| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:52 PM
On the field next to Northeast Middle School, young refugees Abhishek Yonghang and Ahmed Osman kicked a soccer ball around, each grateful for the common connection as they adjust to a new life far from their former homes in Nepal and Somalia.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:03 AM
From the Baltimore Sun Op-Ed Page
As has been custom during his time in office, Governor Martin O'Malley has built his budget upon a fiscal house of cards, featuring false claims about cutting spending and leaving a structural deficit in place for his...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 7:26 PM
Under the chandeliers at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, guests sipped white wine and sampled Vietnamese spring rolls as Hollywood's power players gathered for yet another fete celebrating Hillary Rodham Clinton, this time for her work with women and girls in...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Regarding your recent editorial on political activity by tax-exempt nonprofit groups, you once again make no mention of philanthropist George Soros' activities or President Barack Obama's Organizing for America group ("Reining in secret money," Dec. 3)....
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:58 PM
In a bold and controversial move, Uruguay on Tuesday became the first country to legalize marijuana and make it a farm-to-table state business.
President Jose Mujica championed the bill that narrowly passed the Chamber of Senators, arguing that "the...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:53 PM
This week, Michael R. Bloomberg announced he would be writing a check to support a grass-roots get-out-the-vote effort to counteract the National Rifle Association. This is hardly a shock as Mr. Bloomberg has supported the fight against gun violence...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:05 AM
SEATTLE — A coalition of investors and strategists, which played a key role in passing most of the legislation to reform drug laws nationwide since 1996, has decided not to put a pot initiative on the ballot in California this year but will wait...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The State Board of Education passed a new school discipline policy that will have far-reaching effects on every subdivision in Maryland. Your editorial in support of the new policy was both predictable and disheartening ("Keep them in class," Jan. 29)....
| May 12, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Today's Friday Files are psychedelic.
•Newsweek recently cited a study that said, of all the state capitals in America, Tallahassee ranks No. 1 when it comes to pot-smoking. That explains a lot about what happened in this past legislative session....
| Jul 17, 2011
| 9:19 PM
Just because news and information comes from a non-profit operation rather than corporately-owned one doesn’t mean it is ideologically-free, disinterested and independent reporting that citizens can automatically trust.
Quite the contrary, some...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 7:20 AM
As the Eurozone debt crisis threatens banks and potentially the global economy, former German central banker Axel Weber said he “fears” financial conditions will have to deteriorate more in Europe before leaders take “drastic action.&...