| Jan 5, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Everything that everyone loathes about Washington was present in the "fiscal cliff" bill just passed by Congress. It is 153 pages long; most members probably hadn't read all of it before voting on it; it was delivered in the middle of the night; it was...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:25 AM
When Jonah Posner developed a fever last spring, his mother, Tracy, didn’t think much of it. The then-2-year-old was eating, drinking and sleeping as he usually did.
“He had no other symptoms besides the fever,” Tracy Posner says....
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:51 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Around this time last year, Manny Machado spent his spring on a nomadic journey shuffling between the Orioles' minor league and major league camps. He wore No. 95. When he made appearances in the major league camp, he dressed in...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:04 AM
It's like a recurring bad dream.
March: Hackers allegedly steal the credit card numbers from 1.5 million Visa and MasterCard customers by breaking into the computer systems of the company's payment processor in New York. The thieves stockpiled the stolen...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 2:36 PM
The flu continues to infect people in Maryland as state health officials described the intensity of the virus as high and widespread for the week ending January 19.
But a report by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said the flu activity appears...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:05 PM
For all the worry about how a bye week can abduct a performance edge from a top-seeded playoff team, it does have one significant redeeming value.
In terms of bones, muscles, joints and ligaments, the week off helped the AFC's No. 1-seeded...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:34 PM
An Edgemere man pleaded guilty Wednesday to having sexual contact with a teenage boy, in a plea deal that allowed him to avoid trial on a rarely used charge of exposing a victim to the HIV virus.
Steven Douglas Podles, 36, was charged after police...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Michael Douglas told the Guardian newspaper recently that his throat cancer was caused by the HPV virus that he contracted performing oral sex over the years.
The actor's admission brings attention to a health problem more doctors are seeing. HPV, which...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:36 AM
The Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland is warning against online fraud by scammers pretending to be a legitimate business website.
The BBB said that a fictitious business has been operating under the web address Overstockcloseoutstock.com,...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Johns Hopkins scientists have found a way to screen for hard-to-detect endometrial and ovarian cancers in women using a routine Pap smear, a discovery they hope eventually could reduce the number of deaths caused by the deadly malignancies.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Harford County Executive David R. Craig got his flue shot, and he's urging all Harford residents to get one as well.
His vaccination was administered by the Harford County Health Department in Bel Air.
"Flu season is upon us and I join with the Harford...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:47 PM
It inevitably happens to people every flu season - they obediently get a flu shot only to catch the virus anyway.
But don't blame the flu shot.
Despite what many people believe, the flu shot doesn't cause the flu.
The influenza viruses in the shot...