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  • United States can erase debt, if it backs off overseas war, and aid

    Common sense tells us all that we can't spend more than we bring in — as individuals, as a people, or as a government. Sooner or later, debt will have to be paid in full, or our country will simply collapse as a nation. It's that simple.  Is it...
  • Futility in Afghanistan

    When 30 American servicemen were killed last week in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, it raised anew whether our efforts there are worth the cost, and whether they are achieving anything. Here's another reason for doubt: Many Afghans firmly believe we...
  • Jameel T. Freeman, specialist in U.S. Army, killed in Afghanistan

    Baltimore native Army Spc. Jameel T. Freeman was killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan, military officials said Friday. He was 26. He is survived by his wife and two children, said his longtime friend and martial-arts instructor Del Ali Rawlings....
  • Is Homeland Security spending paying off?

    Is Homeland Security spending paying off?
    On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite sailors. But officials here in Keith County, population 8,370, imagined this scene: an Al Qaeda...
  • Renaissance Institute teachers know their history

    As teachers at the Renaissance Institute, retirees Sidney Leibovitz and Gregory Halpin fascinate their adult students with history courses ranging from the Chinese Revolution to French Connections. Their own histories are fascinating, too. Leibovitz's...
  • Baltimore Book Festival 2011: Tales of Mobtown boom, bust and bigotry energize fest

    Baltimore Book Festival 2011: Tales of Mobtown boom, bust and bigotry energize fest
    Among hundreds of books sure to be embraced or argued about at this weekend's Baltimore Book Festival, one potent group narrative leaps from the pages of the schedule. A string of tenacious writers are presenting new or reissued books that chronicle...
  • U.N. ploy could benefit Israel

    U.N. ploy could benefit Israel
    In September, the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas plans to bring a statehood petition to the United Nations. The initial plan is to bring it to the Security Council for approval. If the U.S. vetoes it, as expected, the PA will then bring it to...
  • Q&A: 'Higher Ground' star/director Vera Farmiga on the spiritual aspect of orgies

    Q&A: 'Higher Ground' star/director Vera Farmiga on the spiritual aspect of orgies
    Boy, if I had a dollar for every celebrity interview that discussed the size of God’s penis.   Actually, that’s a first—but “Higher Ground” star/director Vera Farmiga had more to say about genitalia. The actress is probably...
  • Exhibition on Europe's wooden synagogues planned for Jewish Museum

    Exhibition on Europe's wooden synagogues planned for Jewish Museum
    An exhibition on an all-but-forgotten era in Jewish worship, “Wooden Synagogues of Europe,” will open Sept. 13 at the Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. The 10 models are 1/40th scale replicas of synagogues built in...
  • A question of killing: Howard County author searches for an answer

    A question of killing: Howard County author searches for an answer
    Five days. That’s all it took after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, for Danuta Hinc to realize that she needed to write a book about how such a thing could happen. “I realized that I needed to know what leads people to make such...
  • Some want State House dome returned to multicolor scheme

    Some want State House dome returned to multicolor scheme
    Imagine driving into Annapolis along Rowe Boulevard or sailing into the city's harbor, glancing up toward the tiered State House dome, and seeing that it's colored not in the brick red and Colonial white you've known your entire life, but in lemon gold,...