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  • Population pressure keeps mounting

    Population pressure keeps mounting
    Wednesday is World Population Day! Why does that matter? Unlike Slurpee Day — also Wednesday — or National Hot Dog Day (July 21), population growth has a direct effect on you, your children, your future and the health of our planet. Let's put...
  • Donald LeRoy Calp, engineer

    Donald LeRoy Calp, engineer
    Donald LeRoy Calp, a retired air-traffic control engineer, died of an acute pulmonary hemorrhage Jan. 17 at his Columbia home. He was 79. Born in Manchester, he was a 1950 Sparks High School graduate. He also attended Edison Junior College in Fort Myers,...
  • Robotic technology to treat lung cancer

    Robotic technology to treat lung cancer
    The da Vinci robotic technology allows doctors to perform more precise surgeries. The technique also enables patients to recover more quickly with fewer complications in many cases. The technique is used to perform many different types of surgeries. Dr....
  • Nobody cares enough to do something about what's happening in Syria

    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...
  • Dismayed by Washington, Pooran runs for Congress

    Dismayed by Washington, Pooran runs for Congress
    Milad Pooran was honeymooning in the South Pacific last summer as politicians in Washington were turning a deadline to raise the U.S. debt limit into another opportunity for partisan brinkmanship. A critical care physician from Frederick County, Pooran...
  • The danger in Gingrich's promises

    A couple of weeks ago, I wrote that if Mitt Romney won the South Carolina primary, the Republican presidential race would be over and he would be the nominee. But Mr. Romney didn't win, and that means it's time to consider the unthinkable: What would life...
  • Nuclear threat keeps U.S. troops overseas

    Nobody wishes for peace more than a veteran. As someone who deployed to a combat zone and knows what it's like to endure deep pangs of family separation and be awoken at 3:30 a.m. because there's a large group outside your post who is trying to kill you,...
  • Former Islamic jihadist teaches Middle Eastern politics at Washington College

    Former Islamic jihadist teaches Middle Eastern politics at Washington College
    Shiraz Maher went to the mosque in search of answers. Why, he wanted to know, had 15 young men from Saudi Arabia, the country where he spent most of his childhood, just crashed jetliners into prominent U.S. buildings? The men who gave him clarity wore...
  • The Taliban's olive branch

    American officials are welcoming a Taliban statement that the Afghan insurgents will set up an office in the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. The move is being seen as a first step toward peace talks aimed at reconciling the Taliban and the Western-backed...
  • Lesson from Norway: All ethnic groups are susceptible to lure of terrorism.

    Norwegian terrorism suspect Anders Behring Breivik may have attained what he hoped for — worldwide notoriety. The young man has shaken Norway to its roots and out of its complacency. Apparently, for a whole decade, he functioned as a one-man sleeper...
  • Fuel mileage standards: Washington gets something right

    Fuel mileage standards: Washington gets something right
    Lost in all the recent furor over the federal debt-ceiling and gridlocked Washington was a major breakthrough for the Obama administration and good news for the economy, national security and environment. Thanks to an accord reached with automakers,...
  • Customs inspectors in Baltimore keep pests out

    Customs inspectors in Baltimore keep pests out
    The sweet aroma of rice fills the air as David Ng steps forward in a Southeast Baltimore warehouse to inspect a shipment of hundreds of sacks of imported basmati rice. He folds back the stitched seams of the 40-pound burlap sacks holding grain that have...