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Haiti

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Top Haiti Articles

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  • For too many, still no room at the inn

    "Women are not dying because of disease we cannot treat; they are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving." — Dr. Mahmoud Fathalla, author of the "World Report on Women's Health" A young woman, large...
  • High school athletes spend summer with animals, sailing and more

    High school athletes spend summer with animals, sailing and more
    With high temperatures soaring above 90 degrees across the Baltimore region in recent weeks, it wouldn't be surprising to see high school students relaxing in their air-conditioned homes for the entire summer, playing video games and other indoor...
  • Getting a ducky start to the new year

    The illuminated duck will drop over Havre de Grace, Saturday, Dec. 31, with fireworks on the Havre de Grace Middle School grounds on Lewis Lane. Thank you Susquehanna Hose Company volunteers for continuing this tradition in Havre de Grace. Happy New Year...
  • Local group still seeking help for Haiti two years after earthquake

    Local group still seeking help for Haiti two years after earthquake
    The catastrophe in Haiti struck quickly in January 2010. The consequences have gone on for much longer. A group in Howard County is seeking to make sure that the country is not forgotten. More than two years after a massive 7.0 earthquake left...
  • Two years later, Haiti's quiet progress

    Two years later, Haiti's quiet progress
    Two years ago, an enormous earthquake devastated Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, and the surrounding areas. While the cameras are gone, Haiti's recovery continues. Having recently visited Port-au-Prince, we can report that much has been accomplished...
  • Navy moving hospital ship Comfort to Virginia

    Navy moving hospital ship Comfort to Virginia
    The USNS Comfort, the white-hulled hospital ship that has been a fixture of the Baltimore waterfront for a quarter-century, is moving next year to Norfolk, Va., the Navy announced Tuesday. Maryland officials had fought the move of the ship, whose...
  • Donate gifts to help these Laurel groups

    Donate gifts to help these Laurel groups
    Many people find the holiday season a time to share their blessings with the less fortunate. Local organizations and advocacy groups such as those below would put your gift to good use. Fish of Laurel/Elizabeth House helps needy neighbors in the...
  • Converting pillow cases to dresses for Haiti

    How much can one little dress do? When it's made from a 100 percent cotton pillow case and lovingly trimmed with rick rack and ribbons, it can delight a little girl in Haiti who may never have had a dress. And it might keep her safe from rape or...
  • Putting a crafty spin on nature at Cromwell Valley

    A bracelet made of potato chip bags? As strange as it seems, that's just what a group of people made at a recent Saturday afternoon class at Cromwell Valley Park. The craft project involved cutting the cleaned chip bag in strips, 1.5 inches by 4 inches,...
  • Rule would allow campaign donations by text message

    Rule would allow campaign donations by text message
    You can text FOOD to give money to UNICEF or text AFRICA to support the International Rescue Committee. Soon you'll be able to contribute via text to a Maryland politician, state officials say. Regulations to allow campaign contributions by text...
  • Compassion without boundaries: The generosity of Howard countians in faraway places

    Compassion without boundaries: The generosity of Howard countians in faraway places
    Schools, homes, shoes and jobs. Love. Hope. As myriad as the needs of those swept up in poverty, abandonment and disaster are the people who pour out their time and treasure to help. In Howard County, we have a commendable reputation for helping our own,...
  • CNN's new host Erin Burnett: Smug, superficial and acting like she knows

    CNN's new host Erin Burnett: Smug,  superficial and acting like she knows
    I promised myself I was going to give CNN's new weeknight host Erin Burnett a full week of shows before I reviewed her. It was hard keeping that promise Monday night when I saw her pay a visit to the Occupy Wall Street encampment so she could look down...