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  • Roger Goodell sends memo to all NFL teams on initiatives to prevent domestic violence

    Roger Goodell sends memo to all NFL teams on initiatives to prevent domestic violence
    In the wake of recent domestic violence incidents involving former Ravens running back Ray Rice, Carolina Panthers defenisve end Greg Hardy, San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald and Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer, the NFL is...
  • The risk as proud Scots mull splitting from the UK

    The risk as proud Scots mull splitting from the UK
    Across the pond, the pleated skirts and tartan kilts are all aflutter: Come Sept. 18, Scottish voters will decide whether to sever the 307-year-old union that binds them to England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Owing to ancestry, tribalism, grudges or...
  • Mount Olive rain gardens could sprout church greening

    Mount Olive rain gardens could sprout church greening
    Volunteers were not just planting rain gardens at Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church in Annapolis Monday afternoon to help clean up Spa Creek, they were planting the seed for a movement they hope will blossom to churches all over Maryland. The Spa Creek...
  • Companies work with local colleges to prepare future workforce

    Companies work with local colleges to prepare future workforce
    Nipro Diagnostics launched an internship program last year and was surprised by the lack of interest. "We only got one intern," said Scott Verner, chief executive of the fast-growing, high-technology maker of diabetic-testing equipment in Fort...
  • U.S. considers climate change plan that would mandate emission cuts

    U.S. considers climate change plan that would mandate emission cuts
    The United States is considering a proposal to combat climate change that would require countries to offer plans for curtailing greenhouse gas emissions on a certain schedule but would leave it to individual nations to determine how deep their cuts...
  • WWF: Half the world's wildlife gone over last 40 years

    WWF: Half the world's wildlife gone over last 40 years
    The world populations of fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles fell overall by 52 percent between 1970 and 2010, far faster than previously thought, the World Wildlife Fund said on Tuesday. The conservation group's Living Planet Report, published...
  • Bill to approve Keystone pipeline clears hurdle in U.S. Senate

    Bill to approve Keystone pipeline clears hurdle in U.S. Senate
    Legislation to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline began racing through the U.S. Congress on Wednesday as Democrats and Republicans appeared to be coming together in a challenge of President Barack Obama's oversight of the project. In a...
  • New York climate march draws hundreds of thousands

    New York climate march draws hundreds of thousands
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - An international day of action on climate change brought hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets of New York City on Sunday, easily exceeding organizers' hopes for the largest protest on the issue in history. Organizers...
  • Ebola outbreak could spur action for Md. scientists working on vaccine

    Ebola outbreak could spur action for Md. scientists working on vaccine
    Public health officials have just one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa — quarantine — but as the disease continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons....
  • NFL announces four women who will assist in guiding league policies

    In the wake of domestic violence incidents involving Ray Rice, Ray McDonald and Greg Hardy, the NFL is making some additions to its staff to help guide league policies. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced the changes in a letter Monday to NFL teams...
  • Ebola is 'not a death sentence,' U.S. cases prove

    Ebola is 'not a death sentence,' U.S. cases prove
    When Amber Vinson walked out of Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday, she became the sixth person in the country to be successfully treated for a disease that kills 70% of its victims in Africa, but has so far killed only one in the United...