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  • Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor

    Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor
    Georg H.B. Luck, whose career teaching the classics at the Johns Hopkins University spanned two decades and included studying the role magic and witchcraft played in the theology and world of the ancient Greeks and Romans, died Sunday from complications...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor

    Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor
    Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Roland Park resident was 85. "Moreland was highly...
  • Crime & Punishment: Thief Steals Chinese Food Delivery Car, Continues Making Deliveries

    Crime & Punishment: Thief Steals Chinese Food Delivery Car, Continues Making Deliveries
    In the 11th hour of her Senate campaign, Republican Linda McMahon tried to align herself with President Barack Obama in Connecticut's overwhelmingly Democratic cities. Flyers distributed in Hartford, Bridgeport and New Haven featured pictures of both...
  • St. John's College tops in nation among students who earn humanities Ph.D.s

    In the 75th year of its discussion-based curriculum centered on great books from the Western tradition, St. John's College in Annapolis has been ranked as the top school in the nation whose undergraduates go on to earn doctorates in the humanities. The...
  • Oncologist named president of University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

    The man tapped Thursday as the CEO of the newly created University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is known for his work in oncology, but for the last few years has been working toward a career on the administrative side of the hospital business....
  • President named for new University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

    President named for new University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center
    The man tapped Thursday as the CEO of the soon-to-be created University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is known for his work in oncology, but for the last few years has been working toward a career on the administrative side of the hospital...
  • Ob-gynecologists back genetic blood test for at-risk women

    Ob-gynecologists back genetic blood test for at-risk women
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New, non-invasive tests for chromosomal disorders should be reserved for pregnant women with a higher-than-average risk of having a baby with Down syndrome, doctors said this week. The screening tests, which find small amounts...
  • Hopkins team explores the dark side of light

    Hopkins team explores the dark side of light
    Scientists who study sleep understand that light has a dark side, because it can interrupt natural rhythms, causing the mood and learning problems that go with lack of rest. Johns Hopkins University researchers have taken the understanding a step...
  • James C. Constable, businessman

    James C. Constable, businessman
    James C. Constable, a retired businessman and World War II veteran, died March 7 of heart failure at his Essex, Conn., home. He was 96. James Cheston Constable, the son of the founder of the Baltimore law firm Wright, Constable & Skeen and a homemaker,...
  • Who thinks Emma Watson would do the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film?

    Who thinks Emma Watson would do the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film?
    Emma Watson is the actress who played the darling Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" movies. She has been going to college at an Ivy -- Brown University -- when she hasn't been making movies. When she took a year abroad, she went to no less than...