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  • Smallpox vaccine poses no danger to the public [Letter]

    Commentator D.A. Henderson's recent piece on smallpox contained an unbalanced and inaccurate description of a smallpox vaccine produced by my company, Bavarian Nordic ("Smallpox virus stocks are dangerous," Aug 6). Contrary to his statements, our...
  • It's easy to see where the bus stops in Highlandtown

    It's easy to see where the bus stops in Highlandtown
    Artist Pablo Machioli hangs out in the belly of the letter "B." Kyle Miller likes to linger in "U," a letter he helped shape from steel and pine. And bus driver Kaliha Taylor waits for her shift to begin while perched on the lower curve of "S."...
  • Another botched execution [Editorial]

    Another botched execution  [Editorial]
    Arizona's execution this week of convicted double-murderer Joseph R. Wood III took so long that his attorneys had time to file another request for a stay and get a Supreme Court justice on the phone while it was going on. According to an Arizona...
  • Europe needs to pay more for its own defense [Letter]

    Europe needs to pay more for its own defense [Letter]
    Commentator Jules Witcover writes that President Obama "needs to put a bit of John Wayne in his words" vis-a-vis his handling of Russia over the Malaysian Airlines tragedy ("The Obama doctrine under fire," July 25). Mr. Witcover acknowledges that...
  • Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants

    Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants
    Many supposedly bee-friendly flowers and home garden plants being sold by major retailers have been pretreated with pesticides implicated in bee declines, according to a study by Friends of the Earth and other organizations, including the Maryland...
  • Track seafood supply to eliminate fraud [Commentary]

    Track seafood supply to eliminate fraud [Commentary]
    At the State Department's "Our Ocean" conference last week, President Barack Obama announced new plans to tackle seafood fraud and illegal fishing. Increased transparency and traceability of the seafood supply chain is a critical next step in sustaining...
  • A shark's tale takes researchers from Ocean City to the Atlantic Ocean

    A shark's tale takes researchers from Ocean City to the Atlantic Ocean
    When a shark tagged off the Eastern Shore as part of a marine-life tracking project took off on an unprecedented monthlong journey, researchers quite literally watched its every move. Thanks to cutting-edge satellite tags, scientists at the Guy Harvey...
  • The tea party lives -- in Europe

    The tea party lives -- in Europe
    While tea party candidates underperformed against establishment Republican incumbents in recent U.S. primary elections, in Europe their conservative cousins have just scored some spectacular victories. Commentators are calling elections for seats in the...
  • Hillary Clinton touches the 'third rail' of foreign policy [Commentary]

    Hillary Clinton touches the 'third rail' of foreign policy [Commentary]
    In American domestic politics, messing with Social Security is known as "the third rail," referring to the power source for trains that is fatal to the touch. In foreign policy discussions, invoking the name of Adolf Hitler promises the same lethal...
  • EU elections a step backward [Commentary]

    EU elections a step backward [Commentary]
    This year marks the passage of one century since of the start of the First World War. It is the year that will mark the 75th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Poland, which launched the Second World War. It is also the year that will mark a quarter of a...
  • What will become of the Tatars? [Commentary]

    What will become of the Tatars? [Commentary]
    Russia annexed Ukraine's southern Crimea region, despite the fact that a significant minority of the Crimean population are not ethnically Russian nor interested in joining the Russian Federation. Approximately 12 percent of the Crimean population...
  • The U.S. has no obligation to help Ukraine [Letter]

    The U.S. has no obligation to help Ukraine [Letter]
    Russia's incursion into Ukraine has created a mess, and hopefully America will stay out of it ("Containing Putin," March 3). Let NATO, the United Nations and the European Union work things out, though military action by any of them is unlikely. In fact,...