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  • Another great, eclectic year for Baltimore music

    Another great, eclectic year for Baltimore music
    If we distilled the Baltimore music scene's year to one video clip, the result would be Future Islands' network TV debut on "The Late Show with David Letterman" in March. As of now, the YouTube video has more than 3.1 million views, and it's easy to see...
  • Exonerated Wyoming prisoner pins hopes on compensation legislation

    Exonerated Wyoming prisoner pins hopes on compensation legislation
    When DNA evidence exonerated Andrew "A.J." Johnson of rape after 24 years in prison, he got his picture in the paper and his freedom. What he did not get was help starting over from the state that had imprisoned him. He emerged from behind bars in...
  • Rietscha, Armstrong run to victory in Sentara New Year's Day 5K in Hampton (including results)

    Ed Rietscha of Hampton and Jessica Armstrong of Newport News ran to overall victories in the Sentara New Year’s Day 5K in Hampton. Rietscha, 36, completed the 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) course around Coliseum Central in 17 minutes, 56 seconds Thursday....
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2002 | Proviso East's Dee Brown

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2002 | Proviso East's Dee Brown
    Maybe the reason everything happens so fast in Daniel "Dee" Brown's life is because he embraces the immediacy of every moment. He walks fast, talks faster and dribbles a basketball fastest of all. Illinois coach Bill Self says that "Dee Brown changes...
  • Lincoln's vice-presidential switch changed history

    CHICAGO--The other day I found myself at the famous Abraham Lincoln Bookshop here, talking about my latest effort, a history on the evolution of the American vice presidency. The visit brought to mind a little-discussed Lincoln story in the book that I...
  • Should Lincoln have kept his first VP?

    Should Lincoln have kept his first VP?
    The other day I found myself at the famous Abraham Lincoln Bookshop in Chicago, talking about my latest effort, a history on the evolution of the American vice presidency. The visit brought to mind a little-discussed Lincoln story in the book that I...
  • Northwestern officials consider ways to bolster Native American ties

    Northwestern officials consider ways to bolster Native American ties
    Approaching the 150th anniversary of one of the worst massacres against Native Americans in U.S. history, officials at Northwestern University are considering how to atone for its co-founder's role while also improving its relationship with Native...
  • Road-tested and reliable

    One vote can define a career in the U.S. Senate. Consider Edmund Ross of Kansas, one of the senators in John F. Kennedy's "Profiles in Courage," who cast the deciding vote in the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson — and lost his seat as a result....
  • Day after appearance at Native American group, Rauner won't say if Redskins' name should change

    Day after appearance at Native American group, Rauner won't say if Redskins' name should change
    A day after meeting with a Chicago Native American group, Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner declined to say whether he thinks the NFL's Washington Redskins should change the team name amid an outcry that it's offensive and derogatory. Rauner...
  • Lehigh Valley teams prepare for PIAA semifinals in soccer, volleyball, field hockey

    Lehigh Valley teams prepare for PIAA semifinals in soccer, volleyball, field hockey
    Field hockey Years ago Emmaus made postseason trips to Tulpehocken High School on the way to state championships. Said Green Hornets coach Sue Butz-Stavin, "That was back during the [playing on] grass days." Times have progressed. Tulpehocken now...
  • Obama's stand-up routine is laughable indeed

    President Obama was doing his favorite thing this week: talking to crowds of adoring young people who already agree with him while acting like he persuaded them about something. They also seemed to give Obama the impression that he's a really funny guy....