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  • Sun editorial board endorsements

    Obama for president     Four years ago, President Barack Obama took office as the economy was in steep decline with millions in the process of losing their jobs, the nation was locked in seemingly endless military conflicts, Wall Street firms were...
  • The Obama doctrine: Passivity where American leadership is needed

    The Obama doctrine: Passivity where American leadership is needed
    A new issue has popped up in the Presidential race. Surprisingly, it has nothing to do with the state of the U.S. economy. It is about a new world order that has removed familiar (and in some cases pro-American) leaders from strategically important Arab...
  • Assad's last stand

    Assad's last stand
    Syria's 20-month-long civil war appears to be approaching a tipping point as fighting around Damascus intensifies amid signs that President Bashar Assad's grip on power may be weakening. As the final phase in the long conflict apparently draws nearer, the...
  • Free Manning, close Gitmo

    Free Manning, close Gitmo
    According to a report by Medina Roshan of Reuters ("Witness: WikiLeaks breach threatened U.S.," June 18), Rear Admiral David Woods claimed Army Pfc. Bradley Manning's leaks caused "damage to national security." I was not in the courtroom, but I have to...
  • Manning guilty of violating Espionage Act, not guilty of aiding the enemy

    Manning guilty of violating Espionage Act, not guilty of aiding the enemy
    A military judge ruled Tuesday that Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning violated the Espionage Act when he gave a trove of classified material to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks to publish online. But Army Col. Denise Lind found the onetime Marylander not...
  • General on Manning fallout: Relations strained, but no evidence anyone killed

    General on Manning fallout: Relations strained, but no evidence anyone killed
    The general who led the Pentagon's review of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history told a military judge Wednesday that their publication revealed tactics, strained relations with some allies and caused some Afghans to stop...
  • Coming of Age program promotes positive aging [Senior Circles]

    I recently found out about an initiative called Coming of Age. Its programs are popping up around the country. It is based on the belief that people 50+ and their talents, skills and passions are a valuable resource, which is largely untapped.  The...
  • Ravens holding annual Military Appreciation Day on Sunday

    Ravens holding annual Military Appreciation Day on Sunday
    The Ravens are holding a Military Appreciation Day on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium during a free open training camp practice. The Ravens are reserving 3,500 seats for active service members and veterans who present valid military identification when...
  • West Point cadets work at APG's ECBC

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) at Aberdeen Proving Ground welcomed cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point this summer to work on chemical and biological defense projects. The cadets were taking part in the academy's...
  • Rec Sports: Pittsburgh's Nocera wins Celebrating Heroes Triathlon in Columbia

    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the...
  • Celebrating Veterans Day at Veterans Elementary

    Celebrating Veterans Day at Veterans Elementary
    Every year for the past five years, students at one Ellicott City elementary school gather to honor those for whom their school is named. Opened in 2007, Veterans Elementary was named for the nearby Yingling-Ridgely V.F.W. Post 7472. On Friday, about a...
  • Cut the Joint Strike Fighter, not funds for veterans' benefits

    Cut the Joint Strike Fighter, not funds for veterans' benefits
    U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski deserves praise for trying to reduce the claims backlog at the Department of Veterans Affairs ("Senate committee taking up VA claims backlog," June 18). Congress should also work on repealing sequestration, which is hurting...