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  • Unanswered questions about trade and human rights

    Unanswered questions about trade and human rights
    As long as men and women have traded, they have wrestled with questions of human rights. Under international law, policymakers are supposed to view human rights as universal and indivisible. Hence in its free trade agreements, the E.U. includes provisions...
  • Girls' Water Polo Dream Team: Kapana was tough to crack

    Girls' Water Polo Dream Team: Kapana was tough to crack
    The humility of Newport Harbor High senior goalkeeper Carlee Kapana is as genuine as her talent in girls' water polo. Kapana won't talk trash against rival Corona del Mar. But to find the reason the Sailors beat the Sea Kings all three times this past...
  • For downtown L.A.'s pedestrians, citations send a 'don't walk' signal

    For downtown L.A.'s pedestrians, citations send a 'don't walk' signal
    The raised red hand flashes as Eduardo Lopez darts into the crosswalk outside L.A.'s 7th Street Metro station. In one fluid movement, Los Angeles Police Officer Robert Lockhart fires up his black and white motorcycle and rumbles across Hope Street...
  • Bradshaw: Size of university or college key to finding right fit

    Bradshaw: Size of university or college key to finding right fit
    Dear Mr. Bradshaw, I am at a loss to know how to go about choosing a college that is right for me. I have good grades and test scores so I expect to be competitive for a wide range of colleges. I will be a senior this fall and I have to do my research...
  • Florida may be first to achieve pay equality -- in two decades

    WASHINGTON — Florida is projected to become the first state in the nation to close the wage gap between men and women — but it will take more than two decades. The long-sought goal of equal pay for equal work won't be achieved until at least...
  • Dr. Frank T. Barranco Sr., orthopedic surgeon

    Dr. Frank T. Barranco Sr., orthopedic surgeon
    Dr. Frank T. Barranco Sr., an orthopedic surgeon who also had been active in the field of emergency medicine, died Saturday at Oak Crest Village of acute myeloid leukemia. He was 84. "Dr. B was just a great individual," said Baltimore County Fire...
  • Veggies take center plate as healthy fast food chains expand

    Veggies take center plate as healthy fast food chains expand
    They want it fresh. They want it cheap. They want it fast. And most importantly, they don't want it to taste like it's good for them. That's a tall order for the new crop of healthy fast-casual restaurant chains, a segment that has struggled in the...
  • Funding crunch puts doctor pipeline in jeopardy

    Funding crunch puts doctor pipeline in jeopardy
    Weary mothers with toddlers, weathered laborers and elderly folks hunched over walkers all jostled for position, filling almost every available seat in the nondescript waiting room at the Erie Family Health Center in West Town. It was a routine Monday...
  • George Washington U. opens new museum in big boost for arts

    George Washington U. opens new museum in big boost for arts
    A new museum in Washington will showcase a wide variety of art, history and culture through ancient textiles and a significant collection on the history of the nation's capital — while also signaling a major expansion in the arts for George...
  • Glen Burnie East: Glen Burnie teacher gets selected for National Geographic expedition

    Glen Burnie East: Glen Burnie teacher gets selected for National Geographic expedition
    She's not sure of the details of what she'll be doing, but Glen Burnie High School English as a Second Language teacher Tema Encarnación is very ready, and very excited for her upcoming adventure. Encarnación recently was named a 2015 Lindblad...
  • Mourning two local sports contributors gone too soon

    Mourning two local sports contributors gone too soon
    Many years ago, former sports editor Joe Gross wrote a regular column for The Capital titled "Weekend Wanderings." It was an opportunity for our former longtime columnist to clean out his notebook and get various tidbits into the paper. In memory of...