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When Aaron Swartz was 3, he taught himself to read. When he was 4 or 5, he could read the New York Times, his father says. When Aaron was 14, he invented the software behind RSS, the information distribution service. Five years later, he started a...
Tags: The New York Times
Broward Sheriff-elect Scott Israel notified 28 Broward Sheriff's Office employees yesterday by email that they will not be working for him. And he announced his new command staff today. Some on his list will fill positions currently held by someone...
Dr. Philip J. Ferris, former longtime chairman of the department of surgery at Franklin Square Medical Center, died Nov. 8 of cardiac arrest at his Lutherville home. He was 79. "He was just a great man. He was down-to-earth and fun, but at the same...
As predicted, the suicide of Aaron Swartz, the widely admired hacktivist who helped create RSS and Reddit, has provoked at least one lawmaker to seek changes in the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, or CFAA -- the law that federal prosecutors were using to...
Six high school seniors are serving as student pages for the 2013 Maryland General Assembly. Emma Zyriek of C. Milton Wright High School, Alexander McArtor of Fallston High School, Emily Clarke and Bryan Doherty of The John Carroll School, Andrew...
Congressional criticism is mounting against U.S. prosecutors for pursuing prison time for a popular hacker in a case that's morphed into a posthumous cause celebre. Aaron Swartz, 26, a cofounder of Reddit and an open-Internet advocate, committed suicide...
Aaron Swartz saw a closed world and wanted to crack it open. His suicide by hanging in New York last week has reignited the conflict between the values of property possession and digital openness and intensified debate over the government’s...
OUR HEALTH: Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners are helping to meet the growing demand for primary care.Ten thousand Americans turn 65 every day, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. Not only is our population getting older, but it’s also growing at such a rate that by 2025 we will need an additional 52,000 family doctors. This...
On screen and off, Kerry Washington is a strong woman with strong convictions. Not only does she play the tough political crisis manager Olivia Pope on ABC's highly rated show "Scandal," she also commanded the national stage on the final night of the 2012...
What should the future of our space program be? The National Research Council had unpleasant medicine for NASA in its just-released report on the vision and direction of the agency. A panel of 12 independent experts concluded, among other things, that...
Tags: NASA, Bill Nye, Space Programs, Science and Technology, Science
First, the Army told Frank Olson's sons that the Fort Detrick scientist's death in a fall from a 13th-floor window of a New York hotel had been an accident. Then a presidential commission revealed that the CIA had given an unwitting Olson LSD as part of...
Tags: LSD, Government, U.S. Army, Murder, National Government
To Heather and Aaron Whaley, they're already parents to a 4-year-old girl living in a Russian orphanage off the Sea of Japan. The Frederick couple have never met the child, but they've given her a name — Addie. They've hung pictures of her in a...
Tags: Trials, U.S. Department of State, Spina Bifida, Family, Lawyers
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