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  • Les Miles resolution puts end to embarrassing chapter at LSU

    21: Both Louisville and Maryland overcame 21-point deficits to beat Kentucky and Rutgers, respectively. Entering Saturday, FBS teams were 6-322 in games in which they trailed by at least three touchdowns this season, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

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  • Democratic Candidates Offer Condolences for Victims of Colorado Shooting

    Former Secretary of State of State Hillary Clinton, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders all used a portion of their ... Mr. O'Malley echoed Mrs. Clinton's call on gun control, calling for more restrictions on the sale ... 7 hours, 35 minutes ago
  • On the Quad: Winning not limited to the scoreboard

    The NCAA finally ruled the freshman from New York eligible after he missed the Jayhawks' first five games of the season. Diallo will make his debut Tuesday when Loyola (Maryland) visits Allen Fieldhouse. Diallo, a 6-foot-9 power forward, was ranked the No.

    ESPN 7 hours, 35 minutes ago
  • The Harmful Hypocrisy of the 'Right to Life' Movement

    And then there are the radical hypocrites who would withhold abortion even if those fetuses were resulting from incest and rape, even if the birth directly threatens the health of the mother. Dogged adherence to dogma trumps their compassion and common ... 9 hours, 35 minutes ago
  • Hillary Clinton Proposes $275 Billion In New Infrastructure Spending

    Bernie Sanders and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who've both stressed the need to increase direct federal spending. Sanders has proposed legislation that would provide more than $1 trillion in new infrastructure spending over the next five ... 9 hours, 35 minutes ago
  • Big Ten Week 13 Power Rankings: Iowa remains on top

    Maryland Terrapins (3-9, 1-7): After several close calls, it sure looked as if Maryland would end this season without a conference win. But thanks to Rutgers -- and overcoming a 21-point deficit on Saturday -- the Terps ended an eight-game skid with a ...

    ESPN 12 hours, 35 minutes ago
  • Rutgers fires Kyle Flood, AD Julie Hermann

    The Rutgers Scarlet Knights fired football coach Kyle Flood and athletic director Julie Hermann on Sunday, sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy. "Signs pointing to cleaning house," a source told ESPN. Flood, who has gone 27-24 since becoming head coach ...

    ESPN 15 hours, 35 minutes ago
  • Every question you were afraid to ask about tapeworms, answered

    If you've been online at all these past few weeks, you probably heard about Luis Ortiz, a 26-year-old man in California who had a “still wiggling” tapeworm pulled from his brain—shudder. Parasites in general are a disturbing thought, but for some ...

    Fox News 1 day, 7 hours ago
  • Looking straight ahead: A portrait like no other on Capitol Hill

    The portrait bounds out of the frame at you. On the first floor of the U.S. Capitol, by the Hall of Columns wedged close to a backdoor which leads to the office suite of House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), hangs a portrait like none other on the ...

    Fox News 1 day, 9 hours ago
  • Candidates, pols serve up Thanksgiving wishes (and favorite dishes)

    (CNN) On this last Thursday in November, as Americans gather to bond (and occasionally bicker) over food and family, we asked dozens of the country's highest-profile politicians two very important questions -- What are you thankful for? And what is ...

    CNN 1 day, 9 hours ago
  • Why kindness matters even more after Thanksgiving and Christmas

    You can be Maryland's Antonio Tijerino, head of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and one of the most selfless leaders I have met. He mentors countless young people and stands with the children of immigrants at the Texas border as he never forgets his ...

    CNN 1 day, 9 hours ago
  • US abortions continue to decline, report says

    California, Maryland and New Hampshire don't report abortion numbers. Earlier this year, The Associated Press surveyed health departments in 45 states, gathering more recent data, mostly from 2013 and 2014. The AP found that abortions continued to fall ...

    Fox News 1 day, 18 hours ago
  • Missing Landover Seniors Found in Pennsylvania Mountain Community

    LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- A pair of elderly siblings who'd been missing from their Landover home since Monday have been found safe in a community in Pennsylvania's Pocono region, according to family members who say they got the word at about 8:30 ...

    WUSA9 2 days, 7 hours ago
  • Grace Hartigan: Works from 1960-65 at the X Contemporary Art Fair, Miami

    A few years ago I was introduced to a collector in Baltimore MD. In her house was a great Hartigan ... As a result you will find her early paintings in collections such as the Albright-Knox, the Hirshhorn and the National Gallery. Because many of her ... 2 days, 12 hours ago
  • I Knew Gene Kelly. Donald Trump Is No Gene Kelly

    His own father emigrated from Canada, his grandfather from Ireland. His grandmother's family, according to lore, joined Charles Carroll of Carrollton in the more Catholic-tolerant colony of Maryland. His mother was a progressive advocate for women's ... 2 days, 12 hours ago
  • The Walmart Black Friday Protest Ain't What It Used To Be

    It's not time to stop," said Murray, a 16-year Walmart veteran and resident of Hyattsville, Maryland, who works at a different store in suburban Washington. "We're hoping they [UFCW] stand with us in the future, and we'll stand with them. Whatever they ... 2 days, 12 hours ago
  • NSA to shut down bulk phone surveillance program by Sunday

    (By Dustin Volz, Reuters) – The U.S. National Security Agency will end its daily vacuuming of millions of Americans' phone records by Sunday and replace the practice with more tightly targeted surveillance methods, the Obama administration said on Friday. 2 days, 12 hours ago
  • The Numbers Don't Lie: Firing the Longtime Winning Coach Is A Bad Idea

    Maryland got rid of Ralph Friedgen after he won 60 percent of his games, and went 8-4 his last year, so they could get Randy Edsall. Edsall lived up to his ... John A. Tures is a professor of political science at LaGrange College in LaGrange, Ga. He ... 2 days, 18 hours ago
  • 2016 candidates buy in on #BlackFriday, Cyber Monday to fundraise

    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, a Democratic candidate, wasn't advertising any deals, but did tweet to his followers on Friday to check out his campaign store if they were shopping. The RNC on Friday also emailed supporters with discounts, using ...

    CNN 2 days, 18 hours ago
  • Wall of Gratitude: Meet police officer Robert Farmer

    "Things that I'm grateful for that I feel people take for granted are health, family and friends, by far. Things that you don't realize how important they are until you actually need them," said Montgomery County Police Officer, Robert Farmer. "I say ...

    WUSA9 2 days, 22 hours ago