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Political consultants often use the term "optics" to describe how consequential events are perceived by the general public. With regard to the present Middle East crisis, the president's optics are way off course. There was the Las Vegas fundraiser...
Dr. Gerhard Schmeisser, a retired orthopedic surgeon, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine faculty member and an innovator in artificial-limb technology, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Sept. 23 at Roland Park Place. He was 86 and had lived on...
email@example.comA former Hagerstown man in prison for his role in the 2004 fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania man was in Washington County Circuit Court on Monday seeking to have his conviction overturned because the ballistics expert in the case falsified his credentials....
Often, growers know why part of their crop field doesn't grow as well as another area. It may be because of poor drainage or a sandy soil type or a chronic nutrient deficiency or even a recurring disease or pest problem. But, sometimes, the cause...
An alleged stock tip has gone from a home run to a strikeout for Hall of Fame baseball player Eddie Murray. The onetime Dodgers first baseman agreed Friday to pay $358,151 to settle an investigation into whether he broke insider-trading laws when he...
The state may overhaul the system that protects us from getting ripped off at the gas station, grocery store and even the parking meter. Some lawmakers want to do less-frequent inspections to make sure fuel pumps, home heating oil trucks and parking...
In the early days of the space program, astronauts were ex-Marines, Air Force officers and hot-shot pilots. Sally Ride got there a little differently: She answered a want ad. In the late 1970s, NASA decided that, in addition to pilots, it needed some...
The Baltimore SunOrioles Hall-of-Famer Eddie Murray has agreed to pay $358,151 to settle charges that he illegally profited from an insider trading scheme involving former teammate Doug DeCinces, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced Friday. Murray, who...
-------------------- Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story Jim Holt Liveright: 310 pp., $27.95 -------------------- "How old is the Universe?" Kurt Vonnegut asked in his 1973 novel "Breakfast of Champions." "It is one half-second...
Launching a new college would "clearly be a great adventure but so is jumping off a bridge," physicist Joseph B. Platt wrote decades after accepting the challenge in 1956 to become the founding president of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont. Humor was a...
Eighty-five octane gasoline has long been sold in western South Dakota, but state officials are now considering policy changes that would make the practice legal. Jenna Howell, staff attorney for the state Department of Public Safety, said when the sale...
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