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  • We all have a responsibility to report child abuse

    Elie Wiesel once famously wrote, "We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented." Sadly, as we learned again this week at Penn State University, silence among leadership and those in authority empowered an alleged child abuser.
  • Senators turn away repeal of death penalty in Md.

    Baltimore County senators rebuffed an effort to abolish Maryland's death penalty yesterday, persuading lawmakers instead to restrict when capital punishment can be used. The Senate's first full debate on the death penalty in more than three decades was...

    Hungary arrests alleged Nazi-era torturer after tabloid finds him

     
    Nearly seven decades after his alleged crimes, Hungarian prosecutors arrested and charged a 97-year-old man accused of torturing Jewish detainees before they were sent to Nazi death camps.

    DC Hot Spots - 2012 Ford Theater Gala

    DC Hot Spots - 2012 Ford Theater Gala
    2012 Ford Theater Gala with Matthew Morrison from Glee, Hardball's Chris Mathews, Nancy Pelosi [D-CA], Laurence Fishburne, and Morgan Freeman. Ford’s Theatre Society hosted its annual gala on Sunday, June 3, 2012, at Ford’s Theatre (511...

    Book review: 'The Sonderberg Case' by Elie Wiesel

    Book review: 'The Sonderberg Case' by Elie Wiesel
    The Sonderberg Case A Novel Elie Wiesel, translated from the French by Catherine Temerson Alfred A. Knopf: 178 pp., $25 Elie Wiesel's "Night," a memoir of Auschwitz and Buchenwald that is a pillar of Holocaust literature, is read by schoolchildren all...