| Jan 17, 2013
Watching Hillary Rodham Clinton's exit from the State Department is a little like watching the season-ending episode of a popular television series that may not come back the next year. As loyal as its viewers are, there are always wary network executives...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Apparently, if the secretary of state needs to take a sick day, she had better get a note from her doctor. A very "transparent" note, a very detailed note. With enough copies to send to her most vociferous critics.
Hillary Rodham Clinton suffered a...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Area hospitals are coping with a surge of patients with achy bodies, fevers and sore throats as the nation grapples with a flu season that has hit earlier and harder than usual.
The flu virus is unpredictable, so no one knows when the outbreak will...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The news that the Central Intelligence Agency had been running a fake vaccination program in Pakistan first surfaced in 2011 and quickly ignited fears that the covert operation could compromise the global campaign to eradicate polio. Late last month, a...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:30 PM
A Marylander has died of rabies for the first time since 1976, state health officials said Tuesday. It is not yet known how the person contracted the virus, which is found in animals across the state.
Officials are exploring how and where the person...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:52 AM
Scientists have always thought the HPV virus clears most women after a couple of years, but new evidence suggests it may linger in the body undetected and reappear later in life.
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:39 PM
A deadly virus has stricken Samson, the only elephant born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore in its 137-year history, but zoologists are hopeful that he will recover because the strain is thought to be less serious in his species. Samson also has...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Many reasons — scientific, philosophical, practical and otherwise — draw people each spring to the Carroll County Beekeepers Association's annual Beekeeping Basics class, part of Carroll Community College's Continuing Education Series....
| May 21, 2013
| 5:15 AM
At first blush, a jazz band, a vulture and a rapper may not seem to have much in common, let alone be tied to one school subject area. But all were on hand at Patuxent Valley Middle School's first-ever Reader's Cafe — a night to celebrate the...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, May 23, 1963:
The Board of Election Supervisors created a new election precinct, warranted by construction of Joppatowne and the growth in the Edgewood area. The new precinct known as Edgewood would...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:50 PM
A dozen or more cases of mumps have been reported among Loyola University Maryland students over the past month, prompting officials to alert the campus community to signs of the rare virus that has spread rapidly across college campuses in recent...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 10:00 AM
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