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  • Howard Wolpe dies at 71; Michigan congressman sponsored anti-apartheid act

    Howard Wolpe dies at 71; Michigan congressman sponsored anti-apartheid act
    Former U.S. Rep. Howard Wolpe, a Michigan Democrat who played a key role in the 1986 passage of the federal anti-apartheid act that imposed economic sanctions on South Africa, has died. He was 71. Wolpe, who had been ill with a heart condition, died...
  • Mitt Romney says reducing spending a 'moral responsibility'

    Mitt Romney says reducing spending a 'moral responsibility'
    Portraying himself as a frugal turnaround expert who helped launch the Staples office supply chain, Mitt Romney told a New Hampshire audience Thursday night that he was uniquely qualified to whittle down the nation’s budget deficit and improve...
  • State lawmakers head to Cuba next week on trade mission

    State lawmakers head to Cuba next week on trade mission
    About a dozen state lawmakers are headed for Cuba next week for a trip they hope will boost Illinois exports. The six-day tour is being led by Rep. Jack Franks, D-Marengo, and Rep. Dan Burke, D-Chicago. They said no taxpayer dollars will be spent on...
  • 11 de Septiembre queda marcado con nuevo monumento a las víctimas

    <b>11 de Septiembre queda marcado con nuevo monumento a las v&#237;ctimas</b>
    Determinados a nunca olvidar pero quizás listos para seguir adelante, los estadounidenses dieron el domingo al 11 de septiembre un lugar en la historia y dejaron un recuerdo para una nueva generación. Una ceremonia solemne de recordación se realizó en el...
  • McManus: Technology that protects protesters

    Early this year, as street protests began spreading across the Arab world, a young Internet expert from Germany, Katrin Verclas, asked Egyptian democracy activists what kind of technology they needed most. More laptop computers? Better access to the Web?...
  • Baltimore housing authority racking up legal bills for lead cases

    The Housing Authority of Baltimore City often cites a lack of funds to explain its refusal to pay nearly $12 million in court-ordered judgments to former public housing residents who suffered permanent lead-paint poisoning as children. But the city's...
  • En Zookeeper, Rosario Dawson muestra su vena cómica

    Rosario Dawson ha ganado fama en Hollywood por encarnar seres marginales en historias hiperrealistas. Desde que debutó en el cine a los 15 años, la actriz quedó atrapada en las turbulentas aguas del drama. No obstante, no pierde oportunidad cuando le...
  • McManus: A deal with the Khartoum devil?

    How do you deal with a genocidal dictator who says he wants to reform? For more than a decade, Sudan has been the quintessential pariah state. Its armed forces carried out a campaign of genocide in Darfur, killing more than 300,000; its president, Omar...
  • Copa América: Paraguay gana en penales y jugar22 final con Uruguay

    <b>Copa Am&#233;rica:</b> Paraguay gana en penales y jugar22&#5; final con Uruguay
    Sin haber ganado un solo partido en el torneo, Paraguay enfrentará a Uruguay en su primera final de Copa América desde 1979, tras superar el miércoles a Venezuela en los penales luego de otro empate sin goles. Una vez más, el arquero Justo Villar fue...
  • Your turn: Should Reed boycott ESPN like he says he might?

    Your turn: Should Reed boycott ESPN like he says he might?
    As we see the dozen or so times Ed Reed gets his hands on the football each fall, the Ravens safety is a tough guy to track down. But my Baltimore Sun colleague Jamison Hensley was able to do it Wednesday at Reed's youth football camp at Franklin High...
  • La cantante Amy Winehouse fue hallada muerta a los 27 años de edad en su departamento en Londres

    <b>La cantante Amy Winehouse</b> fue hallada muerta a los 27 a&#241;os de edad en su departamento en Londres
    Amy Winehouse sintentizó su carrera en una sola canción como muy pocos artistas lo han logrado. "Trataron de hacer que fuera a rehabilitación", cantó Winehouse en su exitoso tema del 2006, "Rehab". "Les dije, 'no, no, no"'. En ocasiones dijo que sí,...