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Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives took an important vote on an amendment that would pull U.S. troops out of the Afghanistan war. Normally, this is the type of measure that's only supported by folks on the fringes of their political parties...
Sun StaffAs the wind whipped out of the Inner Harbor toward Fort McHenry late yesterday afternoon, Petty Officer Edward Mendez looked from the U.S. Naval Reserve Training Center on Fort Avenue and couldn't believe what he was seeing. "It looked like a small toy...
By A Sun Staff WriterThe Naval Reserve members who rescued passengers from the harbor water shuttle that capsized near Fort McHenry two weeks ago will be awarded medals for their quick-thinking heroics. The commanding officer of the Naval Reserve Center in Baltimore said...
Tags: Patapsco, Fort McHenry, Armed Forces, Awards and Prizes, Heroism
Sun StaffCountless heroes. Two squabbling politicians. And one half-empty reception room. Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. is throwing a reception today for Baltimore firefighters and naval reservists who came to the rescue after a Seaport Taxi capsized March 6. But...
Sun StaffFor 37 years, Thomas Pierce gave his wife a rose on the 13th day of each month - a monthly thanks for the day they married, Aug. 13, 1966. On March 6, Pierce, his wife, Joanne, and their daughter, Lisa, were riding in a water taxi on Baltimore's Inner...
America's twin ills, the swollen ranks of hungry people and the national obesity epidemic are explained, in blunt and poignant terms, in "A Place at the Table," a new documentary about food politics and the forces that let hunger make a comeback....
The Daily Republic, MitchellThere was a plethora of big-name politicians at the Thursday prayer service and Friday funeral for George McGovern. Several prominent Democrats were in the audience Thursday: Vice President Joe Biden; Sen. Tim Johnson, who spoke of his friendship with...
The House of Representatives voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt for refusing to turn over documents tied to the botched Fast and Furious gun-running sting -- a discredited operation that has become a sharp point of...
Tags: Laws, Dennis Ross, Democratic Party, Justice System, Criminals
CNNWASHINGTON -- Federal authorities unsealed Monday an indictment charging five men in the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry and offering up to $1 million for information leading to the arrest of the four men still at large. The investigation...
CNNWASHINGTON -- Police arrested actor George Clooney and others Friday during a protest at the Sudanese Embassy in Washington. The arrested protesters included congressmen, human rights activists, faith leaders and Clooney's father, Nick. Clooney was...
Ministry of GossipGeorge Clooney arrested: Leave it to George Clooney to skip the typical celebrity bad-behavior arrest -- the actor and his father Nick were arrested outside the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Friday while participating in a protest against...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is appealed to Democrats and Republicans to "make some political sacrifices" and take advantage of an extraordinary opportunity to tackle the government's budget crisis. Obama said in his weekly radio and...
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