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  • Focus turning to NATO, G-8 summits in Chicago

    Focus turning to NATO, G-8 summits in Chicago
    The team Mayor Rahm Emanuel assembled to host the G-8 and NATO summits here in May knows there are important unsettled questions about costs, security and other logistics, but decisions on such key issues have been held up by a gathering 4,000 miles...
  • Local activists say Occupy Baltimore still working for change

    Local activists say Occupy Baltimore still working for change
    Some are working to change the way development in Baltimore affects low-income residents. Others are using art to comment on social inequalities. Still others are battling home foreclosures in the city or gathering free books to hand out in poor...
  • Indian tribes, with more clout and money, find an ally in Obama

    Indian tribes, with more clout and money, find an ally in Obama
    WASHINGTON — At a July fundraiser in the elegant Mandarin Oriental hotel near Washington's Tidal Basin, President Obama met with some of his most steadfast supporters — two dozen political and business leaders eager to write sizable checks...
  • Feds, police in spat over G-8 summit costs

    Feds, police in spat over G-8 summit costs
    In a standoff that might require delicate diplomacy to resolve, officials in Western Maryland are pressing the federal government to reconsider its refusal to help pay for local security costs for this week's G-8 summit at Camp David. Local police say...
  • Don't leave hunger off the global agenda

    When the leaders of the globe's biggest economies — the G8 — meet at Camp David in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains this weekend, they will have a plate full of problems: banking and liquidity and bonds and loan guarantees and such. Somewhere on...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies, with a high temperature near 76 degrees. Tonight is expected to be clear, with a low temperature around 55 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your commute....
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • Outside G-8 summit, few protesters

    — A high-profile meeting of world leaders at Camp David drew only sparse protests Friday despite extensive security preparations by local officials. Frederick County closed public schools Friday and police said they felt obligated to "prepare for...
  • NATO Secretary General, world leaders arrive in Chicago

    NATO Secretary General, world leaders arrive in Chicago
    Many of the world's leaders are now in Chicago, and Sunday morning, they'll be at McCormick Place, where talks begin on a number of issues with the war in Afghanistan and the European economy, highest on the list. Like a well-choreographed dance,...
  • G8, Raising Pressure On Iran, Puts Oil Stocks On Standby

    G8, Raising Pressure On Iran, Puts Oil Stocks On Standby
    CAMP DAVID, Maryland (Reuters) - Leaders of the Group of Eight major economies raised the pressure on Iran on Saturday, signaling their readiness to tap into emergency oil stockpiles quickly this summer if tougher new sanctions on Tehran threaten to...
  • Putin returns, and so does a Cold War mentality

    Putin returns, and so does a Cold War mentality
    Now that Vladimir Putin is Russia's president once again, the result of still another fraudulent election, we should expect ever more hostile relations with Moscow. Mr. Putin, a vain and vulgar man, was born and bred to despise the United States. And...