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  • Maryland Student's Dad Mourns Son's 'Horrific and Senseless' Killing

    Richard Wilbur Collins III, the college student who was fatally stabbed at a Maryland campus over the weekend, was a young man of deep faith devoted to serving others, his father told NBC News on Monday. Collins, 23, a senior at Bowie State University, ...

    NBC News 44 minutes ago
  • Richard Collins III Honored At Commencement With Graduation Gown On Empty Chair

    Collins was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army a mere two days before he was fatally stabbed on the University of Maryland campus Saturday morning. He was visiting UMD during graduation weekend and was waiting for an Uber when ... 44 minutes ago
  • Chinese Student's Speech at US College Sparks Uproar Back Home

    In her remarks, Yang Shuping, a psychology and theater graduate at the University of Maryland, cheered American air quality, saying she found it to be “fresh and sweet, and oddly luxurious.” In China, Ms. Yang said, she wore a face mask to protect ... 6 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Michael Flynn Lied During Security Clearance Interview, Top Dem Says

    In a letter released Monday evening by Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the congressman details a document that reveals Flynn told investigators he was paid by “U.S. companies” when he traveled to Russia and dined with Russian President Vladimir Putin. 19 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Flynn 'Lied to Investigators' About Russia Trip, Says Top House Dem

    Elijiah Cummings of Maryland in a letter to committee chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah). "Specifically, the Committee has obtained a Report of Investigation dated March 14, 2016, showing that General Flynn told security clearance investigators that he ...

    NBC News 19 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • University of Maryland Fatal Stabbing Investigated by FBI as Possible Hate Crime

    Maryland authorities have asked the FBI to help them investigate whether the fatal stabbing of a black student at a college campus over the weekend was a hate crime. The tragedy comes as civil rights groups expressed great concern over what they said ...

    NBC News 19 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Senate Intel leaders: Door open to holding Flynn in contempt after invoking Fifth Amendment

    (CNN) The top two leaders of the Senate intelligence committee are leaving the door open to holding Michael Flynn in contempt of Congress after President Trump's former national security adviser said he would invoke his Fifth Amendment rights rather ...

    CNN 19 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Nation So Sad It's Cheered Up By A Sphere

    Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the congressman details a document that reveals Flynn told investigators he was paid by 'U.S. companies' when he traveled to Russia and dined with Russian President Vladimir Putin. ... Jeffrey Young: “In a filing to a federal ... 19 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Socialism Is So Hot Right Now. Thank Bernie Sanders.

    “We were highly visible in the Sanders campaign,” Joseph Schwartz, a DSA national vice chair and professor of political science at Temple University in Philadelphia, told HuffPost. Schwartz said DSA's growth began to accelerate as the Sanders campaign ... 1 day ago
  • Black College Student's Alleged Killer Belongs To White Supremacist Facebook Group: Police

    Sean Christoper Urbanski, a 22-year-old student at the University of Maryland, has been charged with first- and second-degree murder as well as first-degree assault following the recent slaying of Richard Wilbur Collins, a senior at Bowie State University. 1 day ago
  • Some Notre Dame graduates walk out over VP Mike Pence speech

    (CNN) A group of Notre Dame graduates walked out of their graduation ceremony Sunday in protest against Vice President Mike Pence and his policies. Pence was delivering the commencement speech after receiving an honorary degree from the Catholic ...

    CNN 1 day ago
  • Maryland campus stabbing evaluated as possible hate crime

    Richard Wilbur Collins III was with two friends on the university's campus in College Park when he was approached by a man and stabbed in the chest with a knife Saturday morning, University of Maryland Police Chief David Mitchell told reporters.

    CNN 1 day, 8 hours ago
  • 'It was a very good move': Cummings praises Mueller pick

    "The best thing that happened was to have someone like Mueller come in ... who has a stellar reputation for no nonsense ... to come in and say 'let's get this investigation done,'" the Maryland Democrat added later in the exchange, speaking with CNN's ...

    CNN 1 day, 10 hours ago
  • Murder of black Maryland college student probed as possible hate crime

    These undated images show Sean Urbanski, at left, and Richard Collins III. Urbanski is accused of stabbing Collins on the University of Maryland campus in College Park early Saturday, May 20, 2017. (University of Maryland Police Department/Collins family).

    Fox News 1 day, 12 hours ago
  • FBI Investigating If Bowie State Univ. Student's Killing Is Hate Crime

    The FBI is helping to investigate the fatal stabbing on the University of Maryland campus to determine whether it was a hate crime. University of Maryland student Sean Christopher Urbanski, 22, has been charged with first- and second-degree murder as ...

    NBC Washington 1 day, 12 hours ago
  • Man Killed After Crashing Into Maryland School Bus Had Been Shot: Police

    A man found dead after a crash involving a school bus in Temple Hills, Maryland, had been shot before he started driving, police say. Prince George's County police said 24-year-old Tavon Todd, of Southwest D.C., was shot outside a business in the 6400 ...

    NBC Washington 1 day, 21 hours ago
  • Top Oversight Dem: 'I Want Every Note' White House Has On Trump's Meeting With Russians

    Rep. Elijah Cummings has prepared a draft subpoena he wants the House Oversight Committee to send to the administration. By Laura Barrón-López. Bill Clark via Getty Images. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) speaks in front of cameras, May 19, 2017. 2 days ago
  • College student killed in knife assault in Maryland

    A suspect, whom Prince George's County Police say is a University of Maryland student and whose name has yet to be released, was taken into custody. According to Fox 5 DC, police say the attack was random, unprovoked, and the two did not know each ...

    Fox News 2 days ago
  • Bowie State Univ. Student Killed on UMd.-College Park Campus

    A student who attended Bowie State University was killed after he was assaulted in an unprovoked attack on the University of Maryland College Park campus early Saturday morning, police said. The victim was at a bus stop with two friends near Montgomery ...

    NBC Washington 2 days, 12 hours ago
  • Cloud Computing Pulls Surprise To Win Preakness

    Cloud Computing pulled off a major surprise in the Preakness Stakes in Maryland on Saturday, charging down the stretch to overtake Classic Empire and win the second race of U.S. thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown. Classic Empire, a 2-1 second choice, ... 2 days, 12 hours ago