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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • WaPo series looks at cash seized by police during car stops

    This week, the Washington Post is running a series on how police work to seize cash during car stops without a warrant or making an arrest -- and data compiled by the paper suggests Baltimore City and Baltimore County police are among the biggest...
  • In a word: celerity

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:  CELERITY Superman, "faster than a speeding bullet," possesses...
  • A foreign legion for losers [Commentary]

    A foreign legion for losers [Commentary]
    On the Internet, you're never really alone. Name any fad, any cause, any hobby or passion -- Shaker furniture? Dungeons and Dragons, Bolivian tree frogs? -- and you're only a few clicks away from someone who shares your obsession. That's great. It's...
  • Strike ISIS before it attacks the U.S. [Letter]

    Strike ISIS before it attacks the U.S. [Letter]
    After witnessing the 9/11 attacks plotted in Afghanistan, Americas don't need another such attack staged by ISIS terrorists in Syria and Iraq. The U.S. should attack and destroy ISIS before it gets a chance to destroy any more American lives and...
  • A cautious president or a careless one? [Commentary]

    A cautious president or a careless one? [Commentary]
    In the wake of President Obama's surprising comment to reporters that "we don't have a strategy yet" to deal with the surging terrorist threat of the Islamic State threat in Syria and Iraq, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein has...
  • Carroll parents discuss sending children to military academies

    Carroll parents discuss sending children to military academies
    When Rene Sykes envisioned her two daughters going off to college, she didn't imagine them in basic training, getting room inspections and parachuting out of airplanes at half-time for shows across the country. But these are exactly the kind of things the...
  • If 'evil' doesn't apply to Islamic State, what does? [Commentary]

    If 'evil' doesn't apply to Islamic State, what does? [Commentary]
    I never liked it when George W. Bush used the term "evildoers" to describe al-Qaeda and other terrorists. A lot of other people objected as well, but for different reasons. I didn't like the term because it always sounded to me like he was saying "evil...
  • Blue Angels to join 1812 celebration

     Blue Angels to join 1812 celebration
    The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels and ships from six foreign countries will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday. As part of the commemoration of the...
  • More details announced for Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration

    More details announced for Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration
    Ships from six foreign countries and all over the East Coast, plus Texas, will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday morning. As part of the Battle of...
  • World comments that elicit a 'yep' or 'nope' [Commentary]

    World comments that elicit a 'yep' or 'nope' [Commentary]
    Sometimes, you come across a quote or phrase that jolts your sensibilities.  The words can be as deep and thought provoking as those supplied by Golda Meir below, or as mind numbingly ludicrous as those uttered by the Dartmouth College protesters of...
  • Towson native finds calling in running industry [Lutherville-Timonium]

    Towson native finds calling in running industry [Lutherville-Timonium]
    On Aug. 9, Timonium residents joined forces with hundreds of local runners for the Charles Street 12 run. The almost half marathon, now in its second year, is the brainchild of Josh Levinson, Towson native and owner of Charm City Run. The run begins at...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1982 [videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1982 [videos]
    This week, 32 years ago, gamers were enjoying the first month of the release of Nintendo's "Donkey Kong Jr.," MLB pitcher Gaylord Perry was ejected from a game for throwing a spitball and the following songs were the most popular in the United States,...