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  • Sandra Fluke trying to ride spotlight into state Senate

    It is rare for state legislative candidates to get national media attention, but there was West Hollywood attorney Sandra Fluke on MSNBC the other day, talking about the challenges of being a woman running for the California Senate. It was one of...
  • Is continuing education worth the investment?

     Is continuing education worth the investment?
    Sobered by indiscriminate job losses and mounting education debt, consumers of ongoing education are demanding more evidence their newly minted degrees will pay off in the job market. Schools are responding with new curriculum and placement-tracking...
  • Georgetown student charged with possession of ricin

    Georgetown student charged with possession of ricin
    A Georgetown University student has been charged with possessing the powerful toxin ricin after it was discovered in his dorm room this week, according to court documents. Daniel Harry Milzman, 19, of Bethesda is facing federal charges for possession of...
  • Focus on Isla Vista killer is criticized

    Focus on Isla Vista killer is criticized
    As he left UC Santa Barbara's memorial for victims of last week's rampage Tuesday evening, Matt Moore fumed about the attention being lavished on the man who caused the violence. Elliot Rodger, 22, left behind videos and writings that vividly describe...
  • 25 locals, 8 Terps set to try out for U.S. women's national team

    25 locals, 8 Terps set to try out for U.S. women's national team
    Eight past, present and future Maryland Terps are among 88 players invited to try out for the U.S. women's national team next weekend at Georgetown University. In addition, 17 others with local ties were also selected to try out. The Terps' list of...
  • Glenbard West's Perez named to All-State Academic team

    Glenbard West senior Madeline Perez was one of 26 athletes honored by the Illinois High School Association during a banquet April 21 in Bloomington for making the All-State Academic team. She won the Class 3A cross country title as a junior with a...
  • Vive la difference in linguistic styles?

     <i>Vive la difference</i> in linguistic styles?
    I wasn't surprised by the response to my Tuesday column on the Isla Vista rampage; several readers — more men than women — took issue with my stance that societal attitudes toward women had a role in shaping the killer. But I was surprised...
  • Is this how we'll cure cancer?

    Is this how we'll cure cancer?
    For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...
  • Dinaw Mengestu on 'All Our Names'

     Dinaw Mengestu on 'All Our Names'
    Over the past decade, novelist Dinaw Mengestu has emerged as one of the brightest young chroniclers of the African diaspora. In his previous books, including "The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears" (2007) and "How to Read the Air" (2010), Mengestu...
  • Evette M. Boykin, paralegal

    Evette M. Boykin, paralegal
    Evette M. Boykin, a retired paralegal and longtime Northwesr Baltimore resident who worked for the federal government, died June 7 of a stroke at Genesis Health Care-Waldorf Center in Waldorf. She was 59. The daughter of Crosky Belle, a construction...
  • Reed's message resonated with the kids on his lengthy visit to Dieruff

    It was clear from the comments and emotions expressed by his former coaches, teammates, teachers and administrators that Andre Reed Day last Wednesday was special for Dieruff High School. But one of the biggest days in school history wasn't intended...