| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Nearly four years ago, Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter jumped between a grenade and a fellow Marine while they were guarding a patrol base in Afghanistan's Helmand province.
Carpenter, now 24, took the brunt of the blast, which shattered his jaw...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Seventy years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill that transformed the economic and social structure of the United States and paved the way for the post-war boom. It was called the GI Bill of Rights.
One of its many unintended...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Two American missionary medical workers stricken by Ebola in Liberia were the first to receive a scarce, experimental treatment drug.
And now the question ricochets across the Internet: “Why them?” With more than 1,000 dead and hundreds...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Dr. Robert R. Hahn, former emergency room chief at what is now the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center in Easton, died Aug. 7 of coronary artery disease at William Hill Manor in Easton. He was 93.
"Dr. Hahn was a wonderful, wonderful man. He...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez was back with his teammates Monday after pitching well in an injury rehabilitation start at Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday night. And he said he is eager to get back on the mound in a major league game.
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Many executives would have given up after sinking a decade and $1 billion into an unsalable product.
Wall Street had hammered the company's stock after regulators issued yet another round of safety concerns. Analysts piled on, some declaring the product...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:09 AM
In the 6800 block of Waltons Lane
A report of shoplifting was received on Sept. 1 from Wal-Mart. Loss prevention observed a female conceal merchandise, including wearing a pair of boots out of the store. Items valued at $93.18 were recovered. Larisa...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:56 PM
It was the kind of mission that Warrant Officer George Carlton Bloodworth flew daily in Vietnam. But on Sept. 20, 1969, it went badly wrong.
Bloodworth was piloting the second of two scout helicopters on a reconnaissance mission over the Mekong Delta...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Dr. John M. Freeman, an internationally renowned Johns Hopkins pediatric neurologist and expert in pediatric epilepsy who had also been a medical ethicist, died Friday of cardiovascular disease at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The longtime Ruxton resident...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Dr. John M. Freeman, a longtime Johns Hopkins University pediatric neurologist and medical ethicist who was known as an expert in pediatric epilepsy, died Jan. 3 of cardiovascular disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He was 80.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Low income Virginians who could gain coverage if the state expands Medicaid are probably not as sick as state government number-crunchers first thought, new cost estimates from the Department of Medical Assistance Services suggest.
In fact, the 10-...