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  • In Georgia, a Senate race is central to Democrats' hopes

    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.— In an Atlanta hotel ballroom, Republican candidates vying for one of this year's most competitive Senate seats sparred recently over who could best impress a mostly white, conservative-leaning audience. Among the contenders:...
  • Maternity wards at risk [Commentary]

    Maternity wards at risk [Commentary]
    This summer, Gov. Martin O'Malley and public health leaders justly celebrated the fact that infant mortality in our state has been driven to a new record low. By increasing access to care and outreach for new mothers and their babies —...
  • About 88,000 U.S. deaths each year traced to alcohol use, study says

    Alcohol is responsible for about 88,000 deaths in the U.S. each year, according to a new government report on the toll of excessive drinking. The study, published Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, comes as police investigate an...
  • 'Agents of SHIELD' no match for 'Voice,' 'NCIS'

    'Agents of SHIELD' no match for 'Voice,' 'NCIS'
    UPDATED: "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" was considered ABC's big hope last fall. But that Marvel show without superheroes drew a puny 6 million viewers Tuesday. "Agents of SHIELD" was well behind "The Voice" on NBC with 13.5 million viewers and an "NCIS"...
  • Millennials rising

    Millennials rising
    The young are different from you and me — unless, of course, you happen to be one of them. If you're older than 34, I'm sorry to break it to you, but you're no longer the wave of the future. That distinction belongs to those born between 1980...
  • How Ann Coulter is helping the GOP destroy its White House dreams

    How Ann Coulter is helping the GOP destroy its White House dreams
    A year ago, when the Republican National Committee’s searing 2012 election postmortem was released, it was possible to imagine, for a fleeting moment, that the GOP might finally grasp why it has lost the popular vote in five of the last six...
  • Baltimore, merchants seek relief for a beleaguered Lexington Market

    Baltimore, merchants seek relief for a beleaguered Lexington Market
    The pill peddlers were busy on Eutaw Street. Up and down the sidewalk they shuffled, hawking a variety of goods — methadone, the anxiety drug Xanax and other prescription medications — in a street code repeated over and over. "Bukes and...
  • TV ratings: 'Voice' tops 'Bachelor' finale; 'Believe' opens solid

    TV ratings: 'Voice' tops 'Bachelor' finale; 'Believe' opens solid
    NBC's "The Voice" beat the 18th-season finale of ABC's "The Bachelor" in the ratings Monday night, according to early numbers from Nielsen. Juan Pablo Galavis' "Bachelor" run came to an end, wooing fewer viewers than last year's finale. The reality...
  • How Robert Rodriguez turned 'From Dusk Till Dawn' into TV series

    How Robert Rodriguez turned 'From Dusk Till Dawn' into TV series
    Robert Rodriguez had been approached many times to create a TV series based upon his and Quentin Tarantino's 1996 cult classic, "From Dusk Till Dawn." "I said, 'No, Quentin and I control the rights to it,'" the writer-director-editor said. "We really...
  • On gay rights, CPAC reveals brewing tension within Republican Party

    OXON HILL, Md. — For an event remembered by its big statements — rabble-rousing speeches and students clad in American-flag shorts — this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference was nearly silent on same-sex marriage and...
  • Glendale Adventist honored for low death rate

    Glendale Adventist honored for low death rate
    The doctors and nurses of Glendale Adventist Medical Center were honored by local officials this week for their work in achieving the nation’s fifth lowest hospital mortality rate. The rankings, compiled by the trade publication Modern Healthcare,...