| Dec 20, 2014
| 9:16 PM
A man who posted anti-police rants online shot dead two New York City policemen as they sat in their patrol car Saturday, an attack that further shook a city where community-police relations have been tense following the deaths of unarmed black men at the...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:49 AM
For Marylanders, the execution-style killings of two New York City police officers on Saturday in Brooklyn was horrifying and despicable, but the possibility that the shooter had a local connection — Ismaaiyl Brinsley had allegedly shot a woman in...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Thank you for bringing attention to New York's recent ban on fracking ("Fracking ban in NY prompts calls for MD to follow suit," Dec. 17). I applaud Gov. Andrew Cuomo for putting the health of New Yorkers above the pressure for dirty energy. Now it's time...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Since Gov. Martin O'Malley formed an advisory commission more than three years ago to study whether Maryland should allow fracking for gas and oil in the western part of the state, the questions about public health, economics and the environment have been...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:32 PM
While the proposed expansion of the Algonquin Natural Gas Pipeline through Connecticut forges ahead, environmental protests in New York and Rhode Island states are gaining steam and making headway while those in Connecticut are seemingly just getting...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 6:08 PM
As taps played and her husband’s casket was placed in the hearse, the widow of slain police Officer Rafael Ramos clutched a folded NYPD flag to her heart. Her two sons stood close, one of them gently touching the blue, white and green banner that...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Correction: This editorial originally reported that Florida Public Service Commissioner Lisa Edgar said she was "all for it," meaning Florida Power & Light's request to bill customers for a gas drilling venture. Edgar did not make that statement. The...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 7:21 PM
NEW YORK — Former New York Gov. Mario M. Cuomo, who championed the power of government and liberalism to advance society with eloquence and compassion, died Thursday. He was 82.
His death came the same day that his son Andrew was sworn in for his...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Saying she will not be bullied by politicians, a Maine nurse is giving the state an ultimatum: Lift her Ebola quarantine by Thursday or she will disregard the restrictions and go to court.
The saga of nurse Kaci Hickox illustrates how U.S. states are...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Travelers to Maryland from three West African countries where Ebola continues to spread could be quarantined at home or barred from public transit, depending on their risk of exposure to the deadly virus, under guidelines Gov. Martin O'Malley announced...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 11:08 PM
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage.