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  • An 'undocumented' immigrant? Try 'illegal.'

    An 'undocumented' immigrant? Try 'illegal.'
    To the editor: Jose Antonio Vargas refuses to face the truth: that he is indeed an "illegal immigrant." ("What is being an American? Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has some ideas," Op-Ed, Aug. 5) He insists on being classified as...
  • Eek, an eel in Orland Park lake

     Eek, an eel in Orland Park lake
    Cook County biologists got the chance to study a type of wildlife rarely spotted in the Chicago area when a fisherman in Orland Park found a surprise wriggling at the end of his line: a two-and-a-half-foot long, five-pound American eel. It's the third...
  • Mercury levels rise in oceans

    Mercury levels rise in oceans
    Man has pumped tens of thousands of tons of mercury into the world’s oceans in the last 500 years, nearly tripling the amount of the toxic heavy metal in sea water, according to a study published online Wednesday in the journal Nature. The study,...
  • At 100, Panama Canal looks to the future

    PANAMA CITY, Panama Since the Panama Canal officially opened a century ago, more than 1 million ships have crossed the narrow isthmus separating the Atlantic Ocean from the Pacific, and Panama's history has captivated the world. All of the high drama the...
  • It's been 10 years since Hurricane Charley took a swing at Florida

    It's been 10 years since Hurricane Charley took a swing at Florida
    Ten years ago Hurricane Charley came barreling up Interstate 4 beginning Florida's season of tropical pain. Charley first formed as a tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 9 and so began the summer of our discontent. It organized just north...
  • Murphy will localize Congressional race

    One of the nation's few supposedly competitive congressional elections is looking uncompetitive. District 18 includes roughly the northern third of Palm Beach County, all of Martin and most of St. Lucie. Republicans hold about a two-percentage point edge...
  • Walgreen feared IRS scrutiny if inversion OK'd

    Walgreen feared IRS scrutiny if inversion OK'd
    A seeming parade of U.S. companies has been marching across the Atlantic, reincorporating in Europe to take advantage of substantial corporate tax breaks. Despite a growing drumbeat of criticism from activists and politicians, threats from U.S....
  • What is being an American? Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has some ideas

     What is being an American? Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has some ideas
    In July, Jose Antonio Vargas was arrested trying to board a plane for L.A. for a screening of his film "Documented," about his life before and after he "outed" himself as an undocumented immigrant living in the U.S. for decades. For the first time since...
  • Great Maryland cocktails: the Dragon My Balls at Brass Balls Saloon

    Great Maryland cocktails: the Dragon My Balls at Brass Balls Saloon
    For 34 years, Brass Balls Saloon has been a go-to location on Ocean City's boardwalk, providing live entertainment daily and a whole lot of hilarious "balls"-related puns. To no one's surprise, and much to my 13-year-old's sense of humor's delight,...
  • Tiger shark visited Ocean City inlet over weekend

    Tiger shark visited Ocean City inlet over weekend
    A 12-foot tiger shark may have slipped past locals, but it made an appearance in Ocean City over the weekend according to a non-profit that studies sharks. Septima a 1,000-pound, 12-foot-8-inch female shark tagged by researchers at Ocearch surfaced...
  • Some Md. lawmakers oppose seismic testing

    Some Md. lawmakers oppose seismic testing
    Eight Democratic members of Maryland's congressional delegation wrote President Obama Monday urging him to reconsider his administration's plan to allow seismic testing for oil and gas off the mid-Atlantic coast. In a jointly signed letter, the eight...