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  • Moscow's Achilles heel [Editorial]

    Moscow's Achilles heel  [Editorial]
    With Russian troops amassed along its border and Kremlin-backed separatists in control of major cities in eastern Ukraine, the government in Kiev is facing the gravest threat to its survival since the breakup of the former Soviet Union a generation ago. Unless the U.S. and its allies can convince Russian President Vladimir Putin to step back from using the unrest there as a pretext for military intervention, it looks more likely than ever that eastern Ukraine could suffer the same fate as Crimea, which Russia annexed last month in a blatant violation of international law.
  • First-graders at St. James School make child's play of Google Glass

    First-graders at St. James School make child's play of Google Glass
    What do you remember from first grade? Did you beam when you were able to read simple sentences or cheer when you learned to add or subtract two numbers? Two 7-year-old first-graders from St. James Academy in Monkton have everybody's memories beat. They...

    Stop covering Carroll prayer nonsense [Letter]

    Stop covering Carroll prayer nonsense [Letter]
    I implore you to stop giving coverage to the two commissioners in Carroll County who have monopolized the discussion in our county with their smoke screens about United Nations drones and prayer in public places while they hack away at social services for...

    Inspiring Women: Kavita Shukla

    Inspiring Women: Kavita Shukla
    When Kavita Shukla was 8, she designed a cage cleaner for her pet rabbit, Monet. Removing the cage’s tray to empty bunny pellets and food scraps was difficult and messy, and the third-grader was determined to improve on its design. “I came...

    Isolated confinement [Editorial]

    Isolated confinement  [Editorial]
    In January, Rick Raemisch was brought shackled and handcuffed to a state penitentiary in Colorado and deposited in a 13-by-17-foot cell with nothing in it except a bed, toilet and sink screwed to the floor. His restraints were removed, the door slammed...