State officials are awarding more than $300,000 in grants to reduce acid drainage from abandoned coal mines in western Maryland.
A terrifying moment for any parent. The son of singer Usher Raymond almost drowned in the family pool after getting stuck in a pool drain.
Automatic federal budget cuts could reduce government funding for research done at educational institutions, spending that totaled about $33.3 billion in 2010, Department of Education statistics show. And the possible cuts add to another anxiety at those schools and others across the country: brain drain.