| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:34 AM
His eccentricity, boundary-pushing bravado and brilliant knack for flamboyance could have all made it so on their own, but it was perhaps Robin Williams' way of taking up queer characters with just the right balance of warmth and pitch-perfect irreverence...
| May 15, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Megan Michelle Armstrong, daughter of Mark and Trish Armstrong, of Ellicott City, formerly of Catonsville, wed Kyle William Askine, son of Karen and Joseph Lunz, of Havre de Grace, and Charles and Debbie Askine, who live in Jacksonville, on March 15,...
| May 13, 2014
| 11:22 AM
The kidnapping of 276 Nigerian school girls by the Boko Haram insurgency has finally drawn attention to the group's murderous, five-year-long crusade, which, unlike attacks by Islamist militants elsewhere, has largely focused on school children.
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Dr. Christina Catlett was working in the emergency room at Johns Hopkins Hospital when word came of a shooting just floors above. Paul Warren Pardus had killed his mother, shot her physician and then taken his own life.
The facility quickly locked down...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:57 PM
A man entered Johns Hopkins Hospital with a gun early Tuesday morning and is believed to have fatally shot himself inside an emergency room bathroom, an incident that came days after the medical center held a national symposium on safety inside hospitals....
| Jan 2, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Business entrepreneur and philanthropist William Polk Carey, who donated more than $100 million to Maryland schools and universities, spent most of his life outside the state, but he never stopped thinking of himself as a Baltimorean.
Mr. Carey, 81, died...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Researchers who examined feather remnants of slaughtered chickens have found that antibiotics banned by federal regulators may still be used in poultry production.
The researchers from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Researchers report that they have found evidence of banned antibiotics in poultry byproducts, suggesting that growers are evading a 2005 prohibition on their use in treating chickens and turkeys.
Scientists at Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The killings are often swift and brutal: An overwhelming force of chimpanzees will pin their fellow primate to the ground as dozens of attackers commence to biting, punching, kicking and ripping at the victim's body.
"They'll tear off pieces of the...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:05 PM
The University of Central Florida and major universities from 10 other states have joined to help students from low-income families earn college degrees, hoping that by sharing ideas all the institutions will see graduation rates rise.
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:16 AM
The University of Central Florida — which already has a massive and growing campus in east Orange County — is moving quickly on a plan to build a $75 million satellite campus in downtown Orlando.
The downtown campus would be a joint endeavor...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:35 AM
PANAMA CITY Rocks and earth aren't the only things being moved around during the Panama Canal expansion. Animals, birds and even a few insects rare ones have been trapped and relocated before the excavators and earth-moving equipment arrived.