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  • Familiar names, newcomers running for Palm Beach County Commission

    Familiar names, newcomers running for Palm Beach County Commission
    Name recognition plays a big role in races for two Palm Beach County Commission seats up for election this November, but in very different ways. In one race, incumbent commissioner Steven Abrams highlights his long experience in public office as his main...
  • Two judges confirmed for U.S. District Court in Chicago

     Two judges confirmed for U.S. District Court in Chicago
    The U.S. Senate on Tuesday night voted to confirm Jorge L. Alonso, a Cook County associate judge, and John Blakey, the Cook County State's Attorney's Office's head of special prosecutions, to vacant judgeships on the U.S. District Court for the Northern...
  • Celebrating a Mexican Christmas tradition in Southeast Baltimore

    Celebrating a Mexican Christmas tradition in Southeast Baltimore
    The women balance on ladders, stretching up to hang bright pinatas from the ceiling of the Creative Alliance in Highlandtown. The bold yellow pinata with the red flowers should move a little to the right, one says. The green-and-gold pinata must be...
  • New city health commissioner to lead campaign against substance abuse

    New city health commissioner to lead campaign against substance abuse
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has tapped a high-profile emergency room physician and former Rhodes scholar to be Baltimore's new health commissioner and guide the city in addressing the root causes of substance abuse. The appointment of Dr. Leana S....
  • Rev. Achariya Peter, church founder

    Rev. Achariya Peter, church founder
    The Rev. Achariya Peter, a mystic who founded a universalist yogic spiritual community, died of cancer Nov. 24 at his North Baltimore home. He was 79. The founding preceptor and spiritual leader of the Divine Life Church in the Lake Falls area, he was...
  • Wizard of ID, bogeys, and emperor: Letters

    Wizard of ID, bogeys, and emperor: Letters
    Celebrity conundrum The problem with putting famous people on a pedestal to be worshipped as semi-divine is this: Talent in a nation of over 300 million people is a cheap commodity. Virtue, however, is rare, and seldom will it be found among the...
  • House Republicans sue Obama over Affordable Care Act enactment

    House Republicans sue Obama over Affordable Care Act enactment
    After searching for months to find an attorney who would take their case, House Republicans made good on their threat to sue the Obama administration Friday, filing a lawsuit challenging the president's authority to enact key parts of the Affordable...
  • Dana Milbank: You can be 100 percent sure not all data is correct

    Dana Milbank: You can be 100 percent sure not all data is correct
    WASHINGTON — In the old days, life had many hardships. Among these: the need to wait until Election Day to determine who had won. But now Big Data has saved us from this struggle. Even close races can be predicted with mathematical precision. We...
  • Among chimps, mothers of boys are more outgoing than mothers of girls

    Among chimps, mothers of boys are more outgoing than mothers of girls
    When it comes to raising their young, chimpanzee mothers are more socially outgoing and gregarious if they are caring for a boy, as opposed to a girl, according to a new study. In a paper published Monday in the journal PNAS, researchers concluded...
  • John R. Broadway joins Organization Management Group Inc.

    John R. Broadway joins Organization Management Group Inc.
    John R. Broadway has joined Organization Management Group Inc. as general counsel and legislative advisor, bringing nearly 40 years of experience working in policy, law and government, according to a news release. Organization Management Group Inc....
  • Benjamin Crump on 'Face the Nation'

    Benjamin Crump on 'Face the Nation'
    Justice and unrest in Ferguson, Mo., will be topics this weekend on the Sunday morning programs. The guest list: Benjamin Crump, attorney for Michael Brown's family, talks to CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are Ta-...