| May 1, 2013
Rain should flow off the roof across valleys, around vent pipes, past skylights, into a gutter and then to a leader that empties where the water can't flow back against the foundation. But all along the route there are potential bottlenecks.
| May 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Luxury cars have moved past the days of the ignition-challenged Jaguars in AMC's "Mad Men," but many still have faults. The Mercedes-Benz M-Class and Buick LaCrosse rate below average in Consumer Reports' reliability surveys; the Lincoln MKX, BMW X3, BMW....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:30 PM
A 15-year-old boy became this year’s first human case of plague in the nation, New Mexico Department of Health officials reported this week
The teenage boy, of Torrance County in central New Mexico, was in a hospital in stable condition, according...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Water is being tested at Roxbury Correctional Institution south of Hagerstown after an inmate was taken to a Baltimore hospital to be treated for Legionnaires’ disease, according to a state prison official.
The inmate, who was in his 40s, was...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:44 PM
An inmate at a Western Maryland state prison tested positive for the bacterium that causes Legionnaires' disease, prompting an investigation of the facility's water and air-conditioning systems, corrections officials said Friday.
The inmate, a man in his...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:54 PM
University of Notre Dame senior linebacker Danny Spond was forced to end his college football career. The Littleton, Colo., native has suffered from hemiplegic migraines over the past year. Spond will remain with the program and mentor the Fighting...
| Aug 16, 2013
Many children, teens and adults heading back to school this fall are burdened with a pretty weighty subject: their backpacks.
Children and adolescents are particularly at risk of injury from overloaded backpacks. The National Safety Council, the...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:30 PM
"The Brits are coming! The Brits are coming!" Simon Pegg shouted before the Aug. 21 premiere of "The World's End" at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. He wasn't kidding.
After the hotly-attended premiere, Focus Features took the pub crawl laffer down the...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 1:03 PM
An adult in Sedgwick County is suspected of contracting West Nile virus. The Sedgwick County health department is now investigating.
This is the county's first reported case of West Nile in 2013. Mosquito trapping results confirm there are a high...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Donna keeps her money with Bank of America. She also receives a lot of solicitations from lenders and other financial companies.
Donna wants to know if BofA is sharing her personal information with others and, if so, what she can do to stop it.