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  • Congress: Learn to negotiate

    Congress: Learn to negotiate
    This month, disapproval of Congress hit an all-time high — The New York Times reports that 82 percent of Americans give Congress the thumbs-down. Both parties get low marks, so the general disgust can't be attributed only to ideology. What the...
  • Question for Occupy protesters: If socialism is so great, how come Americans aren't flocking to live in Cuba?

    Please pass on to letter writer Umar Farooq ("Occupy Baltimore: There's a reason The Sun can't grasp what our movement is about," Oct. 8) that most of us prefer the optimism and opportunity of capitalism to the pessimism and depression of socialism....
  • Cuba: Americans should be free to go see it for themselves

    Our organization was pleased to read about plans to begin charter flights from BWI to Cuba in March ("Hola, Cuba! Flights from BWI to Cuba to start next year," Nov. 4). It's about time. The ban on U.S. citizens traveling to Cuba has been in place for...
  • Part of Shawan Road west of I-83 to be closed overnight for culvert project

    Baltimore County's Department of Public Works is alerting motorists that a portion of Shawan Road in Hunt Valley will be closed overnight from Sunday, July 1, into Monday, July 2, and also likely from Monday night into Tuesday morning, July 3. The...
  • Celebrating the return of flights to Cuba

    I was elated to read your article about the new charter flights to Cuba ("BWI flights to Cuba to start in March," Nov. 5). I left Cuba in 1997 which I was 9, which officially makes me a "Castro's daughter" – the term Cuban-Americans use to...
  • Isaac still tracking west of Fla., but forecast not unanimous

    Isaac still tracking west of Fla., but forecast not unanimous
    The latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center calls for Tropical Storm Isaac to pass by Florida's west coast toward Alabama and Louisiana, but there is disagreement from at least one meteorologist on that. The hurricane center's 2 p.m. update on...
  • From Cuba to Baltimore

    AndrĂ©s Antonio Alonso •Born: June 14, 1957, in Jovellanos, Cuba •Personal: Single; one adopted son, Joel, 33 •Residence: Fells Point •Education: Bachelor of Arts in history and English, Columbia University, 1979; Juris Doctor,...
  • New Army manual prohibits harsh interrogation

    WASHINGTON - The Army is putting the finishing touches on a new interrogation manual that will specifically prohibit the harsh practices that have come to light since the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, officials said. It will also highlight international...
  • Military investigation finds abuse of Quran

    WASHINGTON - A military investigation has found that American soldiers abused Muslim prisoners' Qurans at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, five times but found "no credible evidence" to back a claim that a Quran was flushed down a toilet, the prison's commander said...
  • 'Gulag' charge absurd, Bush says

    WASHINGTON - President Bush defended yesterday the treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, dismissing as "absurd" a human rights group's conclusion that the U.S. detention center there had become "the gulag of our times." "It's an absurd...
  • Powell says Bush was 'informed' of Red Cross concerns

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Colin L. Powell said yesterday that he and other top officials kept President Bush "fully informed ... in general terms" about complaints made by the Red Cross and others over ill-treatment of detainees in U.S. custody....
  • Ex-detainee of Guantanamo reflects on London bombings

    LONDON - Moazamm Begg spent more than two years at the prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where some fellow detainees were British-born Muslim radicals or self-proclaimed al-Qaida operatives - the same sort police believe carried out last week's suicide...