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  • NPR looking into show host Lisa Simeone's role with Occupy Washington group

    NPR looking into show host Lisa Simeone's role with Occupy Washington group
    National Public radio says it is looking into the role that  Baltimore resident Lisa Simeone is playing as a spokeswoman for October 2011, one of the Occupy D.C. groups encamped at Freedom Plaza in Washington. A profile on National Public Radio's "People...
  • Joe Biden: President Obama's loyal pet

    Joe Biden: President Obama's loyal pet
    "I wish [critics of the administration's jobs bill] had some notion of what it was like to be on the other side of a gun, or [to have] a 200-pound man standing over you, telling you to submit [to rape]." -- Vice President Joe Biden, Oct. 18, University of...
  • Ellicott City teen pleads not guilty to terrorism charges

    — The lanky Ellicott City teenager and Pakistani citizen walked into the federal courtroom here on Monday dressed in an olive drab, one-piece prison jumpsuit, his hands cuffed behind his back, and muttered barely two words during his arraignment...
  • The U.S. military isn't trained to catch illegal immigrants

    I don't think my visionary fellow letter writer who wants homecoming soldiers to police the U.S.- Mexico border has thought things through very clearly ("Put Iraq veterans to work on the U.S.-Mexico border," Oct. 26). Soldiers are trained to kill bad...
  • Maryland's Van Hollen at center of deficit fight

    Maryland's Van Hollen at center of deficit fight
    For Rep. Chris Van Hollen, brokering a bipartisan deal to trim the federal deficit is about more than dodging draconian across-the-board cuts or protecting a fragile economic recovery. It's also about proving that a bitterly divided Congress can still...
  • Retired agent faults FBI's handling of terrorism investigation

    A retired FBI agent says the agency was too slow to investigate Antonio Martinez, who is accused of trying to blow up a military recruiting center in Maryland, and showed a "reckless disregard" for evidence collection by failing to record several meetings...
  • Dreams of redevelopment fade for some Rotunda merchants

    Dreams of redevelopment fade for some Rotunda merchants
    Shabir Malik is still waiting for "the good times" to return to the Rotunda. Malik, a restaurateur, said he and fellow merchants have held out hope for the long-delayed redevelopment of the half-empty shopping center in the Roland Park area. But their...
  • Rotunda deal pushes redevelopment forward

    Rotunda deal pushes redevelopment forward
    After years of impasse, a behind-the-scenes deal between Giant Food and Rotunda owner Hekemian & Co. could make long-awaited redevelopment of the mall in Hampden a reality. In an agreement inked last week, New Jersey-based Hekemian agreed to let Giant...
  • Did waterboarding lead to bin Laden? We don't know and it doesn't matter

    The successful raid on Osama bin Laden's safe house in Pakistan has reinvigorated debate over the role that "enhanced interrogation techniques" have played in fighting al-Qaida. No one is switching sides, which has turned the argument into a theological...
  • Romney is dangerously naive on foreign policy

    Romney is dangerously naive on foreign policy
    Mitt Romney appears to have all the foreign-policy savvy of someone who once visited Euro Disney, and it's freaking me out. Not to say that President Barack Obama is any more knowledgeable on that front, but at least he seems aware of his limitations,...
  • Engaged: Jahantab Sidiqui and LaRee McCuan

    Engaged: Jahantab Sidiqui and LaRee McCuan
    Wedding days: October 13, 2012 and October 27, 2012 His story: Jahantab Sidiqui, 26, grew up in Pakistan and moved to Howard County when he was 14. He is the owner of J.S. Strategies — which is currently managing the campaign for Congressman...
  • Joel Brinkley: UN Human Rights Council is irredeemable

    Joel Brinkley: UN Human Rights Council is irredeemable
    You should probably sit down before you read this. Syria has put its name up for membership on the United Nations Human Rights Council, and it will most likely win a seat. Yes, Syria, the state that has slaughtered close to 15,000 of its own people over...