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  • Howard students present year-long research at Student Learning Conference

    Howard students present year-long research at Student Learning Conference
    Over the past three years, Wilde Lake High School senior Daniel Ingham says he has learned something each year at the annual Student Learning Conference that has changed his life. After making his presentation to peers Friday on the history of Howard...
  • Trade deal essential for Taiwan [Letter]

    Trade deal essential for Taiwan [Letter]
    A concerned citizenry is essential for a healthy democracy. While a great deal of attention is focused on the recent protests in Taiwan, it is our responsibility to elaborate the effort of the Republic of China (Taiwan) government to address concerns...
  • A trade policy for the millenials [Commentary]

    A trade policy for the millenials [Commentary]
    Leaks are bedeviling trade negotiations. In October, the European Commission leaked its position papers for the US-EU free trade agreement talks, known as the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement or T-TIP. In November, Wikileaks...
  • Russia's illicit missiles [Editorial]

    Russia's illicit missiles  [Editorial]
    Despite President Obama's campaign pledge to "push the reset button" on U.S. relations with Russia, America's dealings with its erstwhile Cold War adversary recently have been anything but smooth. Moscow and Washington clashed last year over Russia's...
  • Grant Obama trade promotion authority [Commentary]

    Grant Obama trade promotion authority [Commentary]
    Earlier this month, the powerful Senate Finance Committee met to consider crucial legislation that would grant the president Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which would make it easier for him to negotiate deals with other countries. Maryland's own Sen....
  • Growing number of Moorish Americans try to evade prosecution

    Growing number of Moorish Americans try to evade prosecution
    Shackled in a Baltimore courtroom and facing a 110-year sentence for murder and arson, Terrence Rollins-Bey stood defiant — talking over the judge and prosecutor in a series of outbursts. "With respect to your honor, I object to everything you'...
  • Priest, 75, charged with raping boy in Pennsylvania, arrested in Perryville

    Priest, 75, charged with raping boy in Pennsylvania, arrested in Perryville
    A Philadelphia priest, who has been charged with raping a boy more than a decade ago, was arrested last week in Perryville, the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office said. Rev. Robert L. Brennan, 75, is charged with assaulting an altar boy from 1998...
  • West Virginia woman arrested in Carroll hit-and-run

    West Virginia woman arrested in Carroll hit-and-run
    A West Virginia woman has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run Sept. 14 in Taylorsville that left an 18-year-old Mount Airy man in critical condition. Tania Brown, 47, was arrested Oct. 3 in New Jersey and is being held in New Jersey pending...
  • A shaky but promising deal on Syria

    A shaky but promising deal on Syria
    United Nations inspectors aren't saying who launched the chemical weapons attack that killed 1,400 people in Syria in August, but it would be difficult for anyone — including President Bashar Assad's apologists in Moscow — to maintain the...
  • Fighting words from Vladimir Putin

    While the slaughter goes on in the Syrian civil war, a remarkable war of words has broken out over the threatened use of American force there, led by of all people Russian President Vladimir Putin. Moscow's strongman of the post-Cold War era, or at least...
  • Looking Out: Court deciding if sexual orientation can impact jury selection

    Looking Out: Court deciding if sexual orientation can impact jury selection
    Despite numerous marriage equality-related cases currently making their way through the judicial system, it's somehow the hot-button area of antitrust law where an important LGBT rights issue is taking place. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that...
  • One year later, Vi Ripken's kidnapper still being sought

    One year later, Vi Ripken's kidnapper still being sought
    One year after Violet Ripken was kidnapped at gunpoint from her Harford County home and driven around the state for nearly 24 hours before being returned unharmed, police in her hometown of Aberdeen are still searching for the man responsible. Ripken,...