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  • Hand, foot and mouth disease common in children

    Hand, foot and mouth disease common in children
    Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common ailment often picked up by children in day care. While it may make for a cranky child, Dr. Benjamin N. Lockshin, a Silver Spring dermatologist who also teaches at Georgetown University and the Johns Hopkins...
  • Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup
    The release of new basketball prospect rankings from three recruiting services this week brought some significant moves for Terps targets. Dion Wiley, a 2014 Maryland shooting guard target from Potomac, is now a five-star prospect and the No. 22...
  • Terps' recruiting momentum continues with Mark Turgeon's second class

    Terps' recruiting momentum continues with Mark Turgeon's second class
    In the days following last month's nationally televised announcement that Texas twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison had chosen Kentucky over Maryland, there was a lot of message board chatter about Mark Turgeon possibly losing out on other top recruits,...
  • 'Top Chef Seattle' recap, episode 11, 'Restaurant Wars'

    'Top Chef Seattle' recap, episode 11, 'Restaurant Wars'
    It's Restaurant Wars: The episode so big, one hour can't contain it! In our boys vs. girls battle royale, Team Y Chromosome (Josh, Sheldon, and Stefan) will be creating Sheldon's modern Filipino "Urbano," while Team X Chromosome (Kristen, Josie, Brooke,...
  • Frank Stronach still mulling over changes at Pimlico as Preakness looms

    Frank Stronach still mulling over changes at Pimlico as Preakness looms
    Frank Stronach, owner of Pimlico, is in Washington, D.C., this week. He discussed his new book, "Magna Man: My Road to Economic Freedom," at a session today. Yesterday, he spent time on Capitol Hill, working to spread his theory that American...
  • Mr. Wilkins goes to the Senate

    Mr. Wilkins goes to the Senate
    It was 21 years ago last month that Harvard-educated attorney Robert Wilkins was traveling in a car pulled over for going 5 mph over the posted speed limit on Interstate 68 in Western Maryland. But rather than receive a ticket, the group, all African-...
  • Man dies in Elkridge motorcycle crash

    Man dies in Elkridge motorcycle crash
    A motorcyclist was killed in Elkridge Tuesday after colliding with a truck on Route 1. At 12:02 p.m., the motorcycle was coming over the crest of a hill on Route 1 northbound when it collided with a truck making a left-hand turn out of the southbound lane...
  • Turnovers continue to plague Navy

    Turnovers continue to plague Navy
    For the second game in a row, Navy committed more turnovers than its opponent. Perhaps not coincidentally, the Midshipmen lost both games. The team turned the ball over 18 times compared to No. 18 Fairfield’s 13 in an eventual 10-9 loss last...
  • Obama to unveil plan for fighting climate change

    Obama to unveil plan for fighting climate change
    President Obama will unveil a sweeping plan today to cut the nation's carbon pollution while also preparing communities for the impacts of climate change. In a speech to be delivered this afternoon at Georgetown University, Obama is expected to make the...
  • Obama's global warming plan: Not enough but better than nothing

    Obama's global warming plan: Not enough but better than nothing
    With this week's heat wave, air quality warnings and severe weather forecasts as a backdrop, President Barack Obama could scarcely have picked a more auspicious moment to reveal his multi-pronged plan to address climate change. His surprise decision to...
  • Alex Len sits down with ESPN's Jalen Rose, Bill Simmons

    Alex Len sits down with ESPN's Jalen Rose, Bill Simmons
    Alex Len sat down with ESPN’s Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons for a mock job interview as part of Grantland’s The Full NBA Job Interview series. The 11-minute interview covered numerous topics, from Len’s roots in gymnastics, his...
  • Tossing the junk, keeping the words

    Cleaning out the house that my parents called their own for 57 years is, initially, an exercise in futility and heartbreak. You walk a guilt-strewn tightrope. Should we keep this or that certain artifact left behind following Dad's death in March? Or is...