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Tears on last night for Ringling Bros. 'Greatest Show on Earth'

Tears on last night for Ringling Bros. 'Greatest Show on Earth'

Aerialists hugged long and hard in their safety net. Trainer Alexander Lacey spoke emotionally of his family's breeding of multiple generations of lions and tigers, even as his big cats waiting patiently for the act to continue as usual.  The cats likely did not know this otherwise ordinary Sunday...

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    Trump's assault on working voters

    The budget outline President Donald Trump issued in March was horrifying, with massive cuts to everything from the Environmental Protection Agency to the National Institutes of Health. The detailed proposal he is expected to release tomorrow is even worse, driven by wildly unrealistic assumptions...

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    Baltimore public housing plan needs scrutiny, oversight

    The $27 million renovation and reopening of the city's Allendale public apartment complex was described as "hallelujah" moment by Carol Payne, the Director of the Baltimore Region for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. But a hallelujah moment for whom? Should public...

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    We should research our health care at least as well as our cars

    As consumers, we spend more time researching television, vacation and vehicle purchases than making health care spending decisions. That's according to an insurance industry survey that finds analyzing health coverage comes in far behind the time Americans consider other purchases. The implications...

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  • First look inside Betamore’s new City Garage space

    First look inside Betamore’s new City Garage space

    Betamore recently opened for business at its new spot in Port Covington's City Garage. The Federal Hill-based incubator and startup hub announced plans last year to double its footprint by expanding to City Garage, the former bus depot Sagamore Ventures, the venture capital arm of Under Armour...

  • Hiring outlook brightens for college graduates

    Hiring outlook brightens for college graduates

    Michaela Jones graduated from Loyola University Maryland on Saturday. Even before she picked up her degree, the 22-year-old business administration major already had a job. Jones becomes a production associate for the Baltimore event production firm Feats Inc. next month — and says fellow seniors...

  • Union Craft expansion adds to growing economic impact of craft makers in Baltimore

    Union Craft expansion adds to growing economic impact of craft makers in Baltimore

    The narrow, black-and-white Union Craft Brewing sign that points to its low brick building on the west side of Interstate 83 in Woodberry is painted on an old chimney, so it won't go with the brewery as it relocates about a quarter mile north to another warehouse east of the highway. That short...

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  • Celebrities mingle, watch and wager at Preakness

    Celebrities mingle, watch and wager at Preakness

    A Victoria's Secret supermodel, a two-time Academy Award-winning actor and a Heisman Trophy winner were just a few of the many celebrities and notable people who attended the 142nd Preakness. In Under Armour's fifth year hosting a large tent and Pimlico owner the Stronach Group's second entertaining...

  • Preakness InfieldFest performances were more about the party than the music

    Preakness InfieldFest performances were more about the party than the music

    When the Preakness established the InfieldFest in 2010 — as a response to it ending its infamous bring-your-own-alcohol policy a year earlier — it aimed to create a mini music festival. Judging from this year's lineup, which featured country star Sam Hunt and the electronic dance music hit-maker...

  • Why this is a dangerous time for Fox News

    Why this is a dangerous time for Fox News

    Given all the lawsuits, settlements and huge prime-time turnover in talent, you might think things could not get worse for Fox News. But they could if the ratings of the past two weeks continue. Fox News, which has long been overwhelmingly dominant in cable news ratings, found itself in last place...

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  • Preakness 2017: The weird and wacky

    Preakness 2017: The weird and wacky

    You never know what you'll see at Preakness. Here are some of the most ... interesting sights from the infield and beyond. See more Sun Preakness galleries at PreaknessPictures.com. 

  • Male Romper Watch is in full force at Preakness

    Male Romper Watch is in full force at Preakness

    This week, the internet was graced with the fashion phenomenon of the male romper — just in time for Preakness. A Kickstarter for something called the RompHim touched off quite a reaction this week, with some praising the look and others equating it to the downfall of our civilization. But everyone...

  • 2017 Preakness fashion at Sagamore Farm

    2017 Preakness fashion at Sagamore Farm

    The hilltop views and plush grounds of Sagamore Farm provide an ideal backdrop to showcase Preakness fashion: white-haute retro wares from Annapolis native Christian Siriano, playful hats from the famed Christine A. Moore, flashy accessories from Ellicott City native Danielle DiFerdinando and more....

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  • Trump administration flip flops on location of Western Wall

    Trump administration flip flops on location of Western Wall

    As President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the hallowed Western Wall on Monday, it remained unclear whether his administration was changing longstanding U.S. policy by declaring the wall's location to be Israel, versus Jerusalem. Heading to Israel on the second stop...

  • Trump says he didn't mention Israel in meeting with Russians

    Trump says he didn't mention Israel in meeting with Russians

    President Donald Trump on Monday defended himself against allegations he divulged classified information in a recent meeting with Russian diplomats, saying alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he never identified Israel in his Oval Office conversation. At the end of his appearance...

  • Can Michael Flynn refuse to turn over documents to Congress? Yes — but he risks jail

    Can Michael Flynn refuse to turn over documents to Congress? Yes — but he risks jail

    Former national security adviser Michael Flynn's reticence to testify before Congress about his behavior before and after the inauguration of Donald Trump was always obvious. His attorney indicated that Flynn would testify in exchange for immunity back in March — a ploy that seemed designed to...

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  • Common Cause: Franchot survey blurs line between governing, campaign

    Common Cause: Franchot survey blurs line between governing, campaign

    Comptroller Peter Franchot's office sees no problem in its use of state social media accounts to publicize a survey created by his political campaign committee. But others do. Franchot, a third-term Democrat, has launched a task force in an effort to change Maryland laws governing the beer industry...

  • Baltimore braces for documentary on nun's death, sex abuse at Catholic school

    Baltimore braces for documentary on nun's death, sex abuse at Catholic school

    Donna Von Den Bosch climbed to the attic of her home so she could watch the footage alone. The images flashed on her computer screen: the police car, the churches, the priests. Her heart raced. "I'm 60," she told herself, again and again. "I'm not 15 anymore." Von Den Bosch was watching the trailer...

  • Longtime chief investigator for state prosecutor's office retires

    Longtime chief investigator for state prosecutor's office retires

    Two government officials in Maryland may breathe a little easier now that the longtime chief investigator for the state prosecutor's office has retired. The office dedicated to rooting out government corruption in Maryland has estimated it will launch two fewer investigations for 2017, the first...

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