| Apr 3, 2015
| 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and his top aides began the job of selling the outline nuclear agreement with Iran in a flurry of calls to lawmakers and assurances that sanctions on the Islamic Republic won't be lifted anytime soon.
Addressing two of...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 4:25 AM
Capping exhausting and contentious talks, Iran and world powers sealed a breakthrough agreement Thursday outlining limits on Iran's nuclear program to keep it from being able to produce atomic weapons. The Islamic Republic was promised an end to years...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 5:05 PM
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama scored a decisive win on Thursday with an agreement he says will prevent Iran from ever obtaining a nuclear weapon.
Obama took a risk on pursuing talks with a regime that for three decades has denounced America as "The...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 3:00 AM
In 1982, during one of many visits to Israel, I had the opportunity to speak with Prime Minister Menachem Begin, who told me, "Israel needs friends." He added that in the end, his nation could not trust any nation with its fate and security. The...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 4:14 PM
In a show of unity, U.S. and Afghan officials laid the groundwork for new relations between the two countries on Monday, including plans to seek American funding to maintain an Afghan security force of 352,000 and long-term counterterrorism efforts....
| Mar 23, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Your editorial on the outcome of the Israeli election was laughable, but that is what I expected from a liberal newspaper ("Bibi's costly victory," March 18).
The liberal media were contemplating a defeat for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 12:20 PM
A knife-carrying Army veteran who scaled a White House fence and dashed into the executive mansion before being caught pleaded guilty Friday in connection with the case.
Omar Gonzalez pleaded guilty to entering or remaining in a restricted building or...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 3:36 PM
There are few anglers more revered than Frederick native Bernard "Lefty" Kreh. Kreh, who turned 90 last month, has fished for nearly 70 years with everyone from Ted Williams to Fidel Castro, and from President Jimmy Carter to Ernest Hemingway. Enshrined...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
These days, some parts of Big Hunting Creek do not seem nearly so presidential. Its banks torn apart by years of erosion, the roaring stream has become, for some Thurmont citizens, a noisy, unwanted neighbor.
“It sounds like a freight train,”...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:15 PM
With President Barack Obama giddily professing his love for Meryl Streep as he fastened the Presidential Medal of Freedom around the famous actress's neck, we wondered what other perks of office this president enjoys.
The news has been so wretched...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:48 PM
In just over a century and a half, the concept of a presidential library has evolved from a small room in a home where first lady Sarah Polk kept her late husband's letters and mementos into multimillion-dollar complexes that house thousands of official...