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  • Student sues Fordham over demand for mental health records

    A graduate student has sued Fordham University, seeking $5 million in damages and saying the college violated her civil rights by demanding her entire record of mental health treatment as a condition for returning. The federal lawsuit by Emily Pierce...
  • 'Glee'-type music contest crowns winners in New York City

    A 17-year-old New Yorker math and science whiz and an 18-year-old Californian who will study musical theater in college have won top honors at the National High School Musical Theater Awards. Anthony Skillman, of Tustin, California, was named best...
  • California now under pressure to propose lethal injection method

    California now under pressure to propose lethal injection method
    The Supreme Court's decision Monday giving a green light to an execution drug triggered a renewed attempt in California to create a single-drug method of lethal injection for inmates on America's largest death row. Under a legal settlement reached...
  • Author, 78, following in Bombeck's steps

    Author, 78, following in Bombeck's steps
    Since humorist and best-selling author Erma Bombeck died in 1996, no one has stepped into her shoes. Writing a newspaper column and humorous books that women of a certain generation related to, Bombeck made women laugh at situations where they might...
  • UF transfer Mason Halter eager to help Gators' short-handed O-line

    UF transfer Mason Halter eager to help Gators' short-handed O-line
    Mason Halter earned a degree in economics at Fordham University, so it was pretty easy for him to do the math. The Florida Gators needed offensive linemen, while the 6-foot-8, 300-pound Halter needed a place to play this season. On Tuesday, Halter...
  • On the Rise: Howard County's young stars in the making

    Courtney Spears, dancer It all started when she was just 3 years old. Courtney Spears’ mother, D’Andrea Sweeting Spears, purchased her first leotard, tights and ballet slippers, and from then on Courtney never turned back. “She...
  • Reforms aim to make medical research safer for its subjects

    Reforms aim to make medical research safer for its subjects
    When University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers were looking for volunteers to test a vaccine for Ebola, which was killing thousands of people in West Africa, Andrea Buchwald raised her hand in Baltimore. "Scientific curiosity," the 29-year-...
  • Ailments force Saints' Davis to "work harder than next guy"

    St. Mary's senior baseball player Ryan Davis is facing the final games of his career before he heads off to play at Fordham University next year. The Saints are the top seed in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference playoffs and,...
  • Nerves, Obstacles, Mountain Can't Halt His Proposal

    The closer Jonathan Williams drove to Mount Mitchell in North Carolina, the more obstacles were thrown in his path. Within a few miles of the mountain, his girlfriend had an asthma attack, and he was pulled over for speeding and issued a ticket. As he...
  • How the abortion wars will end - with a truce, not a bang

    How the abortion wars will end - with a truce, not a bang
    The abortion wars have been devastating. To be sure, they have made it virtually impossible to enact policies that actually reflect the will of the people when it comes to abortion. Their toxicity also has infected other issues, from healthcare reform...
  • How To Get To Bipartisan Consensus On Firearms

    How To Get To Bipartisan Consensus On Firearms
    As long as there have been guns in America, there has been regulation. The General Assembly is considering a number of laws dealing with firearms — proposed from both sides of the political aisle — which gives the legislature a rare...