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  • Legg Mason's flagship Value Trust fund no longer lagging

    Legg Mason's flagship Value Trust fund no longer lagging
    The Legg Mason Capital Management Value Trust fund is doing something not seen in years: It's beating the stock market. Under new manager Sam Peters, the fund is up 27.8 percent in the past 12 months, compared with 20.6 percent for the S&P 500 index....
  • At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4

    At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4
    On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...
  • Review & preview: Premature 2014 poll, Part 1

    Review & preview: Premature 2014 poll, Part 1
    Duke captured its second national title in four years, Cornell’s Rob Pannell earned the Tewaaraton Award after sitting out the 2012 campaign with a broken left foot, and Johns Hopkins announced it would join the Big Ten for the 2015 season. Now...
  • Let common sense, wisdom prevail in 'pastry pistol' incident

    Let common sense, wisdom prevail in 'pastry pistol' incident
    Back in the late 1950s, when I was in the seventh grade, I brought a deadly weapon to school. One morning, into the pocket of my Catholic school uniform, I slipped a knife. I then said good-bye to my mother and got on the bus for St. Ambrose School in...
  • Transcript of Obama's remarks to U.S. Naval Academy graduates

    Transcript of Obama's remarks to U.S. Naval Academy graduates
    Hello, Midshipmen! (Applause.) Well, thank you, Governor O'Malley, for your kind introduction and the great support that Maryland gives this Academy. To Secretary Mabus, Admiral Greenert, General Paxton -- thank you all for your incredible leadership of...
  • HCC student wins leadership, sportsmanship award

    Harford Community College student Brandon Wolf was named the 2013 Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award winner by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. As a national award winner, Wolf has been invited to attend a special recognition ceremony...
  • Baltimore charter school advocate among new crop of Casey Foundation fellows

    Baltimore charter school advocate among new crop of Casey Foundation fellows
    Unimpressed with the elementary school in her Baltimore neighborhood, Bobbi Macdonald set out to create her own. She founded the City Neighborhoods Foundation in 2003, the year her oldest daughter started kindergarten and the state of Maryland began...
  • New college grads face difficult job market

    New college grads face difficult job market
    Jackie Carter had it all mapped out. She would attend college year-round and graduate early, land a job in criminal justice, start paying off student loans, move into her own apartment and invest in her first smartphone. But the 22-year-old Towson...
  • Niall Ferguson's blooper

    Niall Ferguson's blooper
    At an investment conference last week, Harvard historian Niall Ferguson created a huge mess for himself. He glibly speculated that maybe because economist John Maynard Keynes was a childless, "effete" homosexual, he embraced a doctrine that favored...
  • To deter terrorism, think beyond punishment

    To deter terrorism, think beyond punishment
    In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, we heard strong proclamations from the president that "justice will be served." It should be. Our spirit of justice is based on the principle that punishment should outweigh any benefit derived from...
  • Unique set of skills highlight Tavon Austin at the right time

    Unique set of skills highlight Tavon Austin at the right time
    Imagine the football field as a chess board, its synthetic green grass replaced with two-toned squares. Picture wideouts as rooks rocketing up and down the edges of the board and backs as bishops slashing through a front line of pawns. Tight ends and...
  • Q&A with Loyola coach G.G. Smith

    Q&A with Loyola coach G.G. Smith
    The differences between G.G. Smith and Jimmy Patsos are too numerous to list. Those dissimilarities, Smith says, are what made their working relationship so strong. But now that Smith has taken over as Loyola’s men’s basketball coach, and...