| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:36 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:17 AM
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...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 3:17 PM
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...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:54 PM
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...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:48 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:30 PM
"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...
| May 19, 2013
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,...
| Jul 2, 2013
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...