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  • Ex-soldier from Laurel charged with trying to join terrorist group in Somalia

    Ex-soldier from Laurel charged with trying to join terrorist group in Somalia
    Craig Benedict Baxam was surfing the Internet from his Army base in South Korea last summer when he came across an Islamic religious website. The soldier from Laurel had never been particularly religious. But with his deployment and his time in the...
  • Ex-soldier accused of trying to join terrorist group ordered held

    The Laurel man who is accused of attempting to join a terrorist group in Somalia was ordered held Wednesday until his case is decided. Craig Benedict Baxam, 24, is charged with attempting to provide material support to a State Department-designated...
  • Local Kenyans celebrate Obama's victory

    Halfway through his meal of grilled goat meat and lemon-scented tomato chunks, Dishon Kimani, 31, leaped out of his seat and pumped his fists in the air. "Oh my God! He took Ohio!" he announced as CNN declared the state for Barack Obama. "This thing is...
  • Teens elicit water funds, awareness

    Teens elicit water funds, awareness
    Gabrielle "Gabby" Kozera, 17, imagines the continent of Africa in the shape of the human heart, with clean water as the lifeblood of its many struggling nations. As she began her senior year at Maryvale Preparatory School in Brooklandville, she...
  • Officer, 21, is charged in stabbing of inmate

    A 21-year-old state correctional officer was charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree attempted murder in connection with a recent inmate stabbing at the Baltimore City Detention Center, court records and state officials revealed yesterday. In...
  • Car bomb kills four in Kenyan capital

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Four people killed when a car bomb exploded outside a police station in a poor neighborhood of the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said. Police officers had earlier stopped the saloon car at traffic lights...
  • Paying for giant Nile dam itself, Ethiopia thwarts Egypt but takes risks

    ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's bold decision to pay for a huge dam itself has overturned generations of Egyptian control over the Nile's waters, and may help transform one of the world's poorest countries into a regional hydropower hub. By spurning...
  • Islamists kill second Somali lawmaker, threaten more attacks

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Islamist rebels shot dead a Somali lawmaker on Tuesday, a day after blowing up one of his colleagues in his car, and vowed to keep killing politicians and wreck efforts to secure the country. Al Qaeda-linked group al Shabaab told...
  • An emotional Boston Marathon ends with an American victory

    BOSTON — The cheers were louder, the runners more determined, the tears of joy and relief at the Boston Marathon finish line Monday more heartfelt than ever. And yes, the security was tighter. But on a brilliant spring day, the city brought to...
  • Meb Keflezighi First American Man To Win Boston Since '83

    Meb Keflezighi First American Man To Win Boston Since '83
    BOSTON — After he had left the finish line of the Boston Marathon last year and heard that bombs had exploded, Meb Keflezighi said he cried. On Monday, after he became the first American man to win the historic race in 31 years, he cried again....
  • American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

     American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon
    The symbolism was so perfect, so emotionally overwhelming, that it was impossible to watch the Boston Marathon without tears in your eyes and a lump in your throat. Especially when the man you were watching began crying too. There was Meb Keflezighi,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rosaries For Kenya

    The Newington Columbian Squires and the Newington Knights of Columbus Council 3884 held their first "Rosaries for Kenya" drive. They collected over 450 rosaries, various religious medals and other items for Kenya. Kinyua Nyamu, a member of Council 3884,...