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  • Gokul Venkatachalam And Vanya Shivashankar Tie In National Spelling Bee

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — They couldn't be rattled. They couldn't be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the National Spelling Bee. So they shared the title, making history in ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
  • What to watch in the NCAA tournament's first round

    Programs like Nevada, Michigan State, UC Irvine, North Carolina and Southern Miss will be watching with particular interest the fates of Maryland, South Florida, Oregon and Clemson, which were mentioned on the selection show as being the "last four in ...

    ESPN 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
  • 'Sales are next to nothing': Merchants worry crime crisis could cast pall over ...

    BALTIMORE – An epidemic of murder that has gripped Baltimore in the month following the Freddie Gray riots is threatening to undo decades of rebirth in the city's popular downtown -- and in the process, wipe away tens of millions of tourist dollars ...

    Fox News 3 hours, 5 minutes ago
  • Scripps National Spelling Bee Down to the Finish

    Ankita Vadiala of Manassas, Virginia, reacts after correctly spelling her word during the semifinal round of the 88th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, May 28, 2015. SAUL LOEB / AFP - Getty Images. Before ...

    NBC News 3 hours, 6 minutes ago
  • News Organizations Grapple With 2016 Presidential Race In Which Everyone Is ...

    After the announcement-free Friday, the political media circus that already has traveled this week to Burlington, Vermont; Cabot, Pennsylvania; and Exeter, New Hampshire, will arrive Saturday in Baltimore, where former Maryland Gov, Martin O'Malley ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 hours, 6 minutes ago
  • New O'Malley super PAC digs at Clinton

    The former Maryland governor is set to make his candidacy official on Saturday. Two days ahead of his announcement, the super PAC was launched by two of his home-state allies, longtime fundraiser Damian O'Doherty and former spokesman Ron Boehmer.

    CNN 3 hours, 6 minutes ago
  • International Study Demonstrates Benefits of Early HIV Treatment

    Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., is Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health and Chief of the NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation. Alicen B. Spaulding Ph.D., M.P.H., is an epidemiologist ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 hours, 6 minutes ago
  • Requiem for Lethal Injection?

    Two months ago, the state made the rifleman its method of killing when lethal drugs aren't available. Health professionals and drug companies are saying "no" to participation in executions, and this spring, the trade association representing America's ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 hours, 6 minutes ago
  • Super PAC Plays Up Martin O'Malley's Relative Youth

    With former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley set to launch his presidential campaign in Baltimore on Saturday, his allies have formed a super PAC bolstering his pitch to bring a “new generation” of leadership to the White House. The super PAC, Generation ...

    blogs.wsj.com 6 hours, 6 minutes ago
  • Hundreds of SATs from Loudoun County High School go missing

    College Board said in an email to the station the non-profit is working to accommodate students by scheduling a make-up day or arranging a transfer to a future test session. The make-up date will be June 20. Information from: WJLA-TV, http://www.wjla.com.

    Fox 5 6 hours, 6 minutes ago
  • Sport and Society for Arete -- Hockey in Russia

    On May 16, the same day as the second leg of the Triple Crown was run in Maryland; the United States/Russian hockey game received major attention, exceeding even the eight goals scored by Vladimir Putin in the exhibition game featuring Russian hockey ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 6 hours, 6 minutes ago
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, Has More Than Just Historic Interest

    I was happy to let them choose my meal, which began with fine artisanal cheeses and cured meats from Virginia and Maryland ($6-$9), along with some delectable spreads like Greek htipiti with roasted peppers, feta and thyme ($7) and Lebanese labneh ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 6 hours, 6 minutes ago
  • Black Women With Low Income Levels At Greater Risk For Heart Disease, Stroke

    (Reuters Health) - Among African American adults with low education and income levels, the increase in risk of heart disease or stroke associated with living in poverty is largest for women and people under age 50, according to a large new study ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 6 hours, 6 minutes ago
  • Murders Rise As Arrests Plunge In Baltimore

    The founder and director of the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security, the spike in homicides is more likely a response to Gray's death and the rioting. "We went through a period of such intense anger that the murder rate got ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 6 hours, 6 minutes ago
  • Familiar faces, siblings of past champions among top 49 at National Spelling ...

    Dev Jaiswal, 13, of Jackson, Miss., runs across the stage with his fist clinched to receive a medal which makes him one of fifty finalist in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) (The ...

    Fox News 9 hours, 5 minutes ago
  • How to Combat Child Poverty in the US

    Our nation's leaders must do better than simply accept or ignore that 14.7 million, or 20 percent, of our nation's children are living in poverty. The consequences of poverty and depravity to a child's health, their education, safety, nutrition, and ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 9 hours, 5 minutes ago
  • (VIDEO) Programmatic Audio Ads Get '100% Attention': Xaxis' Bidon

    "Digital audio is a very interesting medium from a branding perspective, because it's starting to get really massive scale, as services like Spotify or Pandora or others continue to grow," Xaxis UK MD Nicolas Bidon tells Beet.TV in this video interview ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 9 hours, 5 minutes ago
  • (VIDEO) Guardian Labs Mulls Off-Site Branded Content via Programmatic

    But that could change soon, MD Anna Watkins tells Beet.TV in this video interview. ... At the upcoming Cannes Lions festival, she expects a refocus on the show's awards track, demonstrating a fusion of technology and creativity. We interviewed Watkins ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 9 hours, 5 minutes ago
  • Do Screening Mammograms Save Lives?

    Technology must advance so doctors will know with certainty which cancers to treat and which to not treat. Another argument against screening mammograms is that screening mammograms don't always identify breast cancers that are present. When your ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 9 hours, 5 minutes ago
  • Possible 'road rage' shooting leaves one dead, one injured in Southwest D.C.

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