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  • Suspect in DC mansion slayings fires his defense attorneys

    Wint is a welder who once worked for Savopoulos, who was the CEO of American Iron Works, a Maryland-based construction-materials supplier. A native of Guyana, Wint has a criminal record that includes numerous complaints for domestic violence.

    Fox 5 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
  • Democrat Jim Webb joins 2016 White House race

    "I understand the odds, particularly in today's political climate where fair debate is so often drowned out by huge sums of money. I know that more than one candidate in this process intends to raise at least a billion dollars -- some estimates run as ...

    Fox News 4 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • The Story Of The High Schooler Who Got A B- For Designing The Current ...

    On July 4, 1960, the 50-star flag was officially raised over Fort McHenry in Maryland, with Heft standing proudly by. True to his word, Heft's teacher gave him that hard-sought A. Bob Heft later become a teacher himself. He kept a brisk schedule of ... 4 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • White House Fence Jumper Sentenced To Jail

    WASHINGTON, July 2 (Reuters) - A man arrested for scaling the White House fence in October was sentenced in federal court on Thursday to time served in jail and a year of supervised release, prosecutors said. Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland, ... 4 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • Democratic ex-Va. Sen. Jim Webb announces presidential bid

    Bernie Sanders is experiencing a recent jump in the polls and in excitement, while former Maryland Gov. ... "I understand the odds, particularly in today's political climate where fair debate is so often drowned out by huge sums of money," Webb wrote ...

    CNN 4 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • Thurgood Marshall, the NAACP's Pioneering Lawyer, Knew That Black Lives ...

    Marshall grew up in segregated Baltimore, Maryland, where, he recalled, "there wasn't a single department store that would let a Negro in the front door. .... But when his health deteriorated, he retired in 1991 after twenty-four years on the Supreme ... 4 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • These Economists Are Calling For An End To Greece's Austerity Nightmare

    For some, Greece's government has presided for too long over irresponsible economic policies, and is now playing a game of political brinkmanship to avoid the day of reckoning for its huge debts. Others say the international creditors are placing ... 7 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • Bernie Sanders' campaign raises $15 million in his first quarter as candidate

    Only Sanders and Clinton have detailed their quarterly fundraising totals so far. Campaigns for former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee said this week that they will likely not announce their numbers this week.

    CNN 7 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • Wasabi, A Therapy Tortoise Who Wears A Dress, Has A Tough Shell But A ...

    Wasabi wasn't born into life as a well-dressed mental health professional. She was a timid 8-year-old when she came to Chicarella about 8 years ago, after being given up by her first owner, a reptile ... Indeed, she's grown into her name: Wasabi ... 7 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • Funding Daily: Today's tech funding news, in one place

    London-based health app developer Your.MD announced today that it raised a $5 million seed funding round led by Smedvig Capital. Your.MD's app lets users consult their symptoms to “provide users with high-quality, comprehensive information about their ... 7 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • Getting Smart About Reality Television

    I teach diversity and inclusion at a major transit agency in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and I am amazed at the people who not only have never been outside the United States, but have not been outside of the DMV (Delaware, Maryland and ... 7 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • Recovering New York City's Black History

    For too long, the African American role in the building of colonial New York, and the New York economic and political elite's complicity with slavery, including financing of the 19th century trans-Atlantic slave trade, have been erased from history ... 10 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • The Founding Fathers Were (Mostly) All Entrepreneurs

    The politicians of the earliest days of the United States were no different. Honestly, there are too many lawyers among those who signed the Declaration of Independence to list them all ... My favorite among Goodrich's stories, however, is that of ... 10 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • Black Women-Owned Businesses Skyrocket By 322 Percent In Less Than 20 ...

    “While nationally African American women comprise 14% of all women-owned firms, African American women comprise a greater than average share of all women-owned firms in Georgia (35%), Maryland (33%), and Illinois (22%),” the report says. Statistics ... 10 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • Mindfulness and the Average Smartphone: Technology for Calm Instead of Chaos

    It can provide organization, efficiency, and entertainment, but it can also distract, disorganize, and disorient. Pause, check in with yourself, and then resolve both to keep technology in its place and to make skillful use of it throughout your life ... 10 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • 18-Year-Old Caitlin Adams Runs 410 Miles Across Maryland To Raise Money ...

    What are you doing this summer? Whatever your plans are, they're likely less ambitious than those of 18-year-old Caitlin Adams, who just finished a 410-mile run across the state of Maryland, according to a Baltimore news station. And she didn't do it ... 12 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • Washington Navy Yard on lockdown Thursday

    Washington (CNN) Washington D.C.'s Navy Yard facility is under lockdown Thursday morning, according to a Tweet from the U.S. Navy. This is the site of a 2013 shooting where 12 people were killed. So far, officials haven't found any evidence of a ...

    CNN 12 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • Even When People Know A Pill Is A Placebo, It Still Works

    "The role of placebos and their impact on human health is bigger than many of us realize," said Edward Partridge, M.D., the center's director, in introducing Kaptchuk. "I think he's really onto something important, and it will move into mainstream ... 12 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • Wealth Adviser: The Benefits of In-House Portfolio-Management Teams

    Financial advisers who are looking to scale their practices for major growth should seriously consider creating an in-house portfolio-management team, says Maryland-based adviser David Berman. Such a team can take on the burden of managing hundreds ... 16 hours, 36 minutes ago
  • Not so fast? Lawmakers poised to fight Obama on Cuba ambassador pick ...

    Ben Cardin of Maryland, said even though opening the embassies was part of a “common sense approach to Cuba,” the U.S. must be cautious. He called on Cuba to admit to being out of step with the international community on human rights. He also said ...

    Fox News 16 hours, 36 minutes ago