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  • Orioles agree to terms with Cuban outfielder Dariel Alvarez

    Orioles agree to terms with Cuban outfielder Dariel Alvarez
    The Orioles have agreed to terms with Cuban outfielder Dariel Alvarez, according to an industry source. The Orioles scouted Alvarez in Fort Lauderdale last month, as did four other clubs. He will report to the club’s spring training facility for a...
  • HCC faculty work to serve school's foreign student body

    Some foreign-born students at Howard Community College enter professor Mary Beth Furst's business class, sit attentively through instruction and say next to nothing. Furst said that when they are called upon, "You would think they were going to die,...
  • Like Dislike with Miss Joule of Tilted Torch

    Like Dislike with Miss Joule of Tilted Torch
    What's a Valentine's Day without burlesque fire dancing? Not a holiday we want to be a part of. Thankfully, D.C.-based Tilted Torch's Tassels and Champagne show fills the sexy/dangerous quotient of a day mostly about ooey-gooey love. The show at the...
  • Gross' health 'deteriorating;' wife pleads with Cuba, U.S. for release

    Gross' health 'deteriorating;' wife pleads with Cuba, U.S. for release
    As Alan Gross neared his third anniversary behind bars in Cuba, his wife gave new details of his deteriorating health and issued an impassioned plea to officials in Washington and Havana to negotiate his release immediately. Judy Gross, who visited her...
  • Cuba says U.S. lying about jailed Marylander's health

    Cuba says U.S. lying about jailed Marylander's health
    HAVANA — Cuba accused the United States of lying about the health and conditions of confinement of a jailed American government subcontractor, and pushed back Wednesday against an apparent U.N. ruling that his 15-year sentence is arbitrary and a...
  • Columbia 'Motion' exhibit is worth the stop

    Columbia 'Motion' exhibit is worth the stop
    There is so much constant movement in our world that it takes an artist to translate some of that motion into a lasting image. In the aptly titled exhibit "Motion" at the Artists' Gallery in Columbia, painters Rana Geralis and Nancy Lee Davis encourage...
  • 50 years ago, Baltimore and other U.S. cities feared missile strike

    50 years ago, Baltimore and other U.S. cities feared missile strike
    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...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, A REAL Daiquiri at Clementine

    Great Baltimore cocktails, A REAL Daiquiri at Clementine
    It's not quite warm outside but with the return of spring and summer offerings to our favorite local bar menus, you can certainly try to will (or numb) your body into feeling like it is. So it snowed last week? Inside, I was sipping on a daiquiri,...
  • Civilization has no place for drones

    Civilization has no place for drones
    In his recent speech, President Barack Obama set forth what he described as narrow, reasonable guidelines for using drones to carry out targeted killings overseas. The U.S., he said, will only use drone strikes "against terrorists who pose a continuing...
  • U.S. could play in Gold Cup here

    Men's soccer U.S. could play in Gold Cup here M&T Bank Stadium will host CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals July 21 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., and one of them could include the United States. The U.S. team will play Belize, Costa Rica and Cuba in the...
  • Eagle Archive: Remembering the Maine, and a local Spanish American War casualty

    In our great-grandparents' generation, the anniversary of the sinking of the USS Maine, under mysterious circumstances, in the harbor of Havana, Cuba, on Feb. 15, 1898, was a significant and life-changing event. According to research by historian Jay...
  • U.S. must rethink its Cuba policies

    U.S. must rethink its Cuba policies
    I enjoyed Michael Barnes' commentary ("Time for a new Cuba policy," March 4) in The Sun. I have just recently returned from a "people-to-people" trip to Cuba and found it to be a wonderful opportunity to better understand what is going on in Cuba today....