| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:01 PM
TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may have spent the better part of the last two weeks apologizing for "Bridgegate," but now, it seems, the apologies are over.
In a 20-minute inaugural address in an auditorium at the War Memorial in...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Maryland's high school graduation rate has been climbing steadily for the past four years and reached nearly 85 percent — far above the national average — this past June, according to data released Tuesday.
More students from every corner...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Thousands of immigrants living here without legal permission will start the new year demonstrating skills in parallel parking and two-point turns in hopes of becoming licensed drivers in Maryland.
Maryland joins a handful of states on Jan. 1 that...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Claire Davis, the 17-year-old who died Saturday after she was shot in the head at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo., nine days ago, brought grace, laughter and light to the world, family members said.
"Although we lost our precious daughter,...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 10:04 PM
Claire Davis, the 17-year-old who was shot in the head by a classmate at Arapahoe High School, died Saturday afternoon, hospital officials said.
"It is with heavy hearts that we share that at 4:29 p.m. this afternoon, Claire Davis passed away, with...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Laurie Wood and Kody Partridge of Salt Lake City didn't know they were going to get married on Friday.
They didn’t even have the time to tell anyone. Wood was so frazzled she almost forgot to grab her driver’s license before heading to...
| Nov 18, 2013
"If dreams could come true" written by Dennis Holtschneider (Opinion, Apr. 18) explains the struggles of illegal immigrant children who have earned higher education and are unable to use their knowledge to work in America today. Holtschneider explains how...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Lost amid our gloom and doom over the tea partiers' nonsensical, reactionary effort to bring down effective government in Washington is this happy local counterweight: 2013 has been an incredibly fruitful year for the forces of forward-thinking government...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:46 PM
President Barack Obama renewed his call to Congress last week for passage of comprehensive immigration reform legislation that would "grow the economy and shrink our deficits" as well as strengthen border security, modernize the visa system and offer a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:14 PM
An update to our Q&A posted earlier about a group of undocumented youths attempting to cross the U.S. border into Texas: 30 of them and three of their parents were detained at the Laredo crossing, one of the organizers told the Los Angeles Times on Monday...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:38 PM
President Obama told a heckler who interrupted a speech on immigration Monday that he will not circumvent Congress and try to halt deportations by executive order because the U.S. is “a nation of laws.”
“Please use your executive...