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  • Artist teaches culture through world music at Howard schools

    Artist teaches culture through world music at Howard schools
    Tim Gregory is fond of telling schoolchildren that his music career began while playing his mother's pots and pans with pencils as a kid. It's a testament to his credo that "everything is a potential instrument." Gregory not only encourages playing...
  • Afghanistan, Pakistan and the U.S.: Repairing relations

    Afghanistan, Pakistan and the U.S.: Repairing relations
    After a year of calamitous turns in the relationship between Washington and Islamabad, many Americans are wondering how this troubled alliance can possibly be repaired. Even more may be wondering whether we can simply extricate ourselves from it,...
  • May: Death of bin Laden cheered; high tech tax sale conducted

    May: Death of bin Laden cheered; high tech tax sale conducted
    Wayne Dougherty was re-elected to his third term as mayor of Havre de Grace. Osama bin Laden was killed in a raid by Seal Team Six in Pakistan where he had been secretly living. Many people in Harford County reflected satisfaction at the death of a man...
  • Ron Paul, the anti-war candidate

    Ron Paul, the anti-war candidate
    Voters who are weary of endless war may have no choice at the presidential level next November. This is a very large group to be denied a vote on a key issue. A CNN/ORC poll released in November found that 68 percent of Americans opposed the war in...
  • 'Bugsplat': the civilian toll of war

    'Bugsplat': the civilian toll of war
    "The Lakotah had no language for insulting other orders of existence: pest, waste, weed ..." But what about "bugsplat"? That's the word for the cop at UC Davis, walking up and down the line of students sitting with their arms locked, zapping them in the...
  • Study shows surgery for gun or knife wound not always necessary

    Exploratory surgery isn't necessary on most abdominal gunshot and stabbing victims, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins. Surgery increases the risk of complications, researchers said. “Managing gunshot and stab wounds without exploratory...
  • Time to tell Pakistan: Game over

    Time to tell Pakistan: Game over
    The search for Osama bin Laden lasted more than 10 years, through three U.S. presidencies. Under President Bill Clinton in the mid-1990s, our intelligence agencies began their relentless pursuit of bin Laden. The death of almost 3,000 innocent men,...
  • Richard K.C. Hsieh

    Richard K.C. Hsieh
    Richard K.C. Hsieh, a public health specialist and former National Library of Medicine official who in retirement traced his family tree back to seventh-century China, died of a heart attack Dec. 31 at his Towson home. He was 79. Born in 1932 in...
  • Geronimo: Bin Laden's problematic code name

    Geronimo: Bin Laden's problematic code name
    What's in a name? Shakespeare had a point when he had Juliet telling Romeo that "a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." But don't tell that to the many Native Americans furious at the Pentagon for code-naming Osama bid Laden "Geronimo" in the...
  • U.S. and Pakistan: Uneasy allies

    U.S. and Pakistan: Uneasy allies
    News that the U.S. has resumed drone strikes in Pakistan, killing at least three suspected militants last week in the tribal areas of North Waziristan along that country's border with Afghanistan, could hardly come at a more delicate moment for U.S.-...
  • Cut aid to Pakistan

    Our country has many problems. To list a few there are all the homes in the Midwest recently destroyed from all the tornadoes. Also, what about the future of Social Security and Medicare? How about all the homeless and hungry in our own country? How can...
  • Taking a whirlwind tour through foreign texts

    July kicks off with an Independence Day celebration, so it is easy to associate the whole month with all things American. Why not break the mold this summer? Choose one of these works of foreign fiction to finish off your July with an international flair....