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  • Now's not the time to cut missile defense

    Recent satellite imagery suggests that North Korea has greatly expanded its uranium enrichment capabilities. The nation just promised to launch more long-range rockets "soon." And, reportedly, labs in Pyongyang are hard at work developing nuclear-armed...
  • Column: Silence is often golden when it comes to marital communication

    Communication is the backbone of a good relationship: not talking — communication. I'm pretty sure Doug wishes I would stop talking sometimes. Go figure. Spousal communication in marriage wasn't a big deal when I was growing up. When my dad said,...
  • NOAA predicts 'possibly extremely active' hurricane season

    NOAA predicts 'possibly extremely active' hurricane season
    U.S. government meteorologists predict a “possibly extremely active” hurricane season in 2013, the top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official said Thursday, with as many as half a dozen major hurricanes. NOAA expects 13...
  • No sign of El Nino, La Nina forecast for longest stretch since 2004

    No sign of El Nino, La Nina forecast for longest stretch since 2004
    It has been a year since the climate pattern known as La Nina ended, the longest period of so-called "neutral" conditions since 2004. And there is no sign of the phenomenon, or its counterpart El Nino, through summer, climate forecasters say. La Nina,...
  • The Interview: Sally Brice-O'Hara

    The Interview: Sally Brice-O'Hara
    As the No. 2 leader of the Coast Guard, Vice Adm. — and Vice Commandant — Sally Brice-O'Hara is the chief operating officer of an organization with a $10 billion budget and 58,000 military and civilian employees, plus 31,000 volunteers....
  • Carlos Garcia ready for first De Francis Dash with Action Andy

    Carlos Garcia ready for first De Francis Dash with Action Andy
    Maryland trainer Carlos Garcia said it takes a little patience to coax success from an inexpensive race horse. He might have added love and peppermints, too, because that is what the 62-year-old gives his Laurel Park-based horses, and it has paid off...
  • AccuWeather predicts stormy summer with normal temperatures

    AccuWeather predicts stormy summer with normal temperatures
    AccuWeather.com is predicting an active summer for severe storms in Maryland, but not any prolonged heat spells, according to its summer weather outlook released Thursday. Storms are expected to ride along the northeastern edge of hot-weather systems...
  • SpaceX rocket carries Maryland science project into space

    SpaceX rocket carries Maryland science project into space
    As the space capsule called Dragon hurtled toward the International Space Station at about 17,500 miles per hour on Friday, no space enthusiast was more enthralled than Paul Warren, a self-described "nerd" who attends Henry E. Lackey High School in...
  • El Nino no longer expected this winter

    El Nino no longer expected this winter
    Climate forecasters canceled an El Nino watch Thursday, with the climate phenomenon no longer expected to arrive this winter. Recent updates had already indicated El Nino was growing less likely, but the probability it will form has fallen to below 50...
  • World placed on El Nino watch

    World placed on El Nino watch
    The world is on an El Nino watch, the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center said Thursday. The global climate pattern is well-known for an inundation of snow it can bring the Baltimore area, though its impacts can be varied. There is a...
  • Seaman and Marines from Catonsville complete training courses

    Catonsville High School graduate Marine Corps Pfc. Armon Lee recently finished the marine aviation operations specialist course in Meridian, Miss. Tanya Dyson is his mother. Marine Corps Pvt. Khalid Austin completed 12 weeks of basic training at the...
  • Beach stand workers give O.C. visitors a boost

    Beach stand workers give O.C. visitors a boost
    You're heading out to the shore and you forgot your beach chair. No need to worry because help is already on location at your street's beach stand. These friendly folks are there to help visitors enjoy their stay by providing daily rental of beach chairs...