| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Health workers have gone on strike at a major state-run Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone, hospital staff told Reuters on Saturday, a further blow to efforts to contain the deadly virus.
Faced with the worst Ebola outbreak in history, West...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Osceola County and Central Florida's Deseret Ranches, one of the nation's biggest cattle operations, will lay formal groundwork as soon as this week for a metropolis of tomorrow so large it nearly defies imagination.
Including large chunks of nature and...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:14 AM
The chance of a "megadrought" gripping the Southwest for more than 30 years has increased to 50%, scientists say, which means bad news for California's already parched landscape.
The odds of a 10-year drought afflicting the southwestern U.S. have...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Law enforcement officers believe they have spotted fugitive Eric Frein, dressed all in black, on more than one occasion as they pursued him in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse in the rocky, overgrown woods along the border of Pike and Monroe counties....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Howard County officials say they are investigating security and screening procedures at Merriweather Post Pavilion after two concertgoers died and 19 others were sent to hospitals during an electronic dance music festival over the weekend.
The deaths of...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 9:59 PM
President Barack Obama on Friday pledged a $3 billion U.S. contribution to an international fund to help poor countries cope with the effects of climate change, putting the issue front and center of the G20 Leaders Summit in Australia.
The large size...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen's charitable foundation on Thursday will announce it is donating $9 million to support U.S. efforts to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a source familiar with the matter said.
The gift to the Centers for...
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:12 PM
To the editor: The Times highlights the need to reduce short-lived climate pollutants to fully tackle global warming. California has a long history of leadership in this area. ("What about those other greenhouse gases?," Editorial, Sept. 22)
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:25 PM
You Sept. 25 editoria, " Our home, our problem," was disheartening. While I agree we do need to deal with the problem directly, locally and responsibly, I disagree that the actions of hundreds of thousands gathering to make a statement to...
| Sep 28, 2014
Q: Recently my parents moved in with us, so now we are a multi-generational home. Both of my parents comment on and sometimes criticize how I parent my children. How can I get them to stop, and to recognize that I was a good parent before they moved in...