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  • My freedom march [Commentary]

    My freedom march [Commentary]
    Marching in an Independence Day Parade is not supposed to be a gut-wrenching experience, but for me last weekend in Philadelphia, it was. Don't get me wrong; I love playing my waist drum, in my waist-drum troupe. It's just that July 4th always triggers...
  • J. Bruce Innes, health care executive

    J. Bruce Innes, health care executive
    John Bruce Innes Jr., a former marketing executive for Genesis Health Ventures who was later a senior housing consultant, died July 22 of brain injuries suffered in a fall while he was vacationing in Greece. The Lutherville resident was 70. Born in...
  • Former Bears linebacker Tim Shaw battles ALS

    Former Bears linebacker Tim Shaw battles ALS
    "It is almost a gift to have someone tell you when they think you are going to die. Imagine all the petty, insignificant, unworthy things you spend time thinking about and doing in your life. When someone tells you that you don't have much time, you are...
  • Money-smart kids: what teens around the globe know about money

    Results of an international study of the financial savvy of teenagers around the world are in, and the verdict for the U.S. is disappointing, if not surprising: Our kids are right in the middle of the pack. The study, conducted by the Programme for...
  • Obama nominates 2 veterans of 26th & Cal as judges

     Obama nominates 2 veterans of 26th & Cal as judges
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama¬†Tuesday announced federal judge nominations for two veterans of "26th and Cal," Chicago's Criminal Courts Building. They are Associate Judge Jorge Luis Alonso and prosecutor John Robert Blakey. The...
  • Law professors to debate executive prerogative at CNU

    Law professors to debate executive prerogative at CNU
    Christopher Newport University's Center for American Studies marks Constitution Day with a debate about executive prerogative – that's the right (or not) of a president and others in the executive branch to resist subpoenas from Congress or courts....
  • Fund cancer research to keep breakthroughs coming [Commentary]

    Fund cancer research to keep breakthroughs coming [Commentary]
    Thousands of cancer scientists — not your usual political activists — are expected to "Rally for Medical Research" on Capitol Hill Thursday to bring attention to dwindling federal support. With justifications including "sequestration,"...
  • Maryland schools have been leader in Advanced Placement, but results are mixed

    Maryland schools have been leader in Advanced Placement, but results are mixed
    Destiny Miller went online this summer to check one last set of grades from her senior year at Woodlawn High School — scores on three Advanced Placement exams.¬† The 18-year-old sat alone on her bed waiting for the scores to appear on her...
  • Border Patrol agents rarely disciplined in abuse cases, records show

    In April 2011, a Border Patrol agent was ordered to undergo counseling after an immigrant filed a formal complaint charging that the agent had slammed the man's head against a rock near Tucson. In August of that year, an immigrant who was arrested...
  • Don't ban Palcohol, tax it [Commentary]

    Don't ban Palcohol, tax it [Commentary]
    In recent weeks, the web has been buzzing with excitement over Palcohol, the powdered alcohol that can turn water into vodka, rum or any one of four specialty cocktails. While it remains unclear when — or if — the product will hit stores,...
  • Assisted reproduction: When does a father become one?

    Assisted reproduction: When does a father become one?
    When does a man become a father — the legally recognized parent of a child, responsible for support and eligible for custody? Historically, parenthood has involved something more than simply a biological connection. In some eras that meant the law...