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  • The God Squad: Is it the duty of people to have children?

    Q: What's your opinion about recent statements by Pope Francis imploring married couples to have children or they will be bitter and lonely in old age? I found his comments hurtful and offensive to the many married Catholic couples who struggle with...
  • In the Pipeline: 97-year-old has a rich history

    In the Pipeline: 97-year-old has a rich history
    "They like me because I never complain. I never talk about my medication or my health or my doctors. Instead, I'll tell jokes and talk about life. That's what makes me happy." Aaron Smith is talking about the daily call he gets from his senior center to...
  • Death of New York man sparks closer look at police use of chokeholds

    The death of a New York City man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week has reignited discussions about an arrest tactic that has been outlawed in most police departments and linked to dozens of in-custody deaths. The case...
  • Rev. Joseph Messer, Roman Catholic priest

    Rev. Joseph Messer, Roman Catholic priest
    The Rev. Father Joseph Valentine Messer, a Roman Catholic priest who served in Glen Burnie and Severna Park, died of dementia complications Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 90. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of...
  • The Best of This Year's Emmy Campaigns

    Hard work deserves recognition. And in showbiz, there is no better recognition than an award. So here are the first Emmy Tubthump Awards, which salute the innovative and/or goofy work of Emmy campaigners -- those people who work hard to make sure that you...
  • Study: Los Angeles is second-most facial-hair friendly city in U.S.

    Study: Los Angeles is second-most facial-hair friendly city in U.S.
    According to grooming gear maker Wahl, Los Angeles is the second-most facial-hair friendly city in these United States -- ranking just behind Boston and a whisker ahead of Miami.  Rounding out the top 10 were Chicago; Salt Lake City; Minneapolis;...
  • Facebook Hires NBA's Dan Reed to Head Sports Partnerships

    Dan Reed, president of the National Basketball Association's minor-league operations, is joining Facebook to head up global sports strategy and partnerships with leagues, teams and athletes. Reed will report to Nick Grudin, director of partnerships at...
  • Let's agree to disagree on childless marriage

    Q: What's your opinion about recent statements by Pope Francis imploring married couples to have children or they will be bitter and lonely in old age? I found his comments hurtful and offensive to the many married Catholic couples who struggle with...
  • Lampard comienza su cesión de seis meses en el Manchester City

    LONDRES (Reuters) - El ex mediocampista del Chelsea Frank Lampard comenzó el miércoles una cesión de seis meses en el campeón de la Liga Premier, el Manchester City, solo dos semanas después de fichar por el club New York City FC de la liga estadounidense...
  • Sister Sparrow puts big, modern spin on classic soul

    On a typical humid August evening in 2012, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds blew the tent off of Musikfest's Plaza Tropicale venue with a mix of horn-loaded funk, soul and rock 'n' roll. The hard-rocking, high-energy hourlong show was memorable, not...
  • Saturday scoreboard at SportsFest's "A-Town Throwdown" boys basketball tournament

     
    BOYS VARSITY Nazareth 47, Phoenixville 41 ... Brett Kline 15. Easton 56, Souderton 42 ... Rodney Arrington 12. PM West 57, Ephrata 32 ... Lance Singh 18. Brooklyn NY 58, Catasauqua 49 ... Kobe Telford 12. Liberty 37, Hempfield 34 ... Jaevon Dobbins 21....