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  • Review: 'Immigrant Voices,' edited by Achy Obejas and Megan Bayles

    Review: 'Immigrant Voices,' edited by Achy Obejas and Megan Bayles
    Over the three days that I sat and read the 18 selections in "Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories," I felt an ever-surging need to talk to somebody — really talk to somebody — about these moving and important half-dreams/whole stories....
  • Infighting at the port [Editorial]

    Infighting at the port  [Editorial]
    Now should be the time for the Port of Baltimore to show the world that it's open for business. Work resumed in February on the expansion of the Panama Canal, which is now expected to be completed in 2015. When that happens, super-sized cargo ships will...
  • 'Our hearts are broken,' friend says of Chicago doctor shot in Afghanistan

    For 16 years, Dr. Jerry Umanos worked as a pediatrician at a Christian health center in Chicago, then decided in 2005 to travel to Afghanistan to continue his practice and help train doctors. On Thursday, he was one of three American doctors shot to death...
  • Automated passport kiosks arrive at Midway

    Automated passport kiosks arrive at Midway
    International travelers landing at Midway Airport can now clear the customs process more quickly by using self-service electronic kiosks that were unveiled Wednesday. The new automated passport control system at Midway is identical to the free service...
  • Commentary: As it turns out, I placed first in L.A.

    Hit by crippling, heat-induced leg cramps at mile 20, I was certain that the First Place, L.A. Marathon title that I had promised Daily Pilot readers was out of the question. Devastated by disappointment, I sat quietly during the ride home, while the...
  • From Latin American To Polish Varieties, Blood Sausage Plentiful In Connecticut

    From Latin American To Polish Varieties, Blood Sausage Plentiful In  Connecticut
    Outside of Criollisimo Restaurant on Arch Street in New Britain, on a sandwich board advertising the specials of the day, the magic word, "Morcilla," could be seen down the sidewalk. Inside, waiting at the counter was Diane Alverio, publisher of the...
  • A look at Orioles players from outside the United States

    A look at Orioles players from outside the United States
    The Orioles have made an attempt to reach out across the world for players in recent years, including free-agent deals with right-handers Ubaldo Jimenez (Dominican Republic) and Suk-min Yoon (South Korea), and outfielder Nelson Cruz (Dominican Republic)...
  • Adam Jones to assist Manny Machado on the fly

    Here's a pretty cool story for you as Orioles' fans get prepped for FanFest on Saturday. Manny Machado is scheduled to meet this afternoon with his surgeon in Los Angeles to go through some more tests on his left knee before he can be cleared for...
  • New Bethlehem Township fitness studio helps people get 'RIPPED'

    Despite a blip of snow a few days ago, spring is officially here. That means getting reacquainted with longer days, shorter sleeves and working out. After all, it's easy to slack off when taking refuge indoors (and under multiple layers of clothing). To...
  • Skirball's 'Transatlantico' film series spotlights a shared history

     Skirball's 'Transatlantico' film series spotlights a shared history
    When the Skirball Cultural Center launched its Latin Jewish film series seven years ago, it caught some members of both ethnic groups by surprise. "People acted just shocked that there were Jews south of the border," said Jordan Peimer, the Skirball's...
  • Kevin Hunt: The 'One-Ring' Scam; Attorney's Number Hijacked

    Kevin Hunt: The 'One-Ring' Scam; Attorney's Number Hijacked
    Even scammers get bored. So they've developed new scams for the 2014 rip-off season, including a "one-ring" operation that plants unauthorized charges on a victim's mobile-phone statement. The new wrinkle in this unauthorized-charges ruse is that the...