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Will American Pharoah be able to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner since 1978?
New York offered up a gloomy, chilly Tuesday afternoon for the arrival of racing's next would-be Triple Crown winner. In fact, the rain intensified just as his trailer rumbled onto the grounds at Belmont Park.
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The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology — all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has learned.
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The last time there were more: Dec. 1971, when 44 people were killed in the city at an age when its population was far greater — approximately 908,000 residents.
Three men are dead after a pair of double shootings Sunday in Baltimore, making May the city's deadliest month in more than 40 years .
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Experimenting on humans remains risky, despite stricter regulations.
When University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers were looking for volunteers to test a vaccine for Ebola , which was killing thousands of people in West Africa, Andrea Buchwald raised her hand in Baltimore.
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May has seen 38 homicides so far, making it Baltimore's deadliest month since 1996.
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Wow is ny safer than here? 
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One of those "important research questions you think someone else has answered."
In the month after Alexander Dominguez joined Maygon Thompson's third-grade class at Charles Carroll Barrister Elementary School, he breezed through worksheets and quickly rose to be among the most studious members.
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He was just re-elected.
ZURICH -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he will resign from soccer's governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor.
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With the arrival of an invasive green Asian beetle in Baltimore, local governments and property owners are confronting tough — and potentially costly — choices about whether to try to save ash trees at risk of infestation or cut them down.
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With the sun finally down on what was a picturesque Saturday at Columbia’s Merriweather Post Pavilion, the fever pitch came to a head.
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Martin O'Malley , the former Maryland governor who ushered in an era of tech-savvy management and a new brand of progressive politics during more than two decades in public office, announced his long-expected campaign for president on Saturday.
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Video shows that 3 of the 6 officers indicted in the #FreddieGray case were not handcuffed during their arrest. 
Inside the security gates of Baltimore's jail, suspects who face charges for murder, manslaughter and other violent crimes typically are escorted from vehicles in handcuffs. But when three of the city officers charged in Freddie Gray 's death arrived at the jail on May 1, they were not restrained — and one was greeted with a hug.
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The city will seek reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for up to 75 percent of the expenses.
The recent rioting and unrest will cost Baltimore an estimated $20 million, city officials said Tuesday.
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This was caused by poor city management by local Baltimore politicians. Why should the citizens of the USA pay for the poor decisions made by the voters of Baltimore? You reap what you sew.
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