In a pandering stunt of biblical proportions, the Trump administration last week released what it presented as a major new initiative to protect the rights of students to pray and otherwise express religious belief in public schools. In fact, the updated guidelines the administration unveile…

When Democrats took the debate stage on Tuesday night, the top two candidates for the party’s nomination were in their late 70s. Joe Biden or Sen. Bernie Sanders, if elected, would not only be the oldest president to serve, but the oldest to be inaugurated.

January is National Mentoring Month, with proclamations issued by Queen Anne’s, Kent, Caroline, Dorchester, Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset counties. Commissioners throughout the Eastern Shore are encouraging everyone to make a difference by signing up to be a mentor.

A significant museum in Washington, D.C., closed its doors at the end of the year, marking a loss in the promotion of the freedom of the press and a source of inspiration for those interested in joining the journalistic ranks.

The consequences of President Donald Trump’s abrupt decision to kill Iran’s top general are already playing out in ways that only heighten the possibility of direct military conflict. Americans remain weary of war after the costly and exceedingly bloody eight-year war in Iraq that was launch…

If you have 20/20 (or better) vision, you probably don’t even think about seeing — unless you previously had worse vision. If your vision has declined over the years, you probably wish for the times when you took your vision for granted.

Tucked inside the $1.4 trillion bipartisan spending deal hammered out in Congress last month is $25 million for the studying the effects of gun violence in the U.S. While it may sound like common sense given America’s gun-violence crisis, it’s actually a breakthrough: the first time in more …

For those still working on their final New Year’s resolution, there are no shortage of ideas floating around the internet. Let’s be honest, every editorialist and columnist pretty much knows one of the last issues of the year — or one of the first — demands the annual piece on new year’s res…

Congress has a duty to weigh whether the FISA courts should be allowed to continue, since they obviously cannot be trusted to protect Americans’ civil liberties. If they remain, there must be much stronger safeguards than heretofore. And those who willfully deceive the court must face severe…

As we begin the New Year, we join the Blood Bank of Delmarva and the Red Cross in encouraging individuals to resolve to roll up a sleeve to give blood this month and throughout 2020.

Missouri’s Sen. Roy Blunt, one of the Senate’s highest-ranking members, is the epitome of a mainstream Republican today — which is what makes his recent comments about impeachment so disturbing. On CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday, Blunt, who will stand as one of the 100 jurors in President…

The House effort to impeach President Donald Trump has played out as predicted, with Democrats pushing the measure on a nearly straight partisan vote. Following the vote, the case goes for prosecution to the Senate, whereRepublicans will just as predictably acquit the president.