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  • 'Everyone's a little bit racist'

    'Everyone's a little bit racist'
    F.B.I Director James Comey did the nation a huge favor last week when he publicly acknowledged that too many police officers allow unconscious racial biases to influence their conduct toward young black men. That is a reality residents of the nation's...
  • Colleges should think about the future

    Colleges should think about the future
    Hispanic and Latino immigrants have a long and noble history. Hispanics have a high rate of participation both in our labor markets and military service. Yet our nation must confront the current achievement gap among our newest Americans, particularly...
  • Prosecutors say rabbi secretly videotaped more than 150 women

    Prosecutors say rabbi secretly videotaped more than 150 women
    A rabbi and former associate professor at Towson University is believed to have secretly videotaped more than 150 women at a Jewish ritual bath in Washington, prosecutors told alleged victims at a meeting this week. The meeting, held Wednesday at the U....
  • The Honorary Pediatric Society

    The Honorary Pediatric Society
    I remember the exact moment last year when the doctors told me I had a tumor growing in my brain. I was at rehearsal for my final high school drama production before graduation when I got a text from my mom telling me to go to the hospital immediately....
  • Charlie Hebdo editor, Marco Rubio: Sunday guests

    Charlie Hebdo editor, Marco Rubio: Sunday guests
    British Prime Minister David Cameron and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be among the guests this weekend on CBS' "Face the Nation." The program starts at 10:30 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer and...
  • Youths Must Be Trained For High-Tech Jobs

    Youths Must Be Trained For High-Tech Jobs
    The Obama administration has emphasized the critical need to prepare American students for future job opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math — or STEM. The president is right to make STEM a national priority. Yet he must be...
  • Five questions for SolarCity VP Leon Keshishian

    While solar panels were once the domain of hyper-environmentalists and those seeking to go off the grid, they're beginning to go more mainstream. San Mateo, Calif.-based SolarCity, which began expanding in Maryland a few years ago, has capitalized on...
  • Class a better standard for affirmative action than race

    Class a better standard for affirmative action than race
    The widespread practice of counting race in deciding who gets into college is under legal and political attack. Several states, educating almost one-third of American students, have banned racial preferences at public universities. The U.S. Supreme...
  • Leonard George Getschel III, Smyth executive

    Leonard George Getschel III, Smyth executive
    Leonard George Getschel III, a gemologist and Smyth Jewelers executive who managed its Ellicott City store, ended his life Oct. 19. The Lutherville resident was 37. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Leonard George "Buzz" Getschel Jr. and the former...
  • Make affirmative action colorblind? Front Burner

    Make affirmative action colorblind? Front Burner
    In April, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a 2006 Michigan ballot initiative in which voters rejected affirmative action at state public universities. The Supreme's 6-2 ruling, however, did not end the debate over the controversial remediation for decades of...
  • U.S.-Cuba Relations: a new beginning or much ado about nothing?

    U.S.-Cuba Relations: a new beginning or much ado about nothing?
    Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, in a 1996 televised speech, referred to the continued overvaluation of stocks as "irrational exuberance" — an apt expression today in the wake of President Barack Obama's Dec. 17th announcement of a...