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  • Condition of worker hurt in slots site accident improves

    A construction worker who was injured in an accident Friday at the construction site of the Arundel Mills slots parlor has had his condition upgraded, a Maryland Shock Trauma spokeswoman said Monday. Darbin Suazo-Jimenez, 25, of Manassas, Va., is in...
  • 'The Ballad of Blind Tom, Slave Pianist: America's Lost Musical Genius'

    The Ballad of Blind Tom, Slave Pianist America's Lost Musical Genius Deirdre O'Connell Overlook: 272 pp., $24.95 The name Blind Tom means nothing today, but in Civil War-era America, he was one of the greatest music stars going. Sightless, African...
  • Clinton, Obama spar over who's stronger in the general election

    Far from the snows of Maine and its Sunday caucuses, the two Democratic presidential rivals looked toward Tuesday's Potomac primaries in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, where 242 delegates are at stake, warring over who would make the...
  • Presidents Day past

    Presidents Day, which honors George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, is a tricky affair. Originally meant to honor Washington around his birthday, it's now a presidential twofer. Since Congress moved the holiday to the third Monday of the month, this...
  • Selling in a slowing market

    If for-sale signs have sprouted like weeds in your neighborhood and the grass is growing up around them, it's no time to panic, say real estate experts. It's time to go back to the basics. For years, nothing seemed to faze home buyers. Price didn't...
  • Team of lone rangers scours the new Wild West

    Team of lone rangers scours the new Wild West
    High noon and the desert is hot as a wok, yet Tim Duncan is wearing body armor under his uniform. A handgun and a Taser hang from his belt. Next to him in the truck are a shotgun and an M-16 assault rifle with extra magazines. "Out here, you have to be...
  • Letters to the editor

    Obama at Notre Dame Re “Catholicism and politics,” editorial, April 1 The Times makes a poor case against well-founded Catholic criticism of Notre Dame's decision to invite President Obama to speak at graduation. A commencement speaker...
  • Computer Glitch Causes Nationwide Flight Delays

    Computer Glitch Causes Nationwide Flight Delays
    ATLANTA -- Air travelers nationwide scrambled to revise their plans Thursday after an FAA computer glitch caused widespread cancellations and delays for the second time in 15 months. The Federal Aviation Administration said the problem, which lasted about...
  • Student Opens Fire in Community College Classroom, No One Hurt

    Student Opens Fire in Community College Classroom, No One Hurt
    WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- A 20-year-old student opened fire in a community college classroom, but did not hit anyone and was arrested in a hallway, police said Tuesday. No injuries were reported following the afternoon shooting at Northern Virginia Community...
  • FAA to Propose New Rules on Airline Pilot Hours

    FAA to Propose New Rules on Airline Pilot Hours
    WASHINGTON -- Obama administration officials said Monday they will propose new limits on how many hours airline pilots can fly in an effort to curb pilot fatigue, an issue safety officials have been urging action on for two decades. Randy Babbitt, the...
  • Civil War Battleground Fights Against Walmart

    Civil War Battleground Fights Against Walmart
    One hundred and forty-five years after Gen. Ulysses S. Grant first fought Gen. Robert E. Lee, another conflict is brewing on the Wilderness Battlefield: whether to let Wal-Mart build a superstore where 29,000 soldiers were wounded or killed. To stand...