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  • A rocket scientist's lament

    I still remember — although details are somewhat cloudy now, the gist of it is still clear as bell — the night when my teen and toddler brother and sisters, my father, some workers on the farm and I sat around a fire, on a somewhat cold night,...
  • U.S. stronger, safer under Obama

    Four years ago, Osama bin Laden was at large, the U.S. and world economies were in free-fall, America was bogged down in two wars, and the Bush Administration had lost friends — governments as well as ordinary people — for America around the...
  • A cub is born to giant panda at National Zoo

    A female giant panda at the Smithsonian's National Zoo is a mother for the second time, giving birth to a cub. The birth late Sunday by Mei Xiang was a surprise after years of failed pregnancies. Mei Xiang gave birth at 10:46 p.m., the zoo said. The...
  • Daytime burglar steals silver, coins from Wiltondale home

    Baltimore County Police are investigating a daytime home burglary on Monday afternoon in which a man reportedly entered a Wiltondale home and stole coins and a sterling silver china set. Police spokeswoman Cpl. Cathy Batton said a witness who was working...
  • Plight of Chinese orphans inspires author

    Plight of Chinese orphans inspires author
    Maryland-born author Carol Peacock describes living conditions in the poorest Chinese orphanages with a dispassionate eye. Her new novel, "Red Thread Sisters," describes playgrounds strewn with old tires and a caste system that divides children perceived...
  • McFadden sisters make triumphant return home

    McFadden sisters make triumphant return home
    Tatyana McFadden looked up at the crowd and couldn't help tearing up. She had dreamed about what that first Paralympic gold medal might feel like, played the moment out countless times in her head. Yet, listening to the roars of the sold-out crowd of 80,...
  • U.S. car subsidies are good but China's are bad?

    President Barack Obama has announced that the U.S. is filing an official trade complaint against China for unfairly subsidizing its car industry. The claim is that by subsidizing the Chinese car industry, China is giving its local car industry an unfair...
  • China and Japan provoke a confrontation at sea

    China and Japan provoke a confrontation at sea
    China and Japan are making a mountain of a molehill in their territorial dispute over a group of tiny, uninhabited islands in the East China Sea known as the Senkaku (in Japan) or the Diaoyu (in China). Whatever their name, they're basically just a...
  • Acela run expected to match U.S. rail speed record of 165 mph

    Acela run expected to match U.S. rail speed record of 165 mph
    Sometime after 8 p.m. Thursday, a train will come roaring out of the north from Delaware toward Perryville at 165 miles per hour, matching the fastest speed ever attained on a U.S. rail line. After putting on the brakes, the Acela Express will make the...
  • Foreign affairs council stifles free speech

    The article, "Free speech clash grips U.N." (Sept. 25) could also apply to the recent lecture at the Baltimore Council for Foreign Affairs (BCFA), where its president, Frank Burd, caved into pressure from pro-Israel groups and would not allow questions...
  • Naturalized American helps immigrants gain citizenship

    Naturalized American helps immigrants gain citizenship
    In her singsong voice, Sarah Moses asked the nervous 22-year-old Colombian man questions about American civics and culture: What is the name of the national anthem? At what age may a citizen vote? Why does the American flag have 13 stripes? Juan...
  • Ohio gets deluge of spin from Obama and Romney

    Be glad you don't live in Ohio. It's a fine old state with pretty towns, friendly people and a fairly healthy economy. But over the last six months, its citizens have endured a volume of political advertising unequaled in the history of Western...