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  • Invasive snakehead found in river near Annapolis

    Invasive snakehead found in river near Annapolis
    A mature, egg-bearing northern snakehead has been discovered by scientists in a river just south of Annapolis, raising the possibility that low salinity in the Chesapeake Bay this year may have allowed the invasive fish to escape from the Potomac River....
  • McManus: Obama's clarity gap

    McManus: Obama's clarity gap
    We all know by now that the eleventh-hour deal to raise the federal debt ceiling didn't solve much. Federal debt is still ballooning, healthcare costs are still rising, and we're nowhere close to an agreement on raising tax revenue. But did the process...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Talk about a meltdown

    Jonah Goldberg: Talk about a meltdown
    When a loved one dies (as my brother did last month), one of the standard pieces of advice is to not make any big decisions. Don't reorganize your life in a moment of existential panic or remorse. Take your time. Cope. But when thousands die, or when...
  • August's best political comedy

    August's best political comedy
    About the blogger: Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life.  She...
  • Dream home: Estate of zen

    Dream home: Estate of zen
    The approach from the long, circular driveway reveals Dick and Susan Wolven's brick home is unmistakably Georgian in style. Just beyond the front door, however, the interior design and furnishings are a celebration of everything Asian, is a reflection of...
  • Inside the celebrity's home: Jamie Kennedy

    Inside the celebrity's home:  Jamie Kennedy
    Pennsylvania-born quipster and all-around funny-man, Jamie Kennedy knows inspiration when he sees it. In August of 2007, while searching for his perfect home, his realtor Burt Bakman suggested a modern/contemporary dwelling nestled in the hills of Los...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Your Inaugural Schedule.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Because of scheduling weirdness, we're actually writing this piece on Monday night. Thus we do not yet know if Gov.-Elect Tom Corbett's swearing-in ceremony is going to take place in the warmth and the comfort......
  • Twenty percent of parents missed work for “swine flu” school closings last year, study finds

     
    Only a minority of parents had to miss  work last school year when schools closed because of the H1N1 or swine flu, a new study based on a Pennsylvania school closing found. But among those that did have to miss work, quite a few had to miss five days....
  • [Updated] Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurers amass huge surpluses

     
    Nonprofit Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurers in several states have accumulated billions of dollars in surplus money over the last decade even as they continued to raise their insurance rates by as much as 20% annually for many......
  • Democrats and the Obama effect

     
    by Mike Memoli A new poll in Missouri crystallizes something we've written about before -- how President Obama's sagging poll ratings will affect Democratic candidates this November. Mason Dixon finds that in Missouri, Obama's job approval rating is...
  • Brand X Files: Mel Gibson vs. 'James Bond.' GOP's fiscal nihilism. Man stabbed at Comic-Con.

     
    Radar posts seventh twisted Mel Gibson rant: More of the same, but this rant vents jealous rage over Oksana's ex, former Jamer Bond actor Timothy Dalton. The hits just keep coming! (Radar)The 'Groucho Marx' plant: Corpse flower that smells of death...