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When Lynn Patterson resolved to lose weight early this year, she took a hormone normally associated with pregnancy, not dieting. The 53-year-old Catonsville nurse went on the hCG diet, named for human chorionic gonadotropin, a hormone that is produced...
Waves of refugees arrive daily to Kenya, some having walked weeks through unforgiving desert with virtually no possessions, and yet local relief workers report optimism among the millions threatened by the historic famine and drought spreading through the...
The world has been slow to react to the growing specter of famine in Somalia, despite repeated warnings by the United Nations and aid organizations that millions of people are at risk. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that nearly 4 million...
Maryland WeatherFROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Baltimore’s great Valentine’s Day Storm began on this date in 1899. Three days of snow piled up more than 21 inches downtown, and up to three feet in to the north and west. Armies of men with shovels......
Sun-SentinelDespite the popular myth, St. Patrick did not banish all the snakes from Ireland. In fact, being an island nation, there never were any snakes in Ireland at all. But Patrick was significant in that he converted thousands of native Irish to Christianity....
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As the pathologist checked the list of injuries in his autopsy report of a Rodgers Forge toddler, he kept repeating the same phrase: blunt-force trauma. He must have said it 15 times. Zabiullah Ali, who performed the autopsy of Andrew Griffin on Dec....
Baltimore Sun reporterA Baltimore County prosecutor handling the murder cases against a Rodgers Forge couple charged in the starvation death of their 2-year-old son said yesterday that the abuse inflicted by the parents was "tantamount to torture" and that investigators are...
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Baltimore Sun reporterA Baltimore County judge hearing the case of the Rodgers Forge couple charged with murder in the starvation death of their 2-year-old son ruled yesterday that a police search warrant for the family's home was valid. Defense attorneys for John J....
Tags: Death, Prosecution, Justice System, John Griffin, Children
Baltimore Sun reporterA Baltimore County judge is considering tossing out evidence seized by police in the search of the Rodgers Forge home of a couple charged with murder in the starvation death of their 2-year-old son. Attorneys for John J. Griffin and Susan J. Griffin...
Tags: Death, Prosecution, Litigation, Justice System, John Griffin
Sun StaffAcknowledging their timing couldn't be worse, leaders of two of the largest religious international relief organizations are pressing the U.S. government for an additional $350 million in emergency food aid to head off famine in Ethiopia and Eritrea. The...
Sun Foreign StaffKUWAIT CITY -- With Iraqi hospitals full of wounded and water shortages made evident by people in southern Iraq drinking from drainage ditches, humanitarian aid workers are warning that the worst for civilians could be yet to come. Hundreds of...
Sun StaffLike all politicians, Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. has them: those authorized tales from youth that - though twisted or embellished over the years - help define the person he is today. There is the humble-beginnings-in-a-rowhouse-in-Arbutus legend. There is the...
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