| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Jen Psaki, blameless State Department spokeswoman, explained that the hasty evacuation of our embassy in Yemen was not an evacuation but "a reduction in staff."
Thus continues the administration's penchant for wordplay, the bending of language to fit...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:15 AM
FT. HOOD, Texas -- Accused Ft. Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan returns to court here Thursday when a judge is expected to clarify what role his military legal advisors will play in his court-martial, which has been plagued by repeated delays.
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:51 PM
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The standby attorney for the Army psychiatrist accused in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting told a military judge on Wednesday that Maj. Nidal Hasan appears intent on receiving a death sentence.
Lt. Col. Kris Poppe said he is...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:26 PM
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist accused in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood targeted fellow soldiers in a meticulously planned attack that included stockpiling bullets and researching Taliban leaders calling for jihad, a military...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Steven D. Rosen, a sales manager for a Cockeysville furniture company, died Saturday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center after being injured in a fall. He was 61.
"He was on a ladder pulling down an old sign from a building near the old Mark Downs...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Mary Gertrude Shain, 69, of Maugansville passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, at her home.
Born Nov. 9, 1943, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late John Clark and Gertrude Theodosia Mohler Willson.
She was a 1961 graduate of South Hagerstown...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:56 AM
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota National Guard unit preparing for duty in Afghanistan will be home earlier than first planned.
The military has reduced the nine-month deployment for the 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion by about...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:54 AM
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota National Guard soldiers bound for half a year of duty in Afghanistan have left home.
The 68 members of the 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion flew out of Pierre on Sunday, headed for Fort Hood in Texas. The...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:51 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army will eliminate at least 12 combat brigades, relocate thousands of soldiers and cancel $400 million in construction projects as the first wave of federal budget cuts takes aim at military communities around the country....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Orestes De La Paz's exhibit at the Frost Art Museum in Miami in May recalled Chuck Palahniuk's novel and film Fight Club, in which lead character Tyler Durden's principal income source was making upscale soap using discarded liposuctioned fat fetched from...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:30 PM
HOUSTON -- After repeated delays, a military judge pushed forward with the trial of accused Ft. Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, scheduling jury selection in July for the case often stalled by Hasan’s legal maneuvering.
Hasan, 42, was most...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:50 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Revelations of massive government collections of Americans' phone and email records have reinvigorated an odd-couple political alliance of the far left and right.
A number of Democratic civil liberties activists, along with...