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  • Germany's plan will make euro crisis worse

    Germany's plan will make euro crisis worse
    European leaders are working feverishly to create what German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling a "fiscal union" to restore private investor confidence in Europe and rekindle growth. Unfortunately, what she advocates will thrust Europe into a deeper...
  • Don't expect much help from the Fed

    Don't expect much help from the Fed
    The U.S. economy is drifting toward recession, but when Federal Reserve policymakers meet next week, they will have few options. Jobs creation slipped alarmingly in April and May. Wages, which were rising modestly through the recovery, have been...
  • The euro has failed

    The euro has failed
    Europe's single currency is a bust. With unemployment reaching depression levels in the Mediterranean states, time has long passed to negotiate an orderly return to national currencies. Euro advocates argue a single currency is essential for creating a...
  • Feds in Md. indict founder of major online gambling site

    Feds in Md. indict founder of major online gambling site
    An audacious Internet gambling mogul long sought by authorities has been indicted in Baltimore, capping an investigation that spanned nearly a decade and several countries and comes amid a recent crackdown on the popular poker and gambling sites....
  • Finding shards of light 'In Darkness'

    Finding shards of light 'In Darkness'
    Agnieszka Holland's Holocaust movies, like "Angry Harvest" and "Europa Europa," are a world away from concentration camp tear-jerkers like Robert Benigni's Oscar-winning smash "Life Is Beautiful." Holland's films are uninhibited and sexual, gutsy and...
  • Interview: The National on 'High Violet,' Wye Oak and how Obama's done so far

    Interview: The National on 'High Violet,' Wye Oak and how Obama's done so far
    The most distinctive piece of the National, an indie-rock quintet from Brooklyn, N.Y.-via-Cincinnati, is lead singer Matt Berninger's slurred baritone. It's a smooth, low purr that, when combined with the band's circular guitars and Bryan Devendorf's...
  • Making a connection between heart and home

    Making a connection between heart and home
    From the bucolic setting of her country home in Monkton to the gentle hum of the palm leaf paddles on the ceiling fans in her covered porch, Kim Eastburn's philosophy of decorating is apparent. "The focus of my design practice ... is to elevate...
  • Wien 'surprises' include stock rally, unemployment drop, hacker attack

    Byron Wien has been publishing a New Year's list of possible economic and political "surprises" for years, often with impressive results. The idea is to identify events that are likely to happen but that the market believes have a low probability of...
  • Europe switches to Standard Time today

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:This is the last Sunday in October, and time for folks in Europe to turn their clocks back an hour to European Standard Time. That will reduce the time difference between Baltimore and Paris to just five......
  • Obama's choice: Higher gas prices, weaker economy

    Obama's choice: Higher gas prices, weaker economy
    Campaigning for office, President Barack Obama promised to do something about high gas prices, but now he is denying he can do much about what Americans pay to drive. He is too modest. In September 2008, Steven Chu said to The Wall Street Journal:...
  • Home design shifts focus to roofs, ceilings, storage

    Home design shifts focus to roofs, ceilings, storage
    Few architects and builders today are recommending trendy architectural elements to clients. Instead, house pros are mining the history of residential design to extract elements and styles that have worked and keep working, hoping to construct timeless...
  • Finding inspiration in the conservatory

    Finding inspiration in the conservatory
    If you've been to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, you've probably seen the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory — that big glass building with a curvilinear roof and cupola. So has Alan Stein. Stein, the director of architecture, founder and...