| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Bahrain's conflict with the United States worsened Thursday, as the Persian Gulf emirate filed criminal charges against the country's leading opposition figure for holding a meeting this week with a senior U.S. diplomat.
Officials accused Sheik Ali...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In 1962, the same year that a quartet of working-class New Jersey youths called the Four Seasons shot to the top of the pop charts with the irresistible doo-wop single "Sherry," a solo artist from the West Coast made a less auspicious chart appearance...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:14 PM
The White House is making plans to transfer more detainees from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay despite the mounting political furor over the exchange of five Taliban prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, officials said Tuesday.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Art show The Maryland Federation of Art presents the fourth annual "Focal Point: Fine Art & Creative Photography Exhibition" through Sunday, June 15, at the Circle Gallery, 18 State Circle in Annapolis. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily....
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:54 AM
When Samuel L. Morison of Crofton was charged this week with stealing documents from the U.S. Navy's archive in Washington, it was a rare event for the facility.
"There has not been a theft like this in recent memory," said Paul Taylor, a spokesman for...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:39 PM
The race for Broward Circuit Judge Group 8 was supposed to be between an appointed incumbent and a challenger who felt he was better suited to the job.
But the race changed abruptly on May 27, when the incumbent, Broward Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal,...
| Jul 11, 2014
On March 15, 2000, the whales came ashore. Although they appeared to the uninitiated to be "weird-looking dolphins," marine biologist Ken Balcomb identified most of the victims as beaked whales. He could barely believe his eyes when he found the first...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"WE DO not talk. We bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests," said Henry Miller.
Wonder what he'd think about today's "cursory readings" online?
I SPENT A part of last weekend...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The 7th annual OC Air Show finished its first day to the applause and cheering of the thousands who showed up to watch the aerial acrobatics up close. They were not disappointed.
The air show is a weekend long celebration of aeronautic precision and...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Many people fled their homes in the Philippines as Typhoon Rammasun rumbled toward Manila, the capital, where it made landfall early Wednesday.
The storm is the first typhoon to touch down in the Philippines since Typhoon Haiyan, which was one of the...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:50 PM
"Frenchy to Blue Jay: I have a possible sound contact." With that radio transmission from the escort aircraft carrier USS Guadalcanal, sent shortly after 11 a.m. on June 4, 1944, the German submarine U-505 began its long journey from deadly deep-sea...