| Aug 23, 2014
| 8:58 AM
At the Target in Baltimore's Mondawmin Mall, megaphone-shaped "college" signs hang over aisles stocked with must-haves for students living on their own, such as mini-refrigerators, desk lamps and six-packs of ramen noodles.
"Back to College" is a well-...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:26 PM
As the Ebola virus ravages West Africa, two American health workers who contracted the disease in Liberia were airlifted back to the United States to be treated with an experimental drug. They have since recovered.
But colleagues of a doctor in Sierra...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Last year, 858 Maryland residents died due to alcohol or drug intoxication; that's enough to replace the entire University of Maryland football team more than eight times. This year is on track to be even more deadly, with a 33 percent increase in...
| Aug 30, 2014
The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University opens its school year this week with about 600 students, 150 faculty members and a new dean.
Fred Bronstein, who started on the job in June after six years as president of the St. Louis Symphony,...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:26 PM
City Councilman William H. Cole IV appeared as the new president of the Baltimore Development Corp. at its board meeting Thursday, on a day when the mayor announced six new board members and the board approved three new projects for the city's west side....
| Aug 27, 2014
| 1:35 PM
The cracking sounds were ferocious. An ankle-deep, frozen lake in Death Valley National Park was breaking apart under sunny skies.
As cousins Richard Norris and James Norris watched, a light wind began moving huge floes of ice across the surface of...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Polyurethane foam, long used in products such as bedding, furniture and insulation to make people more comfortable, someday also may save lives.
Eight Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering students have devised a tool that may stop profuse...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
At the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce this week, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez kicked off a cross-country, pre-Labor Day tour to champion higher minimum wages, higher-wage jobs and other causes in talks with employers, workers and local leaders....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Flying past Saturn’s moon Titan, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has caught a few glimpses of methane clouds speeding over the enormous moon’s hydrocarbon seas in its northern polar region.
Clouds developed and dissipated over Ligeia Mare, a...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:55 AM
It started back in July 2012, as a response within the law enforcement community to a devastating national tragedy.
The tragic shootings inside a Century movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, prompted the creation of summits aimed at advancing an...