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  • Appeals court upholds ruling against Baltimore pregnancy center ordinance

    A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Baltimore cannot require faith-based pregnancy counseling centers to post disclaimers noting they won't assist clients in receiving abortions or birth control. The three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit...
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: On facts, lies and Sarah Palin

    Leonard Pitts Jr.: On facts, lies and Sarah Palin
    "The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama's 'death panel' so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their 'level of productivity in society,'...
  • Registration still down for Komen Maryland Race for the Cure

    Registration still down for Komen Maryland Race for the Cure
    A team of runners and walkers from Transformations Fitness for Women studios will participate in Sunday's Komen Maryland Race for the Cure, but their team will be much smaller than previous years. The fitness studio with three Baltimore area locations...
  • The 2012 elephant in the room: George W. Bush

    The 2012 elephant in the room: George W. Bush
    One of the most telling aspects of the 2012 presidential campaign now racing to its end is the matter of the vanishing former two-term Republican president. His name is so seldom mentioned by his party's nominee and other stalwarts as to take on the...
  • State Democrats back LaFerla write-in bid

    State Democrats back LaFerla write-in bid
    The Maryland Democratic Party has endorsed the write-in candidacy of Eastern Shore physician John LaFerla to challenge freshman Republican Rep. Andy Harris in the 1st Congressional District. “Dr. LaFerla has resounding grassroots support and the...
  • Abell community holds its annual street fair

    Abell community holds its annual street fair
    Three artists, two of them octogenarians and the other half their age, were among a group of artists sharing a booth on a cool fall Sunday afternoon at the annual Abell Street Fair Paul Moscatt, 81, who lives in the 3100 block of Abell Avenue, where...
  • Catholic Relief Services denies funding contraception

    Catholic Relief Services is defending a grant it shared with another aid group that separately funds contraception, which is a violation of church doctrine. The Baltimore-based group that is the Catholic community's official international humanitarian...
  • Thousands turn out for Komen Maryland Race for the Cure

    Thousands turn out for Komen Maryland Race for the Cure
    The sun had barely risen Sunday morning as Geneva Frazier shimmied in a conga line, her pink feather boa flouncing while "I Will Survive" blared over the loudspeakers at Komen Maryland's Race for the Cure. This is the fourth year her family has run the...
  • GOP 'social issues' are deliberately crafted to distract voters

    The Republican sleight-of-hand machine is back in business ("Obama targets divisive issues," April 29). Instead of talking about the economy (for which they have no solution) or energy (no solution there, either) or global warming (GOP: "What's that"?),...
  • Dr. Frances H. Trimble, Planned Parenthood of Md. medical director

    Dr. Frances H. Trimble, Planned Parenthood of Md. medical director
    Dr. Frances H. Trimble, a gynecologist who had been medical director of Planned Parenthood of Maryland for nearly three decades, died Friday of pneumonia at Roland Park Place. She was 94. "She took Planned Parenthood from a highly criticized small...
  • Reimer is right: 'Julia' is no a role-model

    Thank you to Susan Reimer for writing about the president's re-election campaign's fictional "Julia" ("Obama may wish he didn't know 'Julia,'" May 14). Ms. Reimer often writes about her own husband and while I don't know him, I get the impression that he...
  • Mikulski plan for women's pay gets new push

    Mikulski plan for women's pay gets new push
    A proposal to expand equal-pay protections for women, long championed by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, was thrust into the national political spotlight Wednesday in a Democratic effort to court female voters — a crucial demographic in this year's...