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  • Tatyana McFadden takes bronze in Paralympics 100-meter race

    Tatyana McFadden reached the podium in the T54 100-meter competition at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, but she won't be standing on the top step when the awards are handed out. It took a world record of 15.82 by China's Wenjun Liu and a personal...
  • There's a reason the economy isn't generating jobs

    There's a reason the economy isn't generating jobs
    The economy added 96,000 jobs in August, down from 141,000 in July and not nearly enough to keep pace with population growth. The unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent only because 581,000 workers quit looking for work and are no longer counted in the...
  • W.R. Grace acquires assets of Chinese manufacturer

    W.R. Grace said Thursday that it will acquire the assets of Chinese manufacturer Noblestar Catalysts Co. Ltd. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Noblestar, based in Qingdao, makes fluid catalytic cracking catalysts and other related products,...
  • The myth of free trade

    The myth of free trade
    Maryland politicians are dismayed by the latest closing of the Sparrows Point steel mill and the loss of its remaining jobs, but on a broader national scale the die was cast in the 1970s, when extreme hubris in the U.S. steel and fabricating industries...
  • Robert B. Reich: The job stall

    Robert B. Reich: The job stall
    However one looks at last Friday's jobs report, it's a stunning reminder of how anemic the recovery has been -- and how perilously close America is to falling into another recession. Not only has the unemployment rate risen for the first time in almost a...
  • Ripley's opens Odditorium at Harborplace

    Ripley's Believe It or Not, one of the first of several new tenants opening for the summer tourist season at Harborplace in downtown Baltimore, will open Saturday in the Light Street Pavilion. Ripley Entertainment Inc. said exhibits at the Inner Harbor...
  • Sparrows Point closure shows decline of U.S. manufacturing

    Your recent stories last week about the closing of Sparrows Point and the Maryland Port Authority's purchase of new cranes from China were sad in many ways ("Gloom hangs over Sparrows Point mill," June 5). This state does not care about manufacturing,...
  • Biden is the past, Ryan is the future -- if we're lucky

    Biden is the past, Ryan is the future -- if we're lucky
    Had Vice President Joe Biden behaved toward Sarah Palin in their 2008 debate the way he behaved toward Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan in their debate last Thursday, he might have been denounced as a patronizing misogynist. In his debate...
  • The have-littles and the have-nots

    The have-littles and the have-nots
    Hey, did you hear the joke about the world leader who had the answer to the global economic crisis? Well, there you go -- now you have. Remember the old days, when leaders of developed nations would hold summits to decide how to solve the plight of the...
  • Rachel Marsden: The world isn't buying Europe's nonsense

    Rachel Marsden: The world isn't buying Europe's nonsense
    As European leaders meet this week in an attempt to once again shoo reality away from the continent's respirator, countries outside the European Union are making it increasingly clear that they'll have no role in prolonging the charade. Cyprus has just...
  • Baby adopted from China celebrates birthday July 4

    Baby adopted from China celebrates birthday July 4
    On the eve of adopting their second daughter from China, Stephen and Tracy Namie looked out their hotel room on a late December night in Nanjing and saw fireworks bursting on the horizon. To this day, the Catonsville residents don't know why those...
  • Rachel Marsden: Could we have the wars without the manipulation?

    Rachel Marsden: Could we have the wars without the manipulation?
    Testifying before a Senate committee a few months ago, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lamented that America was "in an information war, and we are losing that war." This week, she blew a fuse at the "Friends of Syria" meeting in Paris, saying that...