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  • My So-Called Free-Range Childhood

    ABC reported that in Maryland, Child Protective Services is investigating two parents who let their little kids roam around on their own. These are not thoughtless parents. These are parents who want to encourage self-reliance, confidence and ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Shots fired near NSA might be linked to other shootings; suspect arrested

    The agency believes the suspect is responsible for several shootings, including one on the Intercounty Connector in Maryland and one at Fort Meade, Maryland -- where the NSA is located. U.S. Park Police reported hearing gunshots fired near the NSA ...

    CNN 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Needed in School: 140 Characters

    If we believe that children are imaginative creatures by nature with vast amounts of talent waiting to be mined, and if we believe that opening children's minds and hearts to the thrill of learning -- without competition and ranking -- is a healthy ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Celebrate Kidney Month! Show Your Kidneys Some Love

    In honor of this health awareness month, here are five facts about the kidneys that may surprise you: ... They activate vitamin D to maintain healthy bones, and release hormones that direct the production of red blood cells and regulate blood pressure ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Ex-Iranian hostages agree with Bibi: Tehran can't be trusted

    “If they want to negotiate, they have to deal with the issue of the hostage taking, which the current government is still responsible for," said Cooke, 61, of Maryland. “The Iranian government has to take responsibility or you can't take them seriously ...

    Fox News 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Report of Shots Fired Near NSA Headquarters, Building Damaged

    Maryland authorities are looking into the possibility that five recent shootings in the state, including one reported shots fired incident near the NSA Tuesday, are related. Late Tuesday evening, WBAL-TV in Baltimore reported shootings in Howard ...

    NBC Washington 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Phelps could be reinstated for worlds

    (Phelps received probation before judgment for his 2004 arrest on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.) USA Swimming sanctioned him, based on a clause in its code of conduct that references actions "detrimental to the image or reputation" of the federation.

    ESPN 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Massachusetts police: Teen's texts encouraged friend to commit suicide

    In September 2014, Carter organized a softball tournament in Roy's memory and raised $2,300 for mental health awareness, according to Kobza. Carter was arraigned on the indictment on February 6 in New Bedford Juvenile Court, released on $2,500 bail ...

    CNN 3 years, 9 months ago
  • 'Free-range' Maryland parents hit with 'unsubstantiated' child neglect

    The Maryland parents who believe in 'free-range parenting' and were investigated after police picked up their children -- ages 6 and 10 -- walking home alone from a park in January were reportedly found responsible for 'unsubstantiated' child neglect.

    Fox News 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Martin O'Malley Won't Seek Mikulski's Seat

    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley won't seek the Senate seat held by his political mentor, Barbara Mikulski, a decision that suggests he will focus on his long-shot bid for the White House in 2016. “Senator Mikulski has done an outstanding job ...

    blogs.wsj.com 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Waistband Police Shootings Are Surprisingly Common

    In Rockville, Maryland, during a traffic stop in February 2011, a cop approached four men in a vehicle that smelled of marijuana. An off-duty officer responded to a call for backup when one man fled the car. The Washington Post reported that while the ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Spring preview: Big Ten players with the most to prove

    Maryland WR Levern Jacobs: After a productive 2013 season (47 receptions, 640 yards), Jacobs was set to start for Maryland before being suspended for the season for his role in a July altercation. Jacobs was found not guilty of assault in December and ...

    ESPN 3 years, 9 months ago
  • 3 to 5 cups of coffee per day may lower heart attack risk

    The study participants who drank three to four cups had the lowest risk of developing clogged arteries seen in the study, said Dr. Eliseo Guallar, an epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland ...

    Fox News 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Get to Know Your Dragon

    The White House responded by organizing a "quintessentially American" evening with an American dinner menu, decor and entertainment. The evening was described by the First Lady's office as featuring "some of the nation's most recognizable offerings.".

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 9 months ago
  • How Safe Is Abortion?

    The safety of abortion depends on whom one asks. National data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that induced abortion and miscarriage are the safest outcomes of pregnancy. In contrast, abortion opponents routinely ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Social Entrepreneurship Is the Ultimate Solution to Global Crises

    This fall, the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) was one of several universities selected to host a quarter final round of the Hult Prize. It is the ... An interdisciplinary team of 5 members, Muntaseer Bunian, MD.Moinul Islam, MD.

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 9 months ago
  • (VIDEO) Ad Tech Consolidation Doesn't Mean Walled Gardens: BrightRoll's ...

    Ad-tech M&A is in full-swing. Whilst the industry lumascape looks complex today, large internet operators are snapping up some of the bigger ad tech platform vendors? So, as consolidation occurs, will vendors under new ownership be temped to lock ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Md. boy's dream comes true as he meets Maroon 5 at DC concert

    A 10-year-old Maryland boy's biggest dream came true Monday night, and his story has already melted the hearts of millions around the world. For Christopher Warner, this night is all about one thing: Maroon 5. FOX 5 first introduced you to Christopher ...

    Fox 5 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Conservative Activist L.Brent Bozell Predicts That Priests Will Be Arrested ...

    Conservative activist and media critic L.Brent Bozell, in an interview at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) over the weekend in National Harbor, Maryland, predicted that “an effort [will be made] within three years” to bring criminal ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 9 months ago
  • Vermont Town Seeks To Lower Voting Age To 16, From 18

    ... following Takoma Park, Maryland, in 2013. Both efforts are supported by the organization FairVote, which seeks to strengthen voter rights in the United States. The group argues lowering the voting age would engage teenagers in the political process ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 3 years, 9 months ago