| 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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:44 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:11 PM
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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:01 PM
James Daniel is the son of a coach and a card-carrying gym rat who has spent much of his life on basketball courts, so he understands and feels the game better than most.
Asked if he foresaw the kind of freshman season he has had at Howard University,...
| 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...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:39 PM
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the new Magruder Elementary Discover STEM Academy in Newport News.
The $27 million campus is scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. According to the school division, it will be one of...
| 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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The age of disco was dawning in this week's rundown from Billboard's Hot 100 chart archives. Groovy.
10. "Just Don't Want to Be Lonely," the Main Ingredient
This was the Main Ingredient's second biggest hit (1972's "Everybody Plays the Fool" was...