| Dec 8, 2010
| 7:05 PM
A 21-year-old Baltimore County man, whose Facebook postings about jihad gave way to discussions with an FBI informant about how to kill American soldiers, was arrested Wednesday after authorities say he tried to blow up a Catonsville military recruiting...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 2:13 PM
According to an article published last week in the Los Angeles Times, a long-term study conducted by three UCLA researchers and recently published in a new book reveals that college can be the best time for students to discover themselves spiritually. The...
| Dec 19, 2010
What are we supposed to think when someone claims he's getting important life-changing news in a dream or from an angel? For some, the reaction is: Get the straitjacket ready. Others, however, will turn to someone like Richard Dawkins, who says such...
| May 5, 2011
| 9:07 AM
In his article about Christian environmentalism ("Confluence of Good Friday, Earth Day a reminder of our duty to protect God's creation," May 3), Bishop John R. Schol, alluding to "Green Dragon" views of environmentalism as "actively anti-Christian,"...
| Aug 23, 2010
Actor turned big mouth, Brad Pitt makes a bold statement against BP. While promoting a documentary on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina the "Ocean's Eleven" actor says that although he's against capital punishment, he would make a special exception...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 3:18 PM
We’ve become a nation of name-callers.
People are “liars,” “Marxists,” “fascists,” “Nazis,” “homosexual sympathizers,” “environmental extremists,” “idiots,” “...
| Sep 17, 2010
British police staged a pre-dawn raid at a London garbage depot Friday, arresting five street cleaners in a suspected terrorist plot against Pope Benedict XVI on the second day of his state visit to Britain. A sixth person was arrested later in the day....
| Mar 22, 2012
| 6:59 PM
It was meant to be a lesson in Christianity, but for one Dauphin County teen, the lesson may have gone too far.
14-year-old Riley Noble* of Middletown, was one of a group of teens at Wednesday’s youth group at the Glad Tidings Assembly of God...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:55 PM
A Tarot card might have foretold that Ellwood "Bunky" Bartlett would win $32.6 million in the 2007 lottery.
Unfortunately, the spirit world provided no omens that might have helped the 45-year-old practicing Wiccan better manage his good fortune.
| Apr 6, 2012
It's relatively easy, isn't it, to love things whose beauty can't be denied — snowcapped mountains, red rock canyons, oceans that sparkle and dance and grip the horizon.
Illinois has none of those things. So it takes a discerning eye and an open...
| Apr 11, 2012
It's an election year. People talk politics in the workplace. And why not? We have freedom of speech.
Well, not necessarily.
You may be shocked to learn that a constitutionally protected freedom of speech for government workers doesn't extend into the...