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  • General on Manning fallout: Relations strained, but no evidence anyone killed

    General on Manning fallout: Relations strained, but no evidence anyone killed
    The general who led the Pentagon's review of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history told a military judge Wednesday that their publication revealed tactics, strained relations with some allies and caused some Afghans to stop...
  • President holds trump card on immigration

    President holds trump card on immigration
    President Barack Obama is tantalizingly close to passing comprehensive immigration reform, a legacy achievement. The Senate has provided a bipartisan bill, and the House is working on reform. The key issues are border security and a legal pathway to...
  • Crime and illegal immigration in Frederick

    Crime and illegal immigration in Frederick
    Frederick County still has an ample amount of farmland and thus attracts more than its share of illegal immigrants. This is good for farmers but it also has created substantial additional crime the area could well do without ("Frederick County officials...
  • NFL, NFL Players Association reach 'tentative agreement' on HGH testing

    NFL, NFL Players Association reach 'tentative agreement' on HGH testing
    The NFL and the NFL Players Association have reached a tentative agreement on human growth hormone testing this season, according to a players' union memo. The memo, which was sent to all NFL players and their representatives and obtained by The...
  • Undocumented immigrants await action from Congress on legislation

    Undocumented immigrants await action from Congress on legislation
    The passage of sweeping immigration legislation would mean "everything" to the 16-year-old girl from El Salvador who can't forget the image of her father's arrest and subsequent deportation, nor her own fear of being unable to pursue her dreams without so...
  • 34 wanted immigrants arrested in Annapolis, on Eastern Shore

    Thirty-four immigrants who had been convicted of crimes and were wanted by law enforcement agencies were arrested this week in Annapolis and on Maryland's Eastern Shore in a two-day "targeted enforcement operation" involving federal immigration officials....
  • U.N. recognition of Palestinian state ups pressure on Israel to negotiate

    U.N. recognition of Palestinian state ups pressure on Israel to negotiate
    Over the strenuous objections of the U.S. and Israel, the United Nations General Assembly voted today to grant nonmember observer status to a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza. The U.N. action, which was widely anticipated, was largely a...
  • Bail for illegal immigrants in question before Md. high court

    Bail for illegal immigrants in question before Md. high court
    Maryland's top court could make it much more difficult for undocumented immigrants to secure bail bonds, in a case likely to resolve long-standing questions about whether bondsmen are on the hook when clients get deported before trial. In a case...
  • Don't punish Palestinians for seeking justice

    Very few things unite Democratic and Republican senators in Washington. But unfortunately, one thing that does is attacking the human rights of Palestinians. And now they're are at it again. This time in the form of an anti-Palestinian amendment sponsored...
  • 'On the Shore of the Seine'

    The case of a small painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art decades ago took an unexpected turn recently when new questions were raised about a woman's claim that she bought it at a flea market. The holes in her story...
  • Bel Air police await extradition of suspect in 7-Eleven robbery, police chase into Pa.

    Bel Air police are waiting for the man who allegedly robbed a 7-Eleven and carjacked a cab driver last month to be extradited from Pennsylvania. Police Chief Leo Matrangola said Thursday the state's attorney's office is awaiting the extradition of...
  • Catholic bishops are election day's biggest losers

    I and many other active Catholics, and apparently including many in the clergy, are becoming more and more disgusted with our bishops. If marriage is only between a man and a woman according to natural law, and it is the most perfect way to live in family...