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  • L.A. Now Live: More Americans consider themselves multiracial

    The number of Americans who consider themselves multiracial has grown faster than any other racial group nationwide, new Census Bureau data reveal. The change is a sign of slow but momentous shifts in the way Americans think about race. Mixed-race...
  • Project Literacy graduates check out from library with high school diplomas

    German Garduno led the commencement procession, and his first steps were a bit out of sync. Who could blame him? The last time the 32-year-old Columbia resident from Mexico attended a graduation of any kind was when he completed ninth grade at age 15....
  • University of Maryland looks to Big Ten move to boost athletic programs

    University of Maryland looks to Big Ten move to boost athletic programs
    The University of Maryland football players and coaches didn't know what kind of reception they'd get as their buses arrived at Middletown High School — surrounded by mountains, 50 miles northwest of College Park — for a scrimmage on a sunny...
  • Buena Park reconsiders comfort women statue after Glendale fuss

    Buena Park reconsiders comfort women statue after Glendale fuss
    A memorial in Glendale to sex slaves who served the Japanese army during World War II has aggravated an overseas opposition group that has now turned its attention to a similar proposal in Buena Park. Members of the opposition group — which...
  • $61 million study examines Hispanic/Latino health

    $61 million study examines Hispanic/Latino health
    The largest long-term study of Hispanic/Latino health to date could help uncover reasons behind this group's high rate of certain chronic, often life-threatening diseases and determine why life expectancy in the population appears longer despite these...
  • City school lunch prices to increase

    City school lunch prices to increase
    The Baltimore school system is raising the price of student lunches to $3 — one of the highest among the nation's large, urban districts — under a plan that also provides free meals to every low-income student. The price is up from $2.35 for...
  • California leads U.S. in science and engineering employment

    California leads U.S. in science and engineering employment
    California leads U.S. states in science and engineering employment, according to a new report from researchers at the National Science Foundation. In 2011, the state employed 786,653 people in science and engineering jobs — nearly 14% of the 5.7...
  • The facts don't support O'Malley's claim to a 'victory lap'

    Dan Rodricks reports that Gov. Martin O'Malley is taking a victory lap after touting his great accomplishments as governor at the MACO convention held recently in Ocean City ("Martin O'Malley starts to take his victory lap," Aug. 20). The governor...
  • Maryland seeks out uninsured to inform about health reform

    Maryland seeks out uninsured to inform about health reform
    As Maryland health officials prepare for nationwide health reform, the goal is clear: enrolling the state's estimated 800,000 uninsured residents. But finding them is a challenge. There is no master list or map of the uninsured, who make up 14 percent...
  • PASSINGS: Frank Tripucka, Reiko Douglas, A.C. Crispin, Rep. E. Clay Shaw

    PASSINGS: Frank Tripucka, Reiko Douglas, A.C. Crispin, Rep. E. Clay Shaw
    Frank Tripucka Broncos quarterback in first AFL season Frank Tripucka, 85, who quarterbacked the Denver Broncos in their inaugural AFL season and later allowed his No. 18 to be unretired so Peyton Manning could wear it, died Thursday in Woodland Park,...
  • Arts Index report sees hope despite fourth straight drop in 2011

    Arts Index report sees hope despite fourth straight drop in 2011
    This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. The health of the arts in the United States worsened for a fourth straight year during 2011, according to the latest National Arts Index report, released this week by the advocacy group...