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  • The Sarah Palin Internet channel: Niche 'news' for her supporters

    In the video pitch for her new Internet endeavor — yours for only $9.95 a month or $99.95 a year! — Sarah Palin implores those watching: “Really, make this your channel.” But let’s not kid ourselves: It’s called the...
  • NCAA awaits possible verdict hit, shifts stance

    NCAA awaits possible verdict hit, shifts stance
    It's easy to forget that there is also some good news in the world. For one thing, the overlords of big-time college sports seem resigned to getting their comeuppance. Predicting the outcome of court cases is as fruitless as trying to fill out a...
  • How Ohio State University Won the EcoCar2 Student Hybrid Challenge

     
    The EcoCar2 Hybrid Challenge is over, and the winner has been declared: Ohio State University took the overall title, winning the three-year-long student program sponsored by General Motors. But what does it take to capture such an award? The EcoCar2........
  • Jackson Jr. eligible for halfway house in about 3 months

    Jackson Jr. eligible for halfway house in about 3 months
    WASHINGTON—Sentencing experts were not surprised Tuesday at news that former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., now in a federal prison camp in Alabama, will be eligible for placement in a halfway house beginning Sept. 20. They pointed to his relatively...
  • Traumatic brain injuries in veterans linked to higher dementia risk

    A new study of nearly 200,000 older military veterans has found that those with traumatic brain injuries were 60% more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. The study, published online Wednesday in the journal...
  • Study links veterans' traumatic brain injuries to Alzheimer's

    A new study of nearly 200,000 older military veterans has found that those with traumatic brain injuries are 60% more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. The study, published online Wednesday in the journal Neurology,...
  • Perhaps the NCAA should think small-time

     Perhaps the NCAA should think small-time
    I've been following the trial meant to determine whether players should get a piece of the billions of dollars generated by big-time college athletics, and all I can say is that if intellectual gymnastics were a sport, defenders of the status quo would...
  • Single-sex schooling cultivates confidence in girls [Commentary]

    Single-sex schooling cultivates confidence in girls [Commentary]
    In their new book, "The Confidence Code," Claire Shipman and Katty Kay draw on a broad spectrum of scientific research to support several of their hypotheses: Compared with men, women don't consider themselves as ready for promotions; predict they will do...
  • Dr. Charles J.E. Arnold, radiologist

    Dr. Charles J.E. Arnold, radiologist
    Dr. Charles J.E. Arnold, former chief of radiology at North Arundel Hospital and the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, died suddenly Wednesday of undetermined causes at his Green Spring Valley home. He was 72. The son of Dr. Emerson...
  • Audiologist drawn to the field because of grandfathers' hearing loss

    By Marcella Kreiter As a pre-med student at the University of North Dakota, audiologist Marie Vetter was flipping through a course catalog when she came across the section on Communication Sciences and Disorders. She spotted an introductory course on...
  • Kirwan to step down as university system chancellor

    Kirwan to step down as university system chancellor
    William E. Kirwan, who as chancellor of the University System of Maryland over the past dozen years helped oversee the rise of several of the state's public universities to national prominence, will step down from his position as soon as a successor is...