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  • Towson, city traffic restrictions set in Phelps events

    Today's celebrations of Michael Phelps and other local Olympians will cause significant traffic restrictions today in Towson and near Fort McHenry in Baltimore. In Towson, Phelps' hometown, an afternoon "Parade of Gold" is planned for 3 p.m. Starting...
  • Baltimore perfect setting for 'He's Just Not That Into You'

    Baltimore perfect setting for 'He's Just Not That Into You'
    As far as the makers of He's Just Not That Into You are concerned, the biggest thing Baltimore had going for it - and the reason they set their movie here - is that it's not New York or Los Angeles or Chicago or any other big city where romantic...
  • The decade in Maryland

    Jan. 28, 2001: Ravens win the Super Bowl July 18, 2001: Train carrying toxic chemicals, right, catches fire under Howard Street Oct. 16, 2002: The Dawson family home is set on fire, killing 7 Nov. 5, 2002: Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. is elected governor...
  • U.S. panel, Coast Guard still split on water taxi tragedy's lessons

    U.S. panel, Coast Guard still split on water taxi tragedy's lessons
    Five years after the water taxi Lady D flipped over in Baltimore Harbor, killing five passengers, two federal agencies remain divided over the cause of the tragedy and the lessons to be learned from it. The National Transportation Safety Board, after its...
  • For many, a decade to forget. In Baltimore, moments to remember.

    For many, a decade to forget. In Baltimore, moments to remember.
    What do we call this decade? The Ohs? If you say that out loud it sounds like a certain baseball team. The Aughts? What's an aught? In a practical but infinitely more gloomy choice, Time magazine settled on "The Decade from Hell." And maybe it was. A new...
  • New aid bottleneck is emerging at hospitals

    BANDA ACEH, Indonesia - Haggard and dehydrated survivors of Asia's tsunami catastrophe flooded hospitals in the disaster zone yesterday, posing a new challenge for the global relief operation. A 5.8-magnitude quake, the latest of numerous aftershocks...
  • Coming soon, a spring thaw with Cuba?

    "Ay Obama/Ay Obama go a little crazy come to Havana." Grupo Interactivo (Cuban pop band) It's often assumed, or even taken for granted, that U.S. policy on Cuba is not dictated in Washington but in Miami by Cuban exiles who would rather die than...
  • Korean ferry founder has colorful past

    Korean ferry founder has colorful past
    The head of the South Korean family that operated the ferry which sank last week is a billionaire once jailed for fraud, a photographer who has held an exhibition at the Louvre under a pseudonym and the founder of a church which owns the website www.god....
  • From God.com to photography, Korea ferry founder has diverse interests

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The head of the South Korean family that operated the ferry which sank last week is a billionaire once jailed for fraud, a photographer who has held an exhibition at the Louvre under a pseudonym and the founder of a church which owns the...
  • All at sea: global shipping fleet exposed to hacking threat

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The next hacker playground: the open seas - and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship 90 percent of the goods moved around the planet. In this internet age, as more devices are hooked up online, so they become more...
  • Calm, safe waters, but ill-fated Korean ferry may have been going too fast

    JINDO/INCHEON, South Korea (Reuters) - It should have been plain sailing for a South Korean ferry carrying hundreds of children and their teachers on an outing to the sub-tropical island of Jeju, an annual trip for Danwon High School. The Sewol had 476...
  • Many Canadian aboriginals see no compromise on oil sands pipeline

    KITIMAT, British Columbia (Reuters) - Just a few miles from the spot where Enbridge Inc plans to build a massive marine terminal for its Northern Gateway oil pipeline, Gerald Amos checks crab traps and explains why no concession from the company could win...