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  • In literature, new attention to old age, dying

    In literature, new attention to old age, dying
    "O dark dark dark. They all go into the dark …" —T.S. Eliot, "Four Quartets" The Angel of Death — also known as the Old Ferryman, the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse or Mr. G. Reaper himself — is cutting a wider swath than...
  • NASA space probe sends back first pictures of Pluto in 2015

    NASA space probe sends back first pictures of Pluto in 2015
    NASA's New Horizons space probe has sent back some new images of the dwarf planet Pluto and its largest moon Charon as seen from more than 126,000 miles away. Over the coming months, the grand piano sized spacecraft will take thousands of pictures...
  • UMBC chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon apologizes for actions of defunct U. of Okla. chapter

    UMBC chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon apologizes for actions of defunct U. of Okla. chapter
    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon has issued an apology on behalf of the fraternity, whose University of Oklahoma chapter was closed after a video surfaced showing members uttering a racial epithet while singing a...
  • Customers wait in the cold for Shake Shack opening

    Customers wait in the cold for Shake Shack opening
    Shake Shack opened its first Baltimore location on Monday morning and about 25 people lined up in freezing temperatures to be the first ones inside.  Just before the doors opened at 11 a.m., Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Shake Shack CEO Randy...
  • John W. Baldwin

    John W. Baldwin, an internationally renowned Johns Hopkins University history professor and author whose specialty was medieval France, died of pneumonia Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 85. "He was an expert on the French monarchy, and...
  • 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...
  • Renaissance-era book bought by Hopkins among 19 cultural treasures returned to Italy

    Renaissance-era book bought by Hopkins among 19 cultural treasures returned to Italy
    Nineteen stolen cultural treasures — including a 16th-century book that had been purchased at auction by the Johns Hopkins University — were returned to Italy this week by U.S. authorities. The artifacts, which were returned by the U.S....
  • What makes a great Super Bowl ad? A story

    What makes a great Super Bowl ad? A story
    What makes a great Super Bowl ad? Sexy celebrities? A great soundtrack? Slapstick humor? Puppies? The answer, according to Johns Hopkins University professor Keith A. Quesenberry, is a good story. Quesenberry published a study that looked at more than...
  • China's silenced Jing

    Millions of Chinese speakers around the world have watched "Under the Dome," the 104-minute documentary about China's air pollution situation. The documentary, self-funded by investigative journalist Chai Jing, was released online Feb. 28 and...
  • Johns Hopkins tops magazine's list of graduate education schools

    Johns Hopkins tops magazine's list of graduate education schools
    For the second year in a row, the Johns Hopkins University School of Education has been named the top graduate education program in the country by U.S. News and World Report, according to annual rankings released Tuesday. Johns Hopkins’ 8-year-old...
  • Police take-home car programs a trade off; costs unknown

    Police take-home car programs a trade off; costs unknown
    When they are not patrolling the streets and nabbing speeders, hundreds of Baltimore-area police officers are allowed to use their cruisers to pick up groceries, run family errands or shuttle relatives around. Such programs cost taxpayers — but no...