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  • Maryland turnout expected to be lowest in decades

    Maryland turnout expected to be lowest in decades
    Voter turnout for Tuesday's presidential primary in Maryland was expected to be the lowest in at least 30 years, state election officials said. In 1996, when President Bill Clinton faced little competition while running for re-election, only 25 percent...
  • Abortion protesters are entitled to their opinion

    I find Sy Steinberg's letter to the editor ("Protesters rewarded for disruptive behavior," March 29) about the settlement given abortion protesters to be very disturbing. Mr. Steinberg writes that "the protesters are inciting the public, who are...
  • Abortion protesters worried but undeterred by past arrests

    Abortion protesters worried but undeterred by past arrests
    Protesters with giant pictures of aborted fetuses and other anti-abortion messages were back in Bel Air on a hot Friday afternoon after a successful lawsuit against the Maryland State Police, which dispersed a similar rally three summers ago. Despite...
  • Spying may have started earlier than police said

    A Maryland State Police agent may have used an undercover alias to infiltrate a leftist Mount Vernon cooperative in January 2005 - two months before police say their secret monitoring of death-penalty activists began - according to documents released...
  • Catholic group opposes slots

    The Maryland Catholic Conference, which has taken a hard-line stance on social issues including abortion and gay marriage, said yesterday that it opposed slot-machine gambling in the state but encouraged its faithful to make up their own minds. The Roman...
  • All signs point to home

    Families strolled in under flags of red, white and green. Workers from La Tavola stepped out into the drizzle for a better look. A quartet played Frank Sinatra's "Nancy (With the Laughing Face)." All of Little Italy seemed to have turned out yesterday...
  • Activists hope to keep up momentum

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - The Rev. Ed Martin does not want to squander the attention that the Terri Schiavo case has given his cause. In the month the anti-abortion activist spent outside the hospice housing the severely brain-damaged woman, he has given...
  • Final hours marked by family drama

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - The final 15 minutes of Terri Schiavo's life were filled with family warfare - her brother locked out of her room, her husband and his lawyers at her bedside, a police officer standing between the battling relatives. At the end,...
  • Fight against domestic violence stalls in patriarchal Turkey

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Beaten, burned and threatened by her husband, Hayat has repeatedly turned to the Turkish authorities for help. But she still lives with the man who tells her she belongs either to him, or in her grave. She says she has reason to be...
  • The 2014 quest to get single women to the polls

    The 2014 quest to get single women to the polls
    It has been nearly a month since the Supreme Court handed down its Hobby Lobby decision, yet the issue has remained at the top of the political news now for weeks -- a key facet in the battle for control of the U.S. Senate. To explain that, look no...
  • Melinda Henneberger: With no chance of passing, women's health bill exists for political theater

    Remember the Democratic reaction to the GOP's repeated attempts to repeal, run over or hollow out Obamacare in ways that were never going to succeed? "Maybe when you hit your 50th repeal vote you will win a prize," President Barack Obama said mockingly....
  • Blumenthal Touches Off Political War Over Abortion Bill

    Washington – Sen. Richard Blumenthal touched off a passionate debate on Capitol Hill Tuesday with a hearing on the hot-button issue of abortion, arguing state legislatures have no right to promote laws that limit access to the procedure....