| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:50 PM
As violent protests continued in Afghanistan over the burning of copies of the Muslim holy book by NATO forces, the Pentagon confirmed Monday that a Maryland National Guard major was one of two U.S. military officers shot to death inside a ministry...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 3:47 AM
Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 54 degrees. It is expected to be mostly cloudy tonight, with a low temperature around 40 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Forty-nine governors, including Martin O’Malley, are “strongly” opposing “disproportionate” cuts to the Air National Guard in the Air Force’s 2013 budget request.
Among the cuts, the Air Force plans to cancel the...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 11:47 AM
The Defense Department now says portions of unidentified remains from Shanksville, Pa. and the Pentagon 9/11 terrorist attacks were burned and dumped in a landfill after being taken to the Dover Air Force base mortuary
Mike Burke's brother Captain...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:11 PM
I have no faith in Afghanistan to do anything other than be the world's number one producer of opium poppies. I've read the reports, looked at the history of the country and have come to the conclusion it will be what it has always been, an isolated...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:01 PM
The conviction of a former Baltimore County man in a deadly hotel bombing in Indonesia is seen as a turning point in the long-delayed prosecution of terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay.
Majid Shoukat Khan, who on Wednesday admitted to conspiring with Osama...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 6:57 AM
Last week was a rough week at work.
I've been at this job for more than 17 years, and I can't remember too many like last week.
It started off OK, but late Monday night set the tone for the rest of the week. It was Feb. 20, and most people had been...
| Mar 2, 2012
Andrew Breitbart, the pugnacious, conservative Internet entrepreneur who took on the left and what he called the "media bully cabal" with a series of exposes that were explosive and sometimes flawed, died early Thursday after collapsing near his home in...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:20 PM
A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
| Mar 4, 2012
Last week, Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, confirmed a no-longer-surprising fact: the Pentagon has sent the White House a menu of options for going to war with Iran.
But that doesn't mean the military thinks bombing Iran...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 12:47 PM
As summer's fleeting charms begin to fade, fall swirls into view in a burst of kaleidoscopic color. Relish autumn's arrival with 50 nifty travel ideas for the Mid-Atlantic region: from leaf peeping and leisurely drives, to museum-hopping, fall-inspired...