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  • Baltimore economy stands out amid lackluster state growth

    Baltimore economy stands out amid lackluster state growth
    The Baltimore region has been less affected by federal spending cuts than other parts of the state, helping to make it a bright spot in an otherwise lackluster Maryland economy, a federal economist said Thursday.
  • Reducing drug sentences a big job for judiciary

    Reducing drug sentences a big job for judiciary
    When a federal judicial panel voted this year to reduce the sentences of thousands of inmates serving time for federal drug crimes, the move won praise from the Justice Department and advocates for prisoners. But now, with the Nov. 1 deadline for...

    U.S. defense shares up as arms makers boost profit, margins

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Shares of U.S. weapons makers rose broadly on Wednesday after a spate of third-quarter results showed continued growth in earnings and operating margins despite weaker revenue. Tensions and violence around the world were also...

    U.S. Army readiness up after budget cuts but improvement needed: Hagel

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Wednesday the U.S. Army has improved its combat readiness this year but is still short of what is needed to defend the nation with minimum risk after being hit with deep across-the-board...

    Rekha Basu: Uncompromising Congress a threat to national security

    Many of us around the country have had about enough of the intense political divisiveness showing up in campaign ads. But our angst apparently is nothing compared to the frustration being felt in the nation's capital on both sides of the political aisle....