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  • Mom on death penalty for Torrez: 'I only wish I could do it myself'

    Mom on death penalty for Torrez: 'I only wish I could do it myself'
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – After hearing days of testimony implicating Jorge Torrez as the killer of two young girls in Illinois in 2005, jurors decided today that he should be put to death in a separate case – the murder of a sailor four years later....
  • Boston Marathon bombings: The death penalty still isn't appropriate

    It was a horrendous attack. Two bombs left in backpacks near the finish line of the annual Boston Marathon exploded on April 15, killing three people and injuring an astounding 264 others — many of whom, including children, lost limbs and suffered...
  • Here's the fast lane of airport screening

    Here's the fast lane of airport screening
    More than 25 million people have left their coats and shoes on their bodies, their laptops and 3-ounce liquids packed away and walked through a metal detector rather than a body scanner since the 2011 launch of the Transportation Security Administration's...
  • Review: 'The Baby Boom' by P.J. O'Rourke

    Review: 'The Baby Boom' by P.J. O'Rourke
    The Baby Boom, that largest of American generations, is a bundle of contradictions. Its signal characteristics are self-absorption and short attention spans, but also tolerance, nonviolence, a tendency toward political engagement (for better or worse)...
  • 10 things you might not know about traffic tickets

    10 things you might not know about traffic tickets
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is accused of harassing foreign business executives by using speeding tickets as an excuse to kick them out of the country. Half a world away, Chicago's new speed cameras are churning out tickets. And Deerfield police...
  • Legal battle flares over Dzhokhar Tsarnaev security measures

    Legal battle flares over Dzhokhar Tsarnaev security measures
    Civil rights groups are now weighing in on security measures placed on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his lawyers, arguing that they are too restrictive and may be preventing the defense from adequately preparing for what may be a...
  • The book that cured me of JFK conspiracies once and for all

    The book that cured me of JFK conspiracies once and for all
    For a few years after seeing Oliver Stone’s 1991 political thriller "JFK," I was an assassination buff. I bought one of the books on which the film was based: “On the Trail of the Assassins” by Jim Garrison. I reread “Libra,”...
  • Chan Lowe: The Boston Marathon bombers

    Chan Lowe: The Boston Marathon bombers
    I was really hoping that the perpetrators of the Boston Marathon bombing wouldn’t turn out to be Muslims. I was hoping they’d be right wing nut jobs, like Timothy McVeigh, because then self-appointed patriots would feel no need to exact...
  • Why limit drone strikes against Americans to other countries?

    I wasn't surprised to see that the peanut gallery on the far right has no objection to the Obama administration's use of extra-judicial murder against people it deems sufficiently anti-American (whether or not they have actually committed a crime). ("...
  • Shepard Smith engages the news on 'The Fox Report'

    This fall, cable's Fox News Channel celebrates its 15th anniversary, having launched on Oct. 7, 1996. FNC is known for such opinion commentators as Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity, but most of the broadcast day is taken up with news reporting. For two...
  • Local Muslims join church to mark 10th anniversary of 9/11

    Members of the local Muslim community joined hands with a local Quaker church in Fallston to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Dr. Rehan Khan of Masjid Al-Falaah Harford County Education Society, addressed the church congregants and shared his...