| Mar 14, 2015
| 12:09 PM
Twice in recent weeks, Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts has made a startling statement to national audiences: Baltimore is still dealing with 1950s- and 1960s-era racism.
The statement, which comes as the city is seeing population growth for the...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 2:16 PM
On April 28 the Supreme Court will hear lawyers debate two monumental questions: “Does the 14th Amendment require a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex?” and “Does the 14th Amendment require a state to...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 8:30 PM
President Obama may no longer be a candidate for public office, but you'd never know it judging by the recent White House schedule.
Yes, it's tradition to trade zingers with other politicians, as Obama did at the recent Gridiron Club banquet in...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 12:44 PM
Three Parkland High School seniors earned honorable mention in C-SPAN's national 2015 StudentCam documentary competition.
Liam Power, Matilda Kitabwalla, and Emily Kapelsohn were awarded $250 for "National School Lunch Program: Healthy Kids, Unhealthy...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 4:38 PM
In an interview set to air on C-SPAN Sunday, Baltimore Commissioner Anthony W. Batts elaborated on comments made a week earlier that he believes the city suffers from "1950s racism" and is more divided than other cities where he has worked.
| Feb 27, 2015
| 8:10 AM
There are few places less hospitable on a Chicago winter morning than an "L" stop. But that's where hundreds of thousands of us spend time and where candidates for political office occasionally show up, smiling and pressing the flesh and otherwise...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 7:57 AM
A link on ESPN.com Feb. 16 read, “Durant fires at media, ‘done with’ being P.C.”
You know what? I don’t care.
I love sports, but I do not care that a pampered NBA star is irritated with some reporters. I’m not...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 4:35 PM
WASHINGTON -- A wink and a nod is usually intended to convey a message subtly, covertly.
It's usually not directed at a C-SPAN camera from the floor of the House of Representatives.
Yet Rep. Andy Harris has received a barrage of attention Wednesday...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 10:22 AM
School events, awards and more throughout the county.
Family Night: The PTO Family Fun Night will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at Emmons Grade School, 24226 W. Beach Grove Road. Admission is free, as is participation in the many games...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:01 AM
President Barack Obama's declaration that the Federal Communications Commission should use its Title II authority under the Communications Act of 1934 to treat Internet service providers as "common carriers" sounds incredibly technical, but its...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 4:46 PM
On Feb. 3, 1865, a steamboat floating in the waters of Hampton Roads was the setting of a meeting between Union and Confederate officials to discuss a peaceful end to the Civil War.
An accord was not reached, although the meeting became a signal from...