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  • Colombian orphans visit Maryland families

    Colombian orphans visit Maryland families
    Gustavo, a 12-year-old orphan from Colombia, has spent a week at camp, attended the Catonsville July 4th parade and watched an IronBirds baseball game at Ripken Stadium during what he has been told is a vacation to America. In reality, he and nine...
  • Bethesda's Zetlin struggles on first day of rhythmic gymnastics

    Bethesda's Zetlin struggles on first day of rhythmic gymnastics
    Rhythmic gymnastics is to Russia'sfemale Olympians what beach volleyball is to the United States': The sport that seems to mint one gold medal after another. Given that, Bethesda's Julie Zetlin had no illusion of finishing on the medal podium in her...
  • There's a high-spirited 'Fiddler on the Roof' at Toby's

    There's a high-spirited 'Fiddler on the Roof' at Toby's
    Jewish villagers facing religious discrimination in Czarist Russia in 1905 provide "Fiddler on the Roof" with very serious subject matter for a Broadway musical, but these villagers possess a sharp sense of humor that helps them carry their burdens....
  • U.S. and Russia can reduce nuclear threat

    U.S. and Russia can reduce nuclear threat
    The Sun observed in a recent editorial that President Barack Obama's call to reduce the threat of nuclear war "could not have been more timely" ("Avoiding Armageddon," Feb. 18). It would be impossible to agree more with that sentiment. Since the Cold...
  • Fashion Week wraps up in New York City

    Fashion Week wraps up in New York City
    A winter storm left piles of snow and Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco stopped by Tommy Hilfiger's show, but the most dramatic thing about New York City this past week were Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week's first looks at fall 2013. Inside the walls of Lincoln...
  • Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    A daredevil and two dissidents are piquing online readers' interest this morning as Edward Snowden, Nelson Mandela and Nik Wallenda all make the news again. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for June 24, 2013. Nik Wallenda, who teetered his way...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER: Cloudy, mild with highs in the mid-50s. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Police instructor may have injured officer outside of training drill: State investigators are exploring whether a Baltimore...
  • Saying farewell to Steven Muller, one of Baltimore's best

    Saying farewell to Steven Muller, one of Baltimore's best
    Steven Muller, the president of Johns Hopkins University from 1972-1990, died on Jan. 19.  He was one of the giants of his era.  I knew him well.  I write to share three remarkable stories which reveal the character of this great man. 1. Steve was...
  • 60 Minutes serves the president some softballs

    60 Minutes serves the president some softballs
    In the days of the late Mike Wallace, "60 Minutes" was known for hard-hitting, aggressive journalism that asked the questions viewers wanted answered and held the powerful accountable. The Jan. 27 program on which Steve Kroft interviewed President Obama...
  • Korea, like all wars, a war to remember [Editorial]

    Korea, like all wars, a war to remember [Editorial]
    Tuesday of this week was the 63rd anniversary of a key event in U.S. history, though it happened half a world away on a peninsula that's attached to the northern Chinese region of Manchuria. That peninsula remains a household word a generation later, as...
  • A connection through Reservoir wrestling for Kilcarr brothers

    A connection through Reservoir wrestling for Kilcarr brothers
    More than 20 years ago, Donna and Patrick Kilcarr started their family on a path that has traveled through the Reservoir wrestling team for much of the past decade. Their two oldest sons — Payton, 25, and Bryce, 23 — both wrestled for the...
  • Cardin moves human rights forward, but will U.S. eventually retreat?

    Neil Simon's commentary, "Cardin stands for rights" (Dec. 13), correctly depicts U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin's steadfast pursuit to hold accountable violators of human rights in Russia with the killing of attorney Sergei Magnitsky. Our concern is that the U.S....