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  • Korean War fighter pilot is still missing in action

    Korean War fighter pilot is still missing in action
    A white stone grave marker standing in Baltimore National Cemetery under an ancient oak tree is all that remains to remind passers-by of the life of Ensign Edwin Nash Broyles Jr. Broyles, a Navy fighter pilot from Guilford in North Baltimore, was...
  • Our biggest problem is not deficits

    Our biggest problem is not deficits
    "Our biggest problems over the next 10 years are not deficits," President Barack Obama told House Republicans last week, according to those who attended the meeting. The president needs to deliver the same message to the public, loudly and clearly....
  • 'Rest assured that your death has meaning.'

    The following are the comments made by Harford County Sheriff Jesse Bane at Sgt. Ian Loughran's funeral service Wednesday: "I begin with a quote from Arthur Ashe who once said, "True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to...
  • Who would be on Baltimore's Mount Rushmore?

    Your article about Michael Phelps' prospects for being on Baltimore's Mount Rushmore of athletes made me think who else could be compared to its towering figures ("Make room on our Rushmore," Aug. 5). James Rouse would be George Washington, Thomas...
  • Baltimore was site of pivotal political conventions in 1800s

    Baltimore was site of pivotal political conventions in 1800s
    In "The First American Political Conventions: Transforming Presidential Nominations, 1832-1872," Stan M. Haynes writes that the modern presidential nominating convention evolved during the campaign of 1832. Between the fall of 1831 and the spring of...
  • Romney and Ryan build a bridge to the 20th century

    Romney and Ryan build a bridge to the 20th century
    The Republican team of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan is less about the future than it is about nostalgia for a past that many Americans imagine was better -- a time when businessmen were free of government meddling and all citizens, even the poor, old or...
  • Evelyn M. 'Evvie' Spohn

    Evelyn M. 'Evvie' Spohn
    Evelyn M. "Evvie" Spohn, whose career as a registered nurse caring for patients and their families spanned more than 70 years, died Wednesday of heart failure at Lorien Columbia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was 93. "Evvie was really my first...
  • Three years

    May 4 fell on a Tuesday in 2010. The previous weekend I had concluded my critically acclaimed portrayal of Franklin Roosevelt in the Memorial Players' production of Annie. And it was on that Tuesday afternoon that I returned to the newsroom of The...
  • Whose side is the NRA on?

    Whose side is the NRA on?
    Terrorism, whether practiced in the U.S. or overseas, can be defined as a deliberate act of violence to instill fear in a target audience. We fight terrorism when we stay calm but resolute; we abet terrorists when our response is to panic or try to foment...
  • Arthur Machen Jr., Venable law partner

    Arthur Machen Jr., Venable law partner
    Arthur W. Machen Jr., a retired attorney who was also the chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and a legal advocate for the poor, died of congestive heart failure Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The former Ruxton resident was 92. A well-...
  • 'Right wing' doesn't equal 'terrorist'

    'Right wing' doesn't equal 'terrorist'
    "If history were to repeat itself," warned President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his 1944 State of the Union address, "and we were to return to the so-called normalcy of the 1920s, then it is certain that even though we shall have conquered our enemies on...
  • So much for messianic leadership

    So much for messianic leadership
    Although there's still a great deal to be learned about the scandals and controversies swirling around the White House like so many ominous dorsal fins in the surf, the nature of President Barack Obama's bind is becoming clear. The best defenses of his...