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  • Plan B emergency contraceptive pill battle: Confusion endures

    Plan B emergency contraceptive pill battle: Confusion endures
    It was hailed as a significant step forward in women's reproductive rights, but this week's decision by the Obama administration to allow non-prescription, over-the-counter sales of the emergency contraceptive Plan B One-Step may do little to dispel...
  • Terps' recruiting momentum continues with Mark Turgeon's second class

    Terps' recruiting momentum continues with Mark Turgeon's second class
    In the days following last month's nationally televised announcement that Texas twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison had chosen Kentucky over Maryland, there was a lot of message board chatter about Mark Turgeon possibly losing out on other top recruits,...
  • Frank Stronach still mulling over changes at Pimlico as Preakness looms

    Frank Stronach still mulling over changes at Pimlico as Preakness looms
    Frank Stronach, owner of Pimlico, is in Washington, D.C., this week. He discussed his new book, "Magna Man: My Road to Economic Freedom," at a session today. Yesterday, he spent time on Capitol Hill, working to spread his theory that American...
  • Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill

    Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill
    Jennifer Jaff was on the brink of attending law school when her doctor tried to stop her because she had a debilitating chronic illness. "I decided I couldn't stay in bed the rest of my life," she later said. "I had to live." Decades later she was a...
  • 'House of Cards' moves into Mount Vernon's Peabody Institute this week

    'House of Cards' moves into Mount Vernon's Peabody Institute this week
    UPDATES WITH STREET CLOSINGS: "House of Cards"  is at Mount Vernon's Peabody Institute this week where the producers are expected to film one of the biggest scenes in the first 13 episodes of the series. The $100 million Netflix production, which stars...
  • PASSINGS: John Durkin, Jackie Guthrie

    John Durkin Former U.S. senator from New Hampshire Former U.S. Sen. John Durkin, 76, a New Hampshire Democrat who won his seat in 1975 in one of the closest elections in Senate history, died Tuesday at Franklin Regional Hospital in Concord, N.H.,...
  • Julian Burke dies at 85; former MTA chief

    Julian Burke dies at 85; former MTA chief
    Julian Burke, a corporate turnaround expert who brought a steady hand and political savvy to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority when it was teetering financially and facing federal scrutiny for poor bus service across Los Angeles County, died...
  • 'Top Chef Seattle' recap, episode 11, 'Restaurant Wars'

    'Top Chef Seattle' recap, episode 11, 'Restaurant Wars'
    It's Restaurant Wars: The episode so big, one hour can't contain it! In our boys vs. girls battle royale, Team Y Chromosome (Josh, Sheldon, and Stefan) will be creating Sheldon's modern Filipino "Urbano," while Team X Chromosome (Kristen, Josie, Brooke,...
  • Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright - Not a bad night on Centre Street for celebrity watching

    Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright - Not a bad night on Centre Street for celebrity watching
    It was Baltimore steaming hot even after the sun set, and I didn't get to see the big street protest scene that I came to see filmed for "House of Cards." But after two hours Wednesday night of standing around on Centre Street with about 40 others,...
  • PASSINGS: Harry Harrison, Nellie Gray

    PASSINGS: Harry Harrison, Nellie Gray
    Harry Harrison Science fiction author's work inspired 'Soylent Green' Harry Harrison, 87, an author whose space-age spoofs delighted generations of science fiction fans, died Wednesday in southern England, according to his friend and fellow sci-fi...
  • DNC fills convention speakers’ list with women

     
    On the eve of the Republican National Convention in Tampa the Democrats are signalling one of their campaign themes by naming 10 more speakers for their upcoming national convention — all women. The speakers list released this morning by the...