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  • Study: Many prior failed relationships can hurt marriage

    Study: Many prior failed relationships can hurt marriage
    Now 31, Rodney Jordan said his brief marriage at age 22 was doomed before it started. When he wed, he said, he had had many failed relationships. Jordan, a 6th-grade teacher in Manassas, Va., and author of "From the Heart of a Teacher," said he was...
  • 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...
  • Annals of corporate co-opting: Another 'independent' news site is born

    Annals of corporate co-opting: Another 'independent' news site is born
    The ingenuity of big corporations knows no bounds, especially when it comes to disguising self-interested PR as objective information. Say hello to the latest such effort, a website devoted to communicating information about "sustainable" -- that is,...
  • 'Affirmative consent' law might not deter rapists

    To the editor: Jonah Goldberg's anger is misplaced. While I agree that the new law signed by the governor seeking to define what is lawful "consent" in sexual encounters between college students is difficult if not impossible to enforce, Goldberg has...
  • Hannah Arendt and the politics of storytelling

    Hannah Arendt and the politics of storytelling
    One of the most passionate defenders of oral storytelling was the celebrated German Jewish political theorist Hannah Arendt (1906-1975). A brilliant philosopher, Arendt believed that storytelling was a vital element of the vita activa — the ways...
  • David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State

    David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State
    The Nobel Peace Prize committee rightly cited the work that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi did to lead the "struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education," but it was Malala's work...
  • City residents want more well-rounded education, higher standards

    City residents want more well-rounded education, higher standards
    A local nonprofit asked residents of Baltimore what they think about their public schools and found both optimism and frustration in neighborhoods from Pigtown to Hamilton. The survey showed city residents want a lot more from their schools, including...
  • 'Sovereign citizen' given 7 years in prison

    'Sovereign citizen' given 7 years in prison
    Cherron Phillips seemed to waver moments after a federal judge sentenced her to seven years in prison Tuesday for filing a series of bogus multibillion-dollar liens on top court officials. Phillips, a devotee of the sovereign citizen movement that doesn'...
  • The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight

    The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight
    With two-thirds of American adults considered overweight, a lot of people are trying to shed pounds. It can be a challenging journey, and many folks find that they get tripped up by a major obstacle: themselves. Here are some common ways dieters...
  • Community: Still laughing at 100 years young

    Community: Still laughing at 100 years young
    Perhaps we'd all live to be 100 if we had the happy-go-lucky attitude of Leora Pearl Wilson. A birthday party marking her centennial year was held on Sept. 13 at the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, where she has made many friends over the years....
  • Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories

    Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories
    Gerald A. Larue — an ordained minister who became an agnostic, archeologist, religious scholar and debunker of claims such as Lazarus rising from the dead and the discovery of Noah's ark — has died. He was 98. The longtime USC professor of...