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  • Clearing Beijing's air

    Clearing Beijing's air
    Ever wonder what life in the United States would be like without a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency? The people of China have gotten a whiff of what happens when there are minimal pollution controls, and they are choking on it. That the air in...
  • Dalai Lama packs UM Comcast Center for address on compassion

    Dalai Lama packs UM Comcast Center for address on compassion
    He pulled on a Terps visor, to the crowd's delight. He rubbed noses with Gov. Martin O'Malley. And the Dalai Lama was met Tuesday with rounds of applause from a crowd of 15,000 at the University of Maryland, College Park's Comcast Center. "Sit down,"...
  • Vietnam, 50 years on

    HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism. Today,...
  • Thailand delegation visits Howard County school system

    Howard County schools officials showcased the system's resources and educational approaches to a delegation of social studies and art supervisors from Thailand this week, joining officials in other local jurisdictions to welcome Asian educators. The Thai...
  • Investment outlook for 2013 clouded by uncertainty

    Usually by early December, investment professionals have mapped out their outlook for the next year. But such forecasting has been made difficult by the "fiscal cliff" — the confluence of spending cuts and higher taxes that kick in automatically...
  • I know Santa Claus delivers, but would he also unpack?

    I've been wearing my husband's underwear for the past 14 days. No, we don't have that kind of marriage. It's just that we moved two weeks ago, and no matter how many boxes I unpack, I still can't find my own underwear. Doug had created a practical,...
  • Baltimore artist designs motif for 'Southern Living' dinnerware

    Baltimore artist designs motif for 'Southern Living' dinnerware
    When Southern Living magazine asked Baltimore botanical artist Meg Page to create dinnerware that can bridge the fall and winter entertaining seasons, she asked them to send her clippings from branches in their own backyards so she could get it right....
  • Forget Karl Rove, Fox role in 'Lie of the Year' is what matters

    Forget Karl Rove, Fox role in 'Lie of the Year' is what matters
    While much is being made of Karl Rove's post-election return to the air this week on Fox, I don't think that's really the news that matters these days at Rupert Murdoch's channel. Reflecting in a way the very post-election GOP malaise that they...
  • North Korea's missile antics

    Under its new ruler, Kim Jong Un, North Korea has reverted to its old tactics of provocation and aggression with the launch this week of a long-range missile it claims was intended to put the country's first satellite into orbit. It's unclear whether...
  • Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock: Local educators part of delegation to visit schools in China

    In November, two educators from our community experienced a unique opportunity. Addie Kaufman, principal of Marriotts Ridge High School, and Kathy McKinley, principal of Mt. View Middle School, traveled to China for a one-week educational tour as part...
  • Big Bird is more real than Romney's budget plans

    Big Bird is more real than Romney's budget plans
    Mitt Romney may have won the first presidential debate, but what stuck in many people's minds was his threat to fire Big Bird. Apparently, Mr. Romney thinks America's debt problem can be fixed by picking up pennies along Sesame Street. Pressed to explain...
  • Baltimore businessman imprisoned for undervaluing Chinese imports

    A Chinese national selling plastic bags, restaurant supplies and other merchandise from China out of a warehouse in Baltimore was sentenced to 16 months in prison Wednesday for dodging customs duties on the imported products, according to the Maryland U....