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Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east. The state's largest city is Baltimore, and its capital is Annapolis. Among its occasional nicknames are Old Line State, the Free State, and the Chesapeake Bay State. It is named after the English queen Henrietta Maria, known in England as Queen Mary.

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The richest and poorest states in the US are actually next-door neighbors

The northeastern corner of the poorest state, West Virginia, borders the northwestern corner of the richest state, Maryland.
USATODAY.com - Published

Supreme Court to hear case of D.C. sniper Lee Malvo more than 15 years after conviction

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington,..
CBS News - Published

Videos for Maryland

GOP-Appointed Judges May Dismiss Lawsuit Against Trump [Video]GOP-Appointed Judges May Dismiss Lawsuit Against Trump

Judges on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals may dismiss a lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump in June 2017. The suit, by the Democratic attorneys general of Maryland and the District of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

SCOTUS to Decide If DC Sniper Should Get New Sentencing [Video]SCOTUS to Decide If DC Sniper Should Get New Sentencing

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide if one of the two gunmen who committed the Washington, D.C., sniper shootings should get a different sentence.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

O'Rourke Secures Major Endorsements [Video]O'Rourke Secures Major Endorsements

Business Insider reports former congressman Beto O'Rourke has secured multiple endorsements on the first day of his candidacy. She got endorsements from several high-profile lawmakers whom do not hail..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

U.S. Senate To Hold Hearing On Boeing Crashes [Video]U.S. Senate To Hold Hearing On Boeing Crashes

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, U.S., March 1, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON..

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Coast Guard Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Gun, Drug Charges [Video]Coast Guard Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Gun, Drug Charges

Prosecutors say Christopher Hasson was stockpiling weapons in a plot "to murder innocent civilians."

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Adnan Syed Loses Legal Challenge [Video]Adnan Syed Loses Legal Challenge

(Newser) – Maryland’s highest court doesn't believe Asia McClain could have changed the outcome of Adnan Syed's trial. Syed, whose case catapulted to national attention thanks to the Serial..

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Federal Judge Lifts Transgender Military Ban Injunction [Video]Federal Judge Lifts Transgender Military Ban Injunction

This is the fourth injunction to be lifted following the Supreme Court's decision to lift two other injunctions in January.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Maryland May Help Felons Return to Work by 'Banning the Box' [Video]Maryland May Help Felons Return to Work by 'Banning the Box'

Eleven states have already banned job applications from asking about felony convictions. Maryland may be the next.

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Sitting Presidents Really Don't Do Well When They're Primaried By Their Own Party Members [Video]Sitting Presidents Really Don't Do Well When They're Primaried By Their Own Party Members

When a primary opponent arises and challenges a sitting president in their own party, the result is often the same. Namely, the incumbent is weakened and ultimately loses to their opponent in the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

2nd Judge Blocks Census Citizenship Question [Video]2nd Judge Blocks Census Citizenship Question

​The judge wrote in his opinion that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had "ignored" federal laws when he decided to add a citizenship question.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:53Published

Late Winter Snow Storm [Video]Late Winter Snow Storm

According to Reuters, New York faced its biggest snowstorm of the winter on Monday as snow spread across the northeastern United States, infuriating commuters who juggled canceled planes and trains and..

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5 WTF Moments From Trump's CPAC Speech [Video]5 WTF Moments From Trump's CPAC Speech

Here are five eyebrow raising moments from President Donald Trump's speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), which took place at Fort Washington, Maryland on March 2, 2019.

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 01:44Published

Trump States Value Of US Dollar Hurting US Competitiveness [Video]Trump States Value Of US Dollar Hurting US Competitiveness

According to Reuters.com, "President Donald Trump on Saturday renewed criticism of the Federal Reserve and said the U.S. central bank’s tight monetary policy was contributing to a strong dollar and..

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Trump mocks Democrats' Green New Deal [Video]Trump mocks Democrats' Green New Deal

At the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland, President Trump on Saturday mocked the "Green New Deal", an initiative introduced by Democrats that aims to slash U.S. carbon dioxide..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

Donald Trump Calls Out Washington Post Reporter, Dave Weigel [Video]Donald Trump Calls Out Washington Post Reporter, Dave Weigel

According to a report by SFGate, President Donald Trump called out the Washington Post and one of its political reporters, berating both for an incident in December 2017 in which the reporter, Dave..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Trump slams Mueller probe at CPAC [Video]Trump slams Mueller probe at CPAC

President Donald Trump criticized U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Saturday ahead of his report on alleged Russia collusion by the Trump campaign in 2016 and said his political opponents were..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

Supreme Court Weighs In On Maryland Cross-Shaped Memorial Dispute [Video]Supreme Court Weighs In On Maryland Cross-Shaped Memorial Dispute

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, the Supreme Court signalled a willingness to rule that a 40 foot tall cross-shaped war memorial on public land in Maryland does not represent a..

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SCOTUS Hears Arguments on WWI Cross Memorial [Video]SCOTUS Hears Arguments on WWI Cross Memorial

The cross-shaped memorial was originally built on private property, but has been maintained by a government agency for decades.

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Russian TV lists nuclear targets in U.S. [Video]Russian TV lists nuclear targets in U.S.

Russian state television has listed U.S. military facilities that Moscow would target in the event of a nuclear strike and said that a hypersonic missile Russia is developing would be able to hit them..

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Trump 'condemns' violence against journalists: WH [Video]Trump 'condemns' violence against journalists: WH

After a U.S. Coast Guard officer was accused of plotting to attack journalists, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says President Trump has always "condemned" violence against journalists. Rough Cut..

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Charges against USGC officer 'tip of the iceberg' [Video]Charges against USGC officer 'tip of the iceberg'

Chris Hasson, a Coast Guard lieutenant and self-proclaimed white nationalist accused of amassing a cache of weapons and plotting to attack prominent Democratic and journalists was ordered held for two..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

Maryland Gov Rips RNC For Coddling Trump In Primary Season [Video]Maryland Gov Rips RNC For Coddling Trump In Primary Season

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday he expects to make a springtime trip to New Hampshire. According to Politico, Hogan is considering a 2020 challenge to President Donald Trump. Hogan has accused..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:54Published

Hasson posed 'threat' to community: prosecutor [Video]Hasson posed 'threat' to community: prosecutor

U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert Hur on Thursday said the "sheer number and force" of weapons that were recovered from Christopher Hasson's residence appeared to pose a "very..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:49Published

USCG officer planned mass attack: prosecutors [Video]USCG officer planned mass attack: prosecutors

Federal authorities arrested a self-proclaimed white nationalist living in a Maryland suburb after he planned to "murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country," court documents..

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Breast cancer survivor can't contain excitement at leaving hospital

This mom from Maryland can't contain her excitement as she vigorously rings a bell to announce she is cancer-free and can leave the hospital.
CBS News - Published

Harry Hughes, Governor Who Brought Change to Maryland, Dies at 92

Delivering a rebuke to his state’s culture of corruption, he promised voters an honest and understated administration — and largely delivered.
NYTimes.com - Published

Woman inspired by Oscar-winning film uses billboards to help find twin's killer

A Maryland woman is taking inspiration from an Oscar-winning movie to try to solve the decades-old murder mystery of her twin sister, Jody LeCornu. The 23-year-old college student was shot outside..
CBS News - Published

Woman takes cues from Oscar-winning film to find her twin's killer

A Maryland woman is taking inspiration from an Oscar-winning movie to try to solve the decades-old murder mystery of her twin sister
CBS News - Published

Maryland pushes to become first state to ban foam food containers

Both legislature chambers this month passed bills banning food containers made of polystyrene, known as plastic foam, the Baltimore Sun reported.
USATODAY.com - Published

Jackson scores 21 to lift UMBC past Hartford 90-85 in 2OT

KJ Jackson scores 21 points as Maryland-Baltimore County narrowly beats Hartford 90-85 in double overtime in the America East Conference Tourney semifinals
USATODAY.com - Published

Two Bishops Accused of Sexually Harassing Adults Are Barred From Priestly Duties

The bishops, who served in West Virginia, Maryland and Jamaica, were referred to the Vatican after an internal investigation.
NYTimes.com - Published

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