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  • Steinem, Plouffe among speakers for Hopkins Foreign Affairs Symposium

    Steinem, Plouffe among speakers for Hopkins Foreign Affairs Symposium
    Feminist trailblazer Gloria Steinem, Obama campaign strategist David Plouffe and the creator of the popular "Humans of New York" blog are among the scheduled speakers at Johns Hopkins University's 2015 Foreign Affairs Symposium. Steinem, the Ms....
  • Lost words, lost worlds

    It's a slim little book that had a powerful impact as this country and the rest of the world hovered on the edge of war in 1939: "Mrs. Miniver" by Jan Struther, which began as a collection of short newspaper columns in the Times about the daily life of an...
  • ‘Supergirl': ‘Glee’ actress Melissa Benoist to star in new CBS series

     
    Actress Melissa Benoist is set to star in “Supergirl,” CBS' new one-hour drama, the latest in a flurry of TV […]...
  • Marco Rubio chairmanship is chance to show foreign policy credentials if he runs for president

    Marco Rubio chairmanship is chance to show foreign policy credentials if he runs for president
    U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio was named Wednesday as chairman of the Senate subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, giving him a platform to demonstrate foreign policy credentials and talk about Cuba just as he's continuing to raise his profile in advance of a...
  • Historian Elena Conis takes a look at decades of vaccination skepticism

    Historian Elena Conis takes a look at decades of vaccination skepticism
    Last year saw more U.S. measles cases than in any other year in nearly the last quarter century, and 2015 isn't looking a whole lot better, after someone at Disneyland infected people who infected other people in what has become a seven-state outbreak....
  • GOP abortion bill: right ends, wrong means

    As thousands descended on Washington last week for the annual "March for Life," the Republican House of Representatives was busy watering down an antiabortion bill that restricted abortions after 20 weeks, except in cases of rape or incest, with...
  • In Maryland and U.S., a rightward tilt

    In Maryland and U.S., a rightward tilt
    In both governance and elections, consequences are real. For the Democrats, their message in 2014 was so uninspiring and drab that they suffered at the polls as their supporters stayed home in droves ("O'Malley's legacy," Jan. 20). In Maryland, eight...
  • Editor's choice: 'Florence Gordon' by Brian Morton

    Editor's choice: 'Florence Gordon' by Brian Morton
    As college students around the country debate whether to continue the tradition and stage a Valentine's Day performance of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" or cancel it for good, I found myself wondering: "What would Florence Gordon think?" Florence...
  • Riskin: Interfaith dialogue critical

    Riskin: Interfaith dialogue critical
    "More than ever before, an interfaith dialogue between the great religions of the world is critical to save the world from destruction," said Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, chief Rabbi of the Efrat settlement of the West Bank of Israel for the past 32 years, at...
  • The influence of science and reason on moral progress

    The influence of science and reason on moral progress
    A century and a half ago, an abolitionist preacher named Theodore Parker noticed something striking about the moral universe: “The arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways,” he said, but added that “from what I see I am sure...
  • Male quilters piece new gender, aesthetic paradigms in 'Man-Made' show

    Male quilters piece new gender, aesthetic paradigms in 'Man-Made' show
    "How would a guy make a quilt?" Joel Otterson asked himself when he began his foray into the craft. "He would make it out of concrete and stone," he answered. And so he did. Otterson's "quilts" consist of interlinking blocks of concrete, stone and...