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  • Mikulski proposes lifting NIH spending caps

    Mikulski proposes lifting NIH spending caps
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, a longtime advocate for the National Institutes of Health, offered new details on Thursday of legislation she has introduced to increase funding for medical research -- adding her voice to a growing debate in...
  • Earnest juggle: From pampering press to changing Pampers

    WASHINGTON Josh Earnest may have one of the hardest jobs in Washington. No, it's not his role as White House press secretary, but being a father. Earnest became a father in August 2014, just weeks after assuming the pressure-cooker job as White House...
  • Exhibit of Artist Raoul Middleman's self-portraits opens at MICA

    Exhibit of Artist Raoul Middleman's self-portraits opens at MICA
    The first thing Raoul Middleman paints is his eye. He paints his right eye, to be precise, in a self-portrait that the Baltimore-born artist created while looking into a mirror. First there's a horizontal brown smudge that forms the upper rim of the eye...
  • Exelon must show regulators that Pepco merger is a good deal

    Exelon must show regulators that Pepco merger is a good deal
    Opponents and supporters of a proposed utility merger involving Exelon Corp., the parent of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co., began a calculated dance before Maryland regulators last week, with some hoping to sink the deal and others hoping to sweeten it....
  • Royal Caribbean cruise ship scrubbed clean in Baltimore after 200 fall sick

    Royal Caribbean cruise ship scrubbed clean in Baltimore after 200 fall sick
    Cleaning crews spent much of Monday and Tuesday scrubbing down a cruise ship docked in Baltimore and the port's cruise terminal after a nasty little virus treated more than 200 passengers and crew members to bouts of diarrhea and vomiting. The newly...
  • Steinem, Plouffe among speakers for Hopkins Foreign Affairs Symposium

    Steinem, Plouffe among speakers for Hopkins Foreign Affairs Symposium
    Feminist trailblazer Gloria Steinem, Obama campaign strategist David Plouffe and the creator of the popular "Humans of New York" blog are among the scheduled speakers at Johns Hopkins University's 2015 Foreign Affairs Symposium. Steinem, the Ms....
  • House Republicans propose changes for NIH, FDA

    House Republicans propose changes for NIH, FDA
    House Republicans are considering significant changes to the way billions of dollars in National Institutes of Health grants are awarded to research institutions under a proposal intended to speed medical breakthroughs. The proposal, which Republican...
  • Funding young scientists

    Funding young scientists
    This month, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels sounded an alarm about the difficulty young science researchers have in obtaining the grant funding that they need to launch their careers. In an article in Proceedings of the National...
  • Poverty, race drive asthma rates more than city living

    Poverty, race drive asthma rates more than city living
    It was the day after Mother's Day in 2012 when Faith Walker ran into her East Baltimore house unable to breathe. Her mother, Tyishia Walker, who suffers from asthma and has an older daughter with the disease, knew exactly what was wrong: Faith also...
  • A new opera, early Tchaikovsky symphony at the Kennedy Center

    A new opera, early Tchaikovsky symphony at the Kennedy Center
    During a quick visit to the Kennedy Center Saturday night, I got to hear a new opera and an under-appreciated symphony by Tchaikovsky. Two hours well spent, I'd say. In one of its most commendable moves, Washington National Opera established the...
  • Tabb all-state field hockey standout Courtney King to play at Johns Hopkins University

    Tabb all-state field hockey standout Courtney King to play at Johns Hopkins University
    Courtney King, who earned Group 4A all-state field hockey honors in helping Tabb High win the state championship, has committed to play at Johns Hopkins University. King, who played defense and midfield, had 13 goals and 14 assists for the Tigers and...