| Oct 4, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Howard University Hospital said on Saturday that a medical team has determined that a patient feared afflicted with Ebola does not have the disease.
The Washington-based hospital, working with the District of Columbia Department of Health and U.S....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:57 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:33 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2014
A former heavyweight boxing champion and a port commissioner are challenging U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings in the Democratic primary in a black-majority district that stretches across the Everglades.
District 20 — which includes parts of Deerfield...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Palm Beach County will have at least one new School Board member, and possibly up to four, before the year ends.
Three incumbents are being challenged in their re-election bids, while a fourth, Jennifer Prior Brown, is stepping down, leaving an open seat...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Ten months after Al Johnson died, the Unifics are being re-born.
The soul vocal quartet, which had several hits in the late 1960s and early '70s, lost its sweet-singing front man when Johnson, a Newport News native, died of a heart attack at age 65. The...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:49 AM
For those not attuned to such things, the right-wing media has spent much of the week jumping up and down about Attorney General Eric Holder's appearance on ABC-TV last Sunday morning. His offense? He dared suggest that there was a "racial component" from...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:04 AM
During the first week of August 42 years ago, a solar flare knocked out power in the United States, "Deliverance" was the top box-office draw, and the following songs were the most popular tunes according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
| Jul 6, 2014
| 10:13 AM
— Christen McWithey is sitting in front of a 3-D printer the size of a microwave, figuring out how to turn computer graphics into model satellites and telescopes to support a NASA mission.
Christen McWithey is 19 years old.
McWithey, who just...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
This was the promise: No longer would African-Americans be forced to pick up their meals from the back door of restaurants. No longer would they need to fear being unable to find lodgings on their way home from a trip.
And no longer would those who...