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  • Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery

    Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery
    You can't see the Higgs boson, but you can watch its discovery. Scientists crowd around dozens of monitors as they collect data from experiments using a looping 17-mile underground tunnel and equipment likened to a five-story Swiss watch. They worry what...
  • Dr. Ebrahim A. Gabbay, OB-GYN

    Dr. Ebrahim A. Gabbay, OB-GYN
    Dr. Ebrahim A. Gabbay, a Baltimore obstetrician-gynecologist whose career spanned 50 years and who was also a dedicated Francophile, died Saturday of complications from a stroke at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 86. "First of all,...
  • Richard H. Morrow, 81, Johns Hopkins public health professor

    Dr. Richard Harold Morrow Jr., a physician and Johns Hopkins public health official and who had worked in Ghana and Uganda, died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 17 at his home in the Bare Hills section of Baltimore County. He was 81. Hopkins colleagues...
  • Lack of training, stress are blamed in abuse of Iraqis

    WASHINGTON - One of the Maryland soldiers facing a court-martial for allegedly abusing and humiliating Iraqi prisoners was identified yesterday by Army officials as Sgt. Javal S. Davis, a Morgan State graduate whose wife said he was in "a very stressful"...
  • Ferguson, Mo.'s truth: We have a human-rights problem

     Ferguson, Mo.'s truth: We have a human-rights problem
    A few years ago, I spoke at a human-rights conference at George Mason University. I had documented the number of unarmed African-American males killed by American police as well as the high rate of black men who are being held in county, state and federal...
  • WHO declares Ebola a worldwide 'public health emergency'

    The Director-General of the World Health Organization on Friday declared the West African Ebola outbreak a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern," and called for both affected and unaffected countries to implement a coordinated international...
  • Neymar back injury healing 'satisfactorily'

    BARCELONA (Reuters) - Neymar's injured back is healing "satisfactorily" although there is no specific date for the Brazil forward to return to training, his club Barcelona said on Tuesday. Neymar fractured a bone in his back following a challenge from...
  • MSC Cruises orders two ships under new 'Seaside' prototype

    MSC Cruises orders two ships under new 'Seaside' prototype
    MSC Cruises is bullish about growing its fleet and expanding its presence in select cruising grounds worldwide. On Thursday, the Italian cruise operator announced it had signed a contract with European shipyard Fincantieri to build two new cruise...
  • Review: 'Tambora' by Gillen D'Arcy Wood

    Review: 'Tambora' by Gillen D'Arcy Wood
    In Ireland, families huddled together and died by the thousands, killed by typhus and starvation. In the agriculturally rich province of Yunnan, China, some parents sold children for a mouthful of rice. In the delta of the Bay of Bengal, cholera killed...
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  • Highland Park linked to the Reformation movement

    Highland Park linked to the Reformation movement
    Roger Williams, the English Protestant theologian who founded Rhode Island, is depicted in the Wall of Reformation carved in the fortifications of Geneva, Switzerland's 16th century city walls. Unveiled in 1909, the monument celebrated the 400th...
  • Goodbye to Language, Welcome Back, Godard

    Goodbye to Language, Welcome Back, Godard
    A blink of a camera eye, or a smash-cut in the editing room, can mark the difference between breathlessness and contempt. This is what Jean-Luc Godard’s joyously chaotic ruminations on cinema, lust, regret and more cinema have proven ever since...