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  • NRA draws wrong conclusions from Boston

    NRA draws wrong conclusions from Boston
    In the days and weeks after the Boston Marathon bombings, the National Rifle Association has repeatedly stated that many Bostonians who did not possess guns probably wished that they had them in their homes during the tense "shelter in place" manhunt....
  • Hopkins closes science writing program, citing low selectivity

    Hopkins closes science writing program, citing low selectivity
    Graduates of the Johns Hopkins University's master's program in science writing have explained the prospects of life on Mars, the promise of neuroscience research and the ethics of animal testing on the pages of Scientific American, Nature and Popular...
  • 'Glee' recap: All or Nothing

    'Glee' recap: All or Nothing
    Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the season finale of "Glee." In the opening scene, we find Brittany at MIT...yes, that MIT, where apparently she's some kind of genius. She wrote a bunch of numbers on the back of her math test. It's some kind of...
  • Sommer, former Hopkins dean, to accept prize in Israel

    Sommer, former Hopkins dean, to accept prize in Israel
    Alfred Sommer, a former Johns Hopkins University dean who discovered the importance of vitamin A in preventing child blindness, will accept an award Sunday in Israel honoring his contributions to preventive medicine. Sommer was chosen as a laureate of...
  • Bel Air High grad Xuan Bui wins local Jimmy Rane Foundation scholarship

    Bel Air High School graduate Xuan Bui said she was really excited to learn she was selected as a recipient of a Jimmy Rane Foundation scholarship. It felt like her hard work of finding and completing scholarship applications had paid off, especially...
  • Forward strides for stroke survivors

    Forward strides for stroke survivors
    One night in 1999, a rash of frightening sensations hit Paul Titus all at once. His left arm went numb. His left eye began twitching. He couldn't speak without slurring. Unaware what the symptoms meant, he was slow to call for help. When his...
  • Helen Bruce Thomas, volunteer

    Helen Bruce Thomas, volunteer
    Helen Bruce Thomas, a retired nurse and homemaker, died April 23 at the Rogerson House assisted-living facility in Boston of unknown causes. The longtime resident of Phoenix, Baltimore County, was 89. Born Helen Whitridge Bruce in Baltimore, she was...
  • Frank B. Ober Jr., farmer

    Frank B. Ober Jr., a farmer and World War II veteran, died Sunday of heart failure at his Hope Hollow Farm. He was 94. The son of Frank B. Ober, a founding partner in the Baltimore law firm of what is now Ober|Kaler, and Margaret Rochester Ober, a...
  • Prizing success in aerospace innovation

    Prizing success in aerospace innovation
    The future economic growth and competitiveness of the United States depends on our capacity to innovate. Many ideas have emerged from government, industry and academia regarding how best to inspire and support innovation. But nothing spurs creativity...
  • Boston turns tragedy to triumph

    Boston turns tragedy to triumph
    We are all Boston. It's something we said on Monday, when we were at a loss for words to describe our shared sorrow and horror at the marathon bombings, when we knew no other way to express our solidarity with a city reeling from terrible loss. Four...
  • Southwest, BWI aim for international flights

    Southwest, BWI aim for international flights
    Southwest Airlines and BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport are talking about adding overseas flights, perhaps as early as 2015. "International is going to grow at BWI, and it's going to grow with Southwest," said Paul Wiedefeld, the airport's executive...
  • Charm City Run honors Boston runners

    Charm City Run honors Boston runners
    Local runners packed Charm City Run in downtown Bel Air Monday evening, and even spilled outside onto South Main Street. They were drawn by the retailer's "Runners for Boston" fun run. Runners also came out to Charm City Run's four other stores –...