| Jun 9, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Stan Ruchlewicz, 56, the City of Westminster's administrator of economic development and Main Street manager, died June 5.
The news in Westminster spread quickly Tuesday that he had suffered a heart attack earlier in the day.
Ruchlewicz came to...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Reports that Russia is supplying Syrian President Bashar Assad with attack helicopters for use against rebel fighters and civilian protesters mark an ominous new phase in the country's descent into chaos and civil war. Mr. Assad's escalation from tanks...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 3:25 PM
The white-haired Bosnian grabbed his certificate of citizenship with two hands, held it over his head and smiled broadly. A South Korean woman bowed. A long-haired woman from Ecuador posed like a beauty queen.
They were some of the 40 immigrants (from 31...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Throughout America's history, there have been people who denied threats from our enemies. During the Revolutionary War, significant numbers sided with the British monarchy. Enablers in politics, the media and even religion helped Communism remain in power...
| Jul 12, 2012
Testifying before a Senate committee a few months ago, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lamented that America was "in an information war, and we are losing that war." This week, she blew a fuse at the "Friends of Syria" meeting in Paris, saying that...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 9:43 AM
As promised, here's the continuation of Rosalia Scalia's thoughtful Q&A with Indian novelist Amandeep Sandhu. He touches on inspirations, the challenge of writing in another language, and the role that emotion plays in great writing.
RS: You said that in...
| Jan 26, 2012
As increased globalization forces countries to pretend that they like playing with all the other kids in the playground despite fearing they'll have their toys stolen, never has there been more blatant self-interest cloaked in the phony pretext of...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Your editorial "No way out for Syria" (Jan. 24) catalogs a lot of facts about the bloody turmoil that engulfs Syria today. The editorial notes the disinclination of practically any party involved to act forcefully – apart from the Syrians risking...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Each month this year, climate data have shown one of the warmest starts to any year on record, and that continued in September across the country and state and in Baltimore.
Across the contiguous U.S., January through September was the warmest first nine...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:43 PM
For anyone growing up in the 1950s, black-and-white television images of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev threatening Western leaders with his "We will bury you!" statement were more than a little frightening.
In an era when communism and the nuclear...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The famously inept Keystone Kops from the silent-movie era have relocated inside the Washington Beltway, performing the same kinds of inexplicable actions that were their trademark in the 1920s. President Barack Obama has refused to approve the Keystone...
| Sep 13, 2012
It would seem that we're now at the stage of global economic lunacy where the worldwide socialist slide is so far gone that the president of Russia is lecturing the world, and particularly Europe, about the risks of socialism.
Speaking at the Asia-...