| May 1, 2013
The U.S. Census Bureau reports there are some 316 million Americans, which translates to about 632 million human hands.
Sadly, even those aren't enough hands to properly salute all the nominees for April's Moutza of the Month.
The Washington press...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 1:23 PM
St. Patrick's Day has arrived and brought with it a high-stepping Google Doodle. The Feast of St. Patrick means shamrocks ......
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Detroit's bankruptcy is about numbers: a 26 percent drop in population since 2000, 78,000 abandoned properties, $10 billion in underfunded pension and health care obligations for public employees and billions more in bonds and other debt that make it...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 12:31 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2013
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...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Corn supplies for 2013/14 slip on lower forecast yields. The August 12 Crop Production report set the first survey-based yield for the 2013 crop at 154.4 bushels per acre, 2.1 bushels below last month's projection. Corn production is forecast 187...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:00 AM
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).
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:52 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:26 PM
A list on a news and opinion website that ranked Hagerstown among the 15 worst cities to have a baby is rankling local leaders, who called the survey flawed and meaningless.
They aren’t alone.
Sean Mussenden, a lecturer at the University of...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:25 PM
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...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Aberdeen: The funeral service for Agnes Mayer, 90, Aberdeen, will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Faith United Methodist Church, Aberdeen, with Pastor Jack Erickson officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery. Agnes died...