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So it looks like we're doomed. Again. Having found the world intact on May 21, the day he'd said the world would end, Harold Camping, an 89-year-old radio preacher from Oakland, Calif., has revised his estimate. Oct. 21, he says now. That's the last day...
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In a recent editorial ("Mayors for peace," June 22), The Sun addresses the resolution recently by the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) calling for an end to U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and redirection of funds to meet domestic needs....
Reality CheckAll right, folks ... you know that on these shows where people vote (at least eventually), I tend to stay pretty neutral. I mean, I always give my opinions on performances, but I wouldn't say I exactly root for people.......
Reality CheckOn tonight's Idol, it's all about San Francisco auditions.The first auditioner is is Tatiana del Toro, who is 'a full-time singer, a musician, a songwriter, a writer, an assistant director, model, film actor, and I live for what I do.'......
Sun Staff WritersBea Gaddy, who climbed from poverty to advocate for Baltimore's needy and late in life won a City Council seat, died yesterday from complications of breast cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 68. "She was always on a mission," said Mayor Martin O'...
Sun StaffFour gay Marylanders wed this week in San Francisco say they want their marriages recognized in this state and have been contacted by the American Civil Liberties Union about becoming test cases in a judicial showdown, though none plan to file a lawsuit...
Sun StaffLast of two parts The LNG Aquarius was built in the United States because it is one of the most technically sophisticated cargo ships afloat. And American shipyards are the best in the world. The 936-foot tanker was registered, or "flagged," in the...
The Wall Street JournalWhen Carol Gardner was negotiating a raise for a job as systems engineer at a Boston telecommunications company, she did some research on Salary.com, a popular salary site on the Web. "I had been taking on more and more responsibilities, and I knew...
Sun StaffWith the city school system heading toward insolvency, the unthinkable becomes thinkable. Radical fixes are tossed about with deadly seriousness - such as state takeovers and replacing the school board. Here's what authorities said yesterday about the...
Sun StaffFacing bankruptcy or plummeting test scores, more than 40 school districts nationally have been taken over since 1994 - and while parents are often outraged, school systems have sometimes received a boost from educational reforms and tighter financial...
Sun StaffAfter hours of brainstorming and bickering, city and state leaders could not agree yesterday on a plan that would clear the way for the beleaguered Baltimore school system to receive millions of dollars in state assistance. State lawmakers began work...
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