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  • Boca resident to receive highest civilian honor Congress bestows

    Boca resident to receive highest civilian honor Congress bestows
    A city resident will be among the 40 founding members of the Civil Air Patrol who will receive the Congressional Gold Medal this week — the highest honor Congress bestows on civilians. After Wednesday's ceremony in Washington, D.C., the name of...
  • In a nation holding its breath, Ferguson is everywhere

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, Dec. 5: Since last week in America, Ferguson has been everywhere. In New York and Oakland, Calif., in Seattle and Denver, in Washington, D.C., in St. Louis. The decision by...
  • Theo Lippman Jr.

    Theo Lippman Jr.
    Theo "Ted" Lippman Jr., a former Baltimore Sun editorial writer and author of several books, died Saturday morning of complications after a fall at his home in Fenwick Island, Del. He was 85. "He wrote with a great sense of humor," said Joseph R.L....
  • Acknowledging climate change in GOP's best interest

    Acknowledging climate change in GOP's best interest
    November has been a good-news/bad-news month for the climate struggle. The U.S. and China just inked an historic agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, but that accord is imperiled by the American electorate. We have just entrusted Congress to a...
  • Ferguson and our black-white divide

    Ferguson and our black-white divide
    There are times – and this is one of them – when I fear this country is incapable of thinking and talking its way through a transition from a racially fractured past and present to a more accepting, tolerant and united future. And that's...
  • Response to Ferguson rioters: Restitution and shaming

    Response to Ferguson rioters: Restitution and shaming
    No matter whose side you are on in the upheaval following the killing of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo., everyone should agree on the profound sadness of it all: sadness that an 18-year-old boy-man walked a path that led to...
  • Pompano paramedic saves wife, then husband, 13 months apart

    Pompano paramedic saves wife, then husband, 13 months apart
    A colleague calls Pompano Beach Firefighter/Paramedic Marc Piper one of the "shamans" of Fire Rescue Station 52, but his healing powers proved to be extraordinary for one couple whose hearts stopped beating 13 months apart. Piper, 33, answered both...
  • In Theory: Should the Washington National Cathedral be open to different faiths?

    On a Friday afternoon earlier this month, a section of the Washington National Cathedral was reserved for the first-ever gathering of Muslims in the sanctuary, there for their weekly recitation of prayers. According to the Washington Post, the Very Rev....
  • Human Trafficking Author To Speak In Glastonbury

    Human Trafficking Author To Speak In Glastonbury
    GLASTONBURY — After a successful and well-attended program on human trafficking last month, the Glastonbury Martin Luther King Community Initiative has invited an expert on the subject to a December presentation. "The Berlin Turnpike: A True Story...
  • Ferguson announcement botched

    Ferguson announcement botched
    I am struck by the fact that there were demonstrations throughout the country Monday night in reaction to the grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown ("Ferguson's grievance," Nov. 25). The Ferguson Police...
  • Bradford Young balances intense 'Selma' and 'A Most Violent Year'

    Bradford Young balances intense 'Selma' and 'A Most Violent Year'
    Two-time Sundance cinematography award winner Bradford Young has two high-profile year-end releases this year, putting him squarely in the Oscar season mix. After a decade of working on short films and documentaries, the 37-year-old notably shot 2012's...