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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...
  • 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,...
  • Job turnover increases in recovering market

    Job turnover increases in recovering market
    Patrick McAvoy knew his job had some drawbacks. As a contract employee at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, he lacked benefits and long-term stability, but he stayed on as an events coordinator for three years, hoping to be hired full time and seeing...
  • 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...
  • Climate change warnings

    The latest word on climate change is not good — world emissions of carbon dioxide from energy use rose 1.4 percent last year to set a new record, according to the International Energy Agency. At this pace, the agency reports, global temperatures...
  • Ehrlich is right; Obama's foreign policy a shambles

    Ehrlich is right; Obama's foreign policy a shambles
    While some of the examples given by Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. may be debatable, certainly there should be no argument about the foreign policy of the administration is now in tatters ("Obama foreign policy follies befuddle both right and left," June 9). In...
  • The difference between guns and knives

    Last Friday, a mentally ill man attacked 22 elementary school children in China, yet none of them died ("Man with knife attacks Chinese kids; 22 hurt," Dec. 15). Why? Because his weapon was a knife. Presumably, guns are much harder to come by in China....
  • Harford council members try to put Newton, Conn., shooting in perspective

    The mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., was fresh in the minds of Harford County Council members, who wore green ribbons at their meeting Tuesday in honor of the colors of Sandy Hook Elementary School. Councilman Dick Slutzky led a moment of silence at...
  • View China as a partner, not a problem

    View China as a partner, not a problem
    In a few weeks, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will be reinaugurated with great fanfare in Washington. Shortly after that, in Beijing, Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang will ascend to the presidency and premiership of China. (China's...
  • Datebook

    Future 'Google for Genealogists' The Anne Arundel Genealogical Society meets at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3 at Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road. Refreshments and networking follow the meeting. Information: 410-760-9679 or aagensoc.org....
  • 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,...