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  • Top 10 Female Athletes: Kirsten Vose's All-American standards were hard to match

    Top 10 Female Athletes: Kirsten Vose's All-American standards were hard to match
    Versatility was the name of the game in La CaƱada during this past season with single-sport athletes showing their ability to master several positions and roles and multi-sport competitors shining in different fields. While much success came in the pool,...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • Destroying Syria's chemical weapons still leaves questions unresolved

    BERLIN Looking back a year, to the early hours of Aug. 21, 2013, when a series of missiles with poison gas payloads landed in suburban Damascus, experts can't help but note that the results of an international reaction to use of the lethal chemicals can...
  • Comcast, Hoping to Hook Kids on Cable, Launches Internet-Based TV Service with 7 Colleges

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Comcast has found a new bundling model to bring pay TV to the next generation of consumers: The cable giant is delivering an 80-channel package, streamed to computers, tablets and smartphones, for free with the price of room...
  • Robin Williams: Seven of his most memorable movie roles

    Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning actor and comedian who died Monday at age 63 of an apparent suicide, was a prolific and dynamic screen presence who left his mark on a diverse assortment of films. His performances were often marked by dynamic...
  • Homelessness is not a crime [Letter]

    Homelessness is not a crime [Letter]
    Regarding your recent report on vacant housing in Baltimore, yes, vacant houses are a problem, but don't confuse them with the problem of homelessness ("Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators," Aug. 7). Broken windows, boarded up...
  • New genetic test helps identify some mystery illnesses

    New genetic test helps identify some mystery illnesses
    William Smith's disease has grim milestones. At 2, the Gambrills triplet known as Mick couldn't walk or talk as well as his siblings. In kindergarten, he started losing language and motor skills. At 12, he needed a wheelchair and a feeding tube....
  • Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide [Editorial]

    Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide [Editorial]
    The wind-power power struggle at the highest levels of Maryland's Democratic Party seemed to have been decided in May when Gov. Martin O'Malley bucked Rep. Steny Hoyer to veto legislation that would have essentially killed a green energy project on the...
  • Column: Can central bankers succeed in getting global economy back on track?

    (Reuters) - Why is the world economy still so weak and can anything more be done to accelerate growth? Six years after the near-collapse of the global financial system and more than five years into one of the strongest bull markets in history, the...
  • A Vacation Is Just The Restorative Most People Need

    We Americans work hard. Weekends are more like workends. We sleep with our smartphones. And we think vacations are for wimps. So we don't take them. Or take work along with us if we do. But what if taking vacation not only made you healthier and...
  • Mikulski language would halt Pax River wind farm

    Mikulski language would halt Pax River wind farm
    WASHINGTON -- Citing "very serious" concerns about the project's impact on Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski included language in a military spending bill that would delay the construction of a massive wind farm on the Eastern...