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  • White House reassures public on Ebola scare

    WASHINGTON In the face of growing Republican calls for travel restrictions on Ebola-ravaged areas in West Africa, the Obama administration on Friday sought to reassure anxious Americans that current safeguards were enough to keep the deadly virus from...
  • Washington, D.C. hospital admits patient with possible Ebola symptoms

    Washington, D.C. hospital admits patient with possible Ebola symptoms
    Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. has admitted a patient with possible symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus "in an abundance of caution," it said in a statement on Friday. The patient, who had recently traveled to Nigeria, is in stable...
  • Thomas Sowell: Obama, immigration, guns and other random thoughts

    Thomas Sowell: Obama, immigration, guns and other random thoughts
    The biggest issue in this fall's election is whether the Obama administration will end when Barack Obama leaves the White House or whether it will continue on, by appointing federal judges with lifetime appointments who share President Obama's contempt...
  • Ellicott City's Cotton Duck draws attention to art with T-shirts

    The Doberman sits on the edge of a bed, oblivious of the remarkable view from the floor-to-ceiling window. Modern high-rises peep out from a dense forest dotted with palm trees and shrouded in mist. Artist Jereme Scott says his painting was inspired by...
  • Five candidates running for West Park commission, including longtime incumbent

    Five candidates running for West Park commission, including longtime incumbent
    Two commission seats are being contested in West Park and among the candidates is an incumbent who is one of the city's founders, a woman who lost by slim margins in two recent commission races, and a longtime pastor. With the exception of incumbent...
  • African dancer Angela Watson shares healing power of dance, drumming

    Traditional African dancer Angela "Sadio" Watson wants to do more than just perform for her audience at the Allentown Public Library on Wednesday. Watson wants to encourage the audience not only to learn the history and movements of African dance but also...
  • UB could stop enrolling freshmen and sophomores

    UB could stop enrolling freshmen and sophomores
    Seven years after the University of Baltimore admitted its first freshman class, new President Kurt L. Schmoke is considering a return to the school's roots as an upper-division college that enrolled only juniors and seniors. The enrollment growth that...
  • For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better

    For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better
    At Cal State Stanislaus, computer science faculty maintain a small library of textbooks so students don't have to buy them. Chico State history professor Susan Green invites former students to sell their used textbooks to new arrivals on the first day...
  • Trapped in Ferguson protest zone: 3 students describe tense night

    Trapped in Ferguson protest zone: 3 students describe tense night
    Three college student from Ferguson found themselves trapped overnight behind the riot-ready police lines of this embattled St. Louis suburb roiling over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.   The women had come to protest but were unprepared for...
  • 31 arrested in Ferguson unrest, some from California, officer says

    31 arrested in Ferguson unrest, some from California, officer says
    As another night of peaceful protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man devolved into confrontation and confusion, the Missouri State Highway Patrol officer in charge of law enforcement in this St. Louis suburb said 31 people had been...
  • Amid Ferguson chaos, Rand Paul bemoans 'militarization' of police

    Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday tied the crisis in Ferguson, Mo., to a federally funded "militarization" of local police, meshing his signature anti-big government and civil liberties views into a message he hopes will resonate with black voters....