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  • Dry Christmas tree fueled Annapolis mansion fire that killed 6

    (CNN) An electrical failure ignited a dry,15-foot-tall Christmas tree in a fire that destroyed an Annapolis, Maryland, mansion, killing four children and their grandparents, Anne Arundel County fire officials said Wednesday. Technology executive Don ...

    CNN 4 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • 'Supreme Court Five' Unleash Government Of, By and For the Oligarchs

    Their action opened the floodgates for vast amounts of secret money and unlimited contributions that distort elections and corrupt government policy-making, observed Fred Wertheimer, longtime national leader on money in politics and campaign finance ... 9 hours, 15 minutes ago
  • Leslye Headland, Queen Of Sexy Sundance, On Having Jason Sudeikis Teach ...

    After moving during her sophomore year of high school, Headland attended public school, first on a Maryland campus with primarily black and Hispanic students and later with an all-white, BMW-driving population in Connecticut. While drunk at parties, ... 9 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • CBS Sports Analyst Greg Anthony Arrest Documents Released

    Before his arrest, Anthony had been scheduled to announce a basketball game between Michigan State and Maryland in College Park, Maryland, which is near Washington. In the NBA, Anthony played 11 seasons with six teams from 1991-92 to 2001-02, ... 9 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • Cause Of Deadly Maryland Mansion Fire Discovered

    MILLERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — An electrical fire that spread to a 15-foot Christmas tree prompted a blaze that reduced a 16,000 square-foot riverfront mansion near Maryland's capital to ruins, killing a couple and four of their young grandchildren ... 9 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • Dying To Be Free

    Ohio recorded 680 heroin overdose deaths in 2012, up 60 percent over the previous year, with one public health advocate telling a local newspaper that Cincinnati and its suburbs suffered a fatal overdose every other day. .... has a heroin dependence ... 9 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • How to Research a Franchise's Culture

    Sharon Hadary (@hadaryco) is the founding and former executive director of the Center for Women's Business Research, an adjunct professor in the doctorate of management program at the University of Maryland University College. Read the latest Small ... 12 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • Holism, Holes and Poles

    Integrative Medicine, now itself officially integrated into the name of its home at the NIH, the newly dubbed National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, is a rhetorical lightning rod under any of its potential aliases. All related terms ... 12 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • Who Has Late Abortions -- And Why?

    ... whether they are financial, logistical, or legal, hurt women's health and are thus unethical. As warned by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, imposition of an arbitrary 20-week abortion ban is "inappropriate, ill advised, and ... 12 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • Congressman: Hillary Clinton agrees to testify to House's Benghazi panel

    The Maryland congressman said in December that he agrees with other Democrats who say they don't see why she should be called. Cummings' comments on Tuesday, however, revealed the clearest indication to date that Clinton ... Benghazi and subsequent ...

    CNN 15 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • PD: After Video Game Argument, Md. Teen Shoots Two Friends and Self

    Two teens have been released from the hospital and another remains there in critical condition following a triple shooting in Clinton, Maryland last weekend that stemmed from a video game dispute. Delano Dunmore, 16, and two friends were at his home in ...

    NBC Washington 17 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • What To Do When You're Dwelling On A Problem

    "The biggest concern is when anxiety starts to create an avoidance cycle," Mickey Trockel, M.D., a psychiatrist and clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University, previously told HuffPost Healthy Living ... 17 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • The 11 Biggest Health Benefits Of Sleep

    Skimp on it, it that sleep debt affects every body function, from your memory to your mood to the number of sick days you take and even your risk for a heart attack, says Shalini Paruthi, M.D., a sleep specialist and spokesperson for the American ... 17 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • Senate Democrats slam White House oil drilling plan

    Ed Markey of Massachusetts, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Bob Menendez of New Jersey and Ben Cardin of Maryland comes a day after the all-Republican congressional delegation slammed the President's proposal to declare 12 million acres of the Alaska ...

    CNN 19 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • Pyle family releases statement on Annapolis mansion fire

    The Boone Pyle family released photos of their six missing family members on Thursday evening. (Photo: Toni Lee Aluisi). 692 CONNECT 17 TWEET 1 LINKEDIN 9 COMMENTEMAILMORE. ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WUSA 9) -- On Tuesday, the Boone Pyle family ...

    WUSA9 21 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • Md. Man Surrenders to Police After Amber Alert; Accused of Abducting Daughter

    Police confirmed a Maryland man accused of abducting his 5-month-old child Tuesday afternoon has turned himself in to Prince George's County Police. Montgomery County Police said 26-year-old Deare Marquis Denny drove a rental car to a Poolesville ...

    NBC Washington 1 day, 4 hours ago
  • What the Demise of Obama's 529 Plan Says About Tax Reform

    Officials clearly didn't think through the politics of the concept, whatever its merits. And now the administration is in the embarrassing position of sending Congress a budget on Monday that includes a proposal the president has dropped. Presidents ... 1 day, 6 hours ago
  • Free-Range Parenting Debate Misses a Critical Point

    The social network is abuzz with the news that parents in Silver Springs Maryland have been accused of being irresponsible because they let their 10-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter walk to a park a mile away and return home all by themselves. 1 day, 6 hours ago
  • Northeast Dems Revolt Against Obama's Proposed Atlantic Oil And Gas Lease ...

    While there are no proposed sales off Maryland, New Jersey or Massachusetts included in the plan, the legislators said a potential spill to the south could imperial their coasts as the oil circulates. They cited billion-dollar coastal industries like ... 1 day, 9 hours ago
  • These States Are Actually Considering Ways To Make Voting More Convenient

    Twenty states of varying political inclinations offered online registration as of December, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. "This is a time where we should be reaching across the ... "A lot of those machines are starting to ... 1 day, 9 hours ago