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  • Richard Madden Q&A: 'Everything changes' on 'Game of Thrones'

    Richard Madden Q&A: 'Everything changes' on 'Game of Thrones'
    [Spoiler alert: Do not read further in this interview if you have not read "A Storm of Swords," the third book in the series, "The Song of Fire and Ice."] Scottish actor Richard Madden, 25, has broken into the spotlight by playing Robb Stark on HBO's hit...
  • Illegal immigrants do the work others refuse

    The letter to the editor responding to Dan Rodricks' column supporting tuition breaks for children of illegal immigrants merits a response. ("Tuition break for illegal immigrants not a principled stand" Readers Respond, July 2.) First, these so-called...
  • Kit Harington Q&A: I got 'lucky' landing 'Game of Thrones' role

    Kit Harington Q&A: I got 'lucky' landing 'Game of Thrones' role
    English actor Christopher “Kit” Harington, 25, has gone from a virtual unknown to international heartthrob in the course of a year, due to his role as Jon Snow on the HBO hit show “Game of Thrones.” In this Q&A, he talks about...
  • L. Patrick Deering, accountant, dies

    L. Patrick Deering, accountant, dies
    L. Patrick Deering, a retired accountant and insurance executive who worked behind the scenes on behalf of cultural, educational and philanthropic causes, died of leukemia Sunday at his Ruxton home. He was 88. Born on a cattle and dairy farm in County...
  • The Edge: U2, Bono have not evaded taxes

    The recent letter to the editor entitled, "Senator Cardin's affection for Bono's foundation is indefensible," (July 7) by Simon Moroney contains so many inaccuracies that it is pointless to attempt to correct them all. But the most serious inaccuracy...
  • U2 tax compliance: the view from Ireland

    U2 appear unable to grasp the core of the issue regarding their tax status in Ireland ("The Edge: U2, Bono have not evaded taxes," July 13) . Nobody on this island doubts that they are fully in compliance with Irish or European law, or that they have...
  • Field hockey: Glenelg clinches county title; Parker scores 100th career goal

    Field hockey: Glenelg clinches county title; Parker scores 100th career goal
    It didn't take Glenelg long to establish the tempo of Monday's game against Mt. Hebron. Thirteen seconds after the opening whistle, the Gladiators had a goal. "I think it surprised (both teams) at how fast we came out. This was the fastest that we'...
  • Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, psychiatrist

    Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, psychiatrist
    Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, a psychiatrist who was the founder and first director of what became the Johns Hopkins Children and Adolescent Mental Health Center, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at his Cloisters home in the Woodbrook neighborhood of...
  • Southland Hill loses one of its oldest residents

    Southland Hill loses one of its oldest residents
    She didn't hesitate, didn't think. Therese McAllister turned and ran for her life, screaming as she bolted down the stairs, "Get out! Get out! Get out!" Just 10 minutes earlier, at 10:34 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, she had texted her 20-year-old son, Terence,...
  • Delay sought in terrorism trial of Ellicott City teen

    Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia are asking for a postponement until spring in the trial for an Ellicott City teen charged with aiding a terrorist, citing complexities in a case filled with classified information, voluminous evidence and multiple...
  • Field hockey: Wilde Lake triumphs

    After a scoreless first half, Lexie Briscoe put Long Reach on the scoreboard in Thursday's game against Wilde Lake. "I called a time out with 12 or 13 minutes left and I just laid it out there (to my team). If they wanted to win, they had to get it done...
  • Reich: European debt crisis proves Wall Street has learned nothing

    Reich: European debt crisis proves Wall Street has learned nothing
    It's impossible to know whether Occupy Wall Street will coalesce into a political movement, but there's little question Wall Street is still up to its old tricks. Right now the Street is dedicating all its lobbying power to water down regulations...