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  • UC OKs paying surgeon $10 million in whistleblower-retaliation case

    UC OKs paying surgeon $10 million in whistleblower-retaliation case
    University of California regents agreed to pay $10 million to the former chairman of UCLA's orthopedic surgery department, who had alleged that the well-known medical school allowed doctors to take industry payments that may have compromised patient care....
  • Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools

    Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools
    Nita Strickland and Sidney Garland, best friends since the sixth grade, have shared a lot — their hopes and daily frustrations, an interest in some of the same music and TV shows. Now in college, even though they are of opposite sexes, the...
  • Obama in denial on Russia

    Things are moving far too fast in Kiev, Moscow and Crimea to write about events there. But the past isn't going anywhere. Though you wouldn't know that from the way the Obama administration talks about it. Throughout this crisis -- indeed, throughout all...
  • El Nino watch issued; could portend rain for dry California

    El Nino watch issued; could portend rain for dry California
    The odds are increasing that El Niño, the powerful climate phenomenon that alters precipitation patterns across the globe, will develop in the Pacific Ocean this year, U.S. government forecasters say. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration&...
  • Clues to Genghis Khan's rise, written in the rings of ancient trees

    Clues to Genghis Khan's rise, written in the rings of ancient trees
    In the rings of ancient and gnarled trees, a team of scientists has found evidence of a period of consistent warmth and wetness in Mongolia between the years 1211 and 1225 -- the exact time that Genghis Khan first rose to power.  Coincidence? They think...
  • Former Hopkins professor eyes Afghan presidency

    These days, his Western business suits and ties have given way to Afghan turbans and tunics. Instead of anthropology students and fellow faculty members at the Johns Hopkins University, tribal elders and international aid officials are more likely to seek...
  • Baltimore Sun Media Group buys The Capital in Annapolis and the Carroll County Times

    Baltimore Sun Media Group buys The Capital in Annapolis and the Carroll County Times
    The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced Thursday it has purchased The Capital in Annapolis, the Carroll County  Times and other area publications and websites, a move that expands its journalistic footprint in Maryland. The financial terms of the...
  • Sun company buys Annapolis Capital, Carroll County Times

    The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced Thursday it has purchased The Capital in Annapolis, the Carroll County Times and other area publications and websites, a move that expands its journalistic footprint in Maryland. The financial terms of the...
  • 51 Finalists Chosen for Student Academy Awards

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has selected 41 students from 23 U.S. colleges and universities, and 10 students from foreign universities, as finalists in its annual Student Academy Awards competition. The Student Academy Awards were...
  • Nobel-prize winning economist Gary Becker dead at 83

    Nobel-prize winning economist Gary Becker dead at 83
    Gary Becker, a Nobel Prize-winning professor of economics and sociology at the University of Chicago whom colleagues called one of the most influential economists of the 20th century, died over the weekend. He was 83. “Economics will miss him. The...
  • Did rainy climate aid Genghis Khan? Tree rings offer clues.

    Did rainy climate aid Genghis Khan? Tree rings offer clues.
    In the rings of ancient and gnarled trees, scientists have found evidence of a period of an unusual stretch of warmth and wetness in Mongolia between the years 1211 and 1225 — the exact time that Genghis Khan was in power. Coincidence? They...