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Maryland WeatherFROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:It was one of Maryland’s worst natural disasters, claiming 17 lives. But few remember after 40 years. Bruce Sullivan does. A senior forecaster at the National Center for Environmental Prediction, he said a line of...
Tags: Bodies of Water, Maryland, Rivers
The Swampby Mark Silva "We have not come off the bottom yet,'' Warren Buffett says. Buffett, the multibillionaire oracle from Omaha and informal adviser to President Barack Obama, says the actions that the federal government is taking today raise the "probability'...
The Swampby Mark Silva They're still talking about the lessons of Vietnam at the White House, where President Barack Obama today awarded a Presidential Unit Citation to Alpha Troop, First Squadron of the 11th Armored Cavalry. At the White House, where......
The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama, bowing to other leaders of the world, fails to understand the concept of "American exceptionalism,'' former Vice President Dick Cheney contends. "There's never been a nation like the United States of America in world....
Tags: Al-Qaeda, Defense, Sean Hannity, Dick Cheney, Justice System
If you've ever taken a good look at the battleship USS Wisconsin outside Nauticus and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum in Norfolk, it probably didn't take long to recognize that you were in the presence of something special. With its long, raking hull,...
I know a true hero, although he surely wouldn't call himself one. He is the son of a very close friend. He served in Iraq, and is now on duty in Afghanistan. And, like all the other American service people there, he volunteered to put his life on the...
In the worst of times we often see the best of people. Expected heroes, such as police officers, firefighters, paramedics, doctors and nurses, usually do what they’re trained to do in emergency situations and do so with valor. Then there are...
In the movie "Flight," for which Denzel Washington scored an Oscar nomination, a brilliant pilot successfully lands a catastrophically damaged plane, saving scores of lives, even though this captain was high as he sat behind the throttle. To some degree,...
There's a story Americans have learned about the Supreme Court, a story that affects the way we view high-profile cases like the ones about same-sex marriage that it heard last week. In this story, the Supreme Court has played a crucial, maybe the...
Leonard Pitts"Now is the time..." -- Martin Luther King, Aug. 28, 1963 Brendon Ayanbadejo is wrong. It is painful to say that. Ayanbadejo's heart is in a good place and the advice he gave last week on MSNBC's "The Ed Show" was practical and well intentioned. But...
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