotting to attack government officials with explosives and a biotoxin raises the question of just how big of a threat are homegrown terrorists in the United States?
While security experts obviously...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 8:55 AM
I write this column basically every two years.
The only difference is that this time, I had perhaps my silliest RedEye column ever (that’s saying something) slated for the issue where the cover memorialized the twelve peopled killed (not to mention...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:24 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Gore Vidal, the eclectic author who faithfully chronicled the major shifts and upheavals in the United States in books, essays and plays, has died. He was 86.
Vidal died at his Los Angeles home Tuesday evening of complications from...
| Apr 22, 2012
Will the final chapters of the Afghan war be written in Chicago? It's possible. At next month's NATO summit here, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and global leaders will discuss an exit strategy for foreign troops fighting the Taliban, a task no doubt...
| May 27, 2010
| 7:16 PM
The Republicans are stacked up seven-deep, trying to boot the outspoken Democrat Alan Grayson out of office.
But you probably don't have time to vet all the candidates yourself.
So on Wednesday night — when the Magic were continuing their comeback...
| Mar 14, 2010
Last year, when President and Mrs. Obama were selecting art for temporary White House display, I felt a twinge of regret that they were limited to work by American artists. At least two pictures by 51-year-old Belgian painter Luc Tuymans would offer a lot...