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  • Progressive Groups Launch A 'Draft Donna Edwards' Campaign For Senate

    Those hoping Edwards hears their pleas are the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Democracy For America, Blue America and other Maryland-based progressive groups. Mikulski, the longest-serving woman in Congress, announced this week that ... 3 years, 8 months ago
  • Ancient Mars Once Had A Vast Ocean Covering One-Fifth Of Its Surface, New ...

    For the research, scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland analyzed observations of the atmosphere above Mars' north and south poles made over the course of six years by the European Southern Observatory's Very Large ... 3 years, 8 months ago
  • Vaccines and the F Bomb

    Physician pseudonymity and anonymity doesn't protect patients when providing health advice in the public. It's exciting when celebrities stand up to talk about vaccine issues that reflect science. It's especially exciting when they include practicing ... 3 years, 8 months ago
  • Trouble Sleeping? Second Annual Insomnia Awareness Day Is March 9

    ... shows that persistent insomnia even increases your risk of death. Fortunately, effective treatment options, including cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), can help you overcome insomnia and significantly improve your health and ... 3 years, 8 months ago
  • Holding Traffickers Responsible -- So We Can Sleep at Night

    So are Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), the longest serving woman in Congressional history, and Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine), the most senior Republican woman currently serving. Both of them recently testified before the Judiciary Committee about ... 3 years, 8 months ago
  • White House works to rebut Netanyahu

    And it has nothing to do with the weather in Washington. .... "We can never allow Israel to be political wedge issue, it's too important to the United States, it's gotta be off limits," Democratic Maryland Senator Ben Cardin told the AIPAC conference ...

    CNN 3 years, 8 months ago
  • Delta flight skids off LaGuardia runway

    The MD-88 stopped just in time, allowing all 131 passengers and crew members to safely get off onto the snow-covered ground, rather than the frigid waters that surround the airport. Passengers used slides to deplane, then boarded buses that took them ...

    CNN 3 years, 8 months ago
  • New York City public schools to close for 2 Muslim holidays

    ... as Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur as well as the Christian holidays of Christmas and Good Friday. Other public school systems that have moved recently to observe Muslim holidays include those in Waterbury, Connecticut and Frederick County, Maryland.

    Fox News 3 years, 8 months ago
  • Google works to rank sites based on 'truthfulness'

    University of Maryland computer science professor Jim Purtilo told that, political bias aside, a Google algorithm like this could slow scientific progress by making it more difficult to question conventional wisdom. “It could make it more ...

    Fox News 3 years, 8 months ago
  • Jennifer Kaya Thompson, Jane Doe In 2005 Cosby Case, Sheds Anonymity

    Thompson first met Cosby in 1988, when she was a 17-year-old aspiring model who traveled from Maryland to New York City to meet with a casting agency. She told People that she was sent to meet Bill Cosby on the set of "The Cosby Show," and that he ... 3 years, 8 months ago
  • Kim Zolciak Joins The Waist Trainer Craze

    “Medically, it doesn't make sense that cinching your waist tightly will make it permanently smaller,” Mary Jane Minkin, M.D., a clinical professor of ob-gyn at Yale School of Medicine, told Women's Health magazine last year. "Once you take the garment ... 3 years, 8 months ago
  • Don't Waffle on Nutrition During School Breakfast Week

    By moving fruits and vegetables to the center of the breakfast and lunch lines, these schools -- and many others -- are leading a revolution to improve kids' health, manage rising rates of childhood obesity, and tackle our country's ongoing struggle ... 3 years, 8 months ago
  • On the Anniversary of Selma, a Call to Action

    We need to emulate states like Maryland where politicians are working to restore voting rights for the formerly incarcerated. ... Those elections are just as important as national elections because it's the local elected officials that make the rules ... 3 years, 8 months ago
  • 8 Inarguable Reasons Writing A Book With Your Sister Is A Great Idea

    She and her Navy pilot husband were moving for a year's duty assignment in England, but spent a month in Maryland. She used that time touring battlefields and researching in archives and generally annoying librarians, archivists and park rangers, which ... 3 years, 8 months ago
  • Temperatures Plummet Yet Again During 'Winter's Last Hurrah,' Bringing More ...

    Farther north, Maryland, New Jersey and other states also had snow. In the nation's capital, nonemergency ... We earned the record," said O'Brien, a professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Others don't care about the ... 3 years, 8 months ago
  • - Fred Glass, Indiana Hoosiers AD

    They also were swept by rival Purdue, but the Hoosiers crushed Maryland at home and has wins over Ohio State, at Illinois, Pitt and Butler on a neutral court. Indiana was 7-11 in the Big Ten and missed out on the NCAA tournament last season. Freshman ...

    ESPN 3 years, 8 months ago
  • Why Teen Women Of Color Are More Likely To Become Pregnant

    “You can correctly point to the extraordinary, off-the-charts success in reducing teen pregnancy and childbearing in the African-American and Latina communities,” said Bill Albert, chief program officer for the National Campaign. “But these rates ... A ... 3 years, 8 months ago
  • Nasdaq Now and Then: As index nears its dot-com record of 15 years ago ...

    12, 2015 file photo, Jay Heller, IPO Execution Officer for Nasdaq, left, shows Keith Dunleavy, CEO of Inovalon, the progress of pricing for his company's stock on computer screens during the Bowie, Maryland health-tech firm's IPO at the Nasdaq ...

    Fox News 3 years, 8 months ago
  • Top 20 Most Affordable Latin American Cities for Real Estate: Which Is No. 1?

    Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Kathleen has lived in Ireland, Paris, and, most recently, Panama City, Panama. She can be reached at Email us at Follow us @WSJexpat. Join our Facebook group. 3 years, 8 months ago
  • Stress Tip: Savor Every Bite

    Learn more useful information about stress and your health! Order meQuilibrium's new book, meQuilibrium: 14 Days to Cooler, Calmer, and Happier, co-authored by meQuilibrium CEO Jan Bruce, Adam Perlman, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, and Andrew ... 3 years, 8 months ago