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  • Chelsea Clinton takes private jet to 'clean energy' roundtable

    Former Maryland Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley and liberal billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer were seen leaving a green energy conference in 2014 in a Chevrolet Suburban, one of the least environmentally friendly vehicles on the market. Steyer ...

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  • A Bernie Supporter's Enthusiastic Case for Hillary

    You have served as a co-president of Maryland NOW, and we have worked alongside each other in feminist and progressive circles in Montgomery County, MD, where we both live. You were a supporter of Bernie Sanders during the primaries, but now now ... 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
  • California Just Made It Harder For Cops To Take Cash From Innocent People

    ... political spectrum, groups like the Institute for Justice, a libertarian public interest law firm that had previously given California's civil forfeiture laws a C+ grade, have helped usher through similar reform efforts in Florida, New Mexico ... 14 hours, 4 minutes ago
  • WorldWomen believe in women standing in their full power in private and public life

    We want WorldWomen17 to provide a space in time for them to learn and be inspired by powerful local and international women who are already making a significant difference in education, health and in business. We believe in women standing in their full ... 14 hours, 5 minutes ago
  • SBA Taps Federal IT Vet as CIO

    The U.S. Small Business Administration has tapped a federal IT veteran and cloud advocate as its new chief information officer. Maria Roat, who has served in various technology roles in public service for more than 30 years, recently oversaw the ... 17 hours, 4 minutes ago
  • Dare To Be 100: Len And I

    We both matriculated at the University of Pennsylvania where he received his PhD in cellular biology and I received my M.D. in 1955. We both ... The errant notion that technology, given enough to play itself out, will yield immortality sours ... 20 hours, 4 minutes ago
  • The Scary Impact Skipping Exercise For Only 10 Days Has On Your Brain

    “In older people, exercise can help protect the hippocampus from shrinking. So, it is significant that people who stopped exercising for only 10 days showed a decrease in brain blood flow in brain regions that are important for maintaining brain health ... 20 hours, 5 minutes ago
  • TV Shows May Actually Be Doing A Decent Job Portraying Abortion

    “I think it's largely good news,” Sisson, a research sociologist with UCSF's Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health, told The Huffington Post. “We found that providers who were physicians working in ... Medical dramas like “ER,” “Grey's Anatomy ... 20 hours, 5 minutes ago
  • Preventing Suicide Takes a Public Health Approach

    We don't think this could ring more true for any topic that we work on here at CDC's Injury Center and at SAMHSA's Center for Mental Health Services. When we see CDC's National Violent Death Reporting System data each year and reflect on the lives lost ... 20 hours, 5 minutes ago
  • Genome Sequencing for Healthy People: Is it Time?

    And over 2 million people have sent their DNA samples to private companies and received reports on genotype markers that provide information about ancestry, carrier status for specific diseases and other health-related traits. Genotyping looks only at ... 20 hours, 5 minutes ago
  • Bernie Sanders' 'Most Loyal Republican Friend' Gets Behind Hillary Clinton

    Pomerleau, who made millions developing shopping centers and office buildings, would appear to be the antithesis of Sanders, who has spent much of his political career criticizing “the millionaires and billionaires” and fighting to end income ... 1 day, 3 hours ago
  • Congress overrides president's veto of Sept. 11 legislation

    Ben Cardin of Maryland, one of the Democrats who broke with Obama and voted to override, said, "The risks of shielding the perpetrators of terrorism from justice are greater than the risks this legislation may pose to America's presence around the world.".

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  • Hero School Bus Driver Surprised With Thank-You Party

    A Prince George's County school bus driver who rescued 20 students from a burning bus was honored Wednesday. News4's Pat Collins reports. (Published Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016). The Maryland school bus driver who saved 20 children when her bus ...

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  • Court: New Hampshire Voting Booth Selfie Ban Unconstitutional

    And the law is unclear in Arkansas, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington. Snapchat, among other groups, has pushed for an end to the bans, calling ballot ...

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  • Food Insecurity Declines, But 1 In 7 Americans Still Hungry

    By Susan Blumenthal, M.D. and Mariana Zindel. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released its annual report on the food security status of American households. The report showed that food insecurity rates decreased in 2015 to 12.7 ... 1 day, 9 hours ago
  • South Carolina school shooting suspect killed father before attack, officials say

    A homeschooled South Carolina teenager shot and killed his father Wednesday before opening fire on a nearby elementary school playground, injuring two students and a teacher, local authorities said. Anderson County Sheriff's Office Capt. Garland Major ...

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  • In Suit Against Clean Power Plan, States May Not Be "Closer To The People"

    A new in-depth survey, conducted by the University of Maryland's Program for Public Consultation, reveals that even with balanced information about the plan, two-thirds of the voters living in the states suing the government actually favor the Clean ... 1 day, 14 hours ago
  • How To Get A Free Cup Of Coffee And More On National Coffee Day

    Wawa, Inc. will offer free coffee of any size at each of its locations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Florida and Virginia. The chain expects to give away more than 2 million cups of coffee on National Coffee Day, according to the ... 1 day, 17 hours ago
  • Analyzing the Presidential Debate: What the Candidates' Voices Said That They Didn't

    But a new technology, developed by Sharecare, allows us to do a fractal analysis of our voice in real-time to tell us a lot about our levels of stress. This has great implications for understanding your health, but also comes in handy for understanding ... 1 day, 20 hours ago
  • This Company Turns Plastic Bottle Trash From The Ocean Into Clothing

    A well-respected physician and educator, Dr. Harrison is the Chief Medical Officer for Anka Behavioral Health Inc. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Biology with Spanish and Chemistry minors at Howard University, completed medical school at the ... 1 day, 20 hours ago