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  • Charges filed after fight during 'Wildcat Hour' at Md. high school

    GAMBRILLS, Md. (WUSA9) -- Several juveniles were arrested after a fight at Arundel High School Friday, police said. No weapons were involved and no. Loading… Post to Facebook. Charges filed after fight during 'Wildcat Hour' at Md. high school ...

    WUSA9 49 minutes ago
  • Robert Wolfe -- History's Gain and Loss

    ... microfilm the voluminous documents, and with a team, created the archives both at the Berlin Documentation Center in Germany and the National Archives in downtown Washington D.C., Later the files were transferred to Archives II in suburban Maryland. 49 minutes ago
  • 15 Questions Unanswered In The 'Serial' Finale

    He was linked by DNA to the murder of another Korean woman in Owings Mills, Maryland, who was killed 11 months after Hae. Koenig admits that a DNA match between Hae's body and Moore is a long shot. 3. Was Jay covering for something else that he did ... 49 minutes ago
  • Iowa hoops doubleheader extended

    They have spots on their schedule for Longwood, Alcorn State, Maryland-Baltimore County, but not for a couple of teams in their own backyard. Schools who typically are better than most of their current fodder, from a better conference even. Teams that ...

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  • Here's Where Campaign Finance Reform May Move Ahead As Congress Dithers

    WASHINGTON -- Nearly five years after the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United altered the landscape for money in politics, Congress has done nothing to reverse the ruling's adverse side effects for disclosure and collaboration between independent ... 7 hours, 49 minutes ago
  • Congressional critics ready to block Obama push to normalize Cuban relations

    "Unfortunately, we fear the most damaging chapter to America's national security is still being written. We dread the day President Obama takes to the podium to announce a ... Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.; Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.; and Sen. Jeff Flake, R ...

    Fox News 9 hours, 48 minutes ago
  • Court brief: Rogue agency defied judges to carry out partisan probe of ...

    Agents for the embattled state Government Accountability Board in Wisconsin continued a zealous campaign finance investigation into dozens of conservative groups even after judges who preside over the board voted to shut it down, according to a ...

    Fox News 9 hours, 48 minutes ago
  • The Federal Government Recognizes Battle Over Medical Marijuana

    By engaging with the opposition, these advocates created the political space for Senator Mikulski (D-MD) to get the amendment included in the final bill. Coordinated lobby days hosted by ASA at the National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference and Lobby ... 9 hours, 48 minutes ago
  • How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Mental Health

    Elizabeth Fitelson, M.D., the director of the women's program at Columbia University, explained how pregnancy was once automatically perceived as being a time for "emotional well-being" for a woman, as she was assumed to be overjoyed to be having a ... 9 hours, 48 minutes ago
  • Obama Speaks On Relations With Cuba, Release Of Alan Gross

    Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) ... Ben Rhodes, Obama's senior foreign policy hand, and Ricardo Zuniga, senior director for the Western Hemisphere National Security Council, met Cuban counterparts in Canada. The second major ... 9 hours, 48 minutes ago
  • For Breast Cancer: It's Not Nature vs. Nurture -- It's Both

    According to the National Cancer Institute, "Even with total mastectomy, not all breast tissue that may be at risk of becoming cancerous in the future can be removed." Because of this, a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy reduces the risk of breast ... 9 hours, 48 minutes ago
  • US Hotel Companies Eager to Plant Flags In Cuba

    “The minute it's available, we'll be down there,” said Choice Hotels International Inc. chief executive Stephen Joyce, whose Rockville, Md.-based company includes the brands Comfort Inn and Cambria Suites. ... “Our founder Conrad Hilton often spoke of ... 9 hours, 48 minutes ago
  • Uniting to Stop the Worms

    "Uniting to Stop the Worms" may sound like a science fiction film headline, but intestinal worm infections -- known as soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) -- are all too real. They impair the lives of a billion people worldwide living in areas with ... 9 hours, 48 minutes ago
  • Proof Positive That It Takes Great Vendor Relationships to Avoid Wedding ...

    He's a sales rep at a company called Potomac Floral Wholesale in Silver Spring, Maryland - next to DC, my hometown. And I learned quickly that their ... What if the weather gets bad and the ferry doesn't make its trip? I'd be screwed. I can't take that ... 9 hours, 48 minutes ago
  • Chicken Soup Really Is 'Jewish Penicillin' For Your Cold. Mom Was Right.

    If you were brought up by a Jewish mother, chances are you have been prescribed a hot bowl of chicken soup at a time you felt under the weather. Dr. Mom may have insisted it was a type of "Jewish penicillin," that ... Stephen Rennard, M.D, Larson ... 9 hours, 48 minutes ago
  • Military surveillance 'blimp' takes to Maryland skies

    It looks like a blimp, but the tether technically means it is an aerostat. This giant balloon-like device, the size of a football field, will soon keep watch over the nation's capital and a huge swath of the eastern seaboard. JLENS, short for Joint ...

    Fox News 9 hours, 48 minutes ago
  • Investing in America's Dazzling Scientific Talent

    The other two were Nobel Laureate Peter Agre, MD, winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University, and Esther Takeuchi, PhD, holder of 150 patents and SUNY Distinguished Professor of ... 9 hours, 48 minutes ago
  • A New Paradigm to Fix the World -- Fixing a Failure to Consider

    That is because those Directors don't want to understand how or why technology works, they just want it to work. CTOs who make the mistake of talking too much in technological terms that are beyond the comprehension of business executives with hubris ... 9 hours, 48 minutes ago
  • US Executions in 2014 Dip to 20-Year Low

    The most executions in a single year was in 1935 when 197 people were put to death in the U.S., according to University of North Carolina political scientist Frank R. Baumgartner. The recent pattern has been particularly pronounced in Texas, which didn ... 9 hours, 49 minutes ago
  • Jobless Rates Fall In Most US States in November

    North Dakota's rate is the lowest in the nation at 2.7%. The state has benefitted from the shale oil boom. Last month, North Carolina's 0.5 percentage point decrease was the largest in the U.S., followed by Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, and Michigan at ... 9 hours, 49 minutes ago