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Boston Marathon Bombing (2013)

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  • Boston bombing brings out the new xenophobes

    Boston bombing brings out the new xenophobes
    The Boston Marathon bombing has brought out the xenophobes. Often when America suffers some large, inexplicable tragedy, we want to blame "foreigners" and look for ways to fortify ourselves against them. It's more reassuring to believe that an evil lies...
  • Md. Masons come to aid of bombing victim

    Md. Masons come to aid of bombing victim
    Erika Brannock is still adjusting to life with new physical challenges after the Boston Marathon bombing, but she now has a fully accessible bathroom, thanks to renovations by the Freemasons of Maryland. Brannock, whose left leg was amputated above the...
  • As crime rises in Roland Park, its time to take better precautions (Hudson's Corner)

    In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings and at a time of rising crime in Roland Park, Father's Day weekend brought heightened security to the neighborhood. At the Meadowbrook Aquatic and Fitness Center in Mount Washington, officials decided...
  • Trusting Big Brother in the prolonged war on terror

    Every time I drive between Baltimore and Washington and come upon those big, spooky National Security Agency buildings in Fort Meade, I have cinematic thoughts about what goes on inside. I imagine the best and brightest of surveillance nerds spying on...
  • Extremism is the problem, not Muslims

    Extremism is the problem, not Muslims
    "I know this sounds racist, but ..." So goes the subject line on last week's email from Bill, a reader. It seems Bill has an idea. Given that "all of the radical terrorists have been Muslims," he wants the government to mount a program to surveil...
  • Organizers declare the 138th Preakness a success

    The numbers alone say the 138th Preakness was a huge success. A crowd of 117,203, the fourth largest in Preakness history, was on hand to see long-shot Oxbow's shocking win and heavy-favorite Orb's disappointing run. And the total handle for the day...
  • Scandal is not Rolling Stone but U.S. complacency

    Scandal is not Rolling Stone but U.S. complacency
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is a monster, but that shouldn't restrict investigation into his beliefs that led up to the Boston Marathon bombing. This act of terrorism was abhorrent, but I don't fault Rolling Stone for doing an article on the subject, or for putting...
  • Erika Brannock named among '50 women to watch'

    Erika Brannock named among '50 women to watch'
    The Baltimore Sun this week released its list of 50 women to watch, featuring a look at Maryland women who have made their mark in fields including arts, government, business, law, health, nonprofits and education. Among them is Erika Brannock, 29,...
  • Auction of Ray Rice Jeep benefits Boston Marathon bombing survivor

    Auction of Ray Rice Jeep benefits Boston Marathon bombing survivor
    A Carroll County Ravens fan bid $57,100 on a customized Jeep owned by running back Ray Rice — and 10 percent of that price will benefit the Erika Brannock Fund, supporting the Towson preschool teacher injured in the Boston Marathon bombing....
  • Al-Qaida returns to its roots

    Al-Qaida returns to its roots
    Last year, in the heat of his campaign, President Barack Obama boasted that he had put al-Qaida "on the path to defeat." This year, with 19 U.S. consulates and embassies closed and the State Department issuing vague warnings against travel anywhere in the...
  • Ravens remind fans of NFL's new security policy

    Ravens remind fans of NFL's new security policy
    Brittany Kamasinski had heard nothing of the NFL's new security measures when she reached the gates at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday for a public Ravens practice. So the Dundalk resident was startled when stadium workers told her she could not enter...
  • Pollution in the news stream

    Pollution in the news stream
    In today's ever-growing coagulation of fact, fiction and rumor from print, digital and social media, where is the news consumer to look with confidence for the truth? The flood of instant accounts of the Boston marathon explosions and their alleged...