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  • Romney, Obama are both wrong on outsourcing

    Romney, Obama are both wrong on outsourcing
    President Barack Obama is slamming Republican challenger Mitt Romney for heading companies that were "pioneers in outsourcing U.S. jobs," while Mr. Romney is accusing Mr. Obama of being "the real outsourcer in chief." These are the dog days of summer,...
  • A surprise reunion, a friendship resumed

    A surprise reunion, a friendship resumed
    In 26 years as a Marine, Sgt. Maj. Brian Taylor has lost several comrades. But he never forgot that "puny little squiggly kid" from West Baltimore who "just had all of this motivation and no direction." Taylor had been a mentor to Sgt. Maurice Bease in...
  • Meissner returns to home ice

    Kimmie Meissner has a message for her friends in Bel Air who haven't seen her since late January. She's on her way home, and in a big way. The former world and U.S. champion will be performing tomorrow in Smucker's Stars on Ice at 1st Mariner Arena....
  • New Japanese steakhouse featured in Table Talk

     
    Today's Table Talk column features the new Maruha Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar in Columbia. I thought Japanese steakhouses had run their course in this area, but apparently not. You know about the second item in the column if you......
  • Green tea Coke hits Japanese stores Monday

     
    A new kind of Coca-Cola lands on store shelves in Japan this Monday, June 8: Coca-Cola Plus, green tea flavor. It contains green tea extracts and no calories. The target audience is 'health conscious' women in their 20s and 30s.......
  • Why Towson has so many sushi restaurants

     
    I got an invitation yesterday to a press tour of Towson sushi restaurants in September.It asked these intriguing questions: 'Have you ever wondered why there are so many sushi restaurants in Towson and which one is the best?'Well, yes, actually......
  • Japanese asteroid probe makes spectacular re-entry

     
    Like a pre-mature 4th of July rocket in reverse, the Japanese Space Agency's Hyabusa spacecraft made a fiery re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere Sunday at the end of a seven-year space journey. While the probe's payload made a planned parachute......
  • Top Chef DC: International house of chefs

     
    Kelly admits she messed up on the last challenge, calling it a "fatal error" even though clearly it wasn't because she's still here. On pea-gate, Alex says he had no idea that Ed had a pea puree. Meanwhile, Ed says......
  • China says talks on N. Korea's nuclear program to reopen next week

    BEIJING - China said yesterday that six-nation talks on dismantling North Korea's nuclear program will resume next week, even as Pyongyang raised a possible obstacle to progress by renewing calls for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean...
  • Out-of-the-way museums offer hidden delights

    Sprinkled around Washington's Dupont Circle neighborhood are some of the city's lesser-known museums. They are not lesser museums, by any means. But it is difficult to stand out in the shadow of the Smithsonian. So these institutions go about their...
  • Q&A with Randy Harvey

    -------------------- John, Towson: I was at yesterday's game from the time the gates opened. Even though the stands were buzzing, not one word was said about Palmeiro's suspension. They even touted a Raffy poster giveaway. People who hadn't heard wondered...
  • Russian space program is handed new responsibility

    MOSCOW -- The technicians and cosmonauts working in Russia's once-glorious space program were laboring in obscurity a week ago, ignored by the world they had once astonished. Today, the fate of the $100 billion International Space Station, and the...