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  • Ethanol still the answer to America's Renewable Fuel Standard

    Ethanol still the answer to America's Renewable Fuel Standard
    Corn prices have reached record highs as a result of this summer's devastating drought, and it hasn't taken long for some to use the crisis as leverage for their own political agendas — namely, the opposition to domestic renewable fuel. The...
  • Joel Brinkley: UN Human Rights Council is irredeemable

    Joel Brinkley: UN Human Rights Council is irredeemable
    You should probably sit down before you read this. Syria has put its name up for membership on the United Nations Human Rights Council, and it will most likely win a seat. Yes, Syria, the state that has slaughtered close to 15,000 of its own people over...
  • Syria endgame: U.S. can't get sucked into another sectarian war

    Syria endgame: U.S. can't get sucked into another sectarian war
    The defection of Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab this week is the latest blow to President Bashir Assad's increasingly desperate struggle to remain in office. Mr. Hijab was the highest-ranking Sunni member of the government, which is dominated by Mr....
  • Maryland needs a new plan for economic development

    Maryland's economy is headed in the wrong direction. While the unemployment rate here is better than the national average, it remains high at 6.9 percent. What's more, Maryland actually lost 11,000 jobs in the month of June, the third highest loss in...
  • Are higher gas prices really so taxing? [Commentary]

    Talking about gas can be dangerous. People can get pretty emotional about the stuff they put in their cars. A couple of years ago, I got chewed out by somebody on Facebook after I mentioned that raising the price on gas seemed like a logical idea. She...
  • Anniversaries celebrated in the past

    It was June in 1960 in Aberdeen, and one of the town's organizations was celebrating its 25th anniversary with "The Arc Lite." The R. Lee Mitchell family saved this program, and it was included in a scrapbook of 1960. It was a grand affair, with...
  • Groundhog Day in Syria

    Groundhog Day in Syria
    In a 1993 classic movie, Bill Murray plays a weatherman who is given the assignment to view the annual awaking of the ground hog Punxsutawney Phil and finds himself living the same day over and over again. Today we are experiencing much the same thing...
  • Paul B. Moore, Evening Sun reporter

    Paul B. Moore, Evening Sun reporter
    Paul B. Moore, a former Evening Sun reporter and editor who later became a public relations executive, died Nov. 27 from complications of prostate cancer at his Homeland residence. He was 84. "Paul was a very conscientious reporter and a very...
  • Visa program doesn't discriminate against Arabs, Muslims

    Commentators Zainab Choudry and Saqib Ali complain that Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin co-sponsored legislation to extend a visa waiver program to Israel ("Don't let Israel discriminate," April 30). The waiver program currently allows citizens of 37...
  • Israel's critics ignore discrimination in the Arab and Muslim world

    Israel's critics ignore discrimination in the Arab and Muslim world
    The article by Zainab Choudry and Saqib Ali on Israel's supposed discrimination against Arab-American and Muslim citizens is missing a big part of the story in the Arab and Muslim world ("Don't let Israel discriminate," April 30). Former Secretary of...
  • For Israel, it's different this time

    For Israel, it's different this time
    Until this year, the world would have been looking at the intensifying armed confrontation between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip with a sense of deja vu all over again. But this is 2012, and the political map of the Middle East has changed...
  • Hopkins epidemiologist tracing outbreak of SARS-like disease

    Hopkins epidemiologist tracing outbreak of SARS-like disease
    Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Dr. Trish Perl traveled halfway around the world last month to trace the outbreak of a deadly SARS-like disease in Saudi Arabia that's spreading. She and two colleagues pored over hospital records, tracking the spread of...