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  • Groundhog Day in Syria

    Groundhog Day in Syria
    In a 1993 classic movie, Bill Murray plays a weatherman who is given the assignment to view the annual awaking of the ground hog Punxsutawney Phil and finds himself living the same day over and over again. Today we are experiencing much the same thing...
  • Maybe Majid Khan rates a stateside prison cell

    Maybe Majid Khan rates a stateside prison cell
    As a teenager in the mid-1990s, he moved with his parents to the United States from Pakistan. The family sought and received political asylum. They settled in Baltimore County and operated a gas station. The boy attended Owings Mills High School. His...
  • Who needs reform most: Egypt or America?

    Who needs reform most: Egypt or America?
    Prior to leaving Egypt for the United Nations General Assembly, Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi told The New York Timesthe United States needs to "fundamentally change" its approach to the Arab world. That includes, he said, showing greater...
  • Obama returns to arms control -- just in time

    Obama returns to arms control -- just in time
    President Barack Obama's call during the State of the Union address to reduce the threat of nuclear war could not have been more timely. The day before the president spoke, North Korea tested a primitive nuclear device, and the following day reports...
  • Republicans can't abide the fact that Obama got bin Laden, and they didn't

    In response to a recent letter-writer claiming that the Navy SEALs, rather than President Obama, deserve the credit for killing Osama bin Laden, there are few sadder things than watching Republicans try to play down the facts ("SEALs, not Obama, deserve...
  • John Joseph Scocca, Hopkins biochemistry professor

    John Joseph Scocca, Hopkins biochemistry professor
    John Joseph Scocca, a retired Johns Hopkins biochemistry professor recalled for his keen critical eye, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease May 10 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 72 and lived in Aberdeen. Born in South Philadelphia,...
  • Parkton optometrist goes to India on sight-saving trip

    Parkton optometrist goes to India on sight-saving trip
    Students in Hereford High School's Key Club had a chance to see the difference they made in the lives of people living across the globe. The club's 60 members had collected used eyeglasses, sunglasses, coloring books, candy and small toys for OneSight, a...
  • Pikesville mosque to open at Slade Mansion on Park Heights Avenue

    Pikesville mosque to open at Slade Mansion on Park Heights Avenue
    Synagogues and schools line Park Heights Avenue in Pikesville — Temple Oheb Shalom, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation and the Shoshana S. Cardin School, among them. Nearby is the nation's largest kosher grocery store, and signs promoting Jewish...
  • Arundel parent who helped bridge cultures wins involvement award

    Arundel parent who helped bridge cultures wins involvement award
    An Anne Arundel County parent whose gentle spirit is said to have built bridges between cultures at her sons' elementary school was named the Maryland Parent Involvement Matters Award winner Friday night. Ambareen Jafri, a 35-year-old Crofton mother of...
  • Reducing the threat of Armageddon

    Reducing the threat of Armageddon
    President Obama achieved a major foreign policy goal in 2010 when he concluded the New START Treaty committing the U.S. and Russia to reduce the size of their long-range nuclear arsenals by a third within six years, to 1,550 warheads on each side. But...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 21 Book Appraisals The Antique Center at Historic Savage Mill offers free book appraisals from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 8600 Foundry St. Bring in your old or unusual books and find out what they're worth. For directions and more information. call...
  • Bin Laden realized the truth: Terrorism doesn't work

    Bin Laden realized the truth: Terrorism doesn't work
    Five weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden publicly commanded his foot-soldiers to ramp up the violence against American civilians. But five weeks before his death, he privately instructed his lieutenants to refrain from killing any civilians....