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  • Three Howard County women who excel in male-dominated fields

    Three Howard County women who excel in male-dominated fields
    One runs the intensive care unit at Howard County General Hospital. Another designs wastewater and sewer systems. A third oversees fire and rescue crews for the county fire department. While their jobs are dramatically different, the three have a few...
  • Defense rests in first phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Defense rests in first phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial
    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday, a day after they began presenting testimony designed to show his late older brother was the mastermind of the 2013 terror attack. The...
  • Malloy Names Panel To Create Strategy For Funding Transportation Overhaul

    Malloy Names Panel To Create Strategy For Funding Transportation Overhaul
    HARTFORD — In appointing a panel Tuesday to recommend ways to pay for a long-term statewide transportation overhaul, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he's open to a range of options — including tolls. Malloy wants the 10-member panel to put...
  • Boston Marathon bombing jurors see carnage photos; prosecutors rest

    Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by an 8-year-old...
  • Why so little about Bergdahl charges?

    Why so little about Bergdahl charges?
    The Baltimore Sun has given little attention to the Army's announcement that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl would be charged as a deserter ("Bergdahl charges revive questions over 'Taliban 5' prisoner swap," March 26). The prisoner swap where the Taliban received...
  • Secrets To A Good Password

    Secrets To A Good Password
    It's the biggest Catch 22 of the cyber age: "Please choose a password you can easily remember." Choose one that's easy to remember and it will likely be deemed weak by the cyber world and thus easier for a hacker to defeat. Select one that's more arcane...
  • MOOCs for everyone, but the deaf

    MOOCs for everyone, but the deaf
    For the past decade, we've all been enjoying online media one way or another. "Breaking Bad" was dangerous, especially with Netflix's auto-play feature; it would automatically show the next episode, and we just had to watch "one more" episode. In 2005,...
  • Avant-garde &Now literary festival kicks off at CalArts

    Avant-garde &Now literary festival kicks off at CalArts
    The &Now literary festival, a biennial celebration of cutting-edge writing and interdisciplinary projects and the discussions that surround them, begins Wednesday at CalArts. From March 25-28, the university will host hundreds of authors working in the...
  • Pepperdine recruit Michael Wexter dual threat for Lincoln-Way West

    Pepperdine recruit Michael Wexter dual threat for Lincoln-Way West
    There's no question middle hitter Jake Gasparich is one of the brightest minds at Lincoln-Way West, if not the entire state. The 6-foot-5 senior scored a perfect 36 on the ACT and will continue his volleyball career at MIT. But ask Gasaparich, who...
  • Enfield Students Maneuver Into Nationals For Underwater Vehicles

    Four John F. Kennedy Middle School students are headed to the national level of competition for the 2015 SeaPerch Challenge. The students, all part of the school's talented and gifted program led by teacher Brian Zawodniak, were tasked with creating an...
  • Dazzling color films? Thank the wizards at Technicolor

    Dazzling color films? Thank the wizards at Technicolor
    Most feature films made during the Golden Age of Hollywood were in black and white, so audiences were dazzled when a movie exploded in Technicolor. The rich, flamboyant use of Technicolor in such late 1930s classics as "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,"...