| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:38 AM
When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:43 AM
The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels and ships from six foreign countries will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday.
As part of the commemoration of the...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 3:05 PM
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba When Cuban doctors from Miami came to help 30,000 Cuban rafters held here, they found a hellish tent camp where people cut and burned themselves in hopes of being evacuated to U.S. hospitals.
The doctors cringed when...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:29 PM
An armed Chinese fighter jet conducted what Pentagon officials called an aggressive midair intercept of a U.S. Navy submarine-hunting aircraft during a routine patrol above international waters.
Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said the...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Ships from six foreign countries and all over the East Coast, plus Texas, will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday morning.
As part of the Battle of...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 8:02 PM
China’s Defense Ministry on Saturday acknowledged an encounter between a Chinese fighter jet and a U.S. Navy aircraft in recent days but rejected as “totally groundless” Pentagon assertions that the Chinese pilot conducted an...
| Aug 31, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — A man tried to rescue his friend from the strong tidal currents at Deep Creek before succumbing to the shifting waters himself, according to a police report into a double-drowning near the Menchville Marina earlier this month.
| Aug 30, 2014
| 11:22 PM
MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahraini authorities detained prominent human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja on Saturday on her arrival at the Gulf state's airport, her mother told Reuters.
Maryam is the daughter of Shi'ite Muslim activist Abdulhadi Abdulla Hubail...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:50 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — A U.S. Navy sailor was acquitted Wednesday of taking part in the killing of a local strip club owner earlier this year.
Brandon H. Morris, 25, a Kentucky native stationed aboard an aircraft carrier at Newport News Shipbuilding,...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:44 AM
WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - A former U.S. Navy warrant officer who orchestrated a spy ring for the Soviets that was considered one of the most damaging security breaches in American history has died at a federal prison in North Carolina, a prison...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 11:01 AM
SIMSBURY—William Conley, who was a UConn record-holding athlete, World War II veteran, FBI agent and PepsiCo executive, died on July 12. He was 92.
Conley was born in 1921 and grew up in New Haven. He lost his parents at a young age, so as a 16-...