| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Most parents worry about their kids, even after they've fled the nest.
But … sky diving? Rock climbing? Backpacking all over the world? Snowbound on the highest mountain in North America? A cross-country tandem bicycle ride?
All by a daughter...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Where to start?
At the end, limping into Deadhorse, Alaska, with their crippled tandem bicycle and wading into the Arctic Ocean after 19 months on the road?
At the beginning, fighting powerful Patagonian head winds and unforgiving rough gravel roads...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:00 PM
An extremely rare form of eye cancer left Carol Gillispie without sight, but her handicap transformed her into an advocate for others with disabilities, and into an independent woman.
"She was not a woman who would complain about injustice," said Anne...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:36 PM
Blind Industries and Services of Maryland’s Seniors Achieving Independent Living program will host its sixth annual Washington County Community Picnic on Friday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m.
The event will take place at Pangborn Park’s east pavilion...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:32 PM
OK, you've got your tire pressure and fluids checked, snacks and in-car diversions packed for the kids and your route programmed into the navigation system. You're ready for your Fourth of July holiday road trip, but beware ??? among the......
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:50 AM
Excepting the opening scene, "Life Matters" consisted of exactly two plot lines: The resolution of Billith's vision of the vampires meeting the sun and the vampires' subsequent takeover of vamp camp, and Terry Bellefleur's funeral.
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The concern was evident in the voice on the other end of the phone line. A purebred Angus producer was in the middle of a situation. Three days ago he found three heifers with red, weepy, painful eyes. The next day there were four new cases, and this...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:15 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There is not enough evidence to say whether screening adults without vision problems for glaucoma has any clear benefit, according to a government-backed panel.
Between 2 and 4 million people in the U.S. have the...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Head-up displays on car windshields are expected to boom in the next few years, according to a new report from IHS Automotive.
Global sales of cars outfitted with HUDs are expected to rise to 9.1 million units in 2020, up from 1.2 million in 2012. Sales...
| Jun 30, 2013
In following the George Zimmerman trial somewhat closely online last week, I noted a familiar pattern:
A "heater" case that draws intense media interest.
Evidence of innocence explained away with far-...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:41 PM
In his 14 years of providing free eye exams for the homeless and volunteering at the Helping Up Mission, Dr. Anthony Kameen had never seen a situation like that of 47-year-old Anthony Curtis.
Curtis was like many men at the Baltimore shelter —...