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  • State weighs regulations for research labs

    State weighs regulations for research labs
    State health officials are weighing new safeguards for research laboratories and biotechnology companies that handle potentially deadly infectious pathogens, but whether they will impose any remains uncertain because they don't know how big a threat there...
  • Habitat loss threatens bay creatures' survival

    Habitat loss threatens bay creatures' survival
    A little osprey chick has been the center of attention for a growing crowd of admirers this summer. It's the third chick to hatch to a pair of osprey, Tom and Audrey, who make their home on a nesting platform at the end of a dock on Kent Island. It's an...
  • Diagnosis: You're old

    Here's a big question: When does old age begin? Will 30 years do it? Is being 50 and the holder of an AARP card with senior discounts enough? Both would be wrong guesses. Until recently, I hadn't thought much about it. Yet, I got the answer to this...
  • Joppa celebrates 300 years with home and garden tour

    The "very proud" and "very old" community of Joppa will be showing off some of its fantastic homes and landmarks for a home and garden tour Saturday, celebrating the 300th anniversary of its founding. Dianna Guthrie, a long-time Joppa resident, is...
  • U.S. warns against travel to Haiti

     U.S. warns against travel to Haiti
    Haiti: The U.S. State Department issued a travel warning March 12, cautioning tourists to avoid the country because the local emergency response infrastructure remains weak four years after a massive earthquake. The January 2010 quake killed more than...
  • Black troops in Civil War upend old Southern slave culture in Hampton Roads

     Black troops in Civil War upend old Southern slave culture in Hampton Roads
    Long before he left his Main Street home on the afternoon of July 11, 1863, David Minton Wright ranked as one of Norfolk's most respected physicians. Many people remembered his selflessness during the Great Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1855, when Wright...
  • Lincoln's black legion faces deadly test from enraged Norfolk doctor

    Lincoln's black legion faces deadly test from enraged Norfolk doctor
    Long before he left his Main Street home on the afternoon of July 11, 1863, David Minton Wright ranked as one of Norfolk’s most respected physicians. Many people remembered his selflessness during the Great Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1855, when...
  • Video: California residents cautioned to look out for yellow fever mosquito

    FRESNO — A mosquito that can carry dengue and yellow fever has been found in California, prompting intense eradication efforts in the Central Valley and warnings from officials about how to keep the pest from spreading. "It could change the way we...
  • Inhospitable Earth -- compared to what?

    You just can't out-gloom an environmentalist. The Atlantic invited some luminaries to answer the question "How and when will the world end?" Some contributions were funny. Others simply plausible -- a volcanic eruption from underneath Yellowstone National...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Liberator'

    "The Liberator" is an impressively scaled chronicle of the life and times of Simon Bolivar, hero of South American anti-colonialist struggles in the early 19th century. This latest collaboration between "Carlos" star Edgar Ramirez and Venezuelan...
  • Chicago's first archbishop was 'good prelate, good man'

    Chicago's first archbishop was 'good prelate, good man'
    When the president of All Hallows College in Ireland saw the regal man on the framed canvas, he knew the portrait buried in a Dublin basement should head home to Chicago. The painting of Patrick Feehan, Chicago's first Roman Catholic archbishop,...
  • Goldberg: Inhospitable Earth -- compared to what?

    You just can't out-gloom an environmentalist. The Atlantic invited some luminaries to answer the question "How and when will the world end?" Some contributions were funny. Others simply plausible — a volcanic eruption from underneath Yellowstone...