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  • Brain Geography: Map Details Newly Identified Regions of the Mind

    It started in the 1860s, when Pierre Paul Broca, MD, correlated speech control with a specific area of the cerebral cortex (the brain's outer layer), a region now described as Broca's area. ... received several awards for his research, including an ... 1 hour, 1 minute ago
  • All The Democratic Women Of The Senate Make The Case For Hillary Clinton

    PHILADELPHIA ― All 14 of the Democratic women currently serving in the U.S. Senate took to the stage at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night to show support for their party's nominee, Hillary Clinton. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) was ... 1 hour, 1 minute ago
  • Craig Sager begins new round of chemotherapy, will not cover Rio

    Turner Sports reporter Craig Sager began a new round of chemotherapy at Houston's MD Anderson Cancer on Wednesday. He said Thursday that he will be unable to cover basketball at the Rio Olympics. The procedure is intended for the colorful NBA ...

    ESPN 3 hours, 2 minutes ago
  • Publisher Tweaks 'Gene' Book After New Yorker Article Uproar

    Danny Reinberg, a researcher in gene expression at Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Maryland and a professor at New York University School of Medicine, is mentioned in the article and helped fact-check it. He said the critics went too far. “I think ... 3 hours, 2 minutes ago
  • Could Pokemon Go save a city's economy?

    They're there to play Pokemon Go. Pokemon-generated commerce is not limited to South Korea at all. In the United States, industrious companies are using Pokemon lures to lure Pokemon players to their businesses. The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, with over ...

    CNN 3 hours, 2 minutes ago
  • The U.S.'s Most Popular Baby Names By State -- Regional Differences, Trends And Surprises!

    For boy names, Maryland and Illinois were the most closely matched to U.S. popularity. Many more states had girl names ... Dr. Katz' passions lay in community-based mental health and destigmatizing mental health diagnoses. Since its launch in 1996, ... 3 hours, 3 minutes ago
  • But What If Trump Is Right About Russia Having Clinton's Email?

    But the possibility Russia ― the lead suspect in the hacking of the Democratic National Committee ― has all those emails in the original, non-redacted form raises a serious threat to Clinton's campaign. Call it a Red October surprise. Such a prospect ... 6 hours, 1 minute ago
  • How Women Became A Powerful Political Force In The Democratic Party

    Jeanne Shaheen (N.H.) and Florida House candidate Val Demings celebrate EMILY's List at the Democratic National Convention. ... Yeakel lost, but four other Democratic women won that year and joined Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) in the Senate. Yeakel still ... 6 hours, 1 minute ago
  • Angst in Bernie ranks over push to exit Democratic Party

    One such event by City Hall Thursday afternoon attracted protesters but few could be seen putting themselves on the political equivalent of the Democrats' 'do not call' list. Mother nature also had a hand in how some of the planned afternoon protests ...

    Fox News 6 hours, 2 minutes ago
  • The Hillary Moment: A Reflection on How We Got Here

    Tonight, Hillary Rodham Clinton will accept the nomination of the Democratic Party as the first woman to ever win the nomination from a major political party. It truly will be a historic and evocative moment, one in which many will reflect on the ... 9 hours, 2 minutes ago
  • 4 Ways to Have a Healthy Morning

    4 Ways To Have A Healthy Morning. 07/28/2016 11:32 am ET | Updated 53 minutes ago. Mehmet Oz, M.D. Cardiac Surgeon and Host of the Emmy-Award Winning 'The Dr. Oz Show'. lzf via Getty Images. Every morning, before I head into my office, check in at ... 9 hours, 3 minutes ago
  • Freddie Gray officers suing prosecutor Marilyn Mosby

    "Marilyn Mosby's comments in her press conference today confirm that the charges brought against my clients, Sgt. Alicia White and Officer William Porter, as well as the other four officers, were politically motivated and not supported by evidence to ...

    CNN 12 hours, 2 minutes ago
  • AM Roundup: Hinckley's Legal Legacy

    Mosby pulls the plug: Maryland prosecutors unexpectedly dropped charges against the three police officers still awaiting trial in the 2015 death of Freddie Gray—ending the high-profile case without any convictions. [WSJ]. • State's Attorney Marilyn ... 14 hours, 2 minutes ago
  • Awards for the best of Big Ten media days

    Best “My bad:” Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald used part of his opening remarks Monday morning to welcome Chris Ash (Rutgers), D.J. Durkin (Maryland) and Tracy Claeys (Minnesota) to “the Big Ten head coaches fraternity.” But he forgot to mention ...

    ESPN 14 hours, 2 minutes ago
  • Desperately seeking drivers, Uber and Lyft offer car options

    Ousmane Abdoulaye of Maryland had recently moved to the U.S. from Africa when he leased a car through the Santander program in 2014. He paid $1,000 upfront, plus faced monthly payments of $870. But after two weeks he was deactivated by Uber as a ...

    Fox News 18 hours, 2 minutes ago
  • Prosecutors Drop Remaining Charges Against Officers in Freddie Gray Case

    Defense attorneys fought that idea before the Maryland Court of Appeals, where a panel of judges determined that the officers could be compelled to take the stand as long as a hearing was held to ensure a defendant's comments as a witness were excluded ...

    NBC Washington 18 hours, 2 minutes ago
  • Sources: FSU, WVU close to finalizing 2020 game in Atlanta

    Florida State and West Virginia are close to finalizing an agreement to open the 2020 season in Atlanta, sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy. The game would be played Sept. 5, 2020, at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. This will be the fourth meeting between ...

    ESPN 22 hours, 3 minutes ago
  • Local acclaimed illustrator dies at 58

    Thompson was born in Gaithersburg, Md. and began drawing at early age. Friends and experts say Thompson didn't ... But by 2012, Thompson's health was deteriorating, and he decided to stop publishing “Cul de Sac.” "The Parkinson's kind of robbed him of ...

    WUSA9 22 hours, 3 minutes ago
  • Redskins Superfan Chief Zee Laid to Rest Wednesday

    ... Zema Williams, better known as Chief Zee, on Wednesday. Williams' funeral was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Glenarden's Worship Center in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, the church confirmed. A viewing was held before the service.

    NBC Washington 1 day, 1 hour ago
  • 'Big Bang Theory' cast films melanoma PSA after death of young fan

    The cast of CBS's hit comedy show "The Big Bang Theory" has filmed a public service announcement to raise awareness about skin cancer after learning of the death of a young Maryland fan. ADVERTISEMENT. The Baltimore Sun reports that the video ...

    Fox News 1 day, 1 hour ago