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  • Robert B. Reich: Charity begins at home (particularly at wealthy homes)

    It's charity time, and not just because the holiday season reminds us to be charitable. As the tax year draws to a close, the charitable tax deduction beckons. America's wealthy are its largest beneficiaries. According to the Congressional Budget Office,...
  • Study finds hope for teens and charitable giving

    American teenagers have been branded as "lazy" and "disengaged from the world." Society views them as uninvolved and not focused on making an impact on their community and environment. This social stigma has persisted for some time, but a study by the...
  • Fewer men are paying for sex, survey suggests

    Fewer men are paying for sex, survey suggests
    Could the oldest profession be losing its customers? Fewer men say they have ever paid for sex — or been paid for it — than a few decades ago, according to a nationally representative survey. But scholars and activists are divided over...
  • Rose Bowl Aquatic Swim Club relies on local talent on national stage

    When the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center women’s club swimming team took to the National Club Swimming Assn. Summer Championships, it relied on five locals to guide them near the top of the standings Saturday. Three Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and two...
  • Light could replace shock to regulate hearts

    Light could replace shock to regulate hearts
    So many Americans experience dangerous fluctuations in heartbeat that about 400,000 times a year a device is implanted in their chests to keep a normal rhythm. But the defibrillators that send a life-saving electric buzz through the heart can be so...
  • Study: Most Clueless About Electric Vehicle Subsidies

     
    Similar to the old "if-a-tree-falls-in-the-woods" question, if government incentives to encourage the purchase of plug-in vehicles are offered, but no one knows about them, do they make a difference? A research team at Indiana University conducted a...
  • A blood test for suicide? Biomarkers may identify people at risk

    A blood test for suicide? Biomarkers may identify people at risk
    A blood test can tell you if you’ve got HIV, high cholesterol or certain kinds of cancer. Now scientists are trying to create a blood test that would reveal whether someone was about to commit suicide. “Individuals at risk often choose not...
  • After slow progress, College Park moving quickly toward 'real college town' goals

    After slow progress, College Park moving quickly toward 'real college town' goals
    A gleaming new apartment building with restaurants and bars on the ground floor has replaced an old pizza place and tire shop. A new Whole Foods will sprout up just down the road. A four-star hotel and bike lanes are planned. The changes are part of a...
  • UMBC response to Israel boycott is inadequate [Commentary]

    Over 200 years ago, political theorist and philosopher Edmund Burke memorably remarked: "The only thing necessary for evil to flourish is for good men to do nothing." This truism comes to mind when assessing the reaction of the University of Maryland,...
  • Bell-Jeff football tries to move forward after game cancellation

    Bell-Jeff football tries to move forward after game cancellation
    Being a former college football player, Bellarmine-Jefferson Principal Michael Stumph said it was a difficult decision to have to cancel a portion of the Guards season, as word about the cancellations were made official by the school on Wednesday via...
  • Be smart about giving to charity

    Dear Liz: What are your thoughts on charitable giving? I hear about tithing (giving 10% of income) but would have real problems trying to maintain that commitment. That said, I'd like to become a regular donor to a reputable charity. Answer: Most U.S....