| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:49 PM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has moved to exert more control over the injection of diesel deep underground to extract oil and natural gas, its first foray into addressing the potential contamination of water from the controversial...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- In the already tiresome guessing game of whether or not Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016, there's a wide assumption among Democrats that the nomination is hers for the asking. One apparent rationale is that the party has no one...
| Mar 2, 2014
The recently proposed U.S. troop cuts are an important step toward re-sizing today's forces to meet the current U.S. defense strategy, which calls for defeating a major adversary and deterring a second by denying objectives or imposing unacceptable costs,...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Why has Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine and Crimea? What does this mean for American interests and my 401(k)? Does President Obama have any good options? Is the Cold War coming back?
And who is Putin wearing?
Like many Americans,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:45 PM
OXON HILL, Md. — For an event remembered by its big statements — rabble-rousing speeches and students clad in American-flag shorts — this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference was nearly silent on same-sex marriage and...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 10:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- The United States would not recognize a referendum by Crimea to leave Ukraine, and a shift of that region to Russia “is not a done deal,” a top Obama administration official said Sunday.
“If there is a referendum and it...
| Nov 15, 2013
Almost every time this country finishes a major war, we cut the Army appropriately — and then we cut too much.
After World War II, we demobilized massively, but then went too far. The result in 1950 was Task Force Smith, the first U.S. Army ground...
| Jan 9, 2014
Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, announced this week that she was giving up her campaign to unseat an incumbent U.S. senator in her father's home state of Wyoming. Her campaign had angered many as she had sauntered from her...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Liz Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, dove headlong into her first run for political office Tuesday, announcing an unusual bid to unseat Wyoming’s incumbent Republican senator, Mike Enzi.
Cheney, 46, who moved from...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house we go? Not the Cheneys. Not this Thanksgiving. Not when U.S. Senate candidate Liz Cheney is using her gay sister Mary to right her sinking campaign in Wyoming.
The family feud broke into the...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:23 AM
Literary legend has it that James Michener saw a great blue heron above the St. Michaels property he was inspecting and immediately decided to buy the 25 acres and the old house that sat on a creek off the Choptank River, near the entrance to the...