| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:08 AM
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...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 7:27 AM
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...
| Aug 31, 2014
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:25 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:53 AM
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...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 2:34 PM
"Fish on!" called P.J. Klavon, as he reached for a trap hauled from the placid waters of the Tred Avon River. Inside the black metal cage wriggled a single white perch, a safe distance from a blue crab.
The fish weren't exactly jumping last week into...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:36 AM
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...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 4:57 PM
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.
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:02 PM
As it unveiled a $45 million plan that will build something new for each of its schools, Township High School District 214 officials also say they might consider giving back some of the district's extra cash to taxpayers.
The news follows an eight-month...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:43 PM
After trying to raise taxes and sell advertisements, the financially-troubled Palatine Rural Fire Protection District is now consolidating services with two neighboring fire departments, officials said.
"I'm not going to say it saves money, but it...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:52 PM
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.