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No. 17 Maryland scored the last seven points, the final two on a lay-up by sophomore forward Jalen Smith with 14 seconds left, to beat Indiana, 77-76.

Spend enough time traveling around the United States and you’ll realize that there’s a lot of weird stuff to discover here. There are enough absolutely bonkers roadside attractions to last you a lifetime, creepy haunted places can be found in nearly every state, and even the most well-known historical attractions have their own wild secrets. In fact, even if you’ve lived in a state for your entire life, we bet that you still don’t know all of its most surprising facts and secrets. We’ve tracked down some of the strangest facts about every state and Washington, D.C., and even these oddities are just scratching the surface. (Dan Myers, The Daily Meal)

Cast iron has become trendy topic for amateur chefs recently. So he seemed like the perfect person to ask, what's the difference between cheap and expensive cast iron, and what's the deal with common brands like Lodge versus luxury brands like Le Creuset? Here's what he found: He started with the cheapest possible three-piece set he could find on Amazon-- something...

Billie Eilish has won album of the year and record of the year to cap a dominant night of five victories at the Grammy Awards.

A prominent trauma surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital who survived being shot as a teen, operates on gunshot victims in Baltimore and advocates for gun violence prevention on the national level says he recently had a “death threat" placed on the windshield of his car.

“Hadestown,” a musical featuring Baltimore native André De Shields, won the Grammy Award for best musical theater album on Sunday.

J. Max Millstone, a former secretary of the Maryland Department of General Services, has died at age 91.

As Montgomery County's demographics change, another shift is underway. Immigrants, many of whom grew up farming in their home countries, are taking over small pockets of the land — part of what advocates say is a national trend that is most pronounced in West Coast states such as California and Washington.

Margo Lion, a theater producer who was largely responsible for bringing “Jelly’s Last Jam” and “Hairspray” to Broadway and played a major role in other important shows, including “Angels in America,” died Friday in Manhattan. She was 75. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/25/theater/margo-lion-dead.html

A curator at Johns Hopkins University recently stumbled across an extremely rare copy of the 19th-century essay by John Addington Symonds that helped lay the foundation for the modern gay rights movement.

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