| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Donald Rumsfeld smiles, spins and passes the buck as he spars with Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Errol Morris in "The Unknown Known." Rumsfeld has the certitude of a man so dismissive of any questioning of his thinking and decision-making in...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:
When you discover what a nice mess you have...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Christian Rojas has a plan.
The Iraq War veteran wants to get his paralegal certificate. Then, he figures, he'll go into business for himself, helping people write their wills and file motions in court. He dreams of earning a law degree eventually and...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Tuesday that Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's running mate, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman, would make a better governor than Brown.
"Oh, yeah, I think everybody knows that," Gansler said after a candidate's forum...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Varient Pictures and State Street Pictures are teaming up to develop an untitled movie about fallen solider Justin Rollins and the dog he rescued from the rubble of the Iraqi War.
Bob Teitel and George Tillman, Jr. will produce for State Street with Gina...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:06 AM
The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is the slowest in the country in processing disability claims for servicemen and servicewomen — averaging about a year — and makes more mistakes than any other office.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Former Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley has endorsed first-time candidate Elan S. Carr, who is running in a crowded field to replace retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills).
Carr, a deputy district attorney and Iraq war veteran, is...
| Feb 16, 2014
— The U.S. Senate's top Democrat recently alarmed big business when he announced he would oppose a White House plan to "fast-track" trade deals.
In a wide-ranging interview at the U.S. Capitol, the Senate's No. 2 ranking Democrat, Sen. Dick Durbin...
| Feb 12, 2014
The merits of the nine nominees for the Academy Award for best picture are being debated by cineastes around the world. But as a college professor, this year's Oscar nominees also reaffirm the growing importance of the movies in the classroom and how film...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:46 PM
WASHINGTON — Acknowledging "enormous frustration," President Obama said Tuesday that his administration "continues to explore every possible avenue" to help resolve the nearly 3-year-old Syrian civil war, although he again said he had no plans for...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:39 PM
WASHINGTON -- Some lawmakers are trying to prevent the return to Baghdad of a cache of Iraqi Jewish community records, which were seized by the U.S. military during the Iraq war and occupation.
The Senate on Thursday unanimously backed a bipartisan...