| Nov 24, 2011
| 3:09 PM
Thelma Boyd and her Cheverly-area neighbors were at their wits' end when they connected with the University of Maryland's environmental law clinic.
She and other residents of distressed, predominantly black neighborhoods on the outskirts of Washington...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 5:54 PM
SOUTH BEND - Stephen Luecke talks about the seasons as he looks out from his 14th-floor office.
The starkness of winter. The budding green of spring. The lushness of
summer. The way fall colors make the city look as if it’s been covered
| May 30, 2011
| 7:55 AM
They risk their lives on the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq, but as dangerous and difficult as that is, it's just as hard, if not harder, for many combat veterans after they get back stateside. However, for the first time in 17 years, a new facility...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:34 PM
The Ravens locker room, even on the quietest of days, is a churning, bubbling storm of music and voices. Most of the time, it feels as chaotic as a busy train station, as crowded and lively as a food market. A high-stakes game of bean bag toss in the...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 1:04 PM
Joseph Vincent Brady, a nationally and internationally known behavioral neuroscientist, behavioral pharmacologist and space researcher who established the department of behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Friday of...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 12:42 PM
For the past six years, Karina Smirnoff has made her mark on primetime television as one of the professional dancers on ABC’s top rated program, Dancing with the Stars. She is the reigning champion, winning Season 13 with her inspirational partner,...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Charles Platkin, Ph.D., J.D., M.P.H., The Diet Detective is one of the country's leading nutrition and public health advocates, whose syndicated health, nutrition and fitness column, the Diet Detective appears in more than 100 daily newspapers and media...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Today is the day local high school student-athletes can make their college choices official. National Signing Day allows local stars to accept scholarship offers from college programs. It is just as rewarding for the college coaches because they now...
| Feb 12, 2012
Stef Gray recently delivered a petition to Sallie Mae's Washington office, asking the giant private lender to eliminate a fee that unemployed college graduates must pay to suspend payments until they find a job.
The 23-year-old New Yorker's online...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 2:04 PM
New Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin's success will rise and fall with the quality of his assistants.
So, like most coaches, Philbin has reached into his past and surrounded himself with coaches he knows and trust, such as Mike Sherman, who hired...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 1:31 PM
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has sued Urban Outfitters Inc. months after the tribe sent a cease and desist letter to the clothing retailer demanding it pull the "Navajo" name from its products.
The lawsuit filed late Tuesday in U.S....