News UpdatesUpdated: 02:01 PM

  • Amazon is Expanding Its Real World Reach Even Further with Pay Places

    Over 75 percent of American smartphone owners have this app. It crosses the iOS and Android barriers and even companies that compete with the app, their employees and executives have this app and they use it with regularity. What is this app? It is the ... 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • How to Cure Our Collective Split Personality

    Anoop Kumar, MD, MM is board certified in Emergency Medicine and holds a Master's degree in Management with a focus in Health Leadership from McGill University. He practices in the Washington, DC metro area, where he also leads meditation ... 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Flurry Of Laws Enacted On Women's Access To Health Care

    As Washington moved to reduce federal funding for women's health this year, adversaries in the war over affordable birth control and other women's health services shifted the battleground to state capitals — resulting in a spate of new laws that both ... 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • A Ray of Hope on our Russia Policy

    Ben Cardin of Maryland, Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has emerged as an extremely effective leader of the Democrats in policy on Russia. ... One wonders what might have been discussed about sanctions in the Trump-Putin ... 5 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Possible Tornado Damages Homes in Maryland; Thousands Without Power

    Multiple homes in Queen Anne's County, Maryland, were damaged by a possible tornado Sunday. (Published 6 hours ago). Multiple homes on Maryland's Eastern Shore were damaged by a possible tornado early Monday morning. Severe weather hit the Bay ...

    NBC Washington 5 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Early Education Can Bring Back the Best of Ourselves

    It's always a thrill for this former inner city teacher to attend early education conferences. Conversations with early educators bring back memories of the values that inspired me as a young student, and the priciples we in public education celebrated ... 5 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • 'You Are Not The Brightest Of My Four Sons'... And Other Depressing Things That Have Been Said To Me

    A book review by Lloyd I. Sederer, MD. I was in Missouri giving a ... I learned that he had established a foundation and that a good chunk of whatever he makes from book sales goes to a number of non-profit, mental health organizations. And then to ... 5 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Surprise! You Have Medical Coverage Gaps

    And therein lies the issue — increasingly patients find themselves caught between their health plans and their physicians. Emergency department (ED) physicians countered with their own video of real ED physicians as a parody of the CIGNA ad that ... 18 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • A Former Immigration Officer's Argument Against Banning Refugees

    The justification for this ban is based on a lie told by the White House, conservative politicians and right-wing media sources that plays on our fears of terrorist attacks on domestic soil. We are told that it is necessary to ban refugees from Muslim ... 23 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • GOP, Dems agree on sweeping sanctions bill -- including provision Trump opposed

    Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Saturday that he would have preferred the House adopt the upper chamber's bill but welcomed the effort. “A nearly united Congress is poised to send President ...

    Fox News 1 day, 10 hours ago
  • News4 Anchor Jim Vance Dies at 75

    News4's Doreen Gentzler takes a look at the full life of our friend and colleague Jim Vance. (Published 5 hours ago). For 48 years at NBC4, Jim Vance's smooth voice and calm presence made viewers feel that, no matter how bad the news was, it would be ...

    NBC Washington 1 day, 14 hours ago
  • Severe T'Storms Move Through DC Area; 2nd Round Ahead

    A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Montgomery, Howard and Anne Arundel counties in Maryland until 2:30 p.m.. A warning for Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties lasted until 3:15 p.m.. National Weather Service radar indicated 60 mph ...

    NBC Washington 1 day, 18 hours ago
  • Body camera footage prompts review of 100 Baltimore cases

    The investigation was prompted by the release of body camera video by the Maryland Office of the Public Defender on Wednesday. It shows the officer placing a plastic bag into a food can, then partially hiding it under a piece of debris. Thirty seconds ...

    CNN 1 day, 18 hours ago
  • Families facing breast cancer bond during a special vacation

    Ocean City, Maryland (CNN) Jeanine Patten-Coble was blindsided by her breast cancer diagnosis eight years ago. "When the cancer bomb goes off in your house, it's devastating," she said. At 39, a life-threatening disease had never been on her radar.

    CNN 1 day, 21 hours ago
  • Congress reaches Russia sanctions deal

    "My preference over the last month had been for the House to take up and adopt the legislation that passed the Senate 98-2; however I welcome the House bill, which was the product of intense negotiations," said Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin, the top ...

    CNN 2 days, 2 hours ago
  • Northeast States Talk Big On Climate. This Is Their First Serious Test.

    Eight years ago, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative ― made up of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont ― established an interstate cap-and-trade system that puts a limit on ... 2 days, 5 hours ago
  • Two Baltimore detectives plead guilty in racketeering case

    "These are really robberies by people who are wearing police uniforms," said then-Maryland US Attorney Rod Rosenstein in March. Attorneys for Ward and Hendrix did not respond to requests for comment on Friday. A spokesperson for the Baltimore Police ...

    CNN 2 days, 5 hours ago
  • Deadly salmonella outbreak linked to papayas

    As part of an ongoing investigation, health officials discovered that several people in Maryland, where five cases have been confirmed, said they had eaten papayas from the same grocery store in the week before their illness began. Samples collected ...

    CNN 2 days, 14 hours ago
  • Trump Is Setting The Stage To Fire Mueller

    He even accused Rosenstein of having the geographical disability of being from Maryland, where Trump thinks Republicans don't grow. He saved his most cutting comments for his own Attorney General, Jeff Sessions. In a transparent attempt ... All for the ... 2 days, 21 hours ago
  • Police: Man shot & killed inside his Silver Spring home

    SILVER SPRING, MD. (WUSA9) - A man is dead after being shot and killed inside of his Silver Spring home late Wednesday night, Montgomery County police said. The shooting happened around 9:51 p.m. in the 1600 block of Belvedere Boulevard, ...

    WUSA9 2 days, 21 hours ago