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  • Race and the Mississippi election

    Race and the Mississippi election
    Tea party champion Chris McDaniel and his supporters are not amused by the irony of seeing their opponent in the Mississippi GOP Senate primary, incumbent Thad Cochran, win by mobilizing black Democrats to turn out for him. I don't blame them for...
  • Prosecutorial indiscretion [Commentary]

    Prosecutorial indiscretion [Commentary]
    On an evening in June 2013, New Jersey Det. Joseph Walker was driving his minivan along Route 3 near Interstate 97 with his wife and three young children when he accidentally drifted into Joseph Harvey Jr.'s lane of traffic. Harvey, who was with a...
  • Suspect in Joliet double murder: 'It feels like a dream; it's not real'

    Suspect in Joliet double murder: 'It feels like a dream; it's not real'
    Hours after Joliet police discovered the bodies of two men in her friend’s home, Bethany McKee repeatedly told an investigator she was in disbelief. “I knew in my head they were dead, but still in my head they couldn’t be,”...
  • Ricky Gervais to Produce David Brent Movie with BBC

    LONDON -- Ricky Gervais is to produce a feature film centering on David Brent, the character he played in the original BBC version of TV comedy series "The Office." The movie, "Life on the Road," will follow Brent's progress in the 15 years since...
  • Hearings begin on former BWI fire chief's disputed termination

    Hearings begin on former BWI fire chief's disputed termination
    Hearings began Monday on claims by BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's former acting fire chief that he was unfairly terminated earlier this year after raising concerns about racial bias within the department. Gregory Lawrence, who is black, said he believes...
  • Are circumstances getting worse for Jews and Israel?

    "That February, in Sarcelles, flaming objects were thrown into the Tiferet Israel School, destroying the building. In April, at Garges-les-Gonesse, firebombs were hurled at the synagogue. From Nice to Marseille, anti-Semitic mail was delivered. In the...
  • Justice was not done in Arundel road rage case [Letter]

    Justice was not done in Arundel road rage case [Letter]
    I am disgusted by the not guilty verdict rendered in the case of New Jersey detective Joseph Walker, who shot and killed Joseph Harvey Jr. last year ("N.J. officer not guilty of murder in Arundel road rage shooting," July 30). Clearly, Maryland law was...
  • Confederate flag along I-95 divides a Virginia community, leads to threats

    The huge Confederate flag flew high above Interstate 95 north of Fredericksburg startling Anthony Sanchez on his daily commute. "It was a provocation," said Sanchez, who teaches at a community college. "It just bothered me that someone would go to all...
  • Letters: Fame is the name of the game

    Letters: Fame is the name of the game
    Halls of Fame start out celebrating the best of the best and over time add the best of the good, causing bloat. But Houston Mitchell’s fanciful attempt to downsize Cooperstown to only the best only shows why that’s a matter of opinion....
  • Neel Kashkari goes slumming, misses the bus

    Neel Kashkari goes slumming, misses the bus
    Former investment banker Neel Kashkari, who is the Republican candidate for governor of California, staged a bravura act of political agitprop the other day. Kashkari posed as an unemployed worker in Fresno for a week, searching for work, sleeping...
  • Aug. 2 Letters: Mental health, ethics reform, racism

    Your July 24 editorial ("An unwavering focus") rightly calls for urgent, critical examination and definitive change to mental health care systems in Virginia. Thank you and keep it up. It's a tall order that demands both immediate and longer term...