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  • Vice President Joe Biden to visit Port of Baltimore

    Vice President Joe Biden to visit Port of Baltimore
    Vice President Joe Biden will visit the Port of Baltimore today as part of a tour of East Coast ports seeking federal money to accommodate increased freight expected from the Panama Canal in coming years. The White House said last week Biden would add...
  • Landon Donovan extends U.S. lead to 2-0 over Mexico

    Landon Donovan extends U.S. lead to 2-0 over Mexico
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Landon Donovan's 58th goal for the U.S. national team in the 78th minute doubled the Americans' lead over Mexico to 2-0 and moved the team a big step closer to next summer's World Cup in Brazil. Eddie Johnson's goal early in the...
  • Nicaragua wants more ocean territory, and neighbors are angry

    Nicaragua wants more ocean territory, and neighbors are angry
    MEXICO CITY — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is making an expanded push for more territory in the Caribbean Sea, appealing to international jurisprudence and rankling many of his neighbors. Colombia was especially vocal, calling Nicaragua's...
  • Deputies: Man gives his neighbor a beatdown, knocks out two teeth

    Deputies: Man gives his neighbor a beatdown, knocks out two teeth
    Partying with your neighbor named “Whiskey” probably isn’t a good idea, especially if he’s been out of jail for less than two days and is still wearing an ankle monitor.  Here’s why: A married couple, who are Panama City...
  • Echoes of race and history from the days of Pullman rail

    Echoes of race and history from the days of Pullman rail
    On the night of June 22, 1937 — when Joe "The Brown Bomber" Louis was fighting James "Cinderella Man" Braddock to become world heavyweight champion — everyone and his brother was trying to get into Chicago. But the immaculately turned out...
  • Man went on spending spree with ex-boss's debit card, deputies say

    Man went on spending spree with ex-boss's debit card, deputies say
    Don't get mad, get even. Then go to jail. Deputies arrested a Jacksonville man after he allegedly slashed the tires of several vehicles belonging to his former employer and then went on a spending spree with his ex-boss's debit card --  after he was...
  • Florida Panhandle driving offers landscape treat

    Florida Panhandle driving offers landscape treat
    In last week's column, I framed my trip to the lovely Gulf Coast destination of Anna Maria Island with an uncharacteristically unpleasant tale of traffic gridlock in downtown Tampa. So, in the spirit of equal time, this week's dispatch will focus on a...
  • Suspected top Mexican cocaine trafficker extradited to U.S.

    WASHINGTON -- A top leader in the Mexican drug trade, who at his peak oversaw the distribution of eight tons of cocaine a month, has been captured by authorities in Panama and secretly extradited to the U.S., law enforcement officials said Wednesday....
  • Suspected Mexican drug lord held in U.S.

    WASHINGTON — At his peak, Mexican drug lord Juan Juarez Orosco allegedly oversaw the distribution of 8 tons of cocaine every month from Colombia to the United States, making him one of the most wanted narcotics traffickers in the world,...
  • Rawlings-Blake to travel with Vice President Biden to tour Panama Canal expansion

    Rawlings-Blake to travel with Vice President Biden to tour Panama Canal expansion
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to travel with Vice President Joe Biden to tour the Panama Canal expansion project next week, her office said Friday. The costs of the two-day trip will be covered by the federal government, the city said....
  • Should pygmy three-toed sloths leave Panama for Dallas?

    Should pygmy three-toed sloths leave Panama for Dallas?
    A rare pygmy three-toed sloth stirred an international controversy after officials of the Dallas World Aquarium caught and crated six of the creatures on Isla Escudo de Veraguas, an island off Panama. The aquarium officials intended to take the animals...