By getting to know Dr. Hasan and his wife, Mitzi has become an outspoken advocate on behalf of refugees fleeing violence in the Mideast and North Africa. The scope of this human crisis is overwhelming, simply unfathomable.
Are you one of those people that goes around saying things like "I've been hearing good things about Portland! Sounds like a place I'd like to live!" or, better still, "So, like, my game plan is to move to Austin within the next five years and be a musician?"
The United States offers protections to individuals who have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution, due to their race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.
The fact that composer/vocalist Mike Kelleher just released "Mélange," an aptly named album of mixed genres, would be more newsworthy than saying he comes off as a genuinely decent person. But in these cynical times, it's actually relevant - especially given his line of work.
No matter how much you want to protect the privacy of someone receiving a structured settlement, someone else with a fancy computer or data mining program is going to find them and make them an offer to buy their payments.
You can't beat a day at the beach in the summertime. Actually, you can. Spend the night at one of these beautiful beaches, wake up to sound of crashing waves, and you'll know exactly what we mean.
We're going to begin today with a wrapup of the week that was in the presidential campaigns, and as befitting his status as the Republican frontrunner, we're going to start with Donald Trump.
For many seniors, Social Security is their primary source of income. Make no mistake, Social Security is not broken and is not failing.
With the threat of climate change and a host of other environmental challenges looming like a dark cloud, the 2016 election will be a time to hold candidates accountable on where they stand on these concerns -- and what they promise to deliver.
Two weeks ago, we kind of went out on a limb (the polling evidence was not all that clear when we wrote it) and subtitled our previous column: "Donald Trump, Frontrunner." Since that time, such a statement has gone from being a wild prediction to becoming an equally-wild reality.
Healthier, greener options already exist; we need only to summon the willpower to enact them. Therefore, when the fracking moratorium expires and it comes time, once again, to say "no" to fracking in Maryland, let this "no" resound permanently into this beautiful state's future.
With the country's first Catholic Settlement, the State's first Biological Lab, an important archeological conservation lab, a Naval Air Station, ancient fossils for the taking, incredible kayaking and a burgeoning food scene, this unsung, but incredibly important region -- within an hour's drive of Washington D.C. -- won't be unsung for long.
Saturday mornings in my childhood were sometimes like something out of an Annie Lee or an Ernie Barnes painting. Like millions of other little black girls in the '60s with curly, kinky, or coarse hair, this was the appointed time to have one's hair "did."
The Susquehanna's fresh water is critical to the health and function of the estuary. But the mighty Susquehanna delivers something else to the Bay--lots of pollution.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
While the governor drags his heels, Marylanders across the state struggle to survive during bad ozone days.