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  • Ambassador to Syria keeps profile low in Bolton Hill

    Ambassador to Syria keeps profile low in Bolton Hill
    When the violence in Syria began spinning out of control last year, the Obama administration made the unusual decision to bring its ambassador to the troubled country home. And for Ambassador Robert Ford, coming home has long meant returning to...
  • Paul P. Snead, electronics repairman

    Paul P. Snead, a World War II Navy veteran and self-employed electronics repairman, died of kidney failure May 27 at the Dove House hospice in Westminster. The Mount Airy resident was 86. Mr. Snead was born in Pikesville, the son of a homemaker and a...
  • Taking exception: U.S. should rein in the arrogance

    Taking exception: U.S. should rein in the arrogance
    America is a little like my eldest son. In ninth grade, at 6-foot-3 and 220 pounds., Brendan was big man on campus, physically dominating senior ballplayers. Due to his savvy, size and confidence, he was given charge of older restaurant employees where he...
  • Md. Guard major who taught in Balto. Co. is killed in Afghan ministry shooting

    Md. Guard major who taught in Balto. Co. is killed in Afghan ministry shooting
    As violent protests continued in Afghanistan over the burning of copies of the Muslim holy book by NATO forces, the Pentagon confirmed Monday that a Maryland National Guard major was one of two U.S. military officers shot to death inside a ministry...
  • 250 gather at Naval Academy to remember first African-American graduate

    250 gather at Naval Academy to remember first African-American graduate
    When Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown was a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy, he was ostracized, his classmates once trashing his room ahead of an inspection. But the Navy embraced him as a trailblazer in Wednesday funeral services, part of which were held...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 54 degrees. It is expected to be mostly cloudy tonight, with a low temperature around 40 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your...
  • Carl Leo Dietrich

    Carl Leo Dietrich, who had been chairman of the music department at what is now McDaniel College and later was a founder of the Columbia Orchestra, died May 24 of a fall at his Naples, Fla., home. The former Columbia resident was 85. "His influence of...
  • The drumbeat for war with Syria is misguided

    I agree with your reader who lamented the excessive coverage the Morgan State University student accused of cannibalism ("Less cannibalism coverage," June 8). But I take a different stance on the reporting of U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan. When...
  • Marchanti family harbors no resentment of Afghan people

    Marchanti family harbors no resentment of Afghan people
    Just before Christmas, Peggy and Robert Marchanti spoke via Skype about presents he could give to the Afghan officers he had been working with. The Army National Guard officer told his wife back in Baltimore that he was making real progress in his efforts...
  • Quiet the war drums

    Quiet the war drums
    The drumbeat for war only helps Iran by driving up oil prices, undermining the effect of sanctions on its economy and stifling domestic opponents of the regime. President Barack Obama conveyed that message clearly and emphatically to the American Israel...
  • The killings in Kandahar

    The killings in Kandahar
    The bloody mayhem allegedly committed by a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan Sunday couldn't have come at a worse time. The killings, which left up to 16 Afghan civilians dead, are likely to inflame an already tense situation fueled by growing Afghan resentment...
  • Reapers and hellfire: Drones and the slide into perpetual war

    Reapers and hellfire: Drones and the slide into perpetual war
    The poison seeps slowly into the future. No one notices. "The Obama administration," the Wall Street Journal informs us, "plans to arm Italy's fleet of Reaper drone aircraft, a move that could open the door for sales of advanced hunter-killer drone...