| Oct 22, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Authorities have been exploring whether members of the Bloods gang are involved in the killing of an NIH researcher shot outside of his home while returning home from choir practice, recently unsealed court records show, but police said Monday that they...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 10:00 AM
TAMPA, Fla. -- Departing from an economic message that has dominated the Republican National Convention, Maryland Rep. Andy Harris used an address to state party leaders here today to focus instead on how to deal with federal budget deficits and...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:40 PM
A 28-year-old Harford County woman accused of causing a fatal accident near Bel Air in July 2011 has pleaded guilty to a single count of manslaughter by motor vehicle, the county state's attorney said, and will serve a prison term of five years.
| Sep 1, 2012
The melody of the president's voice, the intensity of his movements gripped Jeremy Brickey's attention, cutting through the monotony of freshman orientation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Honestly though, he thought Freeman A. Hrabowski...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Seven senior federal employees and four employees' groups filed a federal lawsuit Thursday to stop their agencies from posting their salaries, stock portfolios and other assets online.
Congress required federal agencies to post the data by Aug. 31 as...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Frequently, it has been observed by those who study the social sciences that while advances in medicine have saved many people from premature death resulting from disease or trauma, the scientific advance that has done the most to increase life expectancy...
| Oct 27, 2012
Maryland-born author Carol Peacock describes living conditions in the poorest Chinese orphanages with a dispassionate eye.
Her new novel, "Red Thread Sisters," describes playgrounds strewn with old tires and a caste system that divides children perceived...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:01 PM
Dr. H. Berton McCauley, former chief of the dental division of the Baltimore Health Department, who led the controversial battle that resulted in the city's water supply being fluoridated nearly 60 years ago, died Oct. 23 of prostate cancer at his...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:04 PM
The device looks comically simple, almost like a toy: Royal blue handles curve into a bright white clamp, part pliers, part hole punch.
But FastStitch, a new surgical tool designed by a team of Hopkins students and graduates, has serious ambitions...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 5:41 PM
Baltimore BioWorks is John Powers's third biotech company — and the one that he says he's most excited about.
The 56-year-old Ellicott City doctor built a career in biotechnology, working for the Centers for Disease Control and the National...
| May 5, 2012
A proposal to speed the approval of new prescription drugs has patient advocates and biotech firms — including many based in Maryland — hoping that Congress will deliver a rare dose of bipartisanship this year.
Lawmakers are proposing a 6...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Rathi Asaithambi's April 11 op-ed advocating a federally mandatory vaccination policy with no exemptions ("Time to get tough on vaccine refusal") is based on straw man arguments and ignorance of documented adverse effects of vaccines. There is no "anti...