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  • Md. man killed in home invasion while kids were sleeping

    FEDERALSBURG, Md. (WUSA) -- A Maryland man was killed in a home invasion on Monday night while his wife and children were nearby. According to Maryland State Police, 23-year-old Travon Farrow answered a knock at his front door in the 200 block of ...

    WUSA9 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
  • Obama and the Gordian Knot of Politics

    Many of these neoliberal approaches found their way into subsequent Democratic administrations (such as Clinton's welfare reform and Obama's market-based health care reform). So, when liberals largely accept neoliberal assumptions, the next step is to ... 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
  • Attention: Sports Fans!

    With a soundtrack that's heavy on klezmer music, Havana Curveball (which received its world premiere on August 3 at the 2014 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival) shows how an innocently conceived project can run into one political obstacle after another ... 9 hours, 50 minutes ago
  • HHS dispatches workers to push ObamaCare info at malls on Black Friday

    Malls in a number of states across the country are allowing health care navigators to set up shop around stores to hawk the benefits of ObamaCare. It's all part of a Health and Human Services campaign to snag as many sign-ups as ... The government's ...

    Fox News 12 hours, 50 minutes ago
  • First US liver transplant recipient marks 25th anniversary

    "Most of the time, I didn't think about it," Riggan, 26, said in an interview this week at her home in Severn, Maryland, noting her good health has enabled her to enjoy ballet and tap dancing since age 5. "All of my anniversaries are really big, so ...

    Fox News 20 hours, 50 minutes ago
  • Scientists: 'Positive' results in 1st human trial of experimental Ebola ...

    All 20 healthy adults who received the vaccine in a trial run by researchers from the National Institutes of Health in Maryland produced an immune response and developed anti-Ebola antibodies, the NIH said Wednesday. None suffered serious side effects, ...

    CNN 1 day, 3 hours ago
  • Illegal immigrants to be eligible for Social Security, Medicare

    No such "lawfully present" immigrant, however, would be immediately entitled to the benefits because like all Social Security and Medicare recipients they would have to work 10 years to become eligible for retirement payments and health care. To remain ...

    Fox News 1 day, 5 hours ago
  • Is 'professor' who helped with Michael Brown autopsy who he says he is?

    On the first page of the autopsy report, it states that "this final autopsy report has been reviewed and signed by:" and then underneath there are lines for signatures for Edward R. Friedlander, MD, a pathologist, and for Parcells. According to the ...

    CNN 1 day, 9 hours ago
  • Rain, snow affecting Thanksgiving travel

    Dan Albert hoped to beat the snow as he, his wife and 15-year-old daughter refueled their SUV Wednesday morning along I-81 in Hagerstown, Maryland, about halfway between their Greensboro, North Carolina, home and their Thanksgiving destination in ...

    Fox News 1 day, 14 hours ago
  • Combating Anti-Semitism On Campus? There's An App For That

    As one University of Maryland student describes in a video produced by AEPi on the subject, anti-Israel protesters have covered campus bathrooms with graffiti and shouted at Jewish students: “Go back to Palestine, you f***in' Jews.” Cooper and Pierce ... 1 day, 14 hours ago
  • Xavier Cortada's Art: Inspired by Science, and Uniquely Miami

    Tagged in infancy by state wildlife officials, Poncho was well-known to the residents of Gables by the Sea, an affluent community that juts into the waters of Biscayne Bay, a few miles north of Biscayne National Park. His death, which occurred when ... 1 day, 17 hours ago
  • The Regeneration Generation: A Conversation With Bob Hariri, Vice-Chairman ...

    Bob Hariri, M.D., Ph.D., is the vice chairman of Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell-therapy diagnostics and therapeutics company he co-founded in 2013 with Craig Venter and Peter Diamandis, which is focused on extending the healthy, high ... 1 day, 17 hours ago
  • Thanksgiving Travel Along Northeast Slowed By Snow And Rain

    Dan Albert hoped to beat the snow as he, his wife and 15-year-old daughter refueled their SUV Wednesday morning along I-81 in Hagerstown, Maryland, about halfway between their Greensboro, North Carolina, home and their Thanksgiving destination in ... 1 day, 17 hours ago
  • This Thanksgiving is a Fuller family affair

    Kyle and Corey Fuller Courtesy of Fuller family With their sons playing on opposite sides Thursday, the Fuller's parents got creative with jerseys. ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Vincent Fuller went to the tailor Friday night to pick up a special order -- one 20 ...

    ESPN 1 day, 17 hours ago
  • 8 Reasons to Love Gratitude

    With Thanksgiving approaching, many of us are preparing to express our thanks. Gratitude has been celebrated in essentially every culture and religion -- from Christianity and Judaism to Islam and Native American traditions. As positive psychologist ... 1 day, 17 hours ago
  • The '367 Dogs' Were Rescued From A Massive Fighting Ring. They Are Loving ...

    Michelle Ivkovich was working at the Humane Society of Calvert County, a Maryland shelter, when Bam Bam came in. Ivkovich decided to take the pup in as a foster, then "I fell in love and adopted her," she said. Arya. Megan Miller. "I think I knew she ... 1 day, 20 hours ago
  • This Woman Proves The Best Kind Of Holiday Shopping Involves Giving Back

    In 2011, Beverly Young, the widow of Florida congressman Bill Young, approached Allison with the opportunity to visit injured soldiers at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Meeting with the soldiers' families and ... 1 day, 20 hours ago
  • Mealtime Struggles? Expert and Mom Advice to Help You With Your Picky Eater

    Jack Maypole, M.D., member of The Goddard School Educational Advisory Board, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, BU School of Medicine, thinks parents of picky eaters can relax. He reassuringly reminds parents that some pickiness is to be expected ... 1 day, 20 hours ago
  • Positive Role Models, Safe Communities Linked To Better Mental Health For ...

    Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health surveyed 2,400 low-income adolescents (ages 15 to 19) in five cities: Baltimore, Maryland; New Delhi, India; Ibadan, Nigeria; Johannesburg, South Africa; and Shanghai, China. 1 day, 20 hours ago
  • Convicted peeping Tom re-arrested for molesting family dog, still employed by ...

    Montgomery County Police have since charged him with Perverted Practice, a felony in the state of Maryland. Despite a troubled trajectory of deviant sexual misconduct, ABC 7 News has learned Greenberg is still employed by MCPS. Following his November ...

    ABC 7 News 1 day, 23 hours ago