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  • Obama's Keystone Kops

    Obama's Keystone Kops
    Let's hope the Secret Service snafus don't spark even more attackers — or maybe I'm being paranoid. There's a lot of paranoia going around these days as the Secret Service slips from its once-storied position to being compared to the Keystone...
  • The making of 'Amazing Grace: The Musical,' and of the hymn

     The making of 'Amazing Grace: The Musical,' and of the hymn
    Despite its bucolic name, the quiet hamlet of Sandy Point Town, St. Kitts, on a friendly island in the West Indies, has a history written in blood. In the 18th century, Sandy Point offered Caribbean Sea shelter to the oft-battered slave ships that plied...
  • Fee-free days at Everglades National Park in 2015

    Fee-free days at Everglades National Park in 2015
    The National Park Service will offer free admission to Everglades National Park and other U.S. National Parks on nine days in 2015, according to a release. This year's last remaining  fee-free day this year is on Veteran's Day, celebrated Nov. 11....
  • Faith and Values: Exploring and honoring our connections

    Faith and Values: Exploring and honoring our connections
    Connection is a word with a lot of meanings, not all of them in the dictionary. The most common one is probably the joining of two or more different things. We plug an electrical cord into an outlet and say we have a connection. We say the same thing when...
  • New U.S. history curriculum sparks education battle of 2014

    To improve the Advanced Placement class for U.S. history, some of the best and brightest history scholars in the country worked for six years on a new curriculum. The idea was to replace traditional memorization with more emphasis on critical thinking...
  • Secret Service SNAFU a wake-up call for the White House

    WASHINGTON -- The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing particularly American malady -- the assassination of the nation's...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 5 First Sunday Arts Festival Event feature crafts, artists, live music, street performers and sidewalk dining from noon to 5 p.m. in the first block of West Street and Calvert Street in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-263-4012 or...
  • In '1968,' an overseas war, riots in Chicago and a year worth revisiting

    In '1968,' an overseas war, riots in Chicago and a year worth revisiting
    So let's start with this little mathematical nugget: 1968 was almost half a century ago. I make that point to underscore that the year, monumental in American culture, is not recent history. It's much smaller in the rearview mirror than it may feel to...
  • Great leader, little country

    November 19. That's the date a bust of Vaclav Havel is to be dedicated in National Statuary Hall at this country's Capitol, and it's perfect timing -- for November 19 will also be the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution he led and embodied in his...
  • Breast cancer resources

    Breast cancer resources
    A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families: Nonprofits, charities and support groups American Breast Cancer Foundation Towson-based, national, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose goal is to reduce the financial barriers to early...
  • Breadsticks, Mallard Fillmore, and King: Letters

    Breadstick war heats up Bullying comes in many forms, and as we follow the Darden Restaurants-Starboard Value conflict, it would appear Starboard Value hedge fund is trying to bully Darden into changing how it runs its business. Olive Garden has...