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  • In Senate gun control vote, tyranny of the minority

    In Senate gun control vote, tyranny of the minority
    "We think it's reasonable to provide mandatory instant criminal background checks for every sale at every gun show. No loopholes anywhere for anyone." — National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, in testimony before the...
  • '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...
  • Malaria, a scourge that we can defeat

    Malaria, a scourge that we can defeat
    Malaria is an enormous and tragic problem — that can be beat. It takes the life of a child every minute in Sub-Saharan Africa, and a million people die from malaria each year. It also stifles economic development, as malaria prevents children from...
  • NRA plans to challenge Maryland gun law

    NRA plans to challenge Maryland gun law
    National Rifle Association President David Keene said Tuesday that the organization intends to challenge the constitutionality of Maryland's newly passed gun law, as a conservative group readied plans to try to overturn the law through voter referendum....
  • Bloomberg's soda battle draws parallel to our nation's public health activism

    Bloomberg's soda battle draws parallel to our nation's public health activism
    Melissa Healey's article, "NYC's failed cap on sugary drinks prompts soul searching" on April 4 draws an interesting parallel between New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's improbable public health battle against obesity and our nation's long history...
  • Top-of-the-line tourist attraction

    Top-of-the-line tourist attraction
    — Is it any wonder that a city renowned for its lofty skyscrapers has created a stunning park in the sky? The High Line Park, a 1930s-era elevated rail line, has been transformed into vibrant green space, perched some 30 feet above Manhattan. There...
  • Lin-sanity shows that Americans love a winner

    Lin-sanity shows that Americans love a winner
    I give all this Jeremy Lin hoopla another month or so. No, I don't think Jeremy will be finished by then. I think he's got another 20 years of great play in him. What I mean is that this incessant bad punning using his last name will finally be exhausted....
  • Johns Hopkins unveils new hospital

    Johns Hopkins unveils new hospital
    At the new $1.1 billion Johns Hopkins Hospital there will be Xboxes and a basketball court for kids, sleeper-sofas for families, single rooms for all patients, an improved dining menu and extensive soundproofing. It's part of an effort to make the...
  • 'Project Runway' recap: City scapes and inspiration

     
    Janell reports on last night's Project Runway. And makes me wish I was a lot funnier, as per usual:Previously, Ivy became a national nightmare, but then we woke up and she was still eliminated. Oh, and so was Christopher. Now,......
  • Coming (maybe) to a bocce court near you: Bloomberg vs. Emanuel

    Coming (maybe) to a bocce court near you: Bloomberg vs. Emanuel
    If the nation’s mayors have been AWOL from their respective City Halls lately, they’ve probably been ducking out to their local bocce courts, warming up for Baltimore. The U.S. Conference of Mayors meets here for four days starting Friday,...
  • 'Perp' walk: Unfair to defendants?

    'Perp' walk: Unfair to defendants?
    For defendants in high-profile criminal hearings, the so-called "perp walk" is one of the more distasteful traditions of American jurisprudence. The news media are alerted to a time and location when the alleged perpetrator will be walked to the...
  • Letter: Public subsidies are not to blame for health issues

    Regarding the June 14, letter commenting on New York's proposed ban on sodas ("New York Mayor Bloomberg's ban on sodas should be backed") my interest soon changed to destain when the author listed "public subsidies" a culprit to the obesity epidemic,...