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  • Does GOP want more war?

    In his recent column, Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. ("The Obama doctrine: Passivity where leadership is needed," Oct. 14) believes he has shown that weakness is an integral part of the Obama administration's foreign policy. While it is true that the government...
  • Hospitals push breast-feeding in hopes of getting 'baby-friendly' label

    Hospitals push breast-feeding in hopes of getting 'baby-friendly' label
    After the births of her first two children, Charmaine Sharkey's neighborhood hospital gave her cans of baby formula and sent her on her way. But Sharkey tried something different when her youngest, Dynasty, was born six months ago. The 28-year-old...
  • In Annapolis' arts district, it's chickens to the rescue

    In Annapolis' arts district, it's chickens to the rescue
    The first of the 51/2-foot-tall fiberglass chickens roosts in a vacant lot beside an Annapolis restaurant, a tire's skid marks stretched across its belly and a set of X's for eyes. Apparently, the owners joke, it had trouble crossing the road. The...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 6/22 listings (updated Thursday PM)

    6 a.m.    Tennis: Women’s Eastbourne semifinals (in England).--Tennis Ch. 8 a.m.    Motorsports: Practice for Formula One European Grand Prix (in Valencia, Spain).--Speed 9 a.m.    Golf: BMW International Open second round (in Cologne, Germany).--...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 6/23 log (updated Saturday AM)

    7 a.m.    Tennis: Eastbourne final: Tamira Paszek vs. Angelique Kerber.--Tennis Ch. 8 a.m.    Golf: BMW International Open third round (in Cologne, Germany).--Golf 8 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One European Grand Prix qualifying (in Valencia, Spain).--...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 6/24 log (updated Saturday PM)

    7 a.m.    Golf: BMW International Open final round (in Cologne, Germany).--Golf 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (t.; episode 215, on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS 10 a.m.    Football: Sept. 1991: Kecoughtan vs....
  • Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce On Being The World's Fastest Woman

    Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce On Being The World's Fastest Woman
    Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is currently the fastest woman in the world. In the 2008 Olympic Games Shelly-Ann was a mere 21 years-old when she became the first Caribbean woman to win 100m gold at the Olympics. This year in London, she successfully defended...
  • The Henry Whitfield State Museum Explains the Real Story of Halloween, Thanksgiving & Christmas

    The Henry Whitfield State Museum Explains the Real Story of Halloween, Thanksgiving & Christmas
    Are you getting excited about the upcoming fall and winter holidays? So are we. Luckily for us, the Henry Whitfield State Museum hosts and annual exhibition highlighting the history of the end-of-the-year celebrations. Holidaze: The Real Story of...
  • Genetically modified rice a good vitamin A source

    Genetically modified rice a good vitamin A source
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Genetically modified rice could be a good source of vitamin A for children in countries where deficiency in the vitamin is common, a new study suggests. The study tested so-called Golden Rice against both spinach and...
  • JPL's Robert Haw speaks on climate change at Kiwanis Club meeting

    JPL's Robert Haw speaks on climate change at Kiwanis Club meeting
    Robert Haw, a JPL systems engineer who has worked on exploration missions spanning the solar system from Mercury to Pluto, was the featured speaker at the Feb. 6 meeting of Kiwanis Club of La Cañada. Using slides to illustrate his talk, Haw, the...
  • Commentary: Provide medical care to the third world

    Despite the global village and medical advancements, there remain areas of the world where the inhabitants carry on in the hunter-gatherer lifestyle. Jared Diamond, an established American scientist, details the lifestyle and lack of medical knowledge of...