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Until about 1950, a married American couple wanting to have a child other than by procreation had only two options: adopt a U.S.-born children privately (e.g. attorneys, private child welfare agencies) or through public social welfare agencies. The...
Roman Catholic bishops convening in Baltimore joined students and volunteers Sunday to transform a Harbor East hotel corridor into a food-packing operation to benefit West African orphans and battered women. Measuring out thousands of plastic bags of dry...
Beauty can be found even in the utilitarian. A recently opened exhibit of African art at the Baltimore Museum of Art makes that point powerfully, with a varied array of elaborately handcrafted personal objects from across the continent — from...
Tags: Museums, Museum of Modern Art, Arts, Fine Arts, Congo
The Baltimore SunThe McRib, which debuted in 1981, returned on Tuesday. How much do you know about the McRib? 1) The McRib has done more farewell tours than a) Phish b) the Doobie Brothers c) Marlene Dietrich d) all of the above e) cannot be determined 2) The McRib, in...
Sun Foreign StaffFANISAU, Nigeria - If it were possible to wind back the centuries, Halima Umar's village would probably look much as it does today. Umar and her neighbors fetch water by lowering a bucket into a hand-dug well, toil in fields of millet and guinea corn, and...
ReutersPARIS/LONDON (Reuters) - Gulf telecom operator Etisalat has offered a higher price for Vivendi's Maroc Telecom stake than rival Qatari bidder Ooredoo, according to two people familiar with the matter. Etisalat's bid needs further work, however, and has...
Reuters* Mali army has headed toward Kidal, French oppose it entering town * Kidal, last rebel-held town in Mali, is central for July elections * French position is stirring frustration in army, on Bamako streets * Mali's interim president backs secretive...
Foreign PolicyWASHINGTON — It's Saturday night and you want to go see a movie. You fire up your IBM ThinkPad and check the listings. The local AMC theater is showing "Iron Man 3," the Marvel Comics blockbuster partly filmed in China. You hop in your Volvo, fill...
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — The film festival crowd had filled the last seats in the Cine Neerwaya and, when there was no room left, sat four abreast in the aisles. The opening credits hardly dimmed the buzz in the theater; for those who missed a...
William PfaffPARIS -- Military interventions by powerful nations into lesser ones, such as now continues in Mali (and Afghanistan), and is being urged by many into the Syrian civil war, are inherently reckless since even the most powerful states can have the whole...
Tags: Vietnam, Henry Kissinger, Russia, Islam, Saudi Arabia
As aid groups bemoan the suffering of people in embattled Mali, the International Criminal Court said it launched an investigation Wednesday of alleged crimes against humanity committed by armed groups in the country. The suspected crimes include...
Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black will give the sermon at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. The topic will be The King and I. Karen Myers will be worship leader. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Benevola United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Pastor...
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