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  • New Indiana 'Religious Freedom' Law Seen Hampering Hiring Ability

    Alex Brandon/Associated Press: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence pauses while speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 in National Harbor, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Published Credit: Alex Brandon/Associated ...

    blogs.wsj.com 44 minutes ago
  • American Ebola patient's condition improves at NIH Bethesda

    BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Doctors say an American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit has improved to serious condition at the National Institutes of Health. Continue reading ...

    ABC 7 News 44 minutes ago
  • Maryland Bans Powdered Alcohol Palcohol

    “This product, by its very nature, presents a significant and untenable risk to the health and safety of Maryland consumers,” said Franchot, who serves as Marylanders chief regulator of alcohol. “The likelihood of widespread Palcohol abuse ...

    NBC Washington 44 minutes ago
  • Capital Journal Friday PM: Schumer Steps Up | Tikrit Strikes Resume | North ...

    George Washington may have slept in your town, but Maryland's Washington County has a more compelling link to the father of our country: It was the first U.S. county to be named after him. Or so they say. Washington County, Ga. ... FEEDBACK: This is ...

    blogs.wsj.com 3 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Rookie Firefighter Arrested on Gun Charge in D.C.

    A rookie D.C. firefighter has been arrested on charges of possessing an unregistered firearm and ammunition, D.C. police confirm. (Published Thursday, Mar 26, 2015). Veteran firefighter Chuck Ryan was arrested in Maryland after a fight broke out at a bar.

    NBC Washington 3 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Let's #OpentheBarns to Transparency

    They include Maryland's Carole Morison, the whistle-blowing chicken farmer who was featured in the documentary Food Inc.; Georgia farmer and American Grassfed Alliance vice president Will Harris; and Oregon farmer and Socially Responsible Agriculture ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Nevada GOP Moves To Limit Early Voting On Sundays, Weeknight Evenings

    Brian Sandoval (R), Nevada would remove itself from the group of nine states -- Alaska, Illinois, Ohio, Maryland, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada and Massachusetts -- that have Sunday voting or that leave it up to county clerks to choose whether ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Maryland misallocated $28.4M for health exchange, audit says

    The audit by the inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services found that Maryland misallocated costs to federal grants instead of the Medicaid program in 2013 and 2014, failing to use updated estimated enrollment data when it became ...

    ABC 7 News 3 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Taking a Stand Against Racism

    By Dara Richardson-Heron, M.D., CEO of the YWCA USA. YWCA USA has been fighting for social justice since 1858, and we honor Starbuck's CEO Howard Schultz' desire to encourage a national dialogue on racism through the "Race Together" initiative.

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Human Trafficking: Are We Effectively Reaching Victims?

    In two recent articles I addressed imagery in advocacy efforts against human trafficking. In the first article, I discussed negative effects from the overuse of images that portray violence in child sex trafficking. In the second article, I addressed ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 6 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Expanding Social Security: The Democratic Party Comes Home

    Despite this winning policy and politics, too many Democrats over the last few decades have waffled in their support. Too many flirted with trading away these modest but vital ... Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who seems poised to seek the ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 6 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Can Chili Oil Make Your Hair Grow?

    According to board certified dermatologist Sejal K. Shah, M.D., the active ingredient in chili peppers or chili oil is capsaicin, which has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It can also increase blood flow, which is key to having a healthy ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 6 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • The Affordable Care Act... Your Insurance, Your Problem

    This is not because physicians are insensitive to each individual's financial situation; it's simply because there is no transparency in healthcare costs. This is by design. Insurance companies do not want to pay. By keeping the details of coverage ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 6 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Ask JJ: Sugar Burner or Fat Burner?

    According to Mark Hyman, M.D., chronically elevated insulin levels store fat, increase your appetite, and adversely affect other fat-regulating hormones. "Insulin blocks leptin, your appetite-control hormone," he writes. "You become more leptin ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 9 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • MISSING: 15-year-old Wheaton girl

    WHEATON, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County Police need your help locating a missing 15-year-old from Wheaton. Trixia (pronounced 'Tricia'). Loading… Post to Facebook. MISSING: 15-year-old Wheaton girl WHEATON, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery ...

    WUSA9 11 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Friday's Morning Email: Details Emerge About Germanwings Co-Pilot

    THE LOST ART OF AUTOGRAPH COLLECTORS "Brian Flam has spent a good part of the last 30 years sending letters to relative nobodies and toting cartons of baseball cards from his Maryland home to cities up and down the Eastern Seaboard in pursuit of ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 11 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Harry Reid, Senate minority leader, to retire

    In an interview with the New York Times, Reid notes that many of Democrats' top targets are in big, expensive states, naming Pennsylvania, Missouri, Florida and Maryland as examples. RELATED: Harry Reid Fast Facts. "The decision I made has absolutely ...

    CNN 11 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Can this Democrat really beat Hillary Clinton?

    A Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register poll of Iowa Democrats offered similar results. Meanwhile, Clinton is lapping the potential field of candidates with a whopping 62% support among national Democrats in the CNN poll, while 56% of Iowa Democrats ...

    CNN 13 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Senate follows House in passing conservative budget

    WASHINGTON – Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law. ... Barbara ...

    Fox News 13 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Senate Passes Republican Budget With Deep Spending Cuts

    WASHINGTON — Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law. ... Majority ...

    NBC News 13 hours, 44 minutes ago