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  • Support Syria's rebels

    The uprisings in Syria and other Middle Eastern countries, which are receiving considerable media attention, invite comparison to America's struggle for freedom and independence during the Revolutionary War ("Showdown looms in Syria," July 28). The...
  • Letter: Which is it?

    Editor: Harford County Executive David Craig apparently wants to have it both ways in his recent letter defending the county's loan deal with an Edgewood company. He makes a laudable argument in support of the transaction which provides state and...
  • Rape and the mind of God

    Rape and the mind of God
    Indiana's Richard Mourdock, Illinois' Joe Walsh and Missouri's Todd Akin aren't doctors. They are Republicans running for the U.S. Senate or the House of Representatives. But they appear to have special knowledge of how a woman's body works, not to...
  • After emotional, record-setting night, it's back to the pool for Phelps

    After emotional, record-setting night, it's back to the pool for Phelps
    The morning after he became the most decorated Olympian ever, after answering congratulatory tweets from President Obama and fellow Baltimorean Josh Charles among others, Michael Phelps was back in the pool Wednesday morning, swimming fast enough to...
  • 'CBS This Morning' the thinking person's way to start the TV day

    'CBS This Morning' the thinking person's way to start the TV day
    I have been meaning to write a big piece about CBS News and "This Morning" for two weeks. But other assignments took precedence, so now I'll have to write a much smaller piece a day late after the network has already celebrated 100 days of its revamped...
  • From a Playmate to the president, celebs send congrats to Michael Phelps

    From a Playmate to the president, celebs send congrats to Michael Phelps
    With Michael Phelps status as the greatest Olympian of all time sealed Tuesday, congrats and well wishes came pouring in from every corner of the celebrity-sphere. Actors. Athletes. Musicians. Even a Playmate. Behold just a few: Golfer Graeme McDowell:...
  • Chick-fil-A gets busted by the thought police

    Chick-fil-A gets busted by the thought police
    Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy is in hot water with the LGBT community because he committed the cardinal sin in an age of political correctness: Thou must not speak ill of anything gays, lesbians, bisexuals or transgender people wish to do. In an...
  • Obama campaign releases statement in favor of MD same-sex marriage law

    Obama campaign releases statement in favor of MD same-sex marriage law
    President Barack Obama's campaign released a statement this afternoon in support of Question 6, Maryland's same-sex marriage law. “While the president does not weigh in on every single ballot measure in every state, the president believes in...
  • China may buy Canadian oil — thanks to Obama

    When President Barack Obama blocked the Keystone XL pipeline, Republicans said the move would encourage Canada to pursue oil deals with China instead of the United States and cede a massive chunk of North American oil assets to the communist nation. Now,...
  • Michael Phelps seeded third in 200 IM final; Ryan Lochte is first

    Michael Phelps seeded third in 200 IM final; Ryan Lochte is first
    Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps today qualified for Thursday’s 200 individual medley final at the Aquatic Centre in London. They finished 1-2 in their heat, while Laszlo Cseh of Hungary won the second heat. Lochte is seeded first for the final, Cseh...
  • Same-sex marriage opponents set to turn in first petitions

    Same-sex marriage opponents set to turn in first petitions
    Church-led activists hoping to repeal Maryland's same-sex marriage law plan to deliver the first batch of petitions ahead of schedule this week, and they say the number of signatures will far exceed the mark. The question is: By how much? There's little...
  • Michael Phelps still has work left to do

    Michael Phelps still has work left to do
    On the first full day of his life as the most-decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps went back to work — those medals don't start winning themselves just because you've hit 19, after all. But first he had to attend to his correspondence. "Thank you Mr....