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  • Review: 'The Glass Cage' by Nicholas Carr

    Review: 'The Glass Cage' by Nicholas Carr
    The opening paragraph of "The Glass Cage," Nicholas Carr's cautionary tale of unchecked technology, puts readers in an airplane on final approach as the Federal Aviation Administration issues a 2013 safety alert. Flight automation, declares the untitled...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: What's in a salute?

    E pluribus unum is Latin and means “out of many, one.” The saying was originally the motto of the United States, but in 1956 Congress adopted “In God We Trust.” The earlier slogan was a fitting descriptor for the fledgling...
  • Howard County instructor named Maryland Teacher of the Year

    Howard County instructor named Maryland Teacher of the Year
    A Howard County high school teacher who was raised in a family of educators and turned to the profession as a second career was named the state's Teacher of the Year Friday. Jody Zepp, 54, of Owings Mills, was born in Baltimore and grew up in...
  • 2 questions to help teach kids responsibility

    Back in sixth grade, my teacher devised a system to keep our class in line. He divided a bulletin board into halves and wrote "Responsible" on one side and "Not Responsible" on the other. He put every child's name on a circle of paper and pinned the...
  • Why Britain is still losing its fight against radicalization

    LONDON (Reuters) - Mizanur Rahman laughs when he recalls the de-radicalization programme he was sent on in 2008 after he was released from a British jail where he had served two years for inciting violence against British and American troops. "I'd go...
  • John M. Crisp: Two pundits point toward a Mideast inevitability

    At the end of September, two adjacent columns on the New York Times website pointed toward an inescapable conclusion, expressed in the last two sentences of the second column, which we will get to in a moment. The first column is by Thomas Friedman,...
  • Witness: Give Oscar Pistorius house arrest for killing girlfriend

    Witness: Give Oscar Pistorius house arrest for killing girlfriend
    South African track star Oscar Pistorius should serve three years of partial house arrest and community service for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, a witness said Monday at the first day of the athlete's sentencing. The 27-year-old Paralympic...
  • Broadcast networks encouraged by better than expected ratings

    Fox needed help in the TV ratings this fall, and it got some from a nice kid named Bruce Wayne. "Gotham" is a live-action prequel that tells the story of how young crime victim Bruce grew up to become the comic superhero Batman. It also illustrates...
  • Extraordinary Life: A Face Of Hartford's Cultural Scene

    Extraordinary Life: A Face Of Hartford's Cultural Scene
    Think Auntie Mame with big hats, a Texas accent and a gift for organizing people and events, and you'd have a partial picture of Fran Gordon. Combine the energy of a cheerleader with endless optimism and a sense of fun and you will have a sense of the...
  • Nobel Peace Prize honors Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

    They’re denied an education, kidnapped, gang-raped and sold in the market. They’re forced to cart water and they’re married off early to old men. Then one extraordinary girl, Malala Yousafzai, escaped the fate of others and soared to...
  • Norris to start Game 2 for Orioles

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Baltimore Orioles - INSIDE PITCH BALTIMORE -- Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter has maintained an "all hands on deck" philosophy when it comes to handling his pitching staff for the playoffs. Showalter was...