| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:09 PM
A little more than five years ago, Ryan Henderson was nearing the peak of the sport he loved the most. He had won his race the night before, and he was just a day away from turning professional in motorcycle racing.
But Henderson would never earn the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:55 AM
A soldier who lost all of his limbs in the Iraq War received double arm transplants at Johns Hopkins Hospital last month in a rare procedure that has already begun to restore some normalcy to his life.
Hopkins doctors are to speak in detail about the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Brendan Marrocco sometimes looks down at his arms and can't believe they really exist.
Until six weeks ago, the 26-year-old didn't have arms. He lost both of his, as well as his legs, in the Iraq War when the armored vehicle he was driving ran over a...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 3:57 AM
BOSTON -- At least three people are dead and 100 injured after two bomb blasts shook the site of the Boston Marathon finish line Monday afternoon, with a third, possibly related incident an hour and a half later, reported at Boston's John F. Kennedy...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Some of the world's greatest innovations were conceived in the humblest of places, and that was certainly true of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
When it opened its doors in 1942, in a former used-car dealership in Silver Spring,...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Casey Brown's handshake was warm, but shy, as if the 10-year-old Lake Evesham girl was surprised anyone would want to shake her hand.
Anne Mekalian's handshake was more confident, but understandably colder, more of a spongy fist bump with the palm open,...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 8:37 AM
World-class track athlete Tatyana McFadden is not a flashy person. Soft-spoken with a thin face, dark brown eyes and a deceptively muscular frame, she is not the type to speak of her accomplishments without some prompting. But when she does talk about her...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 5:04 PM
Like any prospective son-in-law, Sgt. Michael Frazier admitted to jitters about meeting his fiancee's father for the first time. Unlike most, the 29-year-old Marine flew to Miami Wednesday on a private jet with his own cheering section.
"Not to worry...
| Aug 30, 2012
A.J. Foyt, Indy car racing's all-time winningest driver (67) and championship record holder (7), is now 77. He's had open heart surgery, and in January went through an illness that nearly killed him. But here he is, alive, opinonated and planning to get...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:53 PM
A.J. Foyt, Indy car racing's all-time winningest driver (67) and championship record holder (7), is now 77. He's had open heart surgery, and in January went through an illness that nearly killed him. But here he is, alive, opinionated and planning to...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Days after undergoing gastric bypass surgery, Brenda Maker's diabetes was gone — her body producing enough of the hormone insulin to turn sugar into fuel.
It's a phenomenon seen in recent years by doctors who increasingly are using the operation...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Standing on the Morgan State sideline, running back Travis Davidson couldn't bring himself to watch Sacred Heart's Chris Rogers attempt the game-winning field goal in the third overtime of Saturday's season opener.
"I'm very superstitious," Davidson...