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  • I only have this to say

    A reader of The Baltimore Sun helpfully offers to point out a lapse in syntax:  Your statement “…only bring in files..” should read “…bring in only files..” should it not?   Rarely should the modifier “only&...
  • Don't let the killjoys kill football [Blowback]

    Bill Dwyre, who served as sports editor for the Los Angeles Times for a quarter of a century, wrote Tuesday that "the NFL deserves to go away, to be banished from our sight forever." When football's natural amen corner raises pitchforks and torches...
  • Lawyers in Boston bombings case tangle over death penalty issues

    Federal prosecutors tangled in court Monday with defense lawyers for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev over the government's timeline to make a decision on whether to seek the death penalty in the case.  Both Tsarnaev’s defense attorneys...
  • 'Our Boston': Reading for a city's benefit, after marathon bombings

    Boston was a rough-and-tumble city when I knew it in my teens and early 20s. It was, as Seth Mnookin suggests in “Our Boston: Writers Celebrate the City They Love” (Mariner: 354 pp., $16 paper), defined by “the Combat Zone and Filene&...
  • Liberate time and break free from deadlines

    Are you busy right now? Are you already behind on what you wanted to accomplish today? Or this week? Or this year? Are you hoping this will be a short post so you can get back to the million things on your To Do list that are breathing down your neck? OK,...
  • Hagel and defense

    Biography isn't policy. President Obama's choice for secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel, former Nebraska Republican senator, has a resume most politicians can envy: a clean senatorial record, no ethical lapses and two purple hearts from a war many...
  • Mark Russell

    Romney's pious slice of baloney: Politicians bad. Businessmen good. Government bad. Private sector good. I was never a politician, only a governor. There is a big difference. That's why I want to be president, so I can continue to be a businessman and...
  • Election will decide which new wars will be waged

    PARIS -- Now that America's primary elections have eliminated the more implausible contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, it is possible to take a clearer look at what the electorate will be up against when the conventions are over next...
  • Is the juice worth the squeeze?

    On April 26, Joel Ward scored the winning goal for his Washington Capitals in a National Hockey League playoff game against the Boston Bruins. It was the seventh game of a tied playoff series, so fan passion was at a high. Ward is one of the few black...
  • Day-old food takes on a new life

    I love this idea. Dough Rauch, the former president of Trader Joe's, is launching a new business built around selling food that has passed its official sell-by date but is still perfectly consumable. The idea is to make quality food available to people...
  • John Kerry finds his role

    WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry still has a long way to go in his intensive quest for Palestinian-Israeli peace. But his diligent and persuasive pursuit of it suggests that his uneven career search for a legacy of his own may finally have...