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  • Federal spending in Md. falls by $1.2 billion, new report finds

    Federal spending in Md. falls by $1.2 billion, new report finds
    Federal spending in Maryland fell by nearly $1.2 billion last year, a nonpartisan research group reported Tuesday — the latest sign that congressional belt-tightening is having an impact in a state long buoyed by the federal checkbook. The...
  • Who stole Thomas Dolby's bicycle?

    Who stole Thomas Dolby's bicycle?
    Remember how excited we were when British musician Thomas Dolby moved to Baltimore? Well, it seems Charm City hasn't been so charming to the creator of "She Blinded Me with Science." Dolby posted to Facebook and YouTube that his bike was stolen last...
  • Hopkins joins Pa.-based health system in buying medical equipment company

    Hopkins joins Pa.-based health system in buying medical equipment company
    Johns Hopkins Home Care Group acquired a minority ownership stake in Klingensmith Healthcare, a supplier of respiratory and home medical equipment in Western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network bought a controlling interest in...
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recovering after heart procedure

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recovering after heart procedure
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who vowed this year to stay on the Supreme Court as long as she could go “full steam,” announced Wednesday she had undergone a “coronary catheterization procedure” to have a stent put in her right...
  • State placed disabled children with nurses untrained in their needs

    State placed disabled children with nurses untrained in their needs
    The disabled foster children removed from a troubled Laurel-area group home this summer were placed by Maryland regulators in facilities whose their nurses lacked training for their complex medical needs, inspection records show. Health regulators did...
  • Johns Hopkins bans social events at fraternities

    Johns Hopkins bans social events at fraternities
    The Johns Hopkins University on Friday said it has banned all social events at fraternities, the school's latest move in response to the alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl at a Sigma Alpha Epsilon party last weekend. Hopkins officials said...
  • Fritz Walker: State House rejects common-sense gun control provision

    Fritz Walker: State House rejects common-sense gun control provision
    Background checks are a common-sense safeguard that require gun sellers to first check if a buyer is a convicted felon, domestic abuser or mentally incompetent, and therefore prohibited from purchasing firearms. By federal law, sales of all firearms by...
  • Johns Hopkins fraternity suspended over underage drinking amid rape allegations

    Johns Hopkins fraternity suspended over underage drinking amid rape allegations
    A Johns Hopkins University fraternity has been placed on interim suspension for underage drinking, school officials said Wednesday, as police investigate a report that a 16-year-old girl was raped at the organization's off-campus house. The girl told...
  • Hopkins astrophysicist honored for discoveries about the universe

    Hopkins astrophysicist honored for discoveries about the universe
    Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Adam Riess, who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, has taken home another prestigious award for his work on the expanding universe. He showed that the universe is not just still expanding but that the...
  • Howard L. Smith Sr., teacher

    Howard L. Smith Sr., teacher
    Howard L. Smith Sr., a retired Baltimore County public schools science teacher who was a Korean War veteran, died Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications from a stroke. He was 83. The son of Charles Smith, a Baltimore & Ohio...
  • Ebola and the ethics of nursing

    Ebola and the ethics of nursing
    Nurses from West Africa to California have gone on strike to make their concerns about the Ebola crisis known. But what are the ethical considerations that come into play when nurses take such actions while their patients may be dying? Fundamentally,...