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Antarctic sea ice reaches record low

There is currently less sea ice surrounding the Antarctic continent than at any point since reliable records began in 1979, taking away a key argument from climate change skeptics.

Transcript: Amanpour speaks with Iran's FM

CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR: Foreign Minister, welcome to the program.

Islamic State territorial losses hurting group’s pocketbook: report

The Islamic State group is hemorrhaging money with every piece of territory it loses, according to a new analysis that found that the group's "business model" is on the path to failure.

Expect more fake news from Russia, top NATO general says

Russia was behind a false report of a rape by German soldiers in Lithuania that was intended to undermine support for NATO's new eastern force, a senior NATO general said on Saturday, warning Europe to expect more such "fake news".

Trump slammed for assuming relationship between black journalist and lawmakers

Many African-Americans are expressing outrage over a testy exchange between Trump and a veteran black journalist.

Malaysian police arrest 4th suspect in Kim Jong-un’s brother’s death

North Korean ambassador: "We will categorically reject the result of the post-mortem."

Corbyn: 'People are dying' because of austerity

The Labour leader accuses the Government of "disgraceful neglect" ahead of by-elections in Copeland and Stoke-on-Trent Central.

Get governors out of parole decisions

Gov. Larry Hogan has demonstrated a more enlightened, less politically cowardly approach to parole and commutations than either of his two Democratic predecessors, Govs. Martin O'Malley and Parris N. Glendening. That is about the faintest praise anyone could possibly bestow.

The price of saving a life

As the grim toll of opioid overdose deaths has risen steadily in Maryland and across the country, public health officials increasingly have urged that the anti-overdose medication Narcan, also known as naloxone, be made more widely available to addicts and their caregivers.  The antidote, taken in the form of either a nasal spray or an injection, can quickly revive overdose victims after they've stopped breathing, and Baltimore officials credit it with preventing more than 800 people in the city alone from succumbing to fatal overdoses in recent years.

The 'lost' tier map law

Five years ago, then-Gov. Martin O'Malley convinced members of the General Assembly to limit new subdivisions that rely on septic systems. It was seen as an important weapon in the effort to protect the Chesapeake Bay — counties could still authorize new developments, but they'd have to designate them for high-growth "tiers" as part of local comprehensive plans.

Virginia Tech falls 94-90 to No. 8 Louisville

Louisville 's 1,800th victory was one for the books.

Even if Maryland fracking ban fails, Garrett County doesn't foresee a drilling boom

A decade ago, Bill Janoske's father and uncle signed a deal.

Joel Tinney breaks through in OT, sends Johns Hopkins to 14-13 win over Loyola

Joel Tinney had endured a quiet outing through 60 minutes of play between his Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team and Loyola Maryland. He made his presence known in overtime, though.

Trump order punishing 'sanctuary cities' faces hurdles in Baltimore

President Donald Trump 's plan to cut off federal funding to sanctuary jurisdictions will be difficult to impose on Baltimore — a city that has sought to distinguish itself, and increase its population, with immigrant-friendly policies — according to several legal analysts who have reviewed the city's procedures.

Baltimore is increasingly in the world of Washington sports mogul Ted Leonsis

In his vision of the region, Ted Leonsis sees Baltimore and Washington growing and merging into a single "super city" that will one day approximate the size and influence of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.

DPW works to ease rollout of new billing system

Change rarely comes easy — especially if it also means higher bills.

Northwestern starts slowly, but rolls past Southwestern in City girls D-II championship

Heading into Saturday's Baltimore City Division II girls basketball championship, Northwestern coach Jermaine Dunn feared a bit of a letdown after his Wildcats defeated City -- the third-place team in Division I -- on Thursday.

Albina Faidley

Albina Faidley, a retired seafood dealer who co-owned the renowned Lexington Market business, died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at Encore in Ellicott City. The longtime Catonsville resident was 99.

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