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  • Civilization has no place for drones

    Civilization has no place for drones
    In his recent speech, President Barack Obama set forth what he described as narrow, reasonable guidelines for using drones to carry out targeted killings overseas. The U.S., he said, will only use drone strikes "against terrorists who pose a continuing...
  • Eagle Archive: Remembering the Maine, and a local Spanish American War casualty

    In our great-grandparents' generation, the anniversary of the sinking of the USS Maine, under mysterious circumstances, in the harbor of Havana, Cuba, on Feb. 15, 1898, was a significant and life-changing event. According to research by historian Jay...
  • U.S. must rethink its Cuba policies

    U.S. must rethink its Cuba policies
    I enjoyed Michael Barnes' commentary ("Time for a new Cuba policy," March 4) in The Sun. I have just recently returned from a "people-to-people" trip to Cuba and found it to be a wonderful opportunity to better understand what is going on in Cuba today....
  • Alabama Shakes, Alicia Keys and Christoph Waltz

    Alabama Shakes, Alicia Keys and Christoph Waltz
    The weekend's NBA all star game gave halftime show junkies a fix after their Super Bowl withdrawl, Danica Patrick ran a fast qualifying lap, and Christoph Waltz shows everyone the lighter side of Hitler. Welcome to the post-weekend edition of your daily...
  • HCC faculty work to serve school's foreign student body

    Some foreign-born students at Howard Community College enter professor Mary Beth Furst's business class, sit attentively through instruction and say next to nothing. Furst said that when they are called upon, "You would think they were going to die,...
  • Like Dislike with Miss Joule of Tilted Torch

    Like Dislike with Miss Joule of Tilted Torch
    What's a Valentine's Day without burlesque fire dancing? Not a holiday we want to be a part of. Thankfully, D.C.-based Tilted Torch's Tassels and Champagne show fills the sexy/dangerous quotient of a day mostly about ooey-gooey love. The show at the...
  • Hola, Cuba! Flights from BWI to Cuba to start next year

    If you have the hankering for a good cigar, you will be able to jump on a charter flight from BWI to Cuba beginning in March and buy a box there. Island Travel & Tours Ltd.  will be operating the weekly service that departs mid-afternoons starting...
  • 2 to 4 inches of rain due from TS Nicole

     
    Forecasters are warning that a new tropical storm near Cuba this morning will merge with low pressure forming off the southeastern U.S. overnight to bring Central Maryland 2 to 4 inches of rain tonight and Thursday, with up to 6 inches in......
  • Paula to dampen the Dry Tortugas

     
    Hurricane Paula, a very small and now minimal Cat. 1 hurricane, is moving north of western Cuba and threatening extreme South Florida with heavy rain. A Tropical Storm Watch is posted now for the Florida Keys and the Dry Tortugas......
  • Haiti facing hurricane conditions, 5-10 inches of rain

     
    Haiti is under a Hurricane Warning today as Tropical Storm Tomas continues its slow turn in the Caribbean toward the vulnerable island nation. The warning means hurricane conditions - winds of 73 mph or more - are expected somewhere in the......
  • Stormy Caribbean could bring Cuba drought relief

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:We can be thankful, again, for those engineers who had the foresight to build Baltimore’s fine reservoir system, and for rainfall we can (usually) depend on. Cuba is suffering through another severe drought. It’s...
  • Emily falls apart over Hispaniola; could recover

     
    The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Emily, which struck the island of Hispaniola Thursday, has degenerated into a tropical low after colliding with the island's mountains. Forecasters said they have not pronounced Emily dead yet:"THERE IS...