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  • Sarah Brady visits Annapolis to back gun bill

    Sarah Brady, chairwoman of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, visited Annapolis Wednesday to meet with Gov. Martin O'Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and legislative leaders and express her support for O'Malley's comprehensive gun legislation....
  • A 'Requiem' for JFK assassination

    A 'Requiem' for JFK assassination
    Fifty years later, the assassination of John F. Kennedy remains a galvanizing event, studied by serious scholars and conspiracy fringers with equal intensity. People who were old enough in 1963 still remember everything about the news flash that...
  • For Israel, it's different this time

    For Israel, it's different this time
    Until this year, the world would have been looking at the intensifying armed confrontation between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip with a sense of deja vu all over again. But this is 2012, and the political map of the Middle East has changed...
  • Morton A. Sacks, trial lawyer

    Morton A. Sacks, trial lawyer
    Morton A. Sacks, a retired trial lawyer and former Maryland assistant attorney general, died of heart disease Aug. 29 at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. The Linthicum resident, who lived for 40 years in Bolton Hill, was 74. Born in Baltimore and...
  • History Matters: Remembering Charles Carroll 75 years ago

    100 Years Ago Family sassafras In the news briefs: "Meat prices have taken another jump, making higher than ever known before. In a short time Sassafras tea will have to take the place of meat in the country, so don't let a Trust get a grip on the...
  • History matters

    100 Years Ago For the birds Tips in the household section of the Times: "Seasonable table linens: The all over tablecloth at luncheon is hopelessly old fashioned, the polished wood must show somewhere. Putting away winter clothing: Ostrich feathers...
  • Todd Akin, in new book, says he should not have apologized for rape comments

    WASHINGTON Former U.S. Rep. Todd Akin says in a new book that he should not have apologized for controversial comments about rape and pregnancy during his 2012 race for U.S. Senate. "By asking the public at large for forgiveness, I was validating the...
  • North Korea files U.N. complaint over Seth Rogen film 'The Interview'

    North Korea files U.N. complaint over Seth Rogen film 'The Interview'
    North Korea has taken its case against Seth Rogen and James Franco's upcoming movie "The Interview" all the way to the United Nations. In a letter to the U.N. dated June 27 but made public this week, North Korea accused the United States of sponsoring...
  • North Carroll Library July 9-15

    The North Carroll branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 2255 Hanover Pike, Greenmount, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4480. Wednesday Elephant and Piggie'...
  • June 28, 1914: Armageddon, Act I

    It started as a day like any other a hundred years ago, but before it was out, it would have ushered in a century of war, revolution, terror and mass murder like no other. For today, June 28th, is a dark centennial. It's the 100th anniversary of the...
  • Bosnian Serbs erect statue to nationalist who ignited World War I

    Bosnian Serbs erect statue to nationalist who ignited World War I
    Bosnian Serbs unveiled a bronze statue Friday in Sarajevo of Gavrilo Princip, the nationalist who assassinated Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand a century ago and set in motion the First World War, which took 10 million lives and shattered empires....
  • Prominent female activist killed in Libya

    Prominent female activist killed in Libya
    A prominent Libyan activist who had become an international face of her strife-torn country's efforts to build a democracy was assassinated by gunmen who stormed her home in the restive eastern city of Benghazi shortly after casting her ballot in the...