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  • From Lime Kiln Middle School to the final frontier

    From Lime Kiln Middle School to the final frontier
    They use words most likely to be heard at a Scripps National Spelling Bee: chryseobacterium, aquaticum or trypticase. They envision careers in medicine, they enjoy math and science, and — between juggling schedules that include school, music and...
  • The Asia opportunity

    The Asia opportunity
    Over the past two years, the Obama administration has focused greater diplomatic attention and military resources on East Asia as part of a policy described as a "pivot" or "rebalancing." While American leaders are loath to admit it publicly, this is a...
  • North Korea's missile antics

    Under its new ruler, Kim Jong Un, North Korea has reverted to its old tactics of provocation and aggression with the launch this week of a long-range missile it claims was intended to put the country's first satellite into orbit. It's unclear whether...
  • Fast-growing local manufacturer? Yes, it is possible

    Fast-growing local manufacturer? Yes, it is possible
    Drew Greenblatt's company has grown every year for the past six years — something many other firms, buffeted by the sharp recession, can't claim. What makes that all the more notable: It's a manufacturer. In Baltimore. With 35 employees, up from...
  • 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...
  • Korean powder keg

    North Korea's recent threats to target South Korean and American cities with atomic destruction have the shrill belligerence of a 6-year-old's temper tantrum. But while few analysts believe North Korea has the means to carry out its threats, U.S. and...
  • General Motors unveils its new electric motor in White Marsh

    General Motors unveils its new electric motor in White Marsh
    General Motors officially launched its new electric motor in White Marsh Tuesday, a milestone in U.S. manufacturing — and a key part of the company's bet that the electric-vehicle market is poised to grow. With production under way at the...
  • Korean education administrators visit area schools

    Korean education administrators visit area schools
    Jina Shin, a South Korean schools budget analyst in the U.S. for three weeks of study, stood in a schoolyard among a boisterous crowd of children, teachers and parents at dismissal. The end of the school day at St. Mark's School in Catonsville is fairly...
  • Abingdon woman killed in Harford crash Sunday

    Abingdon woman killed in Harford crash Sunday
    Rain and thunderstorms hit Harford hard Saturday and Sunday, and police say the weather may have contributed to a fatal car accident in the county Sunday morning. The storms also led to localized flooding and power outages across the county, particularly...
  • Remembering Harford's military men and women who died serving their country since 9/11

    Remembering Harford's military men and women who died serving their country since 9/11
    Since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and the following wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, men and women across the country — and Harford County — have bravely sacrificed their lives to fight for the rights we as Americans have every day....
  • South Korean trade deal: A small step toward fixing the economy

    South Korean trade deal: A small step toward fixing the economy
    President Barack Obama's jobs bill, a relatively modest effort given the risks the economy faces and the toll that extended joblessness has taken on American workers, is bogged down in a divided Congress and is about to get more so. Senate leaders are...
  • Passing the past along at Korean Festival

    Passing the past along at Korean Festival
    She was born in South Korea, loves her homeland's traditions with a passion and has officially served the burgeoning Korean-American community in Maryland for more than six years now. But Michelle Kim still insists that as a cultural ambassador, she...