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  • Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month

    Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month
    An unusual request recently appeared in classifieds and on campus bulletin boards — Wanted: Baltimore-area volunteers to test a vaccine for the Ebola virus. The response was overwhelming, said Kirsten Lyke, an associate professor at the University...
  • Brown campaign under fire for using cops in campaign ad

    Brown campaign under fire for using cops in campaign ad
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown is drawing criticism for using uniformed Baltimore police officers in a campaign ad attacking his Republican challenger over guns — and the department is investigating whether the officers broke...
  • Exhibit of forgeries shows off unprecedented collection at Peabody Library

    Exhibit of forgeries shows off unprecedented collection at Peabody Library
    It's hard not to admire their inventiveness, their refusal to be cowed by the stubborn and unyielding truth, their bravado and their nerve. The dozens of charlatans, schemers and impostors on display in "Fakes, Lies and Forgeries," an entertaining new...
  • Serious monkey business in old Dania

    Serious monkey business in old Dania
    Drivers traveling along Federal Highway in the '40s and '50s in Dania (before the city appended "beach" to its name) were treated to the sight of a 30-foot-tall scowling money. The imposing statue marked the entrance to the Chimpanzee Farm, where chimps...
  • O'Malley seeks to allay fears after Ebola patient arrives in Maryland

    O'Malley seeks to allay fears after Ebola patient arrives in Maryland
    President Barack Obama appointed an "Ebola czar" Friday to lead the nation's response to the deadly virus, as Gov. Martin O'Malley sought to allay the public's fears after an infected Texas nurse was brought to Bethesda for treatment. Meanwhile, Johns...
  • A comet is about to fly by Mars: Here's everything you need to know

    A comet is about to fly by Mars: Here's everything you need to know
    On Sunday, a comet the size of a mountain will brush past Mars, passing just 87,000 miles away from the red planet. That's about one-third the distance between the Earth and the moon, and scientists say it is likely closer than any comet has gotten to...
  • Hopkins' new video game may pave way for stroke therapy

    Hopkins' new video game may pave way for stroke therapy
    With a swipe across an iPad, a game player becomes a bottlenose dolphin. Everything the gamer does, the dolphin does, too. She can dive deep into the water, shoot 20 feet up and twist into a full-body spin in midair. Amid the acrobatics, the gamer hunts...
  • Seymour "Sy" Sussman, businessman

    Seymour "Sy" Sussman, businessman
    Seymour "Sy" Sussman, the former longtime president of the Northwest Loan Co., a Pennsylvania Avenue pawnshop, died Sunday at the North Oaks retirement community near Owings Mills of complications from dementia. He was 87. The son of Joseph Sussman, who...
  • Study finds drop in death rates from strokes

    Study finds drop in death rates from strokes
    Tel Aviv — Despite the significant reduction in the overall incidence and death rates from strokes in the United States over the past twenty years, more attention needs to be paid to specific age groups, a recent study found. The new research,...
  • 'It's never just about baseball'

    'It's never just about baseball'
    Mom-Mom and Pop-Pop listening to the Orioles on the radio on the front porch. Grandpa keeping score with pencil and paper. The yells of the fans floating over from Memorial Stadium. Chuck Thompson saying, "Ain't the beer cold." Kids falling asleep on...
  • Student apartments, retail, restaurants planned for Charles Village

    Student apartments, retail, restaurants planned for Charles Village
    Student apartments with retail, restaurants and parking could soon rise on a vacant lot in the heart of Charles Village, developers and Johns Hopkins University officials announced Wednesday. The 1.1-acre lot is a block from campus, and Hopkins officials...