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  • U.N. climate summit falls short for marchers, world's poorest

    BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Leaders at the U.N. climate summit in New York made too few commitments on curbing climate change to meet the demands of the hundreds of thousands of people who flooded streets worldwide on Sunday calling for...
  • Eric Frein search continues, Pocono Mountain schools reopen

    Eric Frein search continues, Pocono Mountain schools reopen
    Students in the Pocono Mountain School District returned to school under tight security Tuesday morning as police continued to search for Eric Frein, the survivalist and military buff accused of fatally shooting one state trooper and seriously wounding...
  • CPR skills should be there when needed

    CPR skills should be there when needed
    No parent wants to be in a position to use it, but child-safety experts agree that learning infant and child CPR is a must for every mother and father. "It's one skill that just doesn't come naturally to caregivers. It's a learned technique," says Lanny...
  • Carol E. Hackney, farmer

    Carol E. Hackney, farmer
    Carol Elizabeth Hackney, who worked in agriculture management and had a Carroll County farm, died of stroke complications Aug. 29 at the Fairhaven Retirement Community in Sykesville. The Eldersburg resident was 86. Born in Baltimore, she was the...
  • Howard County health digest

    Classes at hospital Howard County General Hospital will sponsor the following classes at the HCGH Wellness Center, Suite 100, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Advanced registration for all programs at hcgh.com. Information: 410-740-...
  • Norfolk kitchen fire displaces 5

    Norfolk kitchen fire displaces 5
    A two-story home fire in Norfolk Thursday morning displaced five people, a spokesman said. Just before 10:30 a.m.,  firefighters were called to a home in the 200 block of West 28th Street, where they found smoke coming from the first floor, said Norfolk...
  • The Eagles' latest emergency OL configuration

    OK, so here's the latest about what's going on up front with the Eagles' offense. Matt Tobin is back to practicing fully this week for the first time this season, so he is working with the first team at left guard. Dennis Kelly is at right guard....
  • Red Cross says U.S. coalition must uphold rules of war in Syria strikes

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States and its allies must comply with the rules of war in carrying out air strikes on Islamist targets in Iraq and Syria, a senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday. The...
  • Sime Darby delays Liberia palm oil mill construction over Ebola

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Malaysian palm oil firm Sime Darby has delayed construction of a mill for its Liberia plantation and has suspended talks to expand its planted acreage there due to the Ebola outbreak, it said on Tuesday. More than 2,811 people have...
  • Dave Leber: Pay it forward worthy goal for retired baby boomers

    Dave Leber: Pay it forward worthy goal for retired baby boomers
    The financial crisis that began in late 2007 has significantly affected many retirees and baby boomers. Their plans and dreams for a comfortable retirement have been upended, and many of us are wondering what's next. The world has changed and much...
  • Allowing blood donations from gay men could help save over a million lives - U.S. study

    Allowing blood donations from gay men could help save over a million lives - U.S. study
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - (This story from Sept. 19 has been refiled to correct stated position of medical groups in paragraph 6) Lifting a ban on blood donations from gay men would increase the amount of available blood by hundreds of thousands of...