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  • Rapture prediction for April 23 just latest doomsday call

    "We realize that many people are hoping they will know the date of Christ's return," Camping wrote in March 2012. "We humbly acknowledge we were wrong about the timing." "I had some skepticism, but I was trying to push the skepticism away because I ...

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  • NASA baffled by mysterious ice circles in Arctic

    “This is in pretty shallow water generally, so there is every chance this is just 'warm springs' or seeps of ground water flowing from the mountains inland that make their presence known in this particular area,” said Chris Shuman, a University of ...

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  • Woman who married her birth father is laid to rest, along with their baby, after shocking murders

    On July 20, 2017, two months after his divorce from Alyssa was finalized and amid the police investigation, Steven Pladl married Katie in Parkton, Maryland. They lied on their application, saying they were unrelated, according to records. Katie's ...

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  • Prince George's Co. students fill top Md. student-held govt. positions

    His official title is Student Regent Designee (on University System of Maryland, Board of Regents). "I was kind of shocked," said Frazier. At first shocked, but now ready to get to work. He is just one of three young people, all from Prince George's ...

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  • Bush-bashing professor has Fresno State scrambling to keep its donors

    A Fresno State professor who called the late Barbara Bush “racist” soon after her death Tuesday, and said she was glad “the witch is dead,” continues to face fallout as donors mull ceasing donations to the institution. Randa Jarrar, an English ...

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  • Do Index Funds Cost 100 Times As Much As You Think?

    Active managers trying to outperform can, in principle, do just that by shaking a company up or by turning its pay packages down. So do they? Miriam Schwartz-Ziv, a finance professor at Michigan State University, has analyzed how funds cast votes on ... 3 days, 7 hours ago
  • US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures

    WASHINGTON – A medicine made from the marijuana plant moved one step closer to U.S. approval Thursday after federal health advisers endorsed it for the treatment of severe seizures in children with epilepsy. If the Food and Drug Administration follows ...

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  • The Big New Idea For Reducing Health Care Costs Is Actually Really Old

    Learning From Europe, And Then From Maryland. The easiest defense of this approach comes from overseas. In nearly every other developed country, government holds down health care spending through some combination of setting overall budgets and then ... 3 days, 13 hours ago
  • Marc Thiessen: Pompeo is close to confirmation and 11 senators are close to making a colossal mistake

    Ben Cardin, D-Md., said that Pompeo "has a clear record of public service to his nation -- in uniform, in Congress, and as the director of the CIA." Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said he believes that Pompeo "will work hard to restore morale at State and ...

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  • Comey memos: House Republican committee chairmen say documents prove Comey never felt obstructed

    “President Trump's interference was a blatant effort to deny justice, and Director Comey was right to document it as it happened—in real time,” House Oversight Committee Ranking Member Elijah Cummings, D-Md., added. The memos, as Fox News reported ...

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  • Illinois Dems push bill rewarding schools that replace armed officers with therapists

    MARYLAND SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER HAS STARED A GUN IN THE FACE TO SAVE LIVES BEFORE. Last month a school resource officer in Maryland was praised after immediately responding to an alert of an active shooter. Blaine Gaskill, a St. Mary's County Sheriff ...

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  • Senate panel divided over Pompeo for secretary of state

    Shaheen said Pompeo's previous roles "are fundamentally different from that of secretary of state, who represents American values around the world." Rarely has the Senate panel failed to back a nominee, and some said not since President George W. Bush ...

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  • Alleged MS-13 kingpin of East Coast operations 'Reaper' facing murder, drug charges

    Miguel Angel Corea Diaz, center, the alleged East Coast leader of MS-13, will face murder conspiracy and drug-trafficking charges in New York. (Drug Enforcement Administration via AP). The alleged crime boss of the notorious MS-13 gang in charge of ...

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  • Rapture prediction for April 23 just latest of kooky doomsday calls

    "We realize that many people are hoping they will know the date of Christ's return," Camping wrote in March 2012. "We humbly acknowledge we were wrong about the timing." "I had some skepticism but I was trying to push the skepticism away because I ...

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  • Proposed Illinois ban on youth tackle football dead for now

    Last month, a Maryland House committee voted down a prohibition on tackling before age 14. Sente's plan is named for former Chicago Bears defensive back Dave Duerson, who took his own life at age 50 in 2011 but preserved his brain for research that ...

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  • Couple Gets Married At Hospital So Their Baby Could Be There Too

    “The original plan was that she was going to be at the wedding anyway. We didn't let the fact that she was born premature stop that from happening.” By Carol Kuruvilla. Rubia Ferreira and Tyler Campbell were married at the University of Alabama at ... 4 days, 23 hours ago
  • 7 elementary school students cut wrists with blades; parents notified weeks later

    Seven students at William Paca Elementary School in Prince George's County reportedly cut their wrists using blades from pencil sharpeners. Seven students at a Maryland elementary school cut their wrists using blades in pencil sharpeners a day after a ...

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  • 'Bewitched' star Paul Lynde struggled with childhood insecurities, pal claims

    Rudolph will be reflecting on Lynde's life and career at the Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention being held September 13-15 in Maryland. Lynde died in 1982 at age 55 from a heart attack. “He was a frustrated actor,” Rudolph told Closer Weekly. “He really ...

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  • The worst kind of crooks

    Maryland “that the power to tax involves the power to destroy.” And, no doubt, many Americans feel like their bank accounts are rather destroyed today. That's why Republicans had such success in highlighting the alleged corruption in the Obama-era IRS ...

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  • Barbara Bush, Former First Lady, Dies At Age 92

    Former first lady Barbara Bush died on Tuesday, a spokesman for the Bush family announced. She was 92 years old. Bush, the wife of former President George H.W. Bush, had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart ... 5 days, 23 hours ago