| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Due to increased security measures, portions of Catoctin Mountain Park west of Thurmont will be closed Friday from about 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., the National Park Service said.
President Obama is hosting members of his Cabinet and their families at Camp David...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:31 PM
I'm walking from Camp David to the White House starting Friday — 100 miles in the July heat. I'm doing this to honor the 19 firefighters who died fighting a wildfire near Prescott, Ariz., on June 30. These men died particularly horrifying deaths...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:51 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Lobbying for gun control in the United States often means proving how much you like firearms.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, whose state recently passed some of the strictest gun control measures in the country, often reminds people...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Later this month, on April 29 and 30th, the G-8 will host an important meeting on Open Data for Agriculture. The Department of Agriculture is organizing the meeting on behalf of the United States for members of the G-8 and interested parties. I bet that...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Businesses at Hagerstown Regional Airport have expressed concerns about the potential closure of the airport’s air-traffic control tower as a result of federal budget cuts.
At a roundtable meeting Wednesday, organized by Rider Jet Center,...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 9:06 AM
"I honestly believe that if any Israeli parent sat down with those 1 / 8Palestinian 3 / 8 kids, they'd say I want these kids to succeed."
-- Barack Obama, in Jerusalem, March 21
WASHINGTON -- Very true. But how does the other side feel about Israeli...
| Apr 1, 2013
"I honestly believe that if any Israeli parent sat down with those (Palestinian) kids, they'd say, 'I want these kids to succeed.'"
— President Barack Obama, in Jerusalem, March 21
— Very true. But how does the other side feel about...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Without a staffed air traffic control tower, “there is going to be an incident” involving aircraft at or near Hagerstown Regional Airport, one concerned business owner said Thursday.
“I feel very strongly that we are going to have an...
| Apr 6, 2013
After President Obama's visit to Israel and Jordan, it's time for our reality check No. 99.
For perspective, let's backtrack to Obama's June 2009 speech in Cairo. Reasonably, the President asserted, all sides were educated, smart and patriotic. If...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 1:45 PM
It is useful to look at what President Barack Obama might accomplish on his visit to Israel, which starts Wednesday.
Whether or not a new government has been formed, the most important aspect of Obama's visit is, in my view, what he says to the people of...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Even when it was just an architectural glimmer in the eye of Walter and Leonore Annenberg, the desert estate where President Barack Obama will greet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday was never in danger of being confused with a mere vacation house....