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  • Voting rights not gutted by court

    Voting rights not gutted by court
    I really hate to see such an objective and honest columnist like Leonard Pitts Jr. so upset because he seems to think the Supreme Court's decision on the Voting Rights Act gutted the law ("The Supreme Court's assault on civil rights," July 5). So...
  • Charlotte speech gives O'Malley a shot at advancement, redemption

    Charlotte speech gives O'Malley a shot at advancement, redemption
    When Gov. Martin O'Malley takes the stage at the Democratic convention to give the most important speech of his political career, he'll have to deliver on one deceptively simple goal: He'll need to make people want to hear more. As an increasingly...
  • Shame on Carnival for putting profits ahead of the planet's well-being

    Shame on Carnival for putting profits ahead of the planet's well-being
    As travelers who enjoy a cruise as one kind of lovely vacation, my family is certain now never to cruise with Carnival Cruise Lines — not because the line will move to Tampa, Fla., in 2014, but because of its leadership's sadly narrow perspective on...
  • A conspicuous absence in Tampa: George W. Bush

    A conspicuous absence in Tampa: George W. Bush
    Since exiting the White House in January 2009, George W. Bush has effectively managed to keep himself out of the spotlight. While a handful of news stories have captured Mr. Bush's promotion of his cancer initiative in Africa and furnished updates on...
  • Eagle Archive: If the past is a guide, political conventions are sure to be entertaining

    As the Olympics draw to a close and the end of the summer looms on the horizon, you can be sure that the upcoming Republican and Democrat national conventions will provide end-of-summer entertainment. For those setting their DVRs: The Republican National...
  • Budget hell on wheels?

    Budget hell on wheels?
    Amtrak, long one of the favorite whipping boys of fiscal conservatives, is getting another thrashing from Mitt Romney and the Republicans. From all the attacks, one might think that the nation's bargain-basement passenger rail system was the cause of...
  • Recipe Finder: traditional brisket

    Florence Martin, originally from Paris and now residing in Baltimore, was looking for a recipe for making a traditional American Jewish-style beef brisket. Dolores Keene from Baltimore sent in her favorite brisket recipe, which comes from "Mama Cooks...
  • Memo to Romney: Stop talking about your taxes; it's not helping

    Memo to Romney: Stop talking about your taxes; it's not helping
    For all the media clamor for Mitt Romney to come clean on his past tax returns, maybe his campaign advisers would be better off just advising him to keep quiet on the matter, before he gaffes again. Mr. Romney's supposedly clarifying remark that he has...
  • Tommy Hunter on struggling Orioles offense: 'It's my turn to pick ... these guys up'

    Orioles right-hander Tommy Hunter denied any frustration in the wake of Friday’s 2-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, in which he pitched one of his better games of the season but was handed a tough-luck loss because his teammates' bats had yet to arrive...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles

    What they're saying about the Orioles
    Here's a look at what some other media outlets are saying about the Orioles: ** Cliff Corcoran of SI.com says the Orioles are among three sleeper teams (the others are the Pirates and A's) that are not going away this season: As for the Orioles, well,...
  • Sister Genevieve Kunkel, longtime nun and educator

    Sister Genevieve Kunkel, longtime nun and educator
    Sister Genevieve Kunkel, a professed member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame for 78 years who was known for her spirit and positive attitude, died Wednesday at the age of 101 from complications after hip surgery. Sister Genevieve was a participant...
  • A loss of 'Pride'

    A loss of 'Pride'
    Reaction to the decision by Carnival Cruise Lines to leave the Port of Baltimore next year because the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has not agreed to its proposal to use scrubbers, instead of cleaner fuel, to meet air quality requirements breaks...