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  • Judge orders ex-NSA contractor accused of stealing secrets held in custody

    U.S. Magistrate Judge A. David Copperthite agreed with prosecutors that Harold T. Martin III of Glen Burnie, Md., represented a flight risk if released and said there was no doubt that the top secret information he was accused of stealing over two ...

    Fox News 9 hours ago
  • Feds: NSA contractor's secrets theft 'breathtaking'

    Before his arrest, Martin worked as a contractor to the National Security Agency through consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, which fired him after he was charged. He has a long history working with sensitive government intelligence, and served in the ...

    CNN 20 hours, 59 minutes ago
  • Man Gets 60 Years for Brutal Rape in Southeast DC Home

    Police watched surveillance video showing a man walking through an alley by the victim's building after the rape, and they tracked the victim's cellphone to a gas station in Mitchellville, Maryland, where they found Pitt, who matched the description of ...

    NBC Washington 21 hours ago
  • Hate Crime In US Survey Up 6 Percent; But Anti-Muslim Rise 89 Percent, NYC Up 24 Percent So Far In 2016

    Since the report was published we have new official police data from Maryland, one of the nation's most diverse states, with one of the highest percentages of Jews, Muslims and African-Americans. ... of prejudice and fear directed against Muslims ... 1 day, 4 hours ago
  • Suburbs House More Poor Americans Than 'Inner-Cities'

    "It can be isolating," said Mark Bergel, founder of A Wider Circle, a Maryland non-profit agency that provides social services to low-income individuals. "Social networks are important and when you can't get to a friend or someone you can relate to it ...

    NBC News 1 day, 9 hours ago
  • 2 children killed in Georgia home invasion

    1 MAN DEAD, 2 INJURED AFTER MARYLAND HOME INVASION. Fox 5 reported that the parents were eventually found and investigators were interviewing them. Clayton County Police Chief Michael Register described the incident as tragic and senseless.

    Fox News 1 day, 12 hours ago
  • Hate Crime in U.S. Survey Up 6%; But Anti-Muslim Rise 89%, NYC Up 24% So Far in 2016

    Since the report was published we have new official police data from Maryland, one of the nation's most diverse states, with one of the highest percentages of Jews, Muslims and African-Americans. ... of prejudice and fear directed against Muslims ... 1 day, 12 hours ago
  • Ex-NSA contractor committed 'breathtaking' theft of secrets, feds say

    Martin was arrested at his Maryland home in August around the same time as federal officials acknowledged an investigation into a cyberleak of purported hacking tools used by the NSA. Those documents were leaked by a group calling itself the "Shadow ...

    Fox News 2 days, 1 hour ago
  • 2 Arrested After Crack, Heroin, Other Drugs Found at Maryland Daycare Center

    A man and a woman were arrested early Friday after narcotics officers found crack, heroin and other drugs at a home that operated as a licensed daycare center in Pasadena, Maryland. Anne Arundel County Police searched the home in the 7800 block of ...

    NBC Washington 2 days, 1 hour ago
  • New Voter ID Rules, Other Election Changes May Flummox Voters

    And Maryland and California voted to expand the voting rights of felons. “Voters have more options than ever before,” said Doug Chapin, an elections expert at the University of Minnesota who is also a consultant at The Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew also ... 2 days, 6 hours ago
  • New Concerns About Distracted Teen Driving: The Role Of Apps

    On the Liberty Mutual website, parents and teens can review a contract ( that focuses on behaviors that cause distracted driving. While those of us in mental health know ... 2 days, 6 hours ago
  • Students Send Message: Milk Is Garbage

    Plain or chocolate, high-fat or low-fat, all milk can cause digestive symptoms, among other health dangers. And Latinos, African-Americans, and Asian-Americans who, according to the National Institutes of Health, are most likely to suffer from lactose ... 2 days, 6 hours ago
  • Dare To Be 100: Most Important Medical Article

    In it Steve concludes that 15% of the causes of death are due to genes, 19% from social circumstance, 10% from healthcare, 5% from environmental exposure, but 55% from personal behavior. This is precisely the point made by Mike and Bill's earlier paper ... 2 days, 9 hours ago
  • Upper Marlboro day care worker allegedly slammed boy's head onto table

    Police have arrested a daycare employee on charges of assaulting and abusing a three-year-old boy. WUSA 6:30 PM. EDT October 20, 2016. (Photo: Prince George's County Police). CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. UPPER ...

    WUSA9 2 days, 12 hours ago
  • What M.D. Students Should Know about Treating LGBTQ Youth Affected by Violence

    As medical students and providers, we may encounter queer youth before, while or after they experience violence and mental-health issues. Though the challenges they endure are systemic, entrenched problems, we can start by examining our personal ... 2 days, 12 hours ago
  • The 7 Foods That Relieve Joint Pain

    “There are a number of compounds found in food that are supported by scientific research to reduce inflammation and/or pain,” says Moshe Ben-Roohi, MD, a sports medicine specialist at LIfespan Medicine in Dallas. But, says Dr. Ben-Roohi, it all boils ... 2 days, 17 hours ago
  • Wealth Adviser Daily Briefing: RIA Scrutiny Intensifies, Passive Investing With a Twist

    Executives from big banks found sympathy among supervisors, some of whom said creating a healthy culture and reversing the breakdown in trust since the financial crisis take time. But regulators also voiced frustration that they can't address ... Brian ... 2 days, 21 hours ago
  • Teacher Sexually Assaulted Student in Md. After Prior Guilty Plea in Va.

    The school district's failure to do so prevented Norton from being red-flagged and disqualified from employment as a public school teacher elsewhere, including in Maryland. For more than a decade, Virginia and Maryland have shared databases and records ...

    NBC Washington 3 days, 1 hour ago
  • Mom, dad arrested in murder of 3-month-old son

    PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MD. (WUSA9) - A mother and father were arrested in the murder of their 3-month-old son Wednesday evening. Police have arrested 24-year-old Geneice Petty and 32-year-old Antoine Petty in the murder of their son, Antoine ...

    WUSA9 3 days, 4 hours ago
  • The New Focus On Children's Mental Health

    Only 23 percent of prekindergarten programs have on-site or scheduled visits from psychiatrists or psychologists, according to the Child Mind Institute's 2016 Children's Mental Health Report. The current shortage of mental-health professionals, which ... 3 days, 4 hours ago