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  • Rule would allow campaign donations by text message

    Rule would allow campaign donations by text message
    You can text FOOD to give money to UNICEF or text AFRICA to support the International Rescue Committee. Soon you'll be able to contribute via text to a Maryland politician, state officials say. Regulations to allow campaign contributions by text...
  • For too many, still no room at the inn

    "Women are not dying because of disease we cannot treat; they are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving." — Dr. Mahmoud Fathalla, author of the "World Report on Women's Health" A young woman, large...
  • UM research paints more complicated picture of Haiti cholera outbreak

    UM research paints more complicated picture of Haiti cholera outbreak
    Cholera broke out in Haiti two years ago, and more than 7,000 people have died. Some researchers traced the outbreak's origin to United Nations peacekeepers sent from Nepal after the devastating earthquake in 2010. The theory that Nepalese soldiers...
  • Glen Mar church group brings hope to Haiti

    Glen Mar church group brings hope to Haiti
    The unpaved street winds up a steep, rocky hill to a "shell of a hospital." It's a concrete structure without any patients, said Shirley Matlock, a member of Glen Mar Methodist Church, in Ellicott City. Construction supplies, tile and paint occupy most of...
  • Least of These Ministries collects for Haitian children

    The Least of These Ministries, based in Westminster, is hosting a school supply drive for children in the Dominican Republic and Haiti The ministries is collecting spiral notebooks, pens and pencils for Haitian children living in work camps. The school...
  • Students walk to raise money to help schools in Catonsville and Haiti

    Students walk to raise money to help schools in Catonsville and Haiti
    With the sun shining, the music blaring and the students smiling, St. Agnes School hosted its third annual fundraising walk on the school's St. Agnes Lane campus Friday afternoon. "This is a big event," said first-year program chairwoman Alison Hewitt,...
  • Thousands find relief in fairway tent camp

    Thousands find relief in fairway tent camp
    Jean-Michel Frederick lives at the Petionville Club, near the golf course's ninth tee, with a grand view of the valley and the harbor. That would have meant prestige a few weeks ago. Today it means sleeping with his family on the side of a hill inside...
  • Earthquakes common in Caribbean

     
    This evening's devastating 7.0 earthquake in Haiti has been followed by a series of large aftershocks measuring more than 5.0 on the Richter scale. It was also preceded by smaller quakes (2.9 to 3.4) in Puerto Rico, across the Mona......
  • Haiti suffered in 1842 quake, too

     
    Situated as it is on the edge of an active joint in the Earth's crustal plates, Haiti is no stranger to earthquakes. Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell has pulled some clips from the Sun's archives of stories we published in......
  • Va. well reacts to Haiti quake; aftershocks continue

     
    The US. Geological Survey continues to monitor seismic events in Haiti in the wake of last evening's terrible 7.0 quake just outside the capital of Port-au-Prince. At last check, the country had sustained at least 34 aftershocks of magnitude 4.5 to......
  • Haiti Earthquake: Sarla Chand survives and returns to work at IMA World Health

    Haiti Earthquake: Sarla Chand survives and returns to work at IMA World Health
  • Haitian teen on road to recovery

    Haitian teen on road to recovery
    Four weeks ago, Osly St. Preux arrived in Baltimore from his home in Haiti wearing summer clothes and too-tight shoes and with an ugly, gnarled, cancerous mass - one that ended up weighing 3 1/2 pounds - growing out of his right armpit. The 13-year-old...