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  • Blasts lead to deaths, injury after Boston Marathon

    Blasts lead to deaths, injury after Boston Marathon
    BOSTON -- At least three people are dead and 100 injured after two bomb blasts shook the site of the Boston Marathon finish line Monday afternoon, with a third, possibly related incident an hour and a half later, reported at Boston's John F. Kennedy...
  • Don't just talk about the weather

    Don't just talk about the weather
    Last December, an American milestone passed virtually unnoticed. Forty years earlier, Harrison Schmitt became the 12th and last person to walk on the moon. Mr. Schmitt and the 11 men who preceded him — beginning with Neil Armstrong in 1969 —...
  • CIA deception threatens global effort to eradicate polio

    CIA deception threatens global effort to eradicate polio
    The news that the Central Intelligence Agency had been running a fake vaccination program in Pakistan first surfaced in 2011 and quickly ignited fears that the covert operation could compromise the global campaign to eradicate polio. Late last month, a...
  • Bring on the 'Indepatriots'

    Are we capable of restoring American values and ending the governmental logjam created by Democrats and Republicans alike? Do we have the moxie and patriotism necessary to address the increasing challenges facing America today? The sequester struggle...
  • Who bears the burden in America?

    Before WWII, a large number of people were against America's involvement in the wars in Europe and Asia. After Pearl Harbor, however, that argument disappeared, and virtually everyone got involved. Sons of rich families enlisted. The Kennedys, for...
  • Two questions for Romney

    As the Presidential Election comes to a close, there are still two questions I have for Gov. Mitt Romney. First, in the event that you, Governor Romney, win the election, would you as President John F Kennedy did, forego your presidential salary while in...
  • A president's beginnings

    In reading Thomas F. Schaller's commentary ("The virtues of a president with humble origins," Oct. 31), I didn't see John F. Kennedy's name listed as one of our wealthiest presidents. "Mitt Romney was born to both political and economic privilege" made...
  • Holiday traffic slows I-95

    Motorists crawled along the I-95 corridor Saturday as a smattering of accidents slowed already sluggish holiday traffic, authorities said. Troopers from Prince George's County to Cecil County reported roadways more crowded than normal as the end-of-...
  • Call 2012 the year that TV got social

    Call 2012 the year that TV got social
    Call 2012 the year that TV got social -- real social. And if you want the moment of moments, it came in the first debate between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, when someone created the #SaveBigBird hashtag on Twitter...
  • History matters

    100 Years Ago Watches and Watchter From the Laurel social column: "Mrs. Mayor George W. Waters, Jr. visited relatives in Baltimore during the past week. "Dr. Millard M. Wachter of Long Island, Kansas, a brother of Mr. J. W. Wachter , manager of the...
  • Vietnam, 50 years on

    HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism. Today,...
  • Does President Obama's biography bear out claims that he rose from 'humble origins'?

    Why did Thomas Schaller leave out John F. Kennedy as one of the rich and politically privileged presidents in his recent column on President Obama's humble origins ("The virtues of a president with humble origins," Oct. 31)? First, we know nothing...