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  • Spree of jailbreaks stirs fear of new Al Qaeda threat

    Spree of jailbreaks stirs fear of new Al Qaeda threat
    In less than a week, more than 2,000 prisoners, many of them Islamic militants trained by Al Qaeda, have been broken out of detention in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan in spectacularly violent raids. The spree of suicide bombings and rocket fire that has...
  • PASSINGS: John Palmer

    PASSINGS: John Palmer
    John Palmer, 77, a veteran reporter for NBC News who covered wars and Washington during a career that spanned 40 years, died Saturday at George Washington University Hospital of pulmonary fibrosis, according to his wife, Nancy. Palmer worked for NBC...
  • Ex buys kids too many toys

    Ex buys kids too many toys
    Parent advice From our panel of staff contributors To the kids, I would explain that while new toys are great, since they live with me, I buy them things that are also great and needed: food, home, clothes, medicine, etc. To the ex, I would discuss...
  • "Collision 2012' and 'The Gamble': Insight on the election as it truly was

    "Collision 2012' and 'The Gamble': Insight on the election as it truly was
    The intense competition of a presidential campaign almost always generates innovation, from the first television ads for Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952 to Bill Clinton's rapid-response war room in 1992 to George W. Bush's get-out-the-vote drive in 2004....
  • Faced with job complaints, Loyola Law School accepting fewer students

    Faced with job complaints, Loyola Law School accepting fewer students
    Loyola Law School administrators once justified accepting extra students or raising tuition because the market virtually guaranteed prospective attorneys a high-paying job after graduation. But faced with growing alumni complaints that they can't find...
  • Are Florida tests unfair to non-English-speaking students? Some say yes

    Are Florida tests unfair to non-English-speaking students? Some say yes
    Walfrank PiƱeiro has been on the honor roll every semester since emigrating from Cuba two years ago. He's earned awards for academic excellence at the school, district and state level. Despite the accolades, the 15-year-old has been unable to pass state...
  • Universities balance secrecy and academic freedom in classified work

    Universities balance secrecy and academic freedom in classified work
    While the main campus of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is open and inviting, there is another division of the school that discourages visitors. The Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory is tucked miles away in Laurel, with building access...
  • When cancer comes early

     When cancer comes early
    Katherine Warrick was 31 when she was blindsided by an aggressive form of breast cancer. Like many young adults, she simply had no time for it: She was a newlywed, finishing her first year of graduate school and working full time as a social worker....
  • From 'Middle East' to 'Eager Park,' a community is rebranded

    From 'Middle East' to 'Eager Park,' a community is rebranded
    Hundreds of residents have been relocated and dozens of homes cleared from Baltimore's Middle East neighborhood in recent years. Now the area just north of Johns Hopkins Hospital may be losing something more: its name. As an ambitious redevelopment...
  • Annapolis man to head FEMA grant program

    Annapolis man to head FEMA grant program
    President Barack Obama has named an Annapolis man to head the multibillion-dollar grant program through which the Federal Emergency Management Agency helps local governments prepare for disasters. Brian Kamoie, 41, will oversee a vast portfolio of...
  • Manuel M. Nicolaides, attorney

    Manuel M. Nicolaides, attorney
    Manuel M. Nicolaides, an attorney who served for many years on the Baltimore County property tax appeals board, died of congestive heart failure Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Timonium resident was 92. "Manny served with distinction for many...