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  • Syria's Assad pays Easter visit to recaptured Christian town

    Syria's Assad pays Easter visit to recaptured Christian town
    MAALOULA, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday visited an ancient Christian town recaptured from rebels last week, state media said, as he seeks to persuade minorities that the government is their best protection against hardline...
  • Abdullah widens lead in Afghan presidential vote

    Abdullah widens lead in Afghan presidential vote
    KABUL (Reuters) - Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah's lead in the Afghan presidential race has widened, the latest official tally of votes released on Sunday showed, although half of the votes have yet to be counted. Afghanistan's Independent...
  • Private money fuels public projects

    Visitors to New York who land at LaGuardia Airport could be forgiven for not realizing they've arrived in one of the world's swankiest cities. The airport's leaky ceilings, threadbare atmosphere and meager food and public transit options put it at or...
  • Syria's Assad pays visit to recaptured Christian town on Easter

    Syria's Assad pays visit to recaptured Christian town on Easter
    DAMASCUS, Syria – President Bashar Assad made a symbolic Easter visit Sunday to the heavily damaged town of Maaloula, a Christian landmark enclave recaptured from Islamist rebels last week by government forces. The president’s visit,...
  • Fighting season for Brown, lawmakers

    SACRAMENTO — High-stakes bargaining is about to begin in California's Capitol. As the weather heats up in Sacramento every year, so does the intensity. There'll be bartering over wonky programs and policies that for most citizens would be...
  • Maryland needs litter leadership [Letter]

    Maryland needs litter leadership [Letter]
    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor? Simply look at the filth on the roads of Maryland and ask, should anyone in the current administration remain? It's a disgrace! Charles Parker - To respond to this letter, send an email to talkback@baltimoresun....
  • Helping heroes with homes

    Tennessee residents Charles and Judy Hasty bought a small ranch home on North Scenic Street in South Whitehall Township for their daughter and her family four years ago. But life always brings changes, and the Hastys found it was time to sell the home....
  • Cuba sells condoms after expiration dates to address shortage

    Hoping to resolve a shortage of condoms that has sparked complaints around Cuba, the island's public health system has approved the sale of more than one million prophylactics with apparently expired dates. Pharmacy sales personnel must explain to the...
  • April 21 Letters: Political donations, Hampton violence, Gov. McAuliffe, mental health support

    Price tag for democracy This country is going down the toilet — and the Supreme Court is flushing it. In decision after decision, five of the members make it clear that they do not believe in "one man, one vote" — rather "one dollar, one...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CREC Public Safety Academy Students Lead Their Own Learning

    Over the last four weeks, 6th grade students at CREC's Public Safety Academy have been hard at work guiding their own learning in language arts. To begin, students were asked to choose a topic that they were interested in learning more about. With this...
  • Garcia Marquez's hometown ponders how to claim writer's legacy

    ARACATACA, Colombia The world will bid farewell to Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Monday in a star-studded event in Mexico City's Palace of Fine Arts. Literary luminaries from around the world and heads of state will attend. In Aracata his...