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  • America's diminishing quantity of life

    America's diminishing quantity of life
    In large swaths of the nation, life expectancy has stopped increasing and even declined slightly over the decade that ended in 2007, particularly among women. This historic reversal of a long-time trend toward longer life expectancies in the world's...
  • Funeral held in Baltimore for nephew of Rep. Elijah Cummings

    Funeral held in Baltimore for nephew of Rep. Elijah Cummings
    Just days after his nephew was killed in a shooting, U.S Rep. Elijah E. Cummings challenged a church filled with friends and family to take a stand against senseless violence, and make the most of their lives. "The day for each one of us is still going...
  • Michelle Obama's common-sense healthcare advice is the real Obamacare -- Los Angeles Times column

    <b>Michelle Obama's common-sense healthcare advice is the real Obamacare</b> -- Los Angeles Times column
  • The Obama charm: baby stops crying in president's arms

    The Obama charm: baby stops crying in president's arms
    Remember how President Barack Obama promised he would heal the planet and make the seas stop rising?  Well, it turns out the president does have a special, magical touch. It's just not with the environment. It's with babies.  The White House recently...
  • Artworks created in a poetic sense

    There is a fabulously interesting Greek word—poema—which means “to make”— with a cascade of nuances, which implies detailed workmanship, a masterpiece or the most special creation of the creator. It is the origin of our...
  • Is this still good: Blog posts from the past week that still pass the smell test

    Is this still good: Blog posts from the past week that still pass the smell test
    A weekly round-up of juicy bits from food and dining blogs. Some of these I twittered as they appeared. You can follow my tweets on this page, in the box at the right. I posted a few of them on the new Baltimore Diner facebook page. 1.) The story about...
  • How can we afford First Lady's trip to Africa?

    I don't get it ...the United States is in extreme debt and getting higher every second. Yet Michelle Obama and daughters are apparently enjoying their travels in Africa. ( "Aids Activists Share Plight With First Lady" June 24.) The plight of AIDS will...
  • Why fighting AIDS in Africa is absolutely in our interest

    Thomas McDonough of Towson, asks if U.S. taxpayer dollars sent to fight AIDS in Africa are not better used right here in Baltimore or Detroit, at least for now ("African AIDS money better spent at home," June 25). Senora McGuire of Dundalk deplores the...
  • Work wardrobes that won't break the bank

    Work wardrobes that won't break the bank
    Your clothes (and your legs) are letting you down? No problem. You've got questions … I've got answers. Dear Answer Angel: I've built a work wardrobe over the years and need to update it. I work out of my home, so everyday outfits are casual. For...
  • Honor Independence Day by helping returning veterans

    The president's announcement of the start of Afghanistan troop withdrawals marks a new phase in the war on terror. No group of Americans will be happier about the reduction of forces in harm's way than our service members and their families. And whether...
  • Michelle Obama to attend Betty Ford funeral Tuesday

    WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama will travel to California to attend a funeral service on Tuesday for former first lady Betty Ford, the White House has announced. Ford, born Elizabeth Anne Bloomer in Chicago on April 8, 1918, was the wife of...