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  • Cicada Q&A

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Because of the overwhelming number of inquiries from baltimoresun.com readers, The Sun's Frank Roylance has joined Michael Stroh in answering your questions about cicadas.
  • Black Death wasn't a bubonic plague, evidence shows

    Black Death wasn't a bubonic plague, evidence shows
    A plague known as the "Black Death" has was responsible for killing at least 75 million people during the 14th and 15th centuries, including more than half of Britain's population.  Now, researchers have found new evidence that suggests the suspected...

    Plague found in squirrel; parts of Angeles National Forest closed

    Plague found in squirrel; parts of Angeles National Forest closed
    Los Angeles County health officials confirmed this week that a trapped ground squirrel tested positive for plague, and as a precaution parts of the Angeles National Forest near Wrightwood have been closed. The areas closed, since 1 p.m. Wednesday,...

    Man found with body bags, smoke grenade at LAX investigated

     
    Federal officials are still trying to determine why a man was wearing a bulletproof vest and had body bags and weapons in his luggage when he arrived on a flight at Los Angeles International Airport.

    Man in bulletproof vest, with body bags in luggage, arrested at LAX

     
    A man who arrived in Los Angeles on a flight from Japan wearing a bulletproof vest and flame retardant pants underneath his trench coat has been charged with transporting dangerous materials, federal authorities said Tuesday. As if the gear allegedly...