| Jun 27, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Ted N. C. Wilson, a vice president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and the son of a former church president, wasÂ electedÂ president of the 16.3-million member global Protestant denomination. Â Wilson was appointed by the chu...
| Feb 4, 2010
| 2:15 PM
You may have spent a lot of time thinking about what age to retire, but have you thought about the date?
The month you retire can affect benefits and vacation pay and have implications for Social Security benefits and taxes.
Dreaming of a long spring...
| Feb 7, 2010
| 9:15 AM
WASHINGTON -- Cities in the Mid-Atlantic U.S. awoke Sunday to below-freezing temperatures and piles of wet, heavy snow while power crews tried to restore electricity to hundreds of thousands of homes.
The National Weather Service called the storm...
| Apr 8, 2010
HACKENSACK, N.J. - St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson, N.J., has become one of the first hospitals in the nation to open a geriatric emergency department to treat the growing elderly population.
Doctors and nurses with geriatrics training...
| Sep 23, 2010
Antonina Pirozhkova, who was the common-law widow of Russian literary giant Isaac Babel and wrote a well-received memoir that provided a rare glimpse of the persecuted writer's final years in the 1930s, has died. She was 101.
Pirozhkova died Sept. 12...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 7:05 PM
The best-kept secret in cancer treatment is gaining widespread attention in part from local news at Hampton University.
When the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute officially opened in October, it put proton therapy on the map not only in...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 2:17 PM
The address is different and so is the job, but Geno Auriemma still faces the same challenge.
Auriemma, 31, is entering his first season as coach of the University of Connecticut women's basketball team.
And as he did at the University of Virginia,...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 10:59 AM
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) -- Police say the gunman who took three people hostage at the Discovery Channel network's programming has died after they shot him.
All three hostages escaped safely. Police spent several hours negotiating with him after he...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 9:06 AM
The man shot by police after a hostage standoff at the headquarters of the Discovery Channel spent time in San Diego, including a stint in jail for immigrant smuggling, according to court documents.
Police confirmed Thursday that the gunman shot to death...
| Sep 1, 2010
The following is a statement released to the media by Discovery Communications Executive Vice President David Leavy following a hostage situation that took place at the company's Maryland headquarters on September 1, 2010:
"First and foremost,...
| Sep 9, 2010
John Kluge, a billionaire entrepreneur and pioneer in independent television-station ownership whose Metromedia Inc. stations formed the basis for News Corp.'s Fox network, has died. He was 95.
Kluge died Tuesday at his home in Albemarle County, Va.,...
| Feb 27, 2011
| 4:42 PM
A tall young woman, Clare Whittaker said people ask her if she plays basketball or if she is a model.
Whittaker, 22, of Silver Spring, Md., told the audience at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Wolfsville on Sunday afternoon that she couldn’t...