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  • Baltimore man imprisoned in Libya to arrive at BWI Saturday

    Matthew VanDyke — the Baltimore writer and filmmaker who was jailed in Libya for nearly six months and then remained to aid rebels seeking to overthrow dictator Moammar Gadhafi — is scheduled to return home Saturday. VanDyke, 32, is set to...
  • Maryland man jailed in Libya returns home

    Maryland man jailed in Libya returns home
    The Baltimore man who traveled to Libya in February at the start of a political uprising there said he was never in the country as a journalist but as a supporter of the revolutionaries. "I was supporting the revolution when I got captured. My mother...
  • Baltimore writer still missing in Libya

    Baltimore writer still missing in Libya
    Sharon VanDyke's phone rang Monday afternoon, but after quickly dispensing with the call, she said, sadly, "Well, it wasn't Matthew." The wait continues for the retired principal, who has searched for the past five months for her son, a 32-year-old...
  • VanDyke, 'Arab Spring freedom fighter,' planning trip to Syria

    VanDyke, 'Arab Spring freedom fighter,' planning trip to Syria
    Matthew VanDyke, the Baltimore man who was captured in Libya last year while fighting with the rebels who eventually overthrew dictator Moammar Gadhafi, says he is now raising money to travel to Syria and film a documentary about the uprising there....
  • Romney is this year's Dewey

    Letter writer Bud Gibbs ("Romney is more qualified to be president than Obama," Sept. 4) contends that Mitt Romney is better due to a better resume. That is just a wee bit silly. If Mr. Gibbs would have been around, he surely would have voted for Thomas...
  • On Libya attacks, Romney has a point

    On Libya attacks, Romney has a point
    The attack on the American consulate in Libya that left four dead, including our ambassador to that country, Chris Stevens, is outrageous and deplorable. The senseless loss of life there should be a cause of mourning for Americans, not a flash point in...
  • Muslim leaders in Maryland condemn attacks

    Events such as the attacks on the U.S. diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt that left four Americans dead make Hasan Jalisi's work more difficult. As president of the Maryland Muslim Council, the Baltimore County surgeon works with Christian, Jewish...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to be sunny, with a high near 82 and southeast winds around 5 to 7 miles per hour. Thursday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 66. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for...
  • Another episode in Romney's foreign policy follies

    Another episode in Romney's foreign policy follies
    Once again, with his intemperate criticisms of the handling of the anti-American episodes in Egypt and Libya, Mitt Romney has leaped before looking into the arena of President Barack Obama's greatest political strength. In accusing the Obama...
  • Childish behavior, deadly consequences

    Childish behavior, deadly consequences
    I was not aware of a film insulting to Islam until American embassies were attacked in Libya and Egypt. Thus, Muslim extremists managed, through the expedient of riot and rampage, to bring attention to the very thing they loathe, a thing which, but for...
  • Libya crisis brings out the character difference between Romney and Obama

    Does Mitt Romney not know that in the United States we have only one president at a time ("Romney jab on response to video protests draws rebukes," Sept. 13)? To attack the president in the midst of a crisis overseas is not only disgraceful but...
  • Don't misplace blame for Middle Eastern mayhem

    Don't misplace blame for Middle Eastern mayhem
    An incendiary video about the prophet Muhammad, "Innocence of Muslims," was blamed for the mob attacks on our embassies in Libya and Egypt(and later, Yemen). In Libya, Ambassador Christopher Stevensand three other Americans were murdered. The video...