| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:57 AM
If you came to cable news Tuesday looking for hard information and analysis that would help you sort through the virulent spin from both sides on what's known as either Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act, depending on your politics, here is a snapshot...
| Jan 4, 2014
Pope Francis recently reaffirmed that religious freedom is "a fundamental human right" and warned against the impulse to "relegate [religions] to the enclosed precincts of churches, synagogues or mosques." The freedom of religion cannot be reduced to...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Nearly two out of every three people signing up for health care coverage so far on Maryland's troubled insurance exchange qualified for Medicaid — helping the state top its goal for the program's enrollment.
Enrolling more lower-income residents...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:14 AM
Although only three people spoke Wednesday during a public input session hosted by the Harford County Board of Education on the budget for the 2015 fiscal year, county school officials said they appreciated the comments they received and encouraged county...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Maryland's Developmental Disabilities Administration provides a coordinated service delivery system so that individuals with developmental disabilities receive appropriate services oriented toward the goal of integration into the community and with the...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Widespread problems at the state's Developmental Disabilities Administration cost taxpayers millions of dollars over the past two years, an audit released Friday said.
The agency failed to collect $5.5 million in federal funds because it did not file the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:18 PM
An unqualified executive at an Owings Mills medical firm allegedly reviewed X-rays and other tests, potentially endangering patients, according to court documents filed by federal authorities.
The allegations were laid out in the documents by the FBI,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Newly released numbers from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services tell a bittersweet story: Federal sequestration spending cuts had a smaller impact on Maryland's Head Start early childhood education program than expected, but they still hurt. ...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Mark P. Becker, Bert J. Hash Jr., Robert "Bobby" Parker and Clark Turner have been announced as the Class of 2013 of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame.
"We are very excited to add these distinguished alumni to our Hall of Fame," said Richard...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:16 PM
A federal investigator has found that Maryland's Medicaid program had a 95 percent error rate in seeking reimbursement for room and board for the developmentally disabled and thus owes the U.S. government nearly $21 million.
Advocates expressed concern...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:26 AM
This Saturday hundreds of people are expected to converge on Druid Hill Park — some pushing strollers, some toddling alongside their moms — to raise awareness about prenatal health.
The second annual Baby Buggy Walk in the Park is an attempt...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:32 PM
When Toni Coleman walked into Career Connections in Baltimore's Park Heights a month ago, she saw the rows of computers and training classrooms she'd expected of a new employment center.
But Coleman, who's struggled for about a year to find work, said...