Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, is similar to another deadly coronavirus identified a decade ago called Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, giving scientists a jump on the investigation into their origins.
Mike Millemann has spent nearly 50 years representing the disempowered, the despised and the dispossessed, from convicted murderers and abandoned mental patients to taxpayers stuck with the tab left by a crooked pol
Recent Maryvale graduate Miranda Ibello sees playing in the Federation of International Lacrosse Under-19 World Championships in Edinburgh, Scotland for the U.S. Women's National Team as a tremendous opportunity.
James D. Hardesty, who rose from the Alex. Brown & Sons mailroom to be a co-founder of Hardesty Capital Management from which he recently retired, died Tuesday of complications of liver disease at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 68.
The director of the Johns Hopkins Regional Burn Center has filed a lawsuit that accuses his superiors of covering up what he says is "unsafe and dangerous" care at the center's pediatric unit and of retaliating against him after he reported his allegations internally. Hopkins denies the allegations.
A rabbi and former associate professor at Towson University accused of secretly videotaping nude women at a Jewish ritual bath recorded more than 150 women, prosecutors said during a meeting with victims, the first specifics they have given on the scope of the man's recording.
I had created my own sort of secret society of teen patients when I was in the hospital for a brain tumor last year; we called ourselves the "Honorary Pediatric Society," HPS for short. We gave each other some bit of happiness and comfort through the frightening, often-depressing conditions and treatments we all faced. When I heard about a new television show based on a similar scenario, I was excited to see the life my fellow patients and I lived portrayed on TV. But it turned out to be nothing
While solar panels were once the mainstay of hyper-environmentalists and those seeking to go off the grid, they're beginning to go more mainstream. San Mateo, Calif.-based SolarCity, which began expanding in Maryland a few years ago, has capitalized on the trend.
It is wishful thinking to believe that the renewal of diplomatic relations with Cuba will lead to removal of the embargo. Only Congress can suspend the Helms-Burton Act — a law that requires a transition to democracy in Cuba, restitution of confiscated property of U.S. citizens and the absence from power of both Castro brothers.
Some consumers had health plans that didn't comply with the Affordable Care Act. After reprieve, they must purchase new plans on health exchanges this year. Many are finding higher premiums or less coverage.
Economist Anirban Basu seems like he's everywhere, his advice shaping local governments, big companies, educational institutions and now, as a member of Gov.-elect Republican Larry Hogan's transition team, the state's future.
A lawsuit filed Tuesday against a Georgetown synagogue and others accuses the sanctuary's authorities of covering up a series of unusual practices of an influential rabbi, which the suit says allowed his alleged secret recordings of women in a ritual bath to go unchecked.
Dr. Thomas a'Becket who has practiced dentistry in Laurel since 1997, was recently named president-elect for the Maryland State Dental Association. Additionally, in August he was awarded the Distinguished Service Award at the annual Chesapeake Dental Meeting. The Patuxent Art League has announced the 24th annual Open Juried Art Exhibition to be held Dec. 7-31 at the Montpelier Arts Center and is currently calling for artists' entries. The Prince George's County Public Schools are conducting an
Democrat Ken Ulman's tenure as Howard County executive has been marked by a hands-on approach. Now he's hoping to become Maryland's lieutenant governor on Anthony Brown's ticket — a position that for the first time would put the ambitious Ulman in the No. 2 position.
A prominent Jewish rabbi and Towson University professor arrested Tuesday on voyeurism charges in D.C. hid a camera in a clock-radio to record as many as six women changing and showering at a ritual bathhouse, according to charging documents released Wednesday.
The NFL has worked on several fronts to draw more female fans: Holding special stadium events for women, injecting football themes into shows such as "The Biggest Loser" and expanding lines of merchandise to include household goods such as cheese boards and stemless wine glasses.
This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses. While the merits of the ban are debatable, one aspect of it is not: the use of taxpayer money to support a political agenda.
Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive whose passion for military history led him to write four books on the subject, died June 27 of complications from a rare blood disorder. The Chestertown resident was 71.
Evette M. Boykin, a retired paralegal who worked for the federal government and former longtime Northwest Baltimore resident, died June 7 of complications of a stroke at Genesis Health Care Waldorf Center in Waldorf. She was 59.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The 161 members of The John Carroll School's Class of 2014 have the distinction of graduating during the school's 50th anniversary year, a fact immortalized in a time capsule created by some of the graduates.
Baltimore's 14-year-old Youth Opportunity program helps young adults find work. It's a hands-on, multi-prong effort, because so many of the teenagers and young twentysomethings who come for assistance face major challenges.
It's an Olympics of sorts for financial analysts in training. A team of five business school students from the University of Baltimore have advanced to a national round of a global challenge to create the best equity research report about a public company. They will compete Wednesday in Denver with student teams from across North America and South America.