| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:30 AM
We read with interest Rebbecca Ruggles' commentary on Fells Point residents' concern regarding the presence of chromium 6 contamination near the site of the proposed Harbor Point project ("The toll of development," Oct. 25).
Residents are rightly...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:09 PM
M23 rebels in the lawless eastern reaches of the Democratic Republic of Congo have built alliances with local gangs to gain control of lucrative gold mines and smuggle out $500 million a year of the precious metal to finance their brutal attacks, a...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:22 AM
In 1963, President John F. Kennedy proposed a joint U.S.-Russia mission to the moon, the Rolling Stones had their first […]...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:20 PM
In a letter to the California Department of Public Health this month, Glendale City Manager Scott Ochoa applauded the agency’s draft limit on a cancer-causing water contaminant, but the majority of water agencies whose representatives spoke about...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Even as some Fells Point residents worry that building over a capped toxic site at Harbor Point could endanger their health, records show elevated levels of cancer-causing chromium in groundwater just beyond the area targeted for an upscale development....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:48 AM
A notice taped to 10 stations at 18|8 men's salon reads: "It is now legal to get stoned at 18|8."
In smaller print, it continues, "Ask your stylist, what's the deal!"
When taken up on the invitation, co-founders Ron Love and Scott Griffiths...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:07 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Nearly a year after three international forensic institutions took samples of the remains of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, conflicting reports have resurfaced regarding the cause of his death.
Arafat died at a French...
| Oct 21, 2012
KEALAKEKUA, Hawaii — My husband, Eddie, was allergic to his wedding ring.
I know that sounds like a bad opening to a novel, but aside from the traditional growing pains, we were solid. So instead of overanalyzing the fact that his skin became...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
(EDITOR'S NOTE: Andrew Leckey, who has written his investment column for TMS for more than 26 years, will no longer write the column in order to focus on his efforts as president of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at Arizona...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:05 AM
The quest for lusher, ruby-red lips may be exposing women to dangerous metals, including cadmium, a highly toxic element linked with renal failure, a UC Berkeley study suggests.
Researchers found trace amounts of nine metals, some benign, some...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
During this time of year, it can be difficult to figure out what exactly you should be wearing.
Store windows are showing tweed, leather jackets and boots. On the streets around you, however, everyone is still wearing shorts. And in terms of the...