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  • Obamas get the balls rolling with style

    After the daylong inaugural celebration on the Mall, last night was the time for thousands to party at the balls. Festivities began across Washington at 8 p.m. as people checked their overcoats, hats and gloves to reveal, in many cases, tuxedos and...
  • Analysis: Young, minorities join to form new U.S. majority

    America turned a page yesterday. Barack Obama broke through the racial barrier to the Oval Office, becoming the first African-American to gain the presidency. And his electoral landslide delivered a powerful message about a new generation of American...
  • 1977's 'Deep Freeze'

    The Chesapeake Bay turned to ice in the winter of 1977, bringing life for most Marylanders to a freezing halt. Temperatures plunged all across the eastern United States that winter. Forty-nine cities recorded new lows. Baltimore was one of them. The bay...
  • Weyman D. Swagger, Baltimore Sun photographer, editor

    Weyman D. Swagger, Baltimore Sun photographer, editor
    Weyman D. Swagger, a Baltimore Sun news photographer who became the paper's first photo editor, died of cancer Wednesday at his Halethorpe home. He was 66. During his 47 years at the paper, he took thousands of photos. He was shot at while taking...
  • Don't expect much from next Great Man

    Finally, blessedly, it's over. After the longest, most expensive campaign in American history, the voters have decided who will be the next Great Man to take the helm of our ship of state. Sen. Barack Obama has been swept into the presidency on a wave...
  • Report questions proposal for hotel

    With the Baltimore City Council poised to consider a publicly funded convention center hotel today, a Baltimore foundation is sharply questioning the need for such a facility. The Abell Foundation released yesterday a report urging the council to...
  • After summer of flops, a season of quality?

    Hail, hail, the "Gang"'s finally here. That would be "Gangs of New York", Martin Scorsese's long-awaited latest, an epic tale of love and loyalties, played out among the rival immigrant groups of 19th-century New York City. Not since "Titanic" has a film...
  • Senators committed to trial

    Key Senate Republicans rejected yesterday President Clinton's plea that they join him in negotiating a "reasonable" and "proportionate" response to House impeachment charges that would allow him to avoid a trial in the Senate. But a consensus appeared to...
  • Faith and Values: Spiritual and religious? The Easter possibility

    Sometimes people say, "I'm spiritual but not religious." This seems to open up a great divide between an affirmation of spiritual experience and a criticism that (institutional) religion has somehow failed to meet a spiritual need. Some who identify...
  • In the digital age, what's old is new again for some

    WASHINGTON Ralph Nader looks like the original geek. Intense, driven, focused on detail, slightly disheveled, the consumer advocate and former presidential candidate has a large electronic footprint on the Internet and social media. But it turns out...
  • Appreciation: Singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester (1944-2014)

    Appreciation: Singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester (1944-2014)
    It was an offhanded comment by singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester, but it stopped Elvis Costello cold when he was chatting with Winchester for his short-lived music-interview series “Spectacle” on the Sundance Channel a few years ago. In...
  • Why putting photos on Social Security cards won't save voting rights

    Why putting photos on Social Security cards won't save voting rights
    A certain William Wachtel, the co-founder of WhyTuesday, an election reform group chaired by former UN Ambassador Andrew Young, wrote me over the weekend to complain that I treated Young harshly by criticizing his proposal to require Social Security to...