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The recent editorial on arms control ("Avoiding Armageddon," Feb. 18) was exactly on point. More than two decades have passed since the fall of the Berlin Wall, and U.S. national security strategy has changed drastically. Yet many in Congress still...
Last week, while driving to work, I heard an NPR story that included snippets of an interview with a woman who had just applied for a marriage license. This would not have been newsworthy if not for the fact that she was gay. On Nov. 6, voters in...
A lot of things have happened in the last 40 years — the fall of the Berlin Wall, the advent of the internet and the first black president, to name a few. And Oakland Mills Middle School in Columbia has been there for all of it. Hundreds...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, PTA, Students
The greatest commencement address ever is now more than three decades old. And it's safe to say it will never be surpassed or even equaled. It belongs to the ages. In 1979, its author summed up the condition of modern man by noting that, quote, more than...
Every Republican presidential candidate claims to be the heir to Ronald Reagan's legacy. For years, Republican partisans have carried Reagan's memory before them as the ancient Israelites carried the Ark of the Covenant. Just invoking his name proved your...
I must congratulate your reporters for their investigative report on property taxes that recently appeared in The Sun ("Distorted discount," Dec. 18). The fact that the reporters uncovered instances where multiple Homestead tax credits have been taken is...
Tags: Property Tax, Taxation, Credit and Debt, Tax Credits
Conservative media outlets have criticized the Occupy Wall Street protesters as mob-like, left-wing extremists with no voice and no real agenda — or as the Democrats' answer to the tea party. But the protesters' critique of capitalist society can'...
Times Staff WriterThe starring actress is Australian. The script was written by a Pole. Hollywood money financed the production, and Italy provides the backdrop for a German director's newest film. "Heaven," starring Cate Blanchett and produced by Miramax, opened this...
Times Staff WriterWASHINGTON -- Four Thursdays ago, without warning, a potentially disastrous event struck the northeastern United States: The electrical power grid abruptly failed. Within moments, millions of Americans shared a single grim thought: Was this a terrorist...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - Republicans and Democrats in Congress cheered the collapse of Saddam Hussein's regime in Baghdad yesterday but cautioned that serious challenges lie ahead as the U.S.-led military effort draws to a close and reconstruction begins....
THE GOOD PASTOR gives his life for the flock. A frail John Paul II voiced that simple declaration on his silver anniversary. It was his way of saying he intended to carry on his mission despite his infirmities. Now, at his death, his words stand as a...
ReutersBy Alexandra Hudson BERLIN, May 13 (Reuters) - Angela Merkel has dismissed claims in a new book that she was more actively committed to East Germany's communist regime than she has acknowledged, saying she has never kept anything secret about her past....
Tags: Berlin (Germany), Angela Merkel, Germany, Research
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