| Apr 12, 2012
| 6:31 PM
Michael Bloomberg's first donation to Johns Hopkins was $5, which he gave the year after he graduated in 1964 from the university with an engineering degree.
The New York mayor now ranks as Hopkins' largest contributor, and possibly the largest donor...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 3:12 PM
The couple will present “The Hospitality of Writing” on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 3:30 p.m. in historic Alumni Hall. The public is invited to this Mount Aloysius College Fall Honors Lecture free of charge.
In early September, Mount Aloysius...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 10:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney spoke to supporters in the Ohio town of Defiance last week, but his words came from the twin cities of Duplicity and Deception.
"I saw a story today that one of the great manufacturers in this state, Jeep, now owned by the...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Bloomberg News reported earlier this week that likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney told Florida Governor Rick Scott to downplay job growth in the state.
The report cited two unnamed sources who say the campaign asked the Republican...
| Jun 27, 2012
How much money should be spent to prolong a life?
That's what Amanda Bennett, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist set out to determine following her husband's death from a rare kidney cancer in 2007. Bennett's new book, "The Cost of Hope" (Random House)...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 6:16 PM
WASHINGTON, DC -- The Pentagons Missile Defense Agency is warning its employees and contractors to stop using their government computers to surf the Internet for porn sites.
MDA Executive Director John James Jr., issued a memo acknowledging that...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 11:47 PM
Mexican citizen Gerardo Cano, 54, has crossed into the United States eight times in his life for work but said he won’t be crossing back anymore. “There’s no work there, and California is in a crisis. It’s hard to find work. When I...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Hispanic and union leaders in Maryland applauded reports Sunday that Thomas E. Perez, a longtime civil rights attorney who led the state's labor department for two years, is poised to be nominated as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor as early as...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:05 AM
CHICAGO - U.S. soybean supplies before the next harvest will be 7.4 percent smaller than forecast a month ago and the smallest since 2004 on rising demand for last year's drought-reduced crop, the government said.
Stockpiles on Aug. 31 will fall to...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
LONDON - Britain's Food Standards Agency gave food makers a week to test all their beef products after a range of lasagnas produced by Findus Group was found to contain more than 60 percent horse meat.
The agency also said it involved the police in...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 11:05 AM
The first people to tell the public that the world's oldest bank was cooking its books weren't the bank's executives, its outside auditors at KPMG, its regulators at the Bank of Italy, or anyone else who had a duty to keep the place honest. They were...