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  • Doctor profiles veiled in secrecy

    Second of three parts Maryland's official Web site on physicians shows no malpractice claims history for Dr. Willie C. Blair, a Greenbelt surgeon. But that picture is incomplete. An Internet site run by the medical board in Virginia, where Blair also...
  • In states as far away as Utah, survivors are offered shelter, services

    From hurricane-ravaged Louisiana to cramped quarters in Houston's Astrodome to shelters in such states as New York, West Virginia and Utah. Such are the paths that victims of Hurricane Katrina are taking, as hundreds of thousands of dislocated...
  • David Nitkin on state politics issues

    Issues Eric T., Bel Air: Mr. Nitkin, in your Feb. 13, 2006, Q&A you briefly summarize The Sun's aggressive reporting on an aborted state land sale to a politically connected contractor (at the same price as the state initially paid). A few weeks ago,...
  • U.S. coming under fire from Mideast allies, who see retrenchment

    U.S. coming under fire from Mideast allies, who see retrenchment
    WASHINGTON — Five years after President Obama vowed to expand U.S. relations with the Arab world and the broader Middle East, his administration is under fire from allies worried that the United States is scaling back its historic role as a power...
  • Trayvon Martin's mother to speak at Baltimore mega-church Sunday

    Trayvon Martin's mother to speak at Baltimore mega-church Sunday
    The mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin will speak Sunday at a Baltimore mega-church about how she's coping with her son's death, according to the church's pastor. Sybrina Fulton's appearance at Empowerment Temple Church in Northwest...
  • Man dies at Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas

    Man dies at Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas
    A California man died while attending a large electronic music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, authorities said on Sunday. Montgomery Tsang, 24, of San Leandro, was pronounced dead on Saturday after attending the first night of the Electric Daisy...
  • White House, GOP push against amendment limiting NSA powers

    White House, GOP push against amendment limiting NSA powers
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama Administration has joined with GOP leaders in a furious lobbying effort against a measure up for a vote late Wednesday in the House of Representatives that would curtail the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of U.S....
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton announces support for same-sex marriage

    Hillary Rodham Clinton announces support for same-sex marriage
    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton, free to dip her toe in the water of domestic politics after four years as the nation’s chief diplomat, joined other leading Democrats in endorsing same-sex marriage. Clinton’s announcement –...
  • Senate vote OKs government-funding bill, preserves Obamacare

    Senate vote OKs government-funding bill, preserves Obamacare
    WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Friday approved a government-funding bill stripped of a Republican-backed provision to block money for President Obama’s healthcare law, sending the bill back to the GOP-led House with just days left before a possible...
  • Ukraine crisis puts Europe back at center of U.S. foreign policy

    WASHINGTON – When President Obama surveyed foreign priorities in his State of the Union speech, Iran topped the list, along with Mideast peace and the administration’s shift of attention to East Asia. Europe got only glancing mention, with...
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson: Son to return to Mayo Clinic 'soon'

    Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. said his son, Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., would not be returning Sunday to the Mayo Clinic but that his return would be “soon” and that while there, he will undergo a re-evaluation and seek to “regain his...
  • IRS proposes new curbs on campaigning by tax-exempt groups

    IRS proposes new curbs on campaigning by tax-exempt groups
    WASHINGTON — In a long-anticipated move to restrict the flood of secret money in campaigns, the IRS for the first time proposed rules to rein in the political activities of tax-exempt groups that have emerged as heavyweight players in American...