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  • Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]

    Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]
    This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses....
  • White House declares war on drug-resistant superbugs

    White House declares war on drug-resistant superbugs
    The White House announced Thursday that it was mobilizing key federal agencies to combat a growing, global health threat -- bacteria that have evolved an immunity to powerful antibiotic drugs. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria cause 2 million illnesses...
  • Meningitis suspected in death of Georgetown student from S. Florida

    A Georgetown University student died Tuesday after apparently contracting meningitis, the university said. Andrea Jaime, a 19-year-old from Miami, was a sophomore in the school of nursing and health studies, Georgetown said in a statement. She had...
  • In Indiana, history meets politics

    In Indiana, history meets politics
    Emails recently obtained by the Associated Press have revealed that Indiana's former Republican governor, Mitch Daniels, now president of Purdue University, tried to ban Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" from Indiana schools. His...
  • States that have struggled with healthcare sites consider lawsuits

    States that have struggled with healthcare sites consider lawsuits
    Enrollments in the nation's healthcare program have nearly concluded, but for states whose insurance exchanges have been crippled by technical problems, a difficult phase is just beginning: potential legal battles and a race to overhaul their systems...
  • Barbara Piper, Hopkins employee

    Barbara Piper, Hopkins employee
    Barbara "Babs" Piper, a former administrative assistant at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Wednesday of complications from acute bipolar disorder at her Rodgers Forge home. She was 63. Born Barbara Ann Jensen in Baltimore, she was...
  • As Senate passes immigration bill, Latinos shout, 'Yes we can!'

    As Senate passes immigration bill, Latinos shout, 'Yes we can!'
    WASHINGTON -- As the Senate passed the immigration reform bill, a protester dressed in a blue cap and graduation gown stood up in the visitor gallery and chanted, "Si se puede!" Other activists dressed in turquoise and orange shirts joined in with the...
  • Paul T. Walker Sr., lawyer

    Paul T. Walker Sr., lawyer
    Paul T. Walker Sr., a partner in the Washington law firm of Walker & Walker Associates who was moved to become a lawyer because of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, died July 25 of sarcoidosis at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 70. "Throughout...
  • Social work career is about giving back to the community

    Social work career is about giving back to the community
    Who:  Patrick McNamara, 43, of Boynton Beach, and chief executive officer of the Comunity Partnership Group based in Rivieria Beach. The organization serves all of Palm Beach County, and is committed to changing the odds for children and families facing...
  • Unequal outcomes

    Unequal outcomes
    It may seem paradoxical that even as more black and Hispanic students attend college, America's system of higher education is becoming more racially polarized and unequal, with whites far more likely to graduate, earn advanced degrees or find good jobs...
  • La Cañada attorney dies of lung cancer

    La Cañada attorney dies of lung cancer
    Attorney Michael Thomas O’Callaghan, a La Cañada Flintridge resident who was active in many local organizations, died last week in Pasadena. He was 49. O’Callaghan passed away on Aug. 12 after a long battle with lung cancer, his sister,...