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  • Record heat index? You don't want to be there

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:“Capt. Jack” writes: “I saw a heat index of 126 for Iowa… Is that a record? What’s the heat index record high for this part of the country?” According to Wikipedia, a report from Dhahran,...
  • Muddled Middle East

    Muddled Middle East
    When revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt erupted earlier this year quickly forced out long-time autocratic rulers, many in the West hoped that the pro-democracy demonstrations there would unleash a tidal wave of change across the Arab world. To an extent,...
  • Obama drops climate change talk as green movement fizzles

    Obama drops climate change talk as green movement fizzles
    "What the heck went wrong?" That, apparently, is the question roiling the environmental community as it realizes that the fight against climate change has fizzled. As Brad Plumer writes in the New Republic, everything was looking great in 2008 for a...
  • Religious terrorism didn't start, won't end with bin Laden

    Religious terrorism didn't start, won't end with bin Laden
    In evaluating Osama bin Laden's dubious legacy, it is important to note that there was nothing new about religiously inspired terrorism when this rich Saudi exile convened a small group of jihadists in his Peshawar, Pakistan, home in 1988 to found al-...
  • Baltimore architectural firm in demand for overseas projects

    Baltimore architectural firm in demand for overseas projects
    While many architectural and planning firms have seen a drop-off in design work as a result of the recession and the slow recovery, one Baltimore-based company has remained busy by finding work in other countries. Development Design Group has carved...
  • Contemporary Museum names new executive director

    Contemporary Museum names new executive director
    The Contemporary Museum, which has featured provocative works by a broad sampling of cutting-edge artists, announced a new executive director this week who promises to keep things innovative. Sue Spaid doesn't officially start until Dec. 13, but the...
  • 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...
  • Federal report on stent procedures finds potential fraud

    Federal report on stent procedures finds potential fraud
    While Dr. Mark Midei was allegedly implanting unnecessary cardiac stents in hundreds of patients at a Towson hospital, stent manufacturer Abbott Laboratories was paying for crab and barbecue feasts at his Monkton home and building a business strategy...
  • Arundel photographers' book describes life of shared adventure

    Arundel photographers' book describes life of shared adventure
    Stroll with Lynn Abercrombie through her clapboard house on the West River and check out the alabaster mask from Yemen, the head-to-toe woman's cloak from Afghanistan, the smoking implements from Egypt and the shrunken head from Ecuador. You'll see...
  • Eileen S. Tarcay, writer and professor

    Eileen S. Tarcay, writer and professor
    Eileen S. Tarcay, who had taught English and journalism at what is now Coppin State University and was a prolific contributor of freelance articles to The Baltimore Sun, died Feb. 18 from complications of a stroke at a Salt Lake City nursing home. The...
  • Harford Christian's 2012 graduation is school's largest ever

    Harford Christian's 2012 graduation is school's largest ever
    Even with the threat of tornadoes and severe weather, Harford Christian's 2012 Commencement carried on Friday evening with the largest graduating class in the school's history. Kicking off the evening was senior Vincent Wilson, who gave the welcoming...
  • When the pump runs dry

    When the pump runs dry
    Under international pressure over its nuclear ambitions, Iran is now threatening to take pre-emptive action, which could include disrupting oil supplies to the West. It will come as a shock to most Americans, but no presidential candidate — nor,...