| May 25, 2014
| 7:05 AM
Good morning, readers! Today is Sunday, May 25.
Here's the news from your area:
- Anyone with a good idea about how to streamline state government could receive $25,000 as part of a bill approved by the state Assembly on Friday.
- Glendale police...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:48 PM
The federal indictment of five Chinese military officials for allegedly stealing U.S. corporate trade secrets significantly escalated the cyberespionage battle between the two superpowers — and sharply contrasted their attitudes toward commercial...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:08 PM
As Russia's actions in Ukraine rattle its neighbors, the Maryland National Guard is affirming its decades-long partnership with Estonia.
Maryland has helped to train Estonian troops since shortly after the breakup of the Soviet Union. Now it's...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Some people think the use of Drones is a necessary evil, some think they are just plain evil. British National-turned-terrorist’s widow Margot Al-Harazi believes the latter, and has recently used her daughter Simone to acquire a doomsday device...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:02 PM
The way a country winds down a war in a faraway place and stands with those who risked their own safety to help in the fight sends a message to the world that is not soon forgotten.
As President Obama announced last week, the U.S. will withdraw all...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:29 PM
An additional 200 U.S. troops have arrived in Iraq to provide security for U.S. personnel and property, further boosting the American contingent there, the Pentagon said Monday.
The troops, who arrived Sunday, are in addition to up to 300 special...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:37 PM
"We must resist our dreams of managing history."
—Reinhold Niebuhr, "The Irony of American History" (1952)
When you study how the U.S. goes to war, there is a prevalent though not perfect pattern. The triggering event is often a sudden crisis...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Summer Travel Tips for Seniors and Families
Summer has arrived. Spring cleaning is over, and kids are on vacation. Some families are either preparing to take trips out of the area, or relatives are coming to Orlando for an extended summer vacation....
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:25 PM
The United States on Sunday condemned a militant group's claim of killing 1,700 Iraqi soldiers, a denouncement that came a short time after officials said they were boosting security at the embassy in Baghdad and relocating some staff.
The claim by...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:38 AM
Fighters affiliated with an extremist Al Qaeda-inspired faction seized control of another town in the northwest of Iraq on Monday, beating back pro-government forces scrambling to stop the group's advance.
Tal Afar, an ethnically diverse town of Sunni...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Pro-government forces in Iraq launched a counteroffensive Monday to try to retake a northern town seized by an extremist Sunni Muslim faction whose week-old onslaught threatens to dismember the country and touch off a bloody sectarian struggle....