| Apr 22, 2011
| 1:56 PM
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| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:23 AM
For the third year running, I rode with my daughter on July 4 in the bicycle rush in the Towson Fourth of July Parade.
Neighbors and unknown spectators cheered as she passed them.
My heart swelled as these people encouraged her, telling her that not...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 11:58 AM
As the 100th anniversary the RMS Titanic disaster approaches, the Costa Concordia grounding is a stark reminder that going to sea remains dangerous. A modern cruise ship sailing a routine route capsized in a matter of minutes in beautiful weather, leaving...
| Dec 22, 2009
Abraham Lincoln Gordon, a former educator and diplomat who during his tenure as the ninth president of the Johns Hopkins University led the way in 1970 in bringing co-education to the university's Homewood campus, died Saturday in his sleep at...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The first Obama administration was distinguished by eloquent promises and high expectations, especially in Norway where the jury of the Nobel Peace Prize awarded their annual distinction to Barack Obama even before he had settled down into the chair...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:01 AM
Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa.
"We ask you, Lord Jesus, to put an end to all...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday paid the highest-level Kremlin visit to Crimea since the territory was seized from Ukraine last month, and promised lavish investment and aid for the newly annexed region's 2 million residents.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:28 PM
NATO foreign ministers suspended civilian and military cooperation with Russia on Tuesday and ordered plans for bolstering defenses in Eastern Europe to show the Kremlin that it will protect allies in the region from any further Russian aggression,...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Tom Capizzi is going to Hollywood Sunday night for the 86th Academy Awards, but not in a limo or a tux.
Instead, he will be protesting near the Dolby Theatre, hoisting a green sign saying "Chase Talent Not Subsidies."
Capizzi will be among hundreds of...
| Mar 4, 2014
"Does it stay on all the time or does it come off?" Ahmed asked from his hospital bed, frowning at the thought of a prosthetic leg. "I want one that doesn't come off." These are the words of a 12-year-old boy, an innocent victim of a brutal regime and...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Every time you think the war on terror can't get any weirder, it does.
In the latest manifestation, White House officials are leaking to the news media that they are considering whether to use drone strikes to kill an unnamed American in Pakistan....
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
MADRID -Spain's government looks set to enable local news media to charge Google and other search machines for their publication of copyrighted content.
Announced Friday as part of long-awaited reforms to Spain's Intellectual Property Law, the rapidly-...