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Sun reporterThe newly refurbished War Memorial Plaza in downtown Baltimore provided all the solemn trappings yesterday of a Veterans Day ceremony honoring fallen soldiers: A solitary bell tolled. Bagpipes wailed. A trumpet sounded taps. Families and friends cried....
Sun ReportersThey are constantly reminded. The bold headlines in the newspapers. The fuzzy images on television. All bearing news of yet another casualty, another American soldier fallen in Iraq. More than 3 1/2 years have passed, 3 1/2 years since the war in Iraq...
Tags: Awards and Prizes, Armed Forces, Restaurants, Vehicles, Murder
Brushing aside assurances from the Maryland State Police that troopers will never again secretly monitor and collect information on peaceful protest groups, state lawmakers and Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration are moving ahead with a plan to outlaw...
Sun ReporterRunning has always been an integral part of Kevin Diggs' life, from a childhood accident in which he tripped, knocked his head against the corner of a table and earned an inch-long scar beneath his left eye to a high school career in track and cross...
Tags: Auto Racing, Photography, ESPN (tv network), Sociology, NASCAR
Sun reporterTheir story began on her first day at the Johns Hopkins University, the day Jenna Parkinson, a freshman, met Jonathan Grassbaugh, an intimidating senior and the battalion commander in the ROTC program she joined. It ended nearly six years later on a...
Sun ReportersA day after the American Civil Liberties Union released documents showing that the Maryland State Police spied on peace activists and anti-death penalty groups, Gov. Martin O'Malley vowed yesterday not to allow state law enforcement agencies to monitor...
Sun reporterMax Obuszewski is a graying veteran of war protests. In his life, he estimated yesterday, he's been arrested about 70 times for struggling to make a point about critical issues, including the Vietnam War, homelessness in Baltimore and the war in Iraq. He...
Sun reporterA 23-year-old Army infantryman from the Eastern Shore - the father of two young children he last saw at Christmas - was killed Sunday by a roadside bomb that exploded near the Humvee vehicle he was riding in while on patrol with the 10th Mountain Division...
sun reportersA Crownsville Marine died in Iraq during the weekend of "apparent non-hostile gunshot wounds," according to statements from his family, the Pentagon and the U.S. Central Command. Cpl. Justin J. Watts, 20, was found dead Saturday at Forward Operating Base...
Sun StaffMILWAUKEE - Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson capped off a day of grass-roots political strategizing yesterday by imploring NAACP members to urge their congressional representatives to extend soon-to-expire provisions of the 1965 Voting...
Tags: Africa, Activism, Civil Rights, Illinois, Sam Brownback
The U.S. Army in recent years has rushed a number of medical innovations onto the battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan with little testing or data to support them, and then altered or abandoned them when they didn't live up to expectations. Things like...
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