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  • Barbecued and smoked meat tied to risk of death from breast cancer

    It's also possible that chicken and fish have a protective effect because women eat less red meat, said Carrie Daniel-MacDougall, a researcher at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston who wasn't involved in the study.

    Fox News 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
  • Ivanka Trump Is Opting Out, But Women Are Marching In

    Ivanka Trump, self-proclaimed champion of working women, recently followed in the footsteps of so many other privileged professional women and opted out of work. She's left her business to move to Washington, D.C., with her husband and their three ... 4 hours, 58 minutes ago
  • In final act as president, Obama commutes 330 drug sentences

    Smith was working at a restaurant in Maryland in 2002 when his brother asked him to obtain marijuana for a drug deal. Though it was his brother who obtained the crack cocaine that the brothers then sold along with the marijuana to undercover officers ...

    Fox News 7 hours, 57 minutes ago
  • Frederick Woman Last Seen 2 Months Ago, Police Say

    Police in Frederick, Maryland, are searching for a woman who has been missing for two months. Dorothy Leigh Simms, 64, was last seen in November 2016. Police say Simms lived in the 700 block of Heather Ridge Drive, but they did not say whether that ...

    NBC Washington 11 hours, 57 minutes ago
  • The DNC Candidates Get That The Party Messed Up The 2016 Primary

    Clinton's Democratic primary race rivals, including Sanders and Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, accused the DNC of deliberately limiting the number of debates and scheduling several for the weekends to aid Clinton, as well as allowing illegally high ... 17 hours, 58 minutes ago
  • Trump makes rounds in DC, after completing Cabinet line-up

    The incoming president arrived in the Washington area shortly after noon at Maryland's Joint Base Andrews. He was joined by his wife, Melania, ... Perdue began his political career as a Democrat in the Georgia Legislature in the 1990s. After switching ...

    Fox News 22 hours, 57 minutes ago
  • Pit bull owner in custody after child dies in attack

    ATLANTA - A little boy died on the scene of a dog attack Tuesday morning. Within hours, the dog owner was in custody. Six-year-old Logan Braatz was killed, five-year-old Syrai Sanders was seriously injured, and a third child was treated and released.

    WUSA9 22 hours, 58 minutes ago
  • News Roundup for January 19, 2017

    1. A Republican aide in Maryland has been fired after it was discovered he had set up a fake news site with the intention to harm Hillary Clinton's campaign. This shit is bananas. More here. 2. 200 protesters danced their way to Mike Pence's house last ... 22 hours, 58 minutes ago
  • Cummings: I'm attending inauguration to witness history

    Washington (CNN) Rep. Elijah Cummings, a frequent critic of President-elect Donald Trump, said Thursday he will not boycott the inauguration on Friday. "My situation is, I want to be a witness to history," the Maryland Democrat told CNN's Chris Cuomo ...

    CNN 22 hours, 58 minutes ago
  • According to This Doctor, The Key to Resounding Success is No Backup Plan

    Spending his early childhood in Texas, his family moved to another oil capital (his father designed oil and gas pipelines), Calgary, Alberta at age 13, where he completed high school and went on to receive his MD from the University of Alberta in 1990 ... 22 hours, 58 minutes ago
  • A Dashboard For The Earth

    If we want our planet to be able to house 10 billion people and also want to preserve biodiversity in the future, then we need to leverage the new technologies associated with “big data” and artificial intelligence. Using these sets of new technologies ... 22 hours, 58 minutes ago
  • "Brain Death" At Risk

    There is a case making its way through the California legal system which may result in a religious exception for the “Brain Death” statute. The case of Jahi McMath began on December 9, 2013 when she underwent a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy at the ... 1 day, 1 hour ago
  • 7 Great Historic Upscale Lodgings in Northeast USA

    Though rooms differ, most sport traditional Maine-Shore-from-another-era décor, updated for today's travelers. There are many nods to the past in the redone reception area lobby, .... The Wayside Inn, Ellicott City MD. You'll know you've arrived at ... 1 day, 1 hour ago
  • Breakthrough Women Fast Facts: US Government, Education and Business

    1984 - Geraldine Ferraro is the first woman nominated for vice president of the United States by a major party, at the Democratic National Convention in San Francisco. ... 1648 - Margaret Brent of Maryland appears before a court to request the right to ...

    CNN 1 day, 4 hours ago
  • The Top 5 Energy Posts from the WSJ's Experts Blog – At A Glance ...

    This past year, our Energy panel on The Wall Street Journal's Experts blog delved into topics ranging from how lower oil prices effect global geopolitics to the ... 1 day, 4 hours ago
  • Trump's EPA pick: Human impact on climate change needs more debate

    Trump once called climate change a "hoax" invented by the Chinese and, during his campaign for president, repeatedly questioned scientific conclusions that human activity has caused global warming. More recently, he has acknowledged "some ...

    CNN 1 day, 9 hours ago
  • Pro-LGBT rights protesters dance to Mike Pence's home

    Chevy Chase, Maryland (CNN) About 200 protesters marched to Vice President-elect Mike Pence's neighborhood, turned up the music and started a dance party -- less than 48 hours before his inauguration. "We are here tonight to send a clear message to ...

    CNN 1 day, 9 hours ago
  • Chaffetz Skipped Meeting With Ethics Chief He Threatened To Subpoena, Emails Show

    Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) was also copied on Chaffetz's letter.) But “a letter between two public institutions is not something we would have withheld,” he added. Chaffetz was already going after Shaub in the press. He told the Washington Post that after ... 1 day, 11 hours ago
  • Read More Updates From Trump Picks' Confirmation Hearings

    And what I meant to capture in that conversation was that if there are individuals who are unable to afford that medication or any medication, that there are avenues within the health care system that physicians and others take to make certain that ... 1 day, 11 hours ago
  • CIA publishes its history, nearly 13 million pages of documents online

    (CNN) The Central Intelligence Agency has published nearly 13 million pages of declassified documents online -- documents that previously were physically accessible only from four computer terminals at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland.

    CNN 1 day, 13 hours ago