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Kandahar Massacre (2012)

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  • Blue Angels add awe to Sailabration festivities

    Blue Angels add awe to Sailabration festivities
    Shrieking children covered their ears and adults flinched as the Blue Angels made a low pass over Fort McHenry, only to stretch their necks and shade their eyes to track the Navy jet fighters as they soared into the sun. At the Inner Harbor, crowds lined...
  • For a time, Fort McHenry stood empty as its strategic importance was diminished

    The quickly constructed, earthen star-shaped Fort Whetstone, built in 1776, was the first fortification to occupy the site where Fort McHenry now stands. The city's vulnerability to a waterborne attack was exposed in the spring of 1776 when the British...
  • The legacy of 1812: Protect our seas, protect our economies

    Grand anniversaries often make us ponder the links between our past and our present. Baltimore's superb bi-centennial commemorations for the War of 1812 have been no exception. Watching the buzz of commercial activity in the harbor has reminded me vividly...
  • Days to remember

    A century and a half ago — and a drive of about two and a half hours from Harford County in modern times — Union and Confederate forces were in the midst of positioning themselves to become the masters of Harpers Ferry at the confluence of the...
  • 1812: Our first war of choice

    In this bicentennial year of the start of the War of 1812, the StarSpangledBaltimore.com website tells us: "The War of 1812 represents what many see as the definitive end of the American Revolution. A new nation, widely regarded as an upstart,...
  • Historians fret fate of War of 1812 sites

    Historians fret fate of War of 1812 sites
    On a grassy hill a mile west of the Patuxent River, historian Ralph Eshelman can see the same bucolic view of fields and placid water anxious British soldiers likely saw when they landed in the summer of 1814 — the first stop in their campaign to...
  • Havre de Grace mayor: "These casualties have faces"

    Havre de Grace mayor: "These casualties have faces"
    "Today is a somber day of reflection," reminded Havre de Grace Mayor Wayne Dougherty on Monday morning, standing before a crowd assembled at Millard Tydings Memorial Park for the city's annual Memorial Day observance. Dougherty and city other officials...
  • Preventive wars are tricky to judge in retrospect

    As David Swanson points out in his recent article, the War of 1812 was indeed senseless, born of wanton stupidity ("America's first war of choice: 1812). It served no useful purpose, local battle glories notwithstanding. Not all wars are like that,...
  • Two workers are assaulted by youths downtown

    A group of youths attacked a federal office worker and a BGE employee Thursday morning in downtown Baltimore in random assaults that police said were related. The workers suffered injuries described as minor in the latest in a series of violent incidents...
  • Federal office worker beaten downtown

    A 51-year-old federal office worker was jumped and beaten by up to five juveniles Thursday morning in downtown Baltimore’s Hopkins Plaza — an apparent random attack and the latest in a series of assaults in the heart of the city. Police are...
  • Top-of-the-line tourist attraction

    Top-of-the-line tourist attraction
    — Is it any wonder that a city renowned for its lofty skyscrapers has created a stunning park in the sky? The High Line Park, a 1930s-era elevated rail line, has been transformed into vibrant green space, perched some 30 feet above Manhattan. There...
  • June/July Save the Date

    June/July Save the Date
    This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Columbia Festival of the Arts. This popular  annual Howard County event showcases music, dance, theater, visual arts, film and outdoor activities for the entire family. The event runs from June 15 through June...