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  • LGBT Rights in National Constitutions

    Jody Heymann, MD, PhD is the Dean of the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA and a Distinguished Professor in the Luskin School of Public Affairs, the David Geffen School of Medicine, and the Fielding School of Public Health. David Godfrey is a ... 28 minutes ago
  • As Congress Remains Deadlocked on Guns, Action on State Laws Heats Up

    Cutiletta said that since Newtown, 138 new gun laws tightening restrictions on possession or purchase of firearms have been enacted in 42 states, many of them related to prohibiting domestic abusers from possessing weapons, requiring mental health ...

    NBC News 3 hours, 28 minutes ago
  • Paul Rudd Gets Serious: The Fundamentals of Caring

    He's simply horrid as Trevor's over-the-top, long-lost dad who split when the boy was diagnosed with MD at age three. These minor flaws still leave you with an affable, life-affirming, at-times-witty pic worth catching. Rudd, a great stabilizer of even ... 3 hours, 28 minutes ago
  • Keith Thurman edges Shawn Porter by unanimous decision, retains title

    Given an unexpected chance to shine on national television, junior middleweight Jarrett Hurd took full advantage of the opportunity in an impressive 10th-round knockout of fellow unbeaten prospect Oscar Molina. The fight was not originally scheduled to ...

    ESPN 8 hours, 27 minutes ago
  • George Will to Leave Republican Party Over Donald Trump's Impending Nomination

    Maryland voter rolls still show him registered as a Republican, though the state warns that its records can take up to three weeks to update. Mr. Will did not respond to The Wall Street Journal's request for comment. A longtime contributor and ... 16 hours, 28 minutes ago
  • Fox News contributor George Will leaves Republican Party over Trump

    Will, whose column is published by The Washington Post, told that paper Saturday that he changed his Maryland voter registration from Republican to "unaffiliated" earlier this month after House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said he would vote for the real ...

    Fox News 19 hours, 28 minutes ago
  • Fireworks ad grab attention of Montgomery Co. fire crews

    The company behind the ad is Keystone Fireworks. Its owner told WUSA9 his business purchased a package of ads through a company that then spread them randomly throughout Maryland. He said he did not specifically target Montgomery County or intend ...

    WUSA9 19 hours, 28 minutes ago
  • Billy Hurley III takes control after third-round 67 at Congressional

    BETHESDA, Md. -- Billy Hurley III relied on his experience as a Naval officer to stay focused during a bogey-free round in the Quicken Loans National. Only a ... The 607th-ranked player in the world was 15 under and in position for his first PGA Tour ...

    ESPN 21 hours, 27 minutes ago
  • DC teen threatens mass shooting at Md. high school

    The 17-year-old is being charged as a juvenile, so we can't name him. But we can share details of the alleged plot. Andrea McCarren, WUSA 5:39 PM. EST June 24, 2016. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY ...

    WUSA9 21 hours, 28 minutes ago
  • George Will Jumps From Sinking Ship That Is The GOP

    His voter registration in Maryland has now changed from Republican to “unaffiliated,” PJ Media reported. The final straw was House Speaker Paul Ryan's (R-Wis) endorsement of Trump, he said. In the meantime, Trump continues to fumble over himself. 1 day ago
  • Conservative columnist George Will says he's leaving GOP over Trump

    Just earlier this month, he told Fox News that Trump is a "real amateur in politics." "He seems to confuse the enthusiasm of the crowds in front of him at the moment in the high school auditorium with the larger electorate," he said. "Whereas, in fact ...

    CNN 1 day ago
  • Maryland shooting: Suspect on the run after killing 3

    (CNN) A shooter killed three people and injured two others in Maryland before going on the run, authorities said. The shooting in Prince George's County does not appear to be random, police said. Authorities responded to the scene at 9:35 p.m. Friday ...

    CNN 1 day, 3 hours ago
  • The PennEast Pipeline Made Me Do It: Why My Family and I Moved to Solar Energy

    The question keeping everyone in suspense, however, is whether we shall succeed in making this radical change of energy platforms happen early enough to spare the world irreversible ecological mutilation and political and economic catastrophe.”. 1 day, 6 hours ago
  • Salute to Service: Tennis for wounded warriors

    PRINCE GEORGE'S Co., Md. (WUSA9) -- A Prince George's County woman is helping injured veterans in a unique way. Former tennis champion ... Orlando Hollis is a former boxing champion, who won the National Golden Gloves title. Tennis is his new ...

    WUSA9 1 day, 12 hours ago
  • Scientists observe huge black hole shred a star, emit x-rays

    “Tidal disruption events offer us this rare view at the most common kind of supermassive black hole in the universe— these so-called dormant supermassive black holes,” Erin Kara, a Hubble postdoctoral fellow at the University of Maryland, said in a ...

    Fox News 1 day, 21 hours ago
  • Stricter Gun Controls Are Now Inevitable

    You know the tide has turned against gun violence when even the American Medical Association calls it a public health menace at the finish of its annual convention. ... movie theaters, workplaces, houses of worship and on live television, the United ... 1 day, 21 hours ago
  • Wake Up America And Meditate The Vote

    Sister Jenna Award-winning Spiritual Leader, Author, Host of the Popular America Meditating Radio Show & Director of the Meditation Museums in MD & VA. ... Today, we launched a new version of the National Anthem for Meditate The Vote. As you listen to ... 2 days, 3 hours ago
  • The War On Cancers

    Juno therapeutics reported the best results in history of cancer therapy for terminal patients using this technology. In a clinical, they reported that 91% of terminal cancer patients with a blood based cancer who had failed all other therapies were in ... 2 days, 3 hours ago
  • When Food + Label = Fable

    Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an overhaul to the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods. The most prominent change on the new label—the one now garnering a giant font size and bold typeface—relates to calories. 2 days, 3 hours ago
  • DC Teen With AK-47 Threatened Attacks: Police

    A D.C. teenager allegedly sent disturbing text messages to his ex-girlfriend, threatening her and threatening to "shoot up" a high school in Greenbelt, Maryland. Police say the teen had an AK-47 and ammunition. News4's Jackie Bensen reports. (Published ...

    NBC Washington 2 days, 6 hours ago