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  • Stop the fighting [Editorial]

    Baltimore police deployed extra officers around Digital Harbor High School in Federal Hill and a handful of other schools this week to ensure students' safety in the wake of recent threats and violent attacks against Latino students. The beefed-up...
  • New York City seeks to reinstate large soda ban

    New York City seeks to reinstate large soda ban
    An attorney for New York City has asked the state's top court to revive a ban on large sugary drinks, saying the city's health department has the power to ban any products, even hamburgers, that pose a health risk. Lower courts have overturned the ban,...
  • At vigil for slain teen, Hispanic residents say they feel ignored

    At vigil for slain teen, Hispanic residents say they feel ignored
    For the second time this week, family and friends of Oscar Torres gathered in public Friday to mourn his death, worrying, they say, that without holding vigils his killing will be forgotten and the person who shot him during a robbery will go free....
  • Digital Harbor is diverse, united

    Digital Harbor is diverse, united
    Digital Harbor High School is a diverse, inclusive and successful school that prepares students for computer technology careers, college and productive citizenship. Recent media coverage about tensions among small groups of black and Latino students...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, June 15 Dixieland music The U.S. Air Force Heritage Ramblers Dixie Ensemble will perform at 3 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Free admission. Information: 410-636-6597 or
  • A new blueprint for architectural excellence

    Do you know the Monuments Men? I don't mean the George Clooney movie with the middling box-office numbers. I mean the male geniuses, according to architecture's creaky conventional wisdom, who push the profession forward with one pricey and daring...
  • The debt we owe racists [Commentary]

    The debt we owe racists [Commentary]
    The racist comments of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who wondered aloud if blacks were better off in slavery, and NBA owner Donald Sterling, who warned his Mexican and African-American girlfriend not to bring blacks to games played by his Los Angeles ...
  • Don't punish private thoughts [Letter]

    Don't punish private thoughts [Letter]
    There's much ado about the situation regarding Donald Sterling, owner of the NBA Clippers ("What about Donald Sterling's First Amendment rights?" April 29). Many years ago, Mr. Sterling was slapped with a lawsuit for discriminating against minorities in...
  • Botched execution: Oklahoma governor pledges independent review

    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin promised an independent review of the state’s execution protocols Wednesday after a bungled execution raised questions about the state's handling of capital punishment. The Republican governor emphasized, however, that...
  • The Donald Sterling case

    Re "Banned for life," April 30 To any regular reader of The Times, none of the Donald Sterling mess should come as a surprise. After seeing hundreds of his kitschy self-aggrandizing ads for his charity work, it should be clear that Sterling does not...
  • Donald Sterling, el racista caritativo

    Donald Sterling, el racista caritativo
    Donald Sterling, el mismo multimillonario dueño de los Clippers de Los Angeles cuyos incendiarios comentarios racistas lo han convertido en el hombre más odiado de Estados Unidos, quizá no sea tan villano como aparenta. Justo antes de que estallara...