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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Leadership vacuum, not locusts, is Egypt's greatest plague

    Leadership vacuum, not locusts, is Egypt's greatest plague
    A plague of locusts swept through Egypt a few weeks ago, an estimated 30 million of the critters. Egyptian officials tried to downplay the phenomenon, hoping to quash any biblical analogies. They noted that locust swarms show up in the spring every...
  • BSO performs program of powerhouse Rouse, Wagner

    BSO performs program of powerhouse Rouse, Wagner
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra didn’t think small when deciding to acknowledge the 2013 bicentennial of the birth of revolutionary composer, revolting human being Richard Wagner. Three separate programs were plugged into the season, starting...
  • What happened to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?

    What happened to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger of the two brothers accused of perpetrating the Boston Marathon bombing, is the baffling mystery man in this crime. His older brother, Tamerlan, who died in a shootout with police in the dark early hours Friday morning,...
  • A house divided against itself again: America splits on gay marriage

    A house divided against itself again: America splits on gay marriage
    Journalist and gay activist Dan Savage often writes about the urban archipelago -- the American cities that are comfortable, safe islands for gays and lesbians set amid a vast sea of countryside where being openly homosexual remains a chancy, even...
  • Egypt's Morsi is Hamas' new best friend

    Egypt's Morsi is Hamas' new best friend
    The chameleon is finally showing his true colors. Since taking office in June, Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's not-so-new president, has been equivocating, trying to balance Egypt's longstanding diplomatic and financial relationship with the West with his true...
  • What Scalia really has against the Voting Rights Act

    What Scalia really has against the Voting Rights Act
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is alleged to be one of the great intellects of conservative jurisprudence, but his comments during oral arguments over a challenge to the 1965 Voting Rights Act displayed all the mental acuity of a third-tier...
  • Spring 2013: 5 ways to celebrate the season

    Spring 2013: 5 ways to celebrate the season
    1 How sweet it is Celebrate the 12th-annual Chocolate and Candy Festival on March 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bel Air Armory. The event includes hundreds of desserts and other goodies from local vendors. Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance....
  • What Twinkies teach us about labor relations

    What Twinkies teach us about labor relations
    The Great American Twinkie Crisis illuminates what is wrong with the relationship between management and labor in this country. Hostess, the company that, since the 1930s, has provided our nation with snacks that are nearly indestructible, now threatens...
  • Something old, new for Columbia Pro Cantare

    Something old, new for Columbia Pro Cantare
    Columbia Pro Cantare offers something old and something new for its next concert on Sunday, March 10, at 3 p.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church. There's a religious link of sorts between the old and new pieces, so having this concert take place in an...
  • Bertram Wyatt-Brown, acclaimed historian

    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, acclaimed historian
    Dr. Bertram Wyatt-Brown, an acclaimed and influential professor of American history who wrote widely on Southern history and culture and whose book on honor in the antebellum South was a 1983 Pulitzer Prize finalist, died Monday of pulmonary fibrosis at...
  • The great right wing freak-out of 2012

    The great right wing freak-out of 2012
    President Obama's re-election has caused right-wingers to become completely unhinged. They are purple-faced and apoplectic, convinced that an ignorant horde of government-dependent social leeches have destroyed traditional America and banished God from...
  • Opera Philadelphia offers East Coast premiere of Kevin Puts' 'Silent Night'

    Opera Philadelphia offers East Coast premiere of Kevin Puts' 'Silent Night'
    The last pope to take the name Benedict, before the one who made history this month announcing plans to retire, assumed his duties a few weeks after the outbreak of World War I. As Christmas 1914 approached, Benedict XV, who described the war as “...