With this week being national Child Passenger Safety Week, Maryland State Police and the Maryland Highway Safety Office are reminding the public the importance of ensuring that motorists are using the correct child safety seat and that it is properly installed and being used.

Sometimes with President Donald Trump, it’s difficult to tell when he’s offering serious policy, when he’s intellectually spit-balling and when he’s trolling his adversaries. But regardless, it’s almost assured that Democrats will instinctively, reflexively and vigorously oppose anything Tru…

We will never forget the morning, 18 years ago, that terrorists hijacked four planes and flew them into the Pentagon near Washington, D.C., and the twin towers of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, killing 2,937 people and injuring 6,000 more. Another 40 died when the fourth plane, b…

Today’s Perspective feature, in The Gazette’s recently expanded Sunday editorial section, grapples with the nationwide dilemma of student loan debt as people begin their fall semesters.

NFL superstar quarterback Drew Brees did the unthinkable. He encouraged children to “live their faith” and participate in “Bring Your Bible to School Day” on Oct. 3. Colorado Springs-based Focus on the Family sponsors the occasion, which Brees helped promote in a 22-second video.

President Donald Trump may withhold $250 million in military aid to Ukraine, money meant to confront Russian aggression. It comes on the heels of Trump’s recent, lonely campaign to get Russia invited back into the G-7, and his many earlier displays of slavishness toward the Kremlin.

The collapse of talks between the Trump administration and the Taliban brings to a merciful end an ill-conceived process that risked handing over power in Afghanistan to a terrorist organization. President Donald Trump was actually on the verge of hosting Taliban leaders at Camp David as Ame…

Imagine you're 20 years old and living in Hong Kong. For your entire life, you have lived in a quasi-democracy. Then, about three months ago, that all changed when a bill was submitted that raised the possibility of extradition to China. Let's be clear: This would put Hong Kong's legal and j…

President Donald Trump is preparing a shameful cut-and-run from Afghanistan, the likes of which the world hasn’t seen since the disastrous U.S. retreat from Vietnam. This is happening not because it would benefit the Afghan people or make the world safer but because, for his reelection bid, …

Just days ago, President Donald Trump tweeted that he was ordering American companies “to immediately start looking for an alternative to China.” Fortunately, the Constitution doesn’t list Twitter as a proper tool for the exercise of presidential power.

School is officially back in session today across the Mid-Shore, and that means the big yellow buses are on the roads once again.

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said it’s currently the No. 1 complaint coming to him and his colleagues across the country. That’s not really surprising since it happened some 3.5 billion times around the nation in April alone, and estimates have that number somewhere north of 4 billi…

It’s the most familiar and most American of stories: The immigrant arrives on these shores with just a few dollars in his pocket and little English or education, but with wits and grit creates a great industry.

The Trump administration is drafting an executive order to address alleged anti-conservative bias in social media. While details are sketchy, there are huge First Amendment implications to the executive branch telling a private business what it must do regarding expressions of opinion — even…