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  • Japan consumer mood dips as sales tax hike saps morale

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese consumer confidence worsened for a second straight month in September, suggesting the government's policy efforts to boost shopper sentiment and promote growth are losing traction. The survey's sentiment index for general...
  • Solvines Moradel's Survival Story

    Solvines Moradel's Survival Story
    The lump on my left breast was palpated by my experienced and knowledgeable OB/GYN of 13 years, Dr. Gil Aronson during a routine checkup in July 2013. ┬áMy cancer was the size of a peanut and that it hadn’t spread to the rest of my body gave me...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • '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'...
  • Delray Beach author David Pollay wants readers to seek joy every day

    Delray Beach author David Pollay wants readers to seek joy every day
    Although life can present a deluge of struggles, afflictions and bad news, David Pollay says there are moments of joy to embrace every day. And he wants you to embrace them immediately. Too many people delay satisfaction and happiness, Pollay says,...
  • '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...
  • Terps enter second half with both weaknesses and reasons for optimism

    Terps enter second half with both weaknesses and reasons for optimism
    Maryland's football coaches convened inside Gossett Team House during the Terps' bye last week. They assessed how players fared during the first half of the season, analyzed what worked and what didn't from a game plan standpoint and also discussed what...
  • Go Away With ... Kanae Minato

    Go Away With ... Kanae Minato
    A former home economics teacher, Kanae Minato rocked Japan's literary world with her 2008 debut novel, "Confessions." A movie adaptation of the psychological thriller was selected as Japan's entry for the best foreign language film at the 2010 Academy...