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  • 'Top Chef Masters' cast announced

     
    For the next season of Top Chef, it's all about the well-known, not the unknown, as 24 chefs vie for the prize on Top Chef Masters, which debuts June 10.You can read the full press release here. Neil Patrick Harris,......
  • Returning war dead: New view of wars

     
    by Mark Silva When the Pentagon announced that it would permit media coverage of the nation's homecoming war dead, reversing an 18-year-old policy against public picture-taking of flag-draped coffins, it said it would leave decisions to the discretion...
  • Naked Ambition

     
    Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? 1. Betsy Perry, appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to a women???s issues commission, writing in light of the swine flu outbreak that Mexico might need to ???get a......
  • Sotomayor: Hispanic 'legitimacy'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, elected to the White House with two-thirds of the votes cast by Hispanic Americans, has made some history of his own -- first African-American elected president -- and now has nominated the......
  • Obama: Supreme Court's 'old battle lines'

     
    by Mark Silva With the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court, President Barack Obama is making some history, touting the life's story of a judge whom he views as an embodiment of the American dream and defying......
  • Sonia Sotomayor: Two sides of a life

     
    by Peter Nicholas and James Oliphant It did not take long after moving 60 miles from the ethnically diverse neighborhoods of the Bronx to the campus of Princeton University for Sonia Sotomayor to make it clear she was not happy......
  • Alito and Sotomayor: Their studied ethnicity

     
    As Newsday reports in this story, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and nominee Sonia Sotomayor have traveled parallel paths - from their ties to their ethnicity and communities to their Ivy League education and carefully planned legal careers -......
  • Three Maryland contestants on Top Chef

     
    If you remember, in an earlier post I wrote about the rumor that Jesse Sandlin, executive chef of Abacrombie, would be a contestant on Bravo's Top Chef. The chefs competing in Season Six, which starts August 26, have just been......
  • New 'Top Chef' cast includes several Marylanders

     
    Bravo just announced the cast of the next season of Top Chef, and how about that -- it includes several Marylanders. One is Jesse Sandlin, the chef at Abacrombie, who Elizabeth Large had already speculated might be in the cast.......
  • NYS politics broils in the post-Senate summer

     
    When Gov. David A. Paterson recently replaced June O'Neill as Democratic state chairman with Nassau Chairman Jay Jacobs, you could have guessed that AG Andrew Cuomo wasn't going to be crazy about the pick -- if you assume the template......
  • Bill chasing Ana across the Atlantic

     
    Tropical Depression 3 has been upgraded to tropical storm status as its top winds passed 39 mph this afternoon. It is now Tropical Storm Bill, and it is following in the path of TS Ana as she begins to take......