| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:29 AM
WASHINGTON — Gays and lesbians in the military are running into widespread obstacles as they seek to take advantage of a new Obama administration policy designed to make it easier for same-sex couples in the armed services to get married.
| Oct 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Even after 36 years, Carl Maxwell Jr.'s thoughts leap to the rustic house at the edge of the golf course, and what happened there.
"It is so old, but it is so fresh," Maxwell said, recalling the many nights that members of Troop 222 spent at the home...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:59 PM
For the better part of four years, Air Force Maj. Gen. John Borling lived in a cell that was about 21/2 paces wide and 31/2 paces long. There were no windows and little ventilation, except for three small holes. One of the holes contained a naked light...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:01 AM
If you walk up the long gravel pathway alongside the spacious grassy fields of Whitehall Township's 110-acre main park, the view from the top of the hill is remarkably similar to that from atop the hills just north of Gettysburg.
From the Oak Ridge...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:03 AM
The second the new Miss America was announced, the Internet did what it sadly does best -- let the racists out of the woodwork.
The new Miss America is Nina Davuluri, a 24-year-old Indian-American who is the first Miss America of Indian descent. Her...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Steve Austin will be back for Season 2 of CMT's Redneck Island when the competition series kicks up again starting Nov. 10 at 9pm ET/PT. The 10-episode season is again billed as a “redneck-style competition series,” and this time the...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown and his wife, Anne Gust Brown, will attend the 81st annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the state Capitol on Wednesday evening. The 50-foot tall white fir tree from Shasta County is the Capitol’s first Christmas tree......
| Aug 3, 2013
| 9:30 AM
When will the raising of fees, taxes and tolls on the average Maryland taxpayer be enough? When will the real leaders in Maryland politics rise up and speak against these ever more burdening costs to an already struggling electorate? I just don't get it....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley has appointed Brig. Gen. Linda Singh to head the Maryland Army National Guard.
Singh, currently director of the Maryland National Guard's joint staff, will be the first woman and the first African-American to command the Army...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:45 PM
If you need a pick-me-up this Tuesday, may I suggest this inspiring interview that CNN's Suzanne Malveaux conducted with a Minnesota couple? Their community pitched in so that Staff Sgt. Dan Westby of the Minnesota Army National Guard and his wife, Kari,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:26 PM
September 11. It’s a date that is recorded in American history and will continued to be remembered throughout the United States. NASCAR driver Kurt Busch is no different than any other American as he reflects back on Sept. 11, 2001, and today he...