| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Miss Maryland, you did us proud.
Sunday night in Las Vegas, 27-year-old Nana Meriwether, from Potomac, finished as the runner-up in the 2012 Miss USA pageant. The title went to Miss Rhode Island, 20-year-old Olivia Culpo.
Clearly, Meriwether didn't lose...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Do you have any idea what happened on that hotel bed before you walked into the room? You don't want to know. Neither do I, which is why, first thing when arriving in a new hotel room, I usually toss the bedspread in the closet.
It seems I'm not alone....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 12:58 PM
The Texas A&M University System just said, 'Howdy!' to a huge government contract. The contract makes A&M one of three national biodefense centers in the country. The others are in Baltimore, Maryland and Raleigh, North Carolina.
These centers will...
| Jul 12, 2012
Five years into their marriage, the freelance Toronto writers played by Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen in "Take This Waltz" have drifted, rudderless, into a harbor that is anything but safe.
They're cute together, but the act has begun to curdle:...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Last year's flu season was relatively mild, so health officials are concerned that the flu may be worse this year.
"No one can predict with certainty what kind of flu season we will have this year," Holli Senior, deputy press secretary for the...
| Sep 21, 2012
It's time to get your flu shot. Or is it?
The answer to that question depends on whom you ask.
The sign in the pharmacy window might suggest flu season is already here, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging everyone at least 6...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:05 AM
CHICAGO -- Hog farmers are slaughtering animals at the fastest pace since 2009 as a surge in feed costs spurs the biggest losses in 14 years, signaling smaller herds next year and a rebound in pork prices.
The 73.3 million hogs processed in eight months...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Remember the "pods" where people went for H1N1 flu vaccinations three years ago? A lot of preparation went into establishing those mass vaccination programs.
Thirty-three representatives from emergency management, emergency medical services,...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:51 PM
When a natural or man-made disaster happens, it's vital emergency responders have the skills and tools to deal with the situation.
Thirty-three representatives from emergency management, emergency medical services, hospitals, fire departments and...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 3:34 PM
While Michelle Obama is trying to teach us how to eat healthy, two restaurants are biting each other across the country over the trademark "Heart Attack Sandwich".
The "Second Avenue Deli", a kosher Manhattan deli, won a lawsuit against the Las Vegas-...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 3:39 PM
How would you feel if doctors diagnosed your child with a cough or a “flu virus”, but instinct told you there was much more to it? That's what happened to several LaPorte County parents whose kids got sick at the fair earlier this month, at...