| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:06 AM
FT. MEADE, Md. — Alleged terrorist mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and two other defendants chose to skip the proceedings Tuesday morning when pre-trial hearings for the accused conspirators in the Sept. 11 terror attacks resumed at the U.S....
| Oct 14, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Are we a nation of "laws and not of men," a quote sometimes attributed to our second President John Adams? The last four years would indicate "not so much." It seems that the Administration in Washington does not know the difference between our Criminal...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:48 AM
As Tropical Storm Isaac swirls in the Caribbean -- becoming more powerful mile by mile -- it threatens to unleash disaster once again on vulnerable and often unaware Haitians by Friday night.
The possibility of stinging rain and tree-bending wind...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:03 PM
Ellicott City's historic center braced for a difficult, days-long cleanup of coal, overturned train cars and smashed vehicles after a Tuesday train derailment that crushed two 19-year-old women to death on a bridge.
Investigators said the town's uneven...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud Qosi, one of the longest-held prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, has been released and sent home to Sudan after serving two years of a 14-year sentence for providing support to Al Qaeda's late founder, Osama bin...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:34 PM
This Sunday's book coverage features John Irving's new novel "In One Person" and Elizabeth Gilbert's great-grandma in the kitchen....
| May 8, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Thus far, no one has had his or her head lopped off in the hotbed of culture clashes that stretches from Trexlertown into eastern Berks County.
Every day, when the weather is reasonably nice, half-naked cyclists typically begin individual or group...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Back from a visit to Kabul, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger expressed confidence in relations between the U.S. and Afghanistan. It's Pakistan that concerns him.
"A lot of terrorists are being trained and harbored in Pakistan," said Ruppersberger, the top...
| May 7, 2012
The tale told by former Los Angeles Times reporters Terry McDermott and Josh Meyer in "The Hunt for KSM," the story of the pursuit, capture and interrogation of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, mastermind of9/11, at times so resembles something straight out of...
| May 7, 2012
The Hunt for KSM: Inside the Pursuit and Takedown of the Real 9/11 Mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed
By Terry McDermott and Josh Meyer
Little Brown: 368 pp., $27.99
| May 6, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Silence and the odd outburst from accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others turned an arraignment that could have lasted minutes into a 13-hour court session at Guantanamo Bay on Saturday.
It was the first appearance in a military...