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  • The problem with peremptory challenges

    If lawyers are forbidden to remove prospective jurors based on their race or gender, they shouldn't be able to do so on the basis of the jurors' sexual orientation. That's the rule in California state courts, and this week the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of...
  • Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, lawyer

    Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, lawyer
    Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, an attorney in the state public defender's office in Baltimore, died Sept. 14 of heart failure at a friend's Hanover home. She was 26 and lived in Owings Mills. "Her death was accidental. She had a pre-existing heart...
  • Apodaca: Alzheimer's research: a race against time

    More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, including 75,000 in Orange County. By mid-century, those numbers could nearly triple, according to current projections. That's a frightening prospect. Most of us know someone who has suffered...
  • Syria submits 'initial disclosure' of chemical weapons

    Syria submits 'initial disclosure' of chemical weapons
    WASHINGTON — The Syrian government submitted an "initial disclosure" of its chemical weapons to international inspectors, officials said Friday, the first step under an ambitious deal that aims to eliminate President Bashar Assad's illicit poison...
  • Examiner out, R2integrated in for downtown skyline

    Examiner out, R2integrated in for downtown skyline
    The downtown Baltimore skyline is about to change. The name of the defunct Examiner newspaper will no longer adorn the building at 400 E. Pratt St., visible throughout the Inner Harbor. Instead, the name of digital marketing firm R2integrated will go...
  • Syria's Assad vows compliance with chemical weapons deal, blasts U.S.

    Syria's Assad vows compliance with chemical weapons deal, blasts U.S.
    BEIRUT, Lebanon -- Syrian President Bashar Assad promised Monday to comply with international efforts to remove his chemical weapons, even as he sharply criticized the United States and other Western powers for proposing a United Nations resolution that...
  • A pill to prevent breast cancer? Yes, for certain women, panel says

    A pill to prevent breast cancer? Yes, for certain women, panel says
    Women with a higher-than-usual risk for developing breast cancer should consider taking one of two medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration to reduce that risk, a federal panel has concluded. But the medications, which can raise a woman'...
  • Lawmakers seek deal on drug-mixing a year after outbreak

    Lawmakers seek deal on drug-mixing a year after outbreak
    Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are closing in on a deal to grant the Food and Drug Administration more authority over the type of drugs that caused a deadly outbreak of meningitis last year, advocates close to the issue said Tuesday. Though details of the...
  • Syrian leader discloses locations of dozens of chemical weapons sites

    UNITED NATIONS — Signaling that he may be serious about giving up his chemical weapons, Syrian President Bashar Assad has disclosed the locations of dozens of poison gas production and storage sites to international inspectors, according to...
  • California to review toxic substances in consumer products

    California to review toxic substances in consumer products
    SACRAMENTO — Hundreds of items found on supermarket shelves, such as shampoos, cleaning supplies, cosmetics and food packaging, could get chemical makeovers under new rules being put in force by California. On Thursday, state toxic chemical...
  • Serial rapist sought in violent massage parlor attacks

    Serial rapist sought in violent massage parlor attacks
    Authorities are looking for a serial rapist they believe sexually assaulted and robbed at least 30 victims at spas and massage parlors across Southern California, Riverside police said Wednesday. The investigation into the attacks -- which began at...