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  • At poker World Series, which prevails? Skill or luck?

     
    The stock question regarding poker is: Luck or skill, which is it? Well, given a reasonable field, skill seems to still come in handy.The first event of the 39th World Series of Poker over the weekend was a $10,000 buy-in......
  • For high school athletes, hot fun and lots to do this summer

    For high school athletes, hot fun and lots to do this summer
    Ah, the sounds of summer. The splash of the swimming pool. The crack of the baseball bat. The sizzle of grilling burgers. And, of course, the alluring melody of the snoball truck coming down the street. Rachael Nock remembers that tune's effect on her as...
  • Youtube video: Penguin robots

    Youtube video: Penguin robots
  • Maryland’s financial regulator nominated for Fed job

    Sarah Bloom Raskin is deeply interested in the economy's effect on everyday life, a driving force in her work to keep Marylanders from being scammed, foreclosed on or caught up in a bank failure. That consumer focus caught White House attention. Raskin,...
  • Two men, one vision

    "What obstacles will you overcome today?" The spirit and mission of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture - as well as its sometimes difficult journey toward a June 25 opening - are neatly encapsulated in a...
  • NASA's safety culture blamed

    NASA's own bureaucracy was as much to blame for the space shuttle Columbia disaster as a dislodged piece of foam insulation that punctured the orbiter's wing on takeoff, the board investigating the Feb. 1 accident said in its final report, released...
  • University was ready to help out in probe

    NACOGDOCHES, Texas - As soon as NASA learned that debris from the space shuttle was raining down on this East Texas town, it quickly enlisted the academics at Stephen F. Austin University to precisely plot the location of every piece - data that will be...
  • NASA again looks at foam that hit wing

    NASA investigators seeking the cause of Saturday's shuttle disaster are taking another hard look at a sheet of insulating foam that broke away from Columbia's external fuel tank and struck the craft's left wing during liftoff Jan. 16. Engineers had...
  • Primed for Prime Time

    It's the reality shows that are bunching up at the top of the ratings. But networks continue to show hope for scripted shows - especially at this time of year. Pilot episodes for more than 100 proposed new series are being completed this month as part...
  • UN: 4 countries face humanitarian crises, worst since WWII

    WASHINGTON With the crisis in Iraq, four countries are now experiencing severe humanitarian emergencies involving the displacement of millions of people, something experts and relief groups say hasn't been seen in decades. Iraq, Syria, the Central...
  • ‘Fringe: Sins of the Father’ preview: Read excerpt from new novel

     
    Much in the same way its spiritual predecessor “The X-Files” paired the paranormal with the procedural, “Fringe” — the spectacular […]...
  • Comcast, Hoping to Hook Kids on Cable, Launches Internet-Based TV Service with 7 Colleges

    Comcast has found a new bundling model to bring pay TV to the next generation of consumers: The cable giant is delivering an 80-channel package, streamed to computers, tablets and smartphones, for free with the price of room and board for college kids....