| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:20 AM
The chairman of the U.S. Senate education committee asked the chancellor of Maryland's state university system Monday to hand over records on enrollment and workplace practices at the University of Maryland University College, where president Susan...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:13 AM
University of Maryland University College was academically sound on the day President Susan Aldridge resigned, according to the chancellor of the state university system.
That assurance, conveyed by Chancellor William E. Kirwan in an interview last week,...
| May 2, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Tobacco manufacturers that re-label roll-your-own cigarette tobacco as pipe tobacco are cheating federal and state authorities out of an estimated $1.3 billion in lost state and federal tax revenues, according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 10:50 AM
SAN PEDRO, Calif. (KTLA) -- After more than 50 years in service, the public can now walk aboard the decks of the USS Iowa.
The ship opened as a floating museum Saturday at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro.
General admission ticket cost $18....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million.
"McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:09 AM
CHARLOTTE -- Speaking to members of Iowa's influential delegation to the Democratic convention on Wednesday, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took a shot at several Republican governors while laying out a broad vision for the party that some suspect he hopes...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 9:34 AM
SAN PEDRO (KTLA) -- Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has been released from the hospital after choking on a carrot while taking part in the re-dedication ceremony of the USS Iowa.
According to his spokesman, the 65-year-old choked on a carrot and vomited and...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:31 PM
The first signs of bipartisan support for overhauling the nation's chemical safety law emerged Monday, as three Republicans joined 23 other senators calling for tough restrictions on toxic flame retardants.
Citing the Tribune's Tribune's "Playing With...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley was in this first-in-the-nation caucus state Sunday to give the keynote address to hundreds at a Democratic barbecue — a role frequently reserved for likely presidential candidates.
The invitation, and decision to...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Looming federal budget cuts the nation faces in January could strike a body blow to Maryland's economy, taking $2.5 billion in personal income out of residents' pockets and crimping social programs in health and human services, education, and workforce...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Debbie Jackson, an Easton parent of a child with behavioral challenges, shared her story on Capitol Hill Thursday morning during a hearing on how schools can handle such children without using seclusion or physical restraint.
Jackson was joined by Dr....