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  • Kunta Kinte's World

    When I took on the job of serving as a historical advisor to the new “Roots,” I asked only this question: Could a person named Kunta Kinte have lived in Juffure, a town on the Gambia River, and been enslaved and carried to Annapolis, Maryland, on the ... 52 minutes ago
  • Looking ahead: Northwestern inches closer to postseason promise

    Last fall, Collins was excited about the matchup problems players like Falzon and Law might create, about how his team had more height at different positions than the average Big Ten squad (Purdue and Maryland excepted). But some of that advantage was ...

    ESPN 52 minutes ago
  • And the Band Plays On: A New Plague Met With Silence, Denial

    According to, 36.9 million people currently live with HIV/AIDS and, “Even today, despite advances in our scientific understanding of HIV and its prevention and treatment as well as years of significant effort by the global health community and ... 52 minutes ago
  • Wednesday's Morning Email: Elizabeth Warren Continues Onslaught On Trump

    ELIZABETH WARREN CONTINUES TRUMP ONSLAUGHT “Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), amplifying her her recent attacks on Donald Trump, admonished the presumptive GOP presidential nominee in a no-holds-barred speech on Tuesday, calling him ... 2 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • 5 Ways Bernie Sanders May Impact The Democratic Party Platform

    Elijah Cummings (D-Md.). As Mother Jones' Kevin Drum points out, the buried news may be that Sanders is signaling that he understands he won't win this nomination. Whether or not this is true, the independent Vermont senator is hailing this as a major ... 4 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • Dem Rep. Totally Nails Why Congress Is Falling Short On Gender, Racial Inequality

    “Can we pass equal pay laws and give women control of their own health-care decisions when women represent just 20 percent of Congress?” she says. Even when women get elected to office, men still hold the large majority of leadership positions, The ... 4 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • Pet Owner Guilty of 66 Counts of Animal Cruelty

    Authorities arrived at a Rockville, Maryland, home, searching for one dog that bit someone at an adoption event. What they discovered was 5 ½ dozen dogs living in horrible conditions. Court documents showed officers found 66 dogs of all sizes in ...

    NBC Washington 6 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • Threatening Robo-Calls Evacuate Thousands of Students in US, UK Schools

    Local news reports said schools in at least 21 U.S. states also received phoned threats: Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Maryland, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, ...

    NBC News 6 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • Outlander Gets Stillbirth Just Exactly Right

    Correspondingly, as Claire in Outlander depicted, women almost universally experience guilt about loss, and here the media can help to shape authentic stories and narratives. Says Dr. Julie Bindeman, a Reproductive Psychologist in practice in Maryland:. 10 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • 7 facts about missing children in the DMV

    According to the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children, there are 140 missing children in the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia area today. Most of the missing are from Virginia, where 95 children have not been located. There are 40 ...

    WUSA9 13 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • New York State Legislature Gives Mute Swans Another Reprieve

    (Michigan, Maryland and New Jersey are the others.) “It's simply inhumane to kill these swans without ... “Our wildlife should not be left in the hands of politicians or agencies whose salaries are tied to hunting,”. Both Shirley Bolin and Peter Muller ... 15 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • Why Was the Study Finding 250000 USA Medical Deaths Published in a British Journal?

    The astonishing headline last month that medical errors are the 3rd most significant cause of death in the USA - at an estimated 251,000 per year - led to massive media coverage. I wrote about it for my typically integrative health and medicine ... 15 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • Fountain House Symposium Looks for Answers to Suicide

    Titled “Suicide: Looking for Answers,” the event recently drew more than 500 attendees to The Pierre in support of the innovative mental health programs of Fountain House, winner of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize. ... This year, the ... 15 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • An Open Letter to Those About to Enter College, from Someone Halfway Through It

    Four semesters ago I began my collegiate journey at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. I was fresh, excited and incredibly naïve. ... That's cheesy, but I love sports so you're just going to have to deal with it. Seriously though, attend info ... 18 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • Pulling Off a Surprise Wedding Proposal That Will Have Everyone Talking

    Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia wedding photographer Judah Avenue photography provided some helpful tips-some of them coming straight from Orlando's magical proposal. Take a moment and consider them carefully! After all, you'll only have one ... 18 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • Despite the Campaign Trail Chatter, Americans Not Sold on Defense Increase

    Listening to all the campaign trail chatter of increasing defense spending, one could conclude that deficit reduction has fallen off the political radar. President Barack Obama's proposed budget for FY2017 also calls for increasing national defense ... 18 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • Brown's Molloy, NCAA scoring leader, likely out of Final Four opener

    Brown attackman Dylan Molloy, the nation's leader in points and assists, is "highly unlikely" to play in Saturday's national lacrosse semifinal against top seed Maryland because of a right foot injury, according to Bears coach Lars Tiffany. Molloy ...

    ESPN 18 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • Building It Right: Tools for Team Development in Network Marketing

    ... Maryland are top industry leaders with a well-known network marketing company. They have been married for 20 years and within just a few years have made an astonishing impact on thousands globally in health and wellness transformation and wealth ... 18 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • Bernie (and Hillary): Heed These Warnings About Single Payer

    British experts and officials just reported that their National Health Service, the classic single payer approach, is “buckling under huge financial and operational pressures.” It may and probably will collapse. They are beginning to “question ... “Dr ... 18 hours, 52 minutes ago
  • Officer Edward Nero Found Not Guilty on All Charges in Freddie Gray Trial in Baltimore

    Attorney Marc Zayon said Nero is appreciative of the reasoned judgment by Williams and hopes the state re-evaluates the charges against five other officers and dismisses them. Nero will face an administrative review by the police department now that ...

    NBC Washington 21 hours, 51 minutes ago