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  • Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time

    Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time
    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....
  • Blue Angels to join 1812 celebration

     Blue Angels to join 1812 celebration
    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...
  • Cuban doctors return to Guantanamo for 20th anniversary of rafter crisis

    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...
  • Chinese fighter jet intercepted Navy sub-hunter plane in South China Sea

    Chinese fighter jet intercepted Navy sub-hunter plane in South China Sea
    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...
  • More details announced for Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration

    More details announced for Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration
    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...
  • China dismisses U.S. protest over airborne encounter

    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...
  • In Newport News double drowning on Deep Creek, one friend tried to help another

    In Newport News double drowning on Deep Creek, one friend tried to help another
    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. The...
  • Bahrain detains Shi'ite rights activist on arrival at airport

    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...
  • Navy sailor acquitted in killing of strip club owner

    Navy sailor acquitted in killing of strip club owner
    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,...
  • John Walker, mastermind of notorious spy ring, dies in U.S. prison

    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...
  • Simsbury's William Conley, Executive, WWII Veteran, FBI Agent, Dies At 92

    Simsbury's William Conley, Executive, WWII Veteran, FBI Agent, Dies At 92
    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-...