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  • Why Police Body Cameras Won't Work

    Why Police Body Cameras Won't Work
    The failure to indict the New York City police officer whose chokehold killed Eric Garner — captured on video — proves just how ineffective body cameras would be in curbing epidemic police violence and racial profiling. The officers who...
  • Hillary Clinton starting to lose that 'new car' smell

    Hillary Clinton starting to lose that 'new car' smell
    WASHINGTON — There was something in the air before Hillary Clinton addressed Georgetown University students Wednesday, but it definitely wasn't a new-car smell. It was a faint but unmistakable whiff of indifference. When the front-runner for the...
  • How to shop for health plans during Obamacare open enrollment

    How to shop for health plans during Obamacare open enrollment
    Starting this weekend, anyone interested in changing an existing health insurance policy or buying a new one can do so during the second open enrollment period under Obamacare. Those interested in having a plan in place by Jan. 1 must make their...
  • Bernard O'Neill Jr.: Longtime attorney loved family, faith and conversation

    Bernard O'Neill Jr.: Longtime attorney loved family, faith and conversation
    There were few topics Bernard "Bo" Connors O'Neill Jr. couldn't talk about with gusto, whether it was politics, his beloved Notre Dame Fighting Irish football or spinning a yarn for his grandchildren filled with characters with names such as "Filet...
  • How weight affects fertility: Conceiving easier with normal weight

     How weight affects fertility: Conceiving easier with normal weight
    If you're thinking about having a baby anytime soon, now is when you want to lose those extra pounds — or gain a few if you're underweight. "Many women don't understand that keeping their weight within normal range helps them ovulate regularly,"...
  • Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'

    Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'
    Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he would nominate Leondra R. Kruger, a federal government lawyer, to the California Supreme Court. Kruger, 38, who grew up in Pasadena, was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2002 but has not practiced...
  • In rare move, hands-on Ulman seeks job as No. 2

    In rare move, hands-on Ulman seeks job as No. 2
    Democrat Ken Ulman, dressed in Lucky jeans and a polo shirt, strode to the entrance of Robinson Nature Center, excited to give a tour of one of his favorite accomplishments as Howard County executive. "This is really what I get giddy about," said Ulman,...
  • Congressman battles doctor in 17th District

    In the 17th congressional district, which slices through historically Democratic areas that include parts of the Lehigh Valley, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright is facing a challenge from a conservative-leaning doctor operating on a shoestring...
  • Disorder among states' Ebola strategies raises worries

    Disorder among states' Ebola strategies raises worries
    The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines on dealing with travelers from Ebola-stricken regions Monday, but its lack of firm rules left a patchwork of state-by-state strategies that include mandatory quarantines for some...
  • Simon, Topinka face off in comptroller race

    Simon, Topinka face off in comptroller race
    Sheila Simon Democrat Age: 53 Birthplace: Troy Residence: Carbondale Current job: lieutenant governor Previous positions: Law school professor, Southern Illinois University; Carbondale City Council member; candidate for Carbondale mayor; Jackson...
  • Five Questions for Tracey Griffin

    Five Questions for Tracey Griffin
    In the early 1990s, while working at Procter & Gamble in Hunt Valley, Tracey Griffin helped launch new cosmetics for the CoverGirl and Max Factor brands. Now, after having worked as a Washington-based consultant for McKinsey & Co., Griffin finds herself...