| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:37 PM
U.S. travelers in Ukraine are advised to keep a low profile and stay inside at night to avoid deadly violence between protesters and anti-riot police that erupted in Kiev's Independence Square on Tuesday. Americans in the country's capital should "leave...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The State Department on Monday strongly warned Americans against travel to the West Bank and Gaza after violent clashes in the border area last month played out amid current peace talks. Section fronts
"The security environment remains complex in...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:50 PM
As of the 2013 model year, the first-generation Kia Soul was more than 4 years old, and in today's fast-moving world of vehicle design, that's quite old (an adjective Kia certainly wouldn't want associated with its brand). It was time for a complete...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The U.S. State Dept. has issued a travel alert warning that Americans attending the 2014 Sochi Olympics should "remain attentive regarding their personal security at all times."
With a violent insurgency continuing in the nearby North Caucasus, it is no...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Maryland transit police are warning travelers to be alert on trains and buses, amid a long-running rash of mobile-device thefts targeting riders who were texting, listening to music or talking on the phone.
The Maryland Transit Administration has...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:46 PM
An Orlando police officer shot and killed a 24-year-old man on Interstate 4 early Monday, shutting down the westbound lanes near Princeton Avenue for almost three hours during the morning traffic rush.
Police were attempting to make a traffic stop of...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:21 PM
A lightning strike injured a Cecil County zookeeper, half-dollar-sized hail fell in several counties and tornado sightings sent people scurrying for shelter from Rockville to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Yet the worst...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Last week: While most national and international media attention has focused on possible U.S. military actions in Syria, U.S. immigration reform has fallen to a secondary place in public debates. Last week, a small group of Latino activists organized a...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
TSA officers have stopped more armed passengers trying to board flights at Orlando International Airport than at any other Florida airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
The last attempt was Sunday morning, when a St....
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Brazil: Nearly 100 cities continued to see mass protests in the streets and at airports during the Confederations Cup, which began June 15. Some estimates put the number of demonstrators at more than 1 million, adding to the crowds attending the games....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Internet message boards are cauldrons of casual speech. They're often riddled with typos and grammatical errors: the one-word "alot," countless plurals formed with apostrophes as in "cappuccino's" and "luau's," the examples go on. (For the record, those...