| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:36 PM
From its distinguished alumni — CEOs, well-known authors, professional actors — to its enviable test scores and championship sports teams, the Parkland School District glows with an aura of affluence and privilege.
But amid its McMansions,...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Sixth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor.
Not long into her campaign for governor, Democrat Heather R. Mizeur coined a response to the question still dogging her today: Can she win?
To the pundits and the radio hosts, to donors and...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Mary Soames, the last surviving child of British World War II leader Winston Churchill, has died at her London home. She was 91.
Her son Nicholas Soames said she died Saturday after a short illness.
Soames wrote several books that provided an...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:43 PM
As a show of appreciation, a thank-you note simply wouldn't do.
U.S. Navy Lt. Jon Weissberg, fresh from deployment aboard the USS Harry S. Truman in the Middle East, was determined to do something more. So he returned to Mariner's Christian School in...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:53 PM
WAUKESHA, Wis. — President Obama sat down at his portable signing table at a gas engine plant here Thursday to order an across-the-board review of how to improve federal job training programs.
A day after he highlighted some significant changes he...
| Apr 25, 2014
Sunday, April 27
Veterans event VFW Post 160 in Glen Burnie will host a Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans event from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., with music by Jerry and the Heartaches.
Monday, April 28
Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Last week: We mourn the loss of Clay Shaw, who died this week at age 74. My family had the privilege of knowing Congressman Shaw for many years and long admired his dignified and steadfast commitment to public service. He was among the last of the great...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:24 PM
At 19, John "Bud" Hawk had been in the Army a little more than a year when German tanks started blasting away at his machine-gun unit in a Normandy apple orchard.
The Germans, hemmed in by Allied forces to the north and the south, were desperate to...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:52 AM
President Harry S. Truman's famous adage — "The buck stops here" — sat on his desk in the Oval Office as a clear reminder that as president, he was responsible for the decisions he made and what happened in his administration. It sent a...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Some people read military history for the technical details--why General X failed to match Hanibal's pincer movement at Cannae. Others, like me, dip into it to see how individuals and societies respond to circumstances of immense stress.
| Jan 1, 2013
It's just a parade, after all, a once-a-year parade, so in the grand scheme of things, the Tournament of Roses Parade doesn't matter — until it does. And it does.
There's a paradox at the core of Pasadena's pretty street party. What began in...