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  • Life expectancy low, but growing in city

    Women in large swaths of America are dying younger than they were a generation ago, reversing nearly a century of progress in public health and underscoring the rising toll of smoking and record obesity. Nationwide, life expectancy for American men and...
  • Business in natural disasters

    Business in natural disasters
    Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield. But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use. The twister, one of the...
  • Federal report on stent procedures finds potential fraud

    Federal report on stent procedures finds potential fraud
    While Dr. Mark Midei was allegedly implanting unnecessary cardiac stents in hundreds of patients at a Towson hospital, stent manufacturer Abbott Laboratories was paying for crab and barbecue feasts at his Monkton home and building a business strategy...
  • Catonsville woman volunteered more than 25,000 hours at St. Agnes Hospital

    Catonsville woman volunteered more than 25,000 hours at St. Agnes Hospital
    Wearing high heels did not seem to slow Fumiko Campbell as the Catonsville resident moved along the polished floors of St. Agnes Hospital at a pace somewhere between a jog and a walk last week. It's probably not what the doctors had in mind when they...
  • Japanese students visit Arundel High

    Japanese cultural exchange student Minami Tajima remembers one of her first visits to an American restaurant. She and about two dozen other students from Japan visited Anne Arundel County last year, and after she befriended Arundel High School student...
  • Head of the Class: Locals scoring honors, degrees

    Paige Cook, of Parkton, recently participated in a Spring Break trip to Japan, as part of her "Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy" class at Washington College, Chestertown. Olivia A. Cypull, of Baldwin, a senior at Loch Raven High School is a...
  • Letter: Pulling troops out prior to victory harms U.S. foreign policy

    The United States has not won a war since 1945. We have been involved in numerous conflicts and our military has performed magnificently — considering the political interference and (mis)direction endured.  This interference has caused us to lose...
  • A surprise reunion, a friendship resumed

    A surprise reunion, a friendship resumed
    In 26 years as a Marine, Sgt. Maj. Brian Taylor has lost several comrades. But he never forgot that "puny little squiggly kid" from West Baltimore who "just had all of this motivation and no direction." Taylor had been a mentor to Sgt. Maurice Bease in...
  • Table Talk: New Four Seasons restaurant jumps on the 'izakaya' craze

    Table Talk: New Four Seasons restaurant jumps on the 'izakaya' craze
    PABU, the second restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, is scheduled to open this week. The dinner-only restaurant is the first collaboration between Michael Mina, whose San Francisco-based restaurant group also developed the concept for Wit &...
  • PABU opens Tuesday in Four Seasons Baltimore Hotel

    PABU opens Tuesday in Four Seasons Baltimore Hotel
    PABU, the second restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, is set to open Tuesday night. See reactions and photos from pre-opening dinners. The dinner only restaurant is a first collaboration between Michael Mina, whose San Francisco-based...
  • Howard County college notes

      University of Evansville archaeology major Nathan Biondi, of Ellicott City, will travel to Israel this summer as part of the Jezreel Expedition, an archaeological project co-sponsored by the university. Beverly Frimpong, daughter of Charity Marfo...
  • Raw Recap: John Laurinaitis rewrites wrestling history to build feud with John Cena

    Raw Recap: John Laurinaitis rewrites wrestling history to build feud with John Cena
    WWE has a long track record of revising its own history. Former enemies all of a sudden are best friends, a certain former world champion has been erased completely from history, and the list continues. But Monday night on Raw, general manager John...