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  • Tech to the rescue: STEM industries can lead the charge in reviving Maryland's economy

    Tech to the rescue: STEM industries can lead the charge in reviving Maryland's economy
    The increasingly hyperbolic diatribes in the presidential campaigns have drowned out any focus on the single most important issue on Maryland voters' minds: jobs. It's time to stop the political attacks and put forward ideas to attack the economy's core...
  • Students need skills to pay the bills

    Parents are often told — by magazines, television news shows and Oprah — that they are doing things wrong. Don't give kids regular milk; give them organic or they'll turn into mutant cow people. Don't use plastic cups, they contain BPA, which...
  • Westport murder victim identified as father of top basketball recruit

    Westport murder victim identified as father of top basketball recruit
    The 38-year-old man fatally shot over the weekend in South Baltimore's Westport neighborhood was the father of one of the top girls basketball recruits in the country, friends said. Freddie King was an avid supporter of daughter Tyshell's basketball...
  • New label to help people pick health insurance

    New label to help people pick health insurance
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Insurers and employers will have to spell out plainly the costs and benefits of the health plans they offer starting next year. The rule announced by U.S. health officials on Wednesday is designed to better inform people about...
  • How higher education affects lifetime salary

    How higher education affects lifetime salary
    While those earning master's, doctoral, or professional degrees still earn more during their careers than those with less education, the gap is closing, according to The College Payoff a report published today by the Georgetown University Center for...
  • A lift or a drag?

    A lift or a drag?
    Huma Gruaz picked a precarious time in her personal life to enroll in a Master of Business Administration program. She had just moved to Chicago from the suburbs. She had to figure out how to navigate life after a divorce. And she had just started her...
  • Theodore C. Sorensen dies at 82; JFK's close advisor and writer-in-residence

    Theodore C. Sorensen dies at 82; JFK's close advisor and writer-in-residence
    Theodore C. Sorensen, John F. Kennedy's close advisor and writer-in-residence in the Senate in the 1950s who became special counsel to the president and remained chief speechwriter during Kennedy's tragically brief presidency, has died. He was 82....
  • James F. Neal dies at 81; formidable lawyer won victories on both sides of courtroom

    James F. Neal dies at 81; formidable lawyer won victories on both sides of courtroom
    James F. Neal, a formidable lawyer who won noteworthy victories on both sides of the courtroom — as a prosecutor he sent Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa and top Watergate figures to prison, and as a defense attorney he saved film director John Landis...
  • Dr. Charles Edwards dies at 87; led Scripps foundation

    Dr. Charles Edwards dies at 87; led Scripps foundation
    Dr. Charles Edwards, a major figure in public health issues as a federal official and later as president of the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in San Diego, died Aug. 7 at his home in La Jolla after a lengthy illness. He was 87. Edwards, the...
  • Can't move your muscles?

    Can't move your muscles?
    Post-workout euphoria can leave you feeling pumped to conquer the world — until the next morning, when you can barely walk to the bathroom or lift an arm to brush your teeth. Such are the painful rewards of delayed onset muscle soreness, or DOMS, a...
  • Doctor-drug company database adds to confusion for consumers

    Doctor-drug company database adds to confusion for consumers
    Last week, after the launch of a new database detailing doctors' financial ties with drug companies, Dr. Daniel Carlat sat at his computer and began searching for information about colleagues. He found several doctors who had potentially compromising...