| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:39 PM
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...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 2:07 AM
El Centro resident Neil MacGaffey was recognized Friday as an outstanding individual who has dedicated his life to sharing his passion for math with his students.
Rep. Juan Vargas, D-Chula Vista, named MacGaffey the April “Citizen of the Month&...
| Mar 31, 2013
Sira Diakite, RN, was the recipient of Meritus Health’s December/January DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses and Brenda Walling, RN, was selected as the March honoree.
According to a recent Meritus Medical Center patient, Diakite...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 4:15 PM
James Roderick Crook Jr., a retired attorney for Baltimore City and a World War II veteran, died of stroke complications Wednesday at the Edenwald Retirement Community. The Guilford resident was 91.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Oakenshawe, he attended...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:25 AM
Local church officials and residents reacted with a sense of optimism Wednesday to the election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina to lead the Roman Catholic Church.
Bergoglio was elected pope a little more than one month after his predecessor, Pope...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:03 PM
Dear Liz: I am a junior in college, and I might have to take out a loan my senior year because of financial cuts in the state. Is it really a bad idea to take a loan for college?
Answer: No, it's not. You don't want to overdose on education debt, but...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:15 PM
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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:30 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With every phone call they make and every Web excursion they take, people are leaving a digital trail of revealing data that can be tracked by profit-seeking companies and terrorist-hunting government officials.
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:52 PM
For nearly a quarter-century, doctors have ordered annual PSA tests for men of a certain age to screen for prostate cancer, despite a lack of evidence that its benefits outweigh the risks — especially when tiny, slow-growing tumors were detected....
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I cannot blame Anne Neal for her rage at St. Mary's College of Maryland ("Cautionary campus tale," May 30). If I had paid for an education at Harvard University and graduated without a basic ability to read, I would also be overcome with directionless...
| Jun 4, 2013
As Aberdeen continues the process of trying to claim the downtown federal courthouse through eminent domain, federal judiciary workers have moved into new digs until the matter is resolved.
A contract between Green World Aberdeen, the owner of the...