| Jun 13, 2012
| 2:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The largest study to examine the risks of hormone-based birth control has concluded the contraceptives carry a small risk of stroke and heart attack, depending on the method and type of hormone used.
But the risk for...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 6:47 AM
The Paschall Brothers, an a cappella gospel quartet based in Chesapeake with ties to Newport News, has won a prestigious prize from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The group, led by the Rev. Tarrence Paschall, will receive one of nine 2012 NEA...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 12:37 PM
The "American Dream" is alive and well in Hagerstown — in the person of Tuyen Tran.
Some of you might know her as "Melissa," the skilled and gentle nail technician at Nail Palace & Spa in Hagerstown's North End.
This spring, Melissa's husband,...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Virginia's governor has reappointed the University of Virginia board member who led the failed effort to oust school president Teresa Sullivan.
Gov. Bob McDonnell reappointed university Rector Helen Dragas of Virginia Beach on Friday.
Dragas was the...
| Jul 3, 2012
Julian Goodman, the former NBC president who helped establish Chet Huntley and David Brinkley as a well-known news team and led the network from 1966 to 1974, has died. He was 90.
Goodman died Monday after a brief illness in Juno Beach, Fla., where he...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Harold Allison Reifsnyder, 89, of Beavercreek, Ohio, passed away Friday, June 29, 2012, at his residence.
Harold was born Sept. 8, 1922, in Reading, Pa., the second child of Edward and Grace (Barlet) Reifsnyder.
He was preceded in death by his parents....
| Jul 8, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Stephanie Cheuvront recently graduated from Butler University, in Indianapolis, Ind., with a Bachelor of Arts with high honors in history and classical studies, and a minor in religious studies. She was recognized among the top 100 students at the...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Irvin L. Steinbach, a retired court psychologist and avid urban walker, died Sunday of a cardiac arrest at Roland Park Place. He was 86.
The son of a businessman and a homemaker, Irvin Lee Steinbach was born in Baltimore and raised on Eutaw Place....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Suzanne W. Reynolds, a psychotherapist and management consultant, died Sept. 21 of pancreatic cancer at her son's Ruxton home. She was 70.
The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker, Suzanne Weston Reynolds was born in Cumberland and raised in...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:00 AM
There is one necessary condition for the selection of a vice president, and that is whether the individual has the experience and capacity to become president of the United States on Day One. Nine vice presidents have succeeded to the presidency upon...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Mary D. Tilghman, who spent the past two decades preserving Talbot County's historic Wye House plantation, which has been occupied by her family since 1659, died there Friday of heart failure.
She was 93.
"She was quite a lady and the great steward of...