| Dec 15, 2012
| 8:31 PM
He was a loner, a 20-year-old whom Newtown High School classmates remembered as a skinny, shaggy-haired boy "who never really talked at all" and who stayed tight to the corridor walls when he walked, often clutching his laptop.
There was a common...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:30 PM
Arthur Fong Kaff of Bel Air has been appointed to the Harford County Board of Education to fill the vacancy caused by the sudden death in September of the board's president, Dr. Leonard Wheeler.
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the appointment Kaff on...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:52 AM
By the time Gov. Martin O'Malley left the Democratic convention last fall, he had schmoozed with party leaders from Iowa, spoken to potential donors and hosted swanky parties that kept delegates entertained into the next morning — efforts that...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Hours after the Monday afternoon blasts that claimed the lives of three — including an 8-year-old boy — and injured more than 100 at the Boston Marathon, experts in law enforcement, security and terrorism were reluctant to place blame with a...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Virginians are divided along political, racial and gender lines over expanding the state's Medicaid program under provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.
The poll, released Thursday, shows 45...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 10:30 AM
One dark January night in 1824, several men crept into a West Haven cemetery. They dug up the grave of a newly buried 17-year-old farmer's daughter named Bathsheba Smith and carried her body to Yale Medical College for dissection.
These students or...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Marco Rubio led the field of Republican presidential prospects in a nationwide poll released on Wednesday, though voters were split among five potential candidates.
The Quinnipiac University poll of 712 Republicans found Sen. Rubio of Florida...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 12:25 PM
The results of the November election should have left no doubt in the minds of the right-wingers in charge of the national Republican Party about how far their ideas are from the wants of a majority American voters. For any conceivable remaining...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:16 PM
As the nation hurtles toward 2013's "fiscal cliff" — a combination of tax increases and spending cuts designed to tackle the nation's ballooning deficit — pundits from across the political spectrum are inciting full-scale panic.
| Nov 9, 2012
| 8:37 AM
By the time the dust finally settled on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama carried Pennsylvania by 5 percentage points over Republican nominee Mitt Romney. So, just how correct were Pennsylvania’s army of pollsters in predicting the final...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 2:43 PM
On Nov. 6, California narrowly missed becoming the 18th state to abolish the death penalty. But an equally compelling story is evolving in Connecticut, which successfully abolished its death penalty last spring but left in place the death sentences of its...