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  • Mariners school honors veterans

    Mariners school honors veterans
    It's been 68 years since Eddie Felix worked in the boiler room of the USS Cowpens during World War II, but he recalls events as if they happened yesterday. The keynote speaker Monday at Mariners Christian School's 11th annual Veterans Day...
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom goes to 16 'true champions,' Obama says

    Presidential Medal of Freedom goes to 16 'true champions,' Obama says
    WASHINGTON -- Fifty years after the Presidential Medal of Freedom was established, President Obama presented the nation’s highest civilian award to 16 Americans from fields as diverse as science, politics and sports. The award, created by...
  • Presidential turkey pardon far from a storied tradition

    Presidential turkey pardon far from a storied tradition
    WASHINGTON – Forget what you think you know about the presidential turkey pardoning. When President Obama steps into the Rose Garden on Wednesday afternoon with the 2013 National Thanksgiving Turkey, he won’t be following the likes of...
  • Stephen Colbert channels pundit outrage over Obama's viral video

    Stephen Colbert channels pundit outrage over Obama's viral video
    President Obama's appearance on the Funny or Die sketch series "Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis" on Tuesday has become a viral sensation, with over 14 million views already. But not everyone is laughing, especially Stephen Colbert. On Wednesday...
  • Boehner hosts Obama, Ireland's prime minister for lunch

    Boehner hosts Obama, Ireland's prime minister for lunch
    WASHINGTON -- In a nod to bipartisan tradition and St. Patrick, President Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) donned emerald ties to hear (and sing) a bit of Irish folk music during a Capitol Hill luncheon with Ireland's prime minister. It'...
  • (Small) body of presidential knowledge

     
    Five-year-old Arden Hayes loves Legos. And presidents. He's been reading up on history and can name the chief executives in order and tell you a little — OK, a lot — about them. When he found out that he shared a birthday with FDR, he...
  • McManus: Petraeus, the comeback general

    McManus: Petraeus, the comeback general
    Gen. David H. Petraeus, long the most famous overachiever in the U.S. Army, is already on his way to a new career distinction: breaking the land speed record for rehabilitation from a scandal. It was only two weeks ago that Petraeus resigned from his...
  • Book review: 'The Forgotten Founding Father' by Joshua Kendall

    Book review: 'The Forgotten Founding Father' by Joshua Kendall
    The Forgotten Founding Father Noah Webster's Obsession and the Creation of an American Culture Joshua Kendall Putnam: 355 pp., $26.95 Reading Joshua Kendall's smart new biography of the pioneering lexicographer Noah Webster Jr. (1758-1843) brings to...
  • With so much to do, it's good that time moves slowly in Key West

    With so much to do, it's good that time moves slowly in Key West
    Time somehow moves more slowly in Key West. It all starts with the final approach. Heading south from the congested traffic and urban sprawl of Miami, the speed limit is a leisurely 45 mph on U.S. Highway 1 from Florida City, where mainland Florida...
  • Traffic: Accident on northbound Route 97 prior to Route 100

    As of 9:30 a.m. Thursday, traffic was slow on northbound Route 97 prior to Route 100, due to an accident. Accidents were slowing traffic on southbound I-95 at the Fort McHenry Tunnel, Admiral Cochrane Drive at Harry S. Truman Parkway in Anne Arundel...
  • Pitts: Exhibit A for African-Americans brainwashed by the Democrats

    I just read Leonard Pitts' column in the Baltimore Sun ('Our blacks' vs. 'their blacks': Why conservatives shouldn't talk about race," Nov. 6). Based on what I have read, he is "Exhibit A" for the African-Americans who have been "brainwashed" by the...