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  • Vietnam, 50 years on

    HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism. Today,...
  • Time is ripe for a new approach to Cuba

    Time is ripe for a new approach to Cuba
    Unfortunately, our nation faces enormous challenges in virtually every region of the globe. In countries ranging from Iran to North Korea to Syria to Mali, and on issues spanning terrorism, drug trafficking, global warming and cyber warfare, each day...
  • Bernard J. Conroy, Army officer

    Bernard J. Conroy, a retired career Army officer who served during World War II and Vietnam and later became a nursing home volunteer, died Nov. 5 of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 85. Bernard Jackson "Jack" Conroy was born and raised...
  • Curtis B. Reiber, Army officer

    Curtis B. Reiber, Army officer
    Curtis B. Reiber, an Army intelligence officer whose career spanned three decades, died Nov. 20 of a stroke at Saint Agnes Hospital. He was 77. The son of a DuPont Co. worker and a homemaker, Curtis Brooks Reiber was born in Centre Hall, Pa., and...
  • Lionel A. Jones Sr., decorated Army officer

    Lionel A. Jones Sr., a retired noncommissioned Army officer whose career spanned 25 years, died April 30 of cancer at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 76. He was born in Lancaster, Va., and moved to Baltimore in 1939. After graduating from Frederick...
  • Father, son participate in Vietnam 'Wall Washing' at Vietnam Memorial

    Keller Curtis of Fallston and his father, Richard Tibbetts of Bel Air, participated in the first "Wall Washing" of the year April 13 at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., to pay respect to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom....
  • Baltimore's Bishme Cromartie is runway-ready

    Baltimore's Bishme Cromartie is runway-ready
    Two years ago, a dejected Bishme Cromartie almost gave up sewing altogether. He had just received a rejection letter from the famed Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. "I just sat there and cried. You would have thought that someone died in my...
  • Just like his father, Mitt Romney doesn't know when to stop talking

    Just like his father, Mitt Romney doesn't know when to stop talking
    Every political candidate commits a gaffe from time to time. It becomes a major cause for concern when a pattern sets in that creates a negative image with voters. That's what is happening with Mitt Romney right now in the wake of his hapless remarks at a...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: 'Mystery Date'

    'Mad Men' recap: 'Mystery Date'
    Good to see Stephen King in a consultant role on "Mad Men." Thought he would have given Pete Campbell something more diabolical to do. Kidding, of course. Mr. King is busy. But this episode was downright creepy and weird and King-like. Don had a...
  • Vietnamese refugee opens Jacksonville podiatry practice

    Vietnamese refugee opens Jacksonville podiatry practice
    Jacksonville's newest doctor is Linh Nguyen who opened Family Foot and Ankle Care in Paper Mill Village Shopping Center this spring. Nguyen offers treatments for a range of foot, ankle and leg problems at her new office and she performs surgeries at St....
  • Chesapeake Bay Candle opens first U.S. plant in Glen Burnie

    Chesapeake Bay Candle opens first U.S. plant in Glen Burnie
    It's called Chesapeake Bay Candle. But for 17 years, all the products in the signature line of Annapolis-born and Rockville-based Pacific Trade International were made by cheaper labor in Asia. On Tuesday, the brand celebrates a sort of homecoming: the...
  • Getting a little sci-fi action for Father's Day

    Getting a little sci-fi action for Father's Day
    Poor California has suffered its share of unnatural disasters at the movies — everything from giant ants and radiated octopuses to body-snatching space pods and English-mangling Terminators. So it's good to see someone finally sending in the Marines...