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  • From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby

     From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby
    Attention, parents and parents-to-be. Your world is about to be turned upside down, and this time it's not your baby's fault. Doctors and researchers have re-evaluated recommendations for pregnancy and for feeding children, brushing their teeth —...
  • From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby

    From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby
    Attention, parents and parents¬≠-to¬≠-be. Your world is about to be turned upside down, and this time it’s not your baby’s fault. Doctors and researchers have re-evaluated recommendations for pregnancy and for feeding children, brushing...
  • Lafayette student seeks kidney

    Lafayette student seeks kidney
    Among the offers for rides home and refrigerators for sale posted in stairwells and on walls at Lafayette College campus, one flier stood out early this winter. "A young leader in our community," it said, "is in desperate need of a kidney." The...
  • Citizenship 101: Too many Americans are ignorant of the basics of democracy

    Citizenship 101: Too many Americans are ignorant of the basics of democracy
    In 1954, when the Supreme Court ruled that segregated public schools were unconstitutional, Chief Justice Earl Warren emphasized the importance of public education as a crucible for good citizenship. “Today,” Warren wrote, “education is...
  • Philadelphia native Kevin Hart is hot. He stars in 'The Wedding Ringer' and other upcoming movies and hosts 'SNL' on Saturday.

    This time last year, North Philly native Kevin Hart was proving his marquee muscle by steering "Ride Along" to a sizeable $130 million at the box office. For the rest of 2014, Hart popped up in supporting roles in the ensemble comedies "About Last...
  • Don't fumble on an otherwise strong college admission run

    Dear Mr. Bradshaw, I have submitted applications to a number of top-tier colleges and am now waiting to hear their decision. I will be on pins and needles until the April 1 decision date. You have worked with a lot of high school seniors who have...
  • SUV driver's behavior under scrutiny in New York train crash that killed 6

    SUV driver's behavior under scrutiny in New York train crash that killed 6
    Federal investigators looking into a fiery commuter train wreck that killed six people zeroed in Wednesday on what they called the big question on everyone's mind: Why was the driver of an SUV stopped on the tracks, between the lowered crossing gates? A...
  • In earning college degrees, gap between rich and poor has grown, study finds

    In earning college degrees, gap between rich and poor has grown, study finds
    The education gap between rich and poor continues to grow, becoming a chasm of opportunity that often blocks the search for a better economic life, according to a report released Tuesday. The study, titled “Indicators of Higher Education Equity in...
  • Study: College completion gap between rich, poor widens

    Study: College completion gap between rich, poor widens
    The gap in bachelor-degree attainment between the nation's richest and poorest students by age 24 has doubled during the last four decades, according to a report released Tuesday. The percentage of students from the lowest-income families —...
  • Dr. Cliff Ratliff Jr.

    Dr. Cliff Ratliff Jr.
    Dr. Cliff Ratliff Jr., a retired Baltimore internist who had been director of nuclear medicine at Saint Agnes Hospital, died Wednesday in his home at the Charlestown Retirement Community of respiratory failure. The former longtime Ellicott City resident...
  • State Treasurer Rob McCord resigning amid FBI probe involving campaign funds

    State Treasurer Rob McCord resigning amid FBI probe involving campaign funds
    HARRISBURG — State Treasurer Rob McCord, a former Democratic candidate for governor, resigned Thursday amid a federal investigation. McCord's surprise departure notice came at 10:57 a.m. in an emailed news release. It said the resignation is...