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  • Science, Hope, and the Future of Our Children

    Over-incarceration is one reason why Oklahoma is tied for first in children who have survived four or more Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and one reason why Oklahoma County is the 17th worst county in terms of economic futures for poor children ... 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Asian-American, Black Activists Rally Together For Immigrants In Their Communities

    ... that we are each other's enemies. Jonathan Jayes-Green, co-creator of the UndocuBlack Network. Activists said they hoped their rally would help destroy the stereotype that the black and Asian-Americans communities are at odds. “Black and [Asian ... 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Montgomery County Declares 'Climate Emergency,' Vows to Cut Emissions

    TAKOMA PARK, MD - MARCH 25: A cross-country skier glides across the athletic field at Takoma Park Middle School as a wet snow falls March 25, 2013 in Takoma Park, Maryland. An early-spring snow blanketed parts of the nation's capital less than a week ...

    NBC Washington 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Gold Coin Worth Over $1300 Found in Salvation Army Kettle in Maryland

    Someone placed a gold coin believed to be worth at least $1,300 in a Salvation Army kettle in Maryland. The coin was found in one of the group's iconic red kettles in Gaithersburg, Maryland, the Salvation Army announced. A handwritten note accompanied ...

    NBC Washington 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Officer 'broke policy' in fatal shooting of Terrence Sterling

    A year after a DC officer shot and killed Terrence Sterling, authorities now say the officer broke policy. Delia Goncalves, WUSA 11:28 PM. EST December 05, 2017. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - A year after a DC officer ...

    WUSA9 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Bride: UPS Lost My Dream Dress Weeks Before the Wedding

    Wardrobe Watch: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. [NATL] Wardrobe Watch: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. Getty Images; AP Images. The plan was for the boutique to make alterations and ship Abedy the gown. But it never arrived. The online tracking for ...

    NBC Washington 1 week, 2 days ago
  • National Spelling Bee to Offer Wild Cards, Expand Field

    Scripps is establishing a new path to the national bee that could result in the field of spellers nearly doubling, from fewer than 300 to more than 500. Any speller who wins a school-level bee will now have the opportunity to request a wild-card ...

    NBC Washington 1 week, 2 days ago
  • 11-Year-Old in Critical Condition After Prince George's County Shooting

    An 11-year-old boy is in critical condition after a shooting in Prince George's County, Maryland, on Tuesday night. County police said officers were called to the 3000 block of Bellamy Way in Suitland, Maryland, around 6:40 p.m. They said a victim was ...

    NBC Washington 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Arab leaders blast Trump's Jerusalem plan

    The President is increasingly worried about losing his political base and insists that he must be seen as fulfilling campaign promises on Israel, part of an effort he's taken in the past few weeks to galvanize conservative support, according to a ...

    CNN 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Democrats place hold on McFarland nomination

    (CNN) Democrats have placed a hold on the nomination of KT McFarland to be ambassador to Singapore until she answers their questions about her knowledge of communications between former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russian ambassador ...

    CNN 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Alexia Baillow Named One of the Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch

    Alexia Baillow: I grew up in Brevard County, which is home to NASA [the National Aeronautics and Space Administration] and the Kennedy Space Center, so most of the kids in honor classes had highly educated parents with careers in STEM [Science ... 1 week, 3 days ago
  • Iranian-American Lawyers : A Growing Presence in the Nation's Capital

    While politics often makes headlines, people fail to recognize that Iran has a long history, a rich culture, a beautiful language, kind citizens, extraordinary cuisine, and a love for the arts and literature. Governor Cooper's decision to appoint me as ... 1 week, 3 days ago
  • The Morning Risk Report: Treasury Launches Information Exchange

    The U.S. Treasury Department used an American Bankers Association financial crime conference in Maryland to announce a new public-private information exchange service on illicit-financing threats. The exchange, which will include Treasury officials ... 1 week, 3 days ago
  • 10 Students, 3 Staff Injured by Pepper Spray at Seneca Valley High School

    More than a dozen people were taken to the hospital after being exposed to pepper spray at a Montgomery County, Maryland, high school. Pete Piringer, spokesman for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, said 10 students and three staff were ...

    NBC Washington 1 week, 3 days ago
  • Fire Engulfs UPS Vehicles, Loading Area in Maryland

    Fire engulfed part of a UPS facility Monday night, damaging several vehicles and a package loading structure at the Frederick, Maryland, site. The fire started about 11:30 p.m. at a facility on the 6700 block of English Muffin Way. When firefighters ...

    NBC Washington 1 week, 3 days ago
  • Hill testimony of Flynn's deputy appears at odds with court filing

    Sean Bartlett, a spokesman for the committee's ranking Democrat, Ben Cardin of Maryland, said that before the full Senate votes on her nomination, his boss believes "McFarland should publicly clarify the information she said and sent the committee that ...

    CNN 1 week, 3 days ago
  • Why Congress Should 'Fix NICS' And Reject The NRA's So-Called Concealed Carry 'Reciprocity' Bill

    Members of the grassroots gun violence prevention group, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, pack the room for the House Judiciary Committee's markup of the NRA's Number One priority, H.R. 38 (”Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017”). The ... 1 week, 3 days ago
  • 22-Year-Old Rapper Meets 81-Year-Old Words With Friends Opponent

    ... 300+ games together and she actually ended up becoming a good friend of mine. today i got to go to florida and meet her in person — High Class Filth (@Filth800) December 1, 2017. Sleyon won about 60 percent of the ... 1 week, 3 days ago
  • Supreme Court lets full Trump travel ban take effect

    The language of the order was adopted from a Supreme Court order pertaining to an earlier version of the ban. Neal Katyal, representing Hawaii, had urged the justices to leave the lower court's ruling -- that echoed the justices' own words from the ...

    CNN 1 week, 3 days ago
  • NBC News raises eyebrows for keeping Lauer investigation in-house

    University of Maryland broadcast journalism professor Mark Feldstein, who has worked at NBC, CNN and ABC, is working on a book exploring various media scandals and journalistic malpractice. He's spent months studying a how news organizations have ...

    Fox News 1 week, 3 days ago