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  • Red meat risks: One more reason to go vegetarian

    Red meat risks: One more reason to go vegetarian
    The new link between meat consumption and heart disease, discovered by Dr. Stanley Hazen of the Cleveland Clinic, is just the latest evidence linking meat consumption to killer diseases that cripple, then kill, 1.3 million Americans annually. Dr. Hazen'...
  • Manifold Greatness

    "Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible," a traveling exhibition opening at the Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College on Monday, April 22, celebrates the 400th anniversary of the first printing of the King James...
  • Novelist Taiye Selasi, hailed as next big literary star, visits Baltimore

    Novelist Taiye Selasi, hailed as next big literary star, visits Baltimore
    Taiye Selasi's debut novel has been in publication for less than a week. But even before a single copy was sold, the glamorous 33-year-old was being hailed as the newest star of the literary world. Selasi's publisher, The Penguin Group, is promoting...
  • NAACP leader talks of Troy Davis execution

    Troy Davis failed to prove to correction and legal officials that he was innocent of killing a police officer 22 years ago, but in the eyes of NAACP President Benjamin Jealous he has all the attributes of a hero. Jealous told a group of social workers...
  • Why I'm watching the royal wedding

    Why I'm watching the royal wedding
    Friday mornings at 4 a.m. generally find me asleep, but this week I'll be among the thousands of Anglophiles glued to my television for the "wedding of the century." At 25, I've spent the better part of my adult life either in Europe or wishing I was...
  • The author: When Wes Moore met Wes Moore

    The author: When Wes Moore met Wes Moore
    Many articles in The Baltimore Sun's 175-year history have entertained me, enlarged my view of the world and forced me to reconsider my instincts or feelings. But one article struck me more than any other. It was about Wes Moore. And it had nothing to...
  • Obesity epidemic's cure: Less meat, more veggies

    The number of Americans considered obese is expected to rise from the current 34 percent to 42 percent by the year 2030, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and discussed at Monday's "Weight of the Nation"...
  • Israeli opposition to Palestinian state is unwavering

    The Rev. James W. Dale suggests that "The harder way, I believe, is the way of continuing to demand that both sides must come to the table if there is ever to be a lasting peace with justice" ("Choosing to stay engaged," May 4). This in contrast to...
  • Ben Carson and the evolution-morality debate

    Ben Carson and the evolution-morality debate
    Almost 500 Emory University faculty and students have expressed their dismay that their commencement speaker on Monday does not toe the ideological line when it comes to evolutionary biology. Yes — gasp — the renowned Johns Hopkins...
  • Rev. James A. Devereux, Jesuit provincial

    Rev. James A. Devereux, Jesuit provincial
    The Rev. James Ashton Devereux, a Jesuit priest who served as provincial of Maryland Province, died of Parkinson's disease Dec. 19 at Manresa Hall in Merion Station, Pa. He was 83. Born in Philadelphia, he was a 1945 graduate of St. Joseph's...
  • Stephanie Yezek, ready to Bare it all again

    Stephanie Yezek, ready to Bare it all again
    "We are not an ordinary dance company," affirms Stephanie Yezek when asked about her Bare Contemporary Dance Collaboration. Together with co-founder Francesca Jandasek, the Howard County native is back in town after a whirlwind dance tour, and is...
  • NAACP head hopes to mobilize voters

    By age 6, Benjamin Todd Jealous had read through all of the books about African-Americans in his elementary school library and inquired why there weren't more. At 7, he told his family that he wanted to become a civil rights lawyer. At 14, he organized...