Christopher Connelly

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Turns Out Monkey Bars And Kickball Might Be Good For The Brain

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Research shows that, like adults, kids benefit from frequent breaks while working. So, a handful of schools in North Texas are experimenting with more recess.


Maryland Governor To Close Baltimore City Jail Over Corruption

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Gov. Larry Hogan announced the closure of the Baltimore City Men's Detention Center on Thursday. The jail, which is run by the state, has been plagued by corruption and deplorable conditions.


Protesters Hope To Sustain Momentum In Baltimore

Sunday, May 03, 2015

The day after Baltimore's top prosecutor announced murder charges against six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, more than 1,000 turned out for a mostly peaceful rally in front of city hall.


Red Cross For Rover: Inside America's Canine Blood Banks

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

When your dog gets a transfusion — during surgery, or if it has contracted any number of blood-damaging diseases — where does the blood come from? Much of the time, the blood products...


To '60s Civil Rights Hero, Math Is Kids' Formula For Success

Thursday, August 01, 2013

In the '60s, Bob Moses organized African-American sharecroppers in Mississippi for the Civil Rights movement. Since the 1980s, he's led the Algebra Project, teaching math to low-achie...


Baltimore Activists Use Art And The Web To Fight Blight

Monday, July 29, 2013

In some parts of Baltimore, whole blocks of buildings sit abandoned and boarded up. But few of the owners of these blighted buildings are held accountable. Now, activists are using a ...


Gettysburg Swells As Throngs Mark Civil War's Turning Point

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

The small town of Gettysburg, Pa., has rolled out the red carpet for tens of thousands of visitors this week. The town hopes the tourists, descending to commemorate the 150th annivers...


Washington Monument Receives Much-Needed Repair

Sunday, June 02, 2013

Nearly two years ago, when a freak earthquake rocked the Washington, D.C. area, it damaged more than 500 stone slabs on the Washington Monument. Now, the monument is covered in scaffo...


Is The Nobel Prize A Boys Mostly Club?

Monday, October 15, 2012

Since the Nobel Prizes were established in 1901, more than 860 people and organizations have been awarded a Nobel Prize. Yet, just 44 of those prizes have gone to women. Many experts ...