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  • Postal Service proposes slowing first-class mail delivery

    Postal Service proposes slowing first-class mail delivery
    Most Americans are just an email, Tweet or Facebook update away from reaching someone else — or the entire world. And the trend is accelerating, as the number of email accounts alone is expected to grow by almost a billion worldwide from last year...
  • Baltimore Police hire former Montgomery County official to oversee training

    Baltimore Police hire former Montgomery County official to oversee training
    The Baltimore Police Department has reached outside its ranks to fill a top command position, hiring a former top official from Montgomery County to lead training efforts. John A. King, the former police chief in Gaithersburg and a former assistant chief...
  • Dispute over Hopkins development heads to court

    Local lore has it that Elizabeth Beall Banks once chased developers off her Gaithersburg-area farm with a shotgun when they came around asking questions. But even then, the sprawl opponent knew that the same forces that turned parcels around her into...
  • Air Jordan shoes cause frenzy at local, nationwide malls

    Several people were arrested at malls across Maryland as police broke up crowds of hundreds lined up to buy Nike Air Jordan Concords, part of a nationwide frenzy over the new sneakers that prompted a number of disturbances. Mobs broke down store doors in...
  • The cataracts are gone

    The cataracts are gone
    For the millions of baby boomers who will eventually need cataract surgery, here's some cheering news: New types of implantable lenses promise to restore your youthful vision. Unlike the standard single-power lenses doctors have been implanting for 30...
  • David Shayt dies at 56; associate curator collected artifacts for the Smithsonian

    David Shayt summed up his effect on the world in fewer than 100 words. "As a museum specialist at the Smithsonian’s Museum of American History," he wrote in the Washington Post for a special millennium issue, "I have added to the national...
  • More H1N1 Vaccine Recalled

    More H1N1 Vaccine Recalled
    Vaccine maker MedImmune has voluntarily recalled 13 lots of vaccine against the pandemic H1N1 influenza because they have lost some potency since they were manufactured, the company said Tuesday. "This is not a safety issue," Norman Baylor, director of...
  • John Todd, 96; Caltech professor pioneered use of computers in math

    John Todd, 96; Caltech professor pioneered use of computers in math
    John Todd, the Caltech mathematician who was a pioneer in the development of numerical analysis for computers and played a key role in the development of some of the first large computers, has died. He was 96. Todd died Thursday at his home in Pasadena,...
  • A calculated way to consider a loan

    When it comes to comparing the true cost of one mortgage to another, there are three ways to go: bad, better and best. The worst method -- and the laziest -- is to go by the annual percentage rate, or APR, the calculation lenders are required by law to...
  • Meet Your New 'So You Think You Can Dance' Top 20

    FOX's summer hit "So You Think You Can Dance" cut down to the Top 20 for its fourth season on Thursday (June 5) night. If you're looking for trends, this season features several foreign-born contestants (a "So You Think You Can Dance" tradition) as...
  • Student pilot wanders into restricted airspace

    Student pilot wanders into restricted airspace
    (AP) - Authorities say a student pilot who wandered into Washington's restricted airspace has been forced to land in Gaithersburg, Md. Secret Service spokesman Darrin Blackford says the plane was identified around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday and landed about 25...