| Apr 21, 2015
Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., the first surgeon to successfully implant an automatic defibrillator in a human and a civil rights activist who helped open the doors of John Hopkins University School of Medicine to minority students, has died at the age of 70....
| Apr 15, 2015
| 5:20 AM
SEATTLE For the more than 10 million Americans with colorblindness, there's never been a treatment, let alone a cure, for the condition that leaves them unable to distinguish certain hues.
Now, for the first time, two University of Washington...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 8:01 AM
Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., a noted Johns Hopkins cardiac surgeon, behind-the-scenes political figure and civil rights activist who broke many racial barriers, died Friday from a massive heart attack and stroke, relatives said Saturday.
The 70-year-old Dr....
| Apr 14, 2015
| 2:33 PM
Matt Belsante didn't grow up planning to be a professional musician, but fans of the critically acclaimed jazz artist are glad he did.
"The thing I enjoy most about performing (this type of) music, is that I get to perform in front of audiences who...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 9:19 AM
Five were locals named to the Florida High School Athletic Association Academic All-State team on Monday.
There were more than 200 candidates for the award which is extended to the FHSAA's nearly 700 member schools, according to a release. To be...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 2:33 PM
With less than two weeks before the city's April 7 runoff election, Mayor Emanuel and his opponent, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, are clobbering each other with campaign ads aired on TV and videos shared on social media.
| Mar 22, 2015
| 4:47 PM
Harriet Bartholow Duncan, a homemaker who helped found a Unitarian church in Rockville, died of dementia March 14 in Cockeysville. She was 95.
The daughter of Elias Webster Bartholow and Mildred Booz Bartholow, she grew up in Baltimore and graduated from...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 3:22 PM
As Virginia’s governor ordered an investigation into the arrest of a black Chicago college student outside a pub, friends and family expressed shock that someone as highly regarded as Martese Johnson could wind up bloodied on the ground after a run-...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 5:30 PM
Although epidemiologists have not yet identified the person who brought measles to Disneyland, a new analysis shows that the highly contagious disease has spread to seven states and two other countries thanks to parents who declined to vaccinate their...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Sitting in the darkness that is the inside of Zanies comedy club no matter the time of day or the glare of the sun on Wells Street outside, it is impossible not to be thrown back into the past.
That is because the walls of the club, almost every...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 7:14 PM
At first glance, "The Sing-Off" might seem like just another televised singing competition, with judges, live audiences, and as always, the chance for the young, undiscovered artist to have a shot at stardom. But performers on this NBC show, with the...