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  • Detailed accusations against Bill Cosby recast a cultural icon

    Detailed accusations against Bill Cosby recast a cultural icon
    They didn't see a comedian. They saw the "king of the world." Long before there was a Dr. Cliff Huxtable, before rumpled sweaters and a collective anointing as America's dad, Bill Cosby was magnified a hundredfold in the eyes of the young models and...
  • Race and policing in America

    Race and policing in America
    As the father of an African-American son, I was shocked by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. I never thought about the effect of race on policing when I was growing up. I am a white man, raised in a middle-class white suburb, with...
  • '25 to Life' shows man's growth from Lothario to HIV educator

    '25 to Life' shows man's growth from Lothario to HIV educator
    The documentary "25 to Life" is a coming-of-age tale with a twist: A Lothario becomes a married man, a fatherless child becomes a dad, and a promiscuous player becomes an HIV educator. All of those personas have played out in Will Brawner, who as an...
  • Ebola ruled out in two suspected cases in Washington region

    Ebola ruled out in two suspected cases in Washington region
    Officials at Washington, D.C. area hospitals ruled out Ebola in two patients who were suspected of having the deadly virus as national and local health authorities sought to reassure the public Saturday that they were prepared for an outbreak. Howard...
  • VA secretary brings recruiting tour for medical professionals to Hopkins

    VA secretary brings recruiting tour for medical professionals to Hopkins
    The head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, visiting Baltimore on Tuesday, asked nursing students at Johns Hopkins to consider careers with the VA — part of a larger plan to combat the long wait times that have plagued the health care...
  • Annapolis woman posed as physician assistant, treated 200 children

    Posing as a physician assistant, a 37-year-old Annapolis woman with no medical license treated 200 infants and children and wrote more than 400 prescriptions over 10 days last year, prosecutors said. Shawna Michelle Gunter admitted in a plea agreement...
  • Rand Paul: The Republican Party needs a makeover

    Rand Paul: The Republican Party needs a makeover
    With Republicans poised to take control of Congress, Sen. Rand Paul delivered a sober warning Sunday that voters may not be necessarily running into the arms of the GOP as much as repudiating President Obama's agenda. The Republican Party may win the...
  • 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...
  • The Unifics reunited: An old soul group's new beginning

    The Unifics reunited: An old soul group's new beginning
    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...
  • Rutherford known for 'making the trains run on time'

    Rutherford known for 'making the trains run on time'
    Boyd Rutherford was raised in a Democratic family in Democratic Northeast Washington, but the running mate of Republican Larry Hogan says he decided early on that the GOP was closer to his values. Rutherford, who is African-American, came to the...
  • Catching Up With ... Sanders Shiver, ex-Colts LB and Bowie St. coach

    Catching Up With ... Sanders Shiver, ex-Colts LB and Bowie St. coach
    He arrived at the Colts' training camp in 1976, a rookie linebacker out to make a name for himself. He was Sanders Shiver, from Carson-Newman College. Or was it the other way around? Folks called him Carson Newman, or Carson Sanders, or Sanders Newman....