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  • Detaining immigrants shouldn't be the default

    The article ("Push for cheaper alternatives to immigrant detention grows," May 31) says, "Under current law, the vast majority of those in ICE custody are subject to mandatory detention to ensure that they show up for their immigration hearings and are...
  • GM about to release investigation report on deadly ignition switch

    GM about to release investigation report on deadly ignition switch
    General Motors Co. plans to release the findings of a much anticipated investigation into why it delayed recalling defective cars linked to at least 13 deaths. Chief Executive Mary Barra is scheduled to brief employees on the results Thursday. Based...
  • Cardin best choice for attorney general [Letter]

    Cardin best choice for attorney general [Letter]
    As a former assistant attorney general in the Child Protection Unit, an advocate for victims of domestic violence, a mother and a woman, I know what it takes to keep our children and families safe. In particular, I know firsthand that we need to arm our...
  • GM to release findings of recall probe

    GM to release findings of recall probe
    General Motors Co. plans on Thursday to release the findings of a much anticipated investigation into why it delayed recalling defective cars linked to at least 13 deaths. Chief Executive Mary Barra hired former U.S. Atty. Anton Valukas to conduct the...
  • Wilson Elementary evacuated after bomb threat

    Police briefly evacuated Wilson Elementary School in Costa Mesa after someone called in a bomb threat just before noon Wednesday. The school notified police, who worked with the Fire Department to escort students and staff off campus. "Luckily it was...
  • GM inquiry into defective ignition switch draws fire

    GM inquiry into defective ignition switch draws fire
    As far back as 2002, General Motors engineers starting calling it the "switch from hell." It would take a dozen years, more than 50 crashes and at least 13 deaths for the automaker to recall the ignition switch, used in millions of small cars. An...
  • Frosh for attorney general [Editorial]

    Frosh for attorney general [Editorial]
    It is a rare pleasure in any election year (and perhaps this one more than most) to have a candidate for state-wide office we can endorse so enthusiastically as we do Brian Frosh in the Democratic primary for attorney general. In his career in the General...
  • This ain't livin' [Commentary]

    This ain't livin' [Commentary]
    To paraphrase Marvin Gaye's "Inner City Blues," it makes you want to holler, the way so many people in Baltimore do their lives. Dying is too easy in this city, and neither death nor we should be proud. Even before summer officially arrives, nearly 90...
  • One year later, where are players in George Zimmerman trial?

    One year later, where are players in George Zimmerman trial?
    A year ago Tuesday the first of several hundred Seminole County residents were summoned to the Sanford courthouse for jury selection. A half-dozen of them ultimately would decide whether former Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman was a...
  • Grass-roots L.A. group pushes to cap many parking tickets at $23

    Grass-roots L.A. group pushes to cap many parking tickets at $23
    A grass-roots group of Angelenos wants to revamp the way Los Angeles collects parking ticket revenue — and has pledged to take its campaign to the ballot box if the city doesn’t embrace its proposed reforms. The Los Angeles Parking Freedom...
  • Harford County Council endorsements [Editorial from The Aegis]

    It's been more than a decade since all the voters of the county could vote for all the members of the county council. A key argument in favor of switching from countywide to in-district selection of county council members was that the smaller districts...