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  • Baltimore Sun wins awards for coverage of Columbia mall shooting, police brutality

    Baltimore Sun wins awards for coverage of Columbia mall shooting, police brutality
    The Baltimore Sun on Tuesday won national awards for its breaking news coverage of the Columbia mall shootings and an investigative series on police brutality. The reporting on the January 2014 shooting deaths of two store employees at The Mall in...
  • Frederic Morton dies at 90; U.S. writer known for books on Austria

    U.S. writer Frederic Morton, who became internationally recognized in part through books on the Austrian homeland that he was forced to flee because of the Holocaust, has died, his Austrian publishers said Monday. He was 90. Morton died in his Vienna...
  • Obama's library to be built in Chicago, sources say

    Obama's library to be built in Chicago, sources say
    President Barack Obama has selected the University of Chicago to host his library and museum, sources have told the Chicago Tribune. Despite a flurry of reports Thursday that Chicago had won the library, there was no official confirmation by the Obama...
  • Republicans use Baltimore to relaunch the war on the War on Poverty

    After a brief lull, the GOP war on the War on Poverty is back on. As the debate in Baltimore turns toward how to bring economic opportunity to poor cities, Republicans are arguing, again, that the government assistance programs launched by President...
  • Greenberg Appointed To West Hartford School Board

    WEST HARTFORD — The board of education voted Tuesday to accept Cheryl Greenberg as its newest member. Greenberg, a professor at Trinity College, was selected to fill a vacancy left by Democrat Jillian Gilchrest, who resigned in March. Greenberg...
  • Using a smartphone microscope to detect parasites in blood

    Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites — by smartphone? Scientists are turning those ubiquitous phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world. In the newest work,...
  • Limit College Applications And Save On Stress

    Limit College Applications And Save On Stress
    As the father of a high school senior who suffered this spring through the angst of waiting for college acceptance notices at a time when some top schools reject more than 90 percent of applicants, I have a simple suggestion to reduce some of the...
  • Diane Stafford: Older workers get short shrift when resources are tight

    In organizations that are prospering, there appears to be no difference in the distribution of bonuses, training or new jobs to older or younger workers. But research presented in April at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial and...
  • John Bell aims to bring puppetry to the public through Ballard Institute

    Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Director John Bell said he first got interested in puppets as a kid growing up in the fifties. But it was when he saw the Bread and Puppet Theater in Vermont while in college that Bell was really struck by the...
  • The Sun wins Newspaper of the year from MDDC

    The Sun wins Newspaper of the year from MDDC
    The Baltimore Sun was named Newspaper of the Year — and its website also took top honors — in the 2014 editorial contest results announced Friday by the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association. The Sun has been chosen Newspaper of the Year...
  • Bringing up baby while doing time

    Bringing up baby while doing time
    Decatur Correctional Center's E-wing is a place of stark juxtapositions, where the crackle of guards' radios mix with the happy cries of a toddler learning to take his first steps. Colorful murals of Bert and Ernie from "Sesame Street" decorate the...