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  • Has the key to Amelia Earhart's disappearance in the Pacific been found in Kansas?

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Last month, aviation detective Ric Gillespie, who has led many expeditions to the Pacific looking for Amelia Earhart's lost plane, traveled to a different remote location: Newton, Kan. He took with him a jagged scrap of aluminum...
  • Dems running from record, GOP running from failure

    Dems running from record,  GOP running from failure
    America's unemployment rate is the lowest since the financial crisis. The economy has grown 8 percent in the last six months. Consumer confidence is the highest in seven years. Household wealth is above pre-recession levels. Florida, as Gov. Rick Scott...
  • Don't patronize us on Ebola

    Don't patronize us on Ebola
    In the response to Ebola, the medical community has quickly addressed its initial errors, which included the failure to promptly diagnose the first domestic case in Dallas and the inadequate protocol for caregivers. Lapses of this sort aren't likely to...
  • Commentary: Why is Barack Obama so hated?

    Commentary: Why is Barack Obama so hated?
    Why is Barack Obama so hated? The question cropped up several times Tuesday on "CBS This Morning." CBS News political director John Dickerson looked at what will follow next week's midterms if the Republicans win the Senate. "The question is after this...
  • Who needs an Ebola Czar?

    Who needs an Ebola Czar?
    "Rabbi, is there a proper blessing for the czar?" He thinks for a moment and responds: "May God bless and keep the czar ... far away from us!" -- "Fiddler on the Roof" Today, "czar" is a term encouraged by the media to describe one who oversees a...
  • Stop with the silly election ads already

    The November election cannot come quickly enough for me. The constant and repetitious attack ads are not only annoying but silly. Democrats accuse Republicans of primarily being wealthy. If wealth was a condition of exclusion from political office,...
  • Who needs an Ebola czar?

    "Rabbi, is there a proper blessing for the czar?" He thinks for a moment and responds: "May God bless and keep the czar ... far away from us!" -- "Fiddler on the Roof" Today, "czar" is a term encouraged by the media to describe one who oversees a...
  • Incoming archbishop eschews mansion, will live at Holy Name Cathedral

    Incoming archbishop eschews mansion, will live at Holy Name Cathedral
    Taking a page from the pope's playbook, incoming Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich will forgo the historic Gold Coast mansion that has housed the city's archbishops for more than a century, opting for more modest digs inside the rectory of Holy Name...
  • Foley Lacks Empathy For Working People

    Columnist Kevin Rennie is way off base saying that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy "would have said awful things" about the Roosevelts or Kennedys, and "how their wealth created an insurmountable barrier between them and the people of the nation" [Oct. 19, "Ideas...
  • H.L. Mencken was an acerbic critic of American life

    H.L. Mencken was an acerbic critic of American life
    Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken died in 1956 at the age of 75. Mencken has been referred to as the "Sage of Baltimore". Primarily, Mencken was a journalist. For most of his career, he was a reporter and a columnist for The Baltimore Sun. He was also a...
  • Centenarians share secrets to a long life

    Centenarians share secrets to a long life
    As a young girl, Downing Jett Kay danced to music played on a Victrola and watched Model T's drive through the streets of Baltimore. She wore her hair in a flapper's bob as a member of Forest Park High School's Class of 1926, conducted interviews during...