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  • GOP almost set for '16, with only 3 governors left to get in

    There was a time in Republican presidential politics when Chris Christie was a star, Scott Walker a mystery and John Kasich a memory. Oh, how things can change. Today, they are the last of the GOP's undeclareds — a trio of ambitious governors...
  • A Lincoln impersonator in Suzan-Lori Parks' 'The America Play'

    A Lincoln impersonator in Suzan-Lori Parks' 'The America Play'
    The image of a black man as Abraham Lincoln seemingly haunts the fertile imagination of Suzan-Lori Parks. She won a Pulitzer Prize for 2002's "Topdog/Underdog," in which a black man named Lincoln portrayed the 16th president in an arcade shooting gallery....
  • 300-Year-Old Oak At Wetmore Mansion Toppled By Storm

    300-Year-Old Oak At Wetmore Mansion Toppled By Storm
    MIDDLETOWN — A 300-year-old oak outside the landmark Georgian-style Wetmore mansion on Washington Street was a victim of Tuesday's fast-moving thunderstorm, whose whipping winds toppled six other huge trees in the front yard, knocking out power to...
  • Battle flag controversy extends to statues

    WASHINGTON Alexander Hamilton Stephens, the vice president of the Confederacy, declared shortly after secession in 1861 that the new nation's "corner-stone rests upon the great truth, that the negro is not equal to the white man." Stephens is also one of...
  • Christie says he hasn't made decision on presidential race

    TRENTON, N.J. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he hasn't made a decision on whether to run for president, even as two people with knowledge of his decision said he plans to announce his candidacy Tuesday. "When I decide, I'll let everybody know,"...
  • White House Brief: Things to know about Gov. Chris Christie

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is joining the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and plans to announce that Tuesday. Here's a quick snapshot of things to know about him. ___ THE BRIEF "Sit down and shut up!" ''Get the hell off the...
  • Letters: Cheering for Confederacy; Second Amendment; Kevin Jackson

     Letters: Cheering for Confederacy; Second Amendment; Kevin Jackson
    Cheering for Confederacy The Fourth of July is right around the corner. We are already making plans to celebrate our country's birthday. The cookouts, the fireworks and the parades are our children's first lessons on patriotism; they wave their flags,...
  • Harford ambivalent toward Confederate history, symbols

    Harford ambivalent toward Confederate history, symbols
    Bob Wells is proud to fly a Confederate flag next to a Maryland one on the front yard of his Fallston home, where he has lived for two decades. "It's just where I'm from. It represents my country, just like the Maryland flag," Wells, 80, said. "I am...
  • 'Larry Kramer in Love & Anger': At 80, the film's subject reveals a complex heart

    'Larry Kramer in Love & Anger': At 80, the film's subject reveals a complex heart
    How does it feel seeing your life pass before your eyes in a documentary? "Very strange," admitted Larry Kramer, his plaintive voice a shadow of the nasal bullhorn that excoriated New York Mayor Ed Koch and President Ronald Reagan in the terrifying...
  • Alexander Hamilton fans are upset about his demotion on $10 bill

     Alexander Hamilton fans are upset about his demotion on $10 bill
    The historic gain for women in landing a promised spot on U.S. paper currency stands to be a big loss for one founding father — and his supporters aren't pleased. The announcement that a woman would grace a greenback for the first time in more...
  • US to raise breach of government records at talks with China

    The United States began annual security talks with China on Monday, and an official said it plans to raise directly the breach of a federal government server that resulted in the theft of personnel and security clearance records of millions of employees...