NEW YORK (AP) — A Connecticut jury's ruling this week ordering Alex Jones to pay $965 million to parents of Sandy Hook shooting victims he maligned was heartening for people disgusted by the muck of disinformation.
COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — A 12-year-old girl has died after the car she was driving ran off the road and struck a tree in Maryland.
Howard County Police say the girl was driving a Toyota Corolla on Broken Land Parkway around 2 a.m.
WARREN, Mich. (AP) — While the growing expansion of casinos and state-sanctioned sports betting steal the spotlight, state lotteries have nearly doubled in size over the past two decades, driving a multibillion-dollar wealth transfer from low-income U.S.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Chesapeake Bay watershed received an overall grade of C+ on its latest report card, released Monday by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.
The Chesapeake Bay health score improved slightly from 45 to 50 last year, for a grade of C, the report said.
Researchers trying to learn what killed the first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig have discovered the organ harbored an animal virus but cannot yet say if it played any role in the man’s death.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Title IX is 50 years old, but a poll has found that nearly three-quarters of students ages 12-17 and nearly 60% of parents said they know “nothing at all” about the landmark civil rights law meant to ensure gender equity in education, including athletics.
GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — A man fatally shot his father in a Maryland hospital parking lot Wednesday evening, then fled and killed himself, authorities said.
Anne Arundel County police said officers responded to 911 calls about a shooting in the parking lot of the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie around 5:30 p.m., news outlets reported.
The first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig has died, two months after the groundbreaking experiment, the Maryland hospital that performed the surgery announced Wednesday.
David Bennett, 57, died Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
A Maryland hospital is defending its decision to transplant a pig’s heart into a dying man following reports that the patient had a criminal past, saying his eligibility was “based solely on his medical records.”
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland is opening six new hospital-based COVID-19 testing sites, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday.
Hogan made the announcement at one of the new locations at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health in Easton.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The man who received the first pig heart transplant continued to recover Tuesday, four days after the experimental surgery.
Since the transplant, David Bennett had been connected to a heart-lung machine to support his new heart.
In a medical first, doctors transplanted a pig heart into a patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life and a Maryland hospital said Monday that he's doing well three days after the highly experimental surgery.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland is opening 10 new hospital-based testing sites for COVID-19.
Gov. Larry Hogan announced the locations of the sites while touring a new state-run testing site at University of Maryland's Laurel Medical Center.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — An administrator with a commitment to educational and social equity has been selected as the next president of Framingham State University, the Massachusetts school's trustees said.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Police at the University of Maryland College Park are investigating after a man was found dead on campus.
Officers were called to the area of a parking garage along Mowatt Lane for a report of a man lying in the grass on Tuesday morning, university police said in a news release.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Three candidates to become the next president of Framingham State University will tour the campus in coming days.
The school announced the three finalists Wednesday, the MetroWest Daily News reported.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Researchers at three universities in Maryland will study why there are so few women and people of color in leadership roles at universities. They're also hoping to bring more diversity to those top jobs.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Nursing students at the University of Maryland are getting an early jump on their post-graduate careers.
The university's nursing school is allowing its students who are scheduled to graduate on Dec.
BALTIMORE (AP) — A regional press organization said it has removed a mid-20th century Maryland newsman from its Hall of Fame after a review of his work found writings that were racist and even promoted lynching.
Over the past 20 years, rainfall, flooding and sea level have increased across Maryland, according to data collected from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
From 2000 to 2020, precipitation in Maryland increased by 2.63 inches per decade, according to NOAA.
CHICAGO (AP) — A man suspected in the stabbing death on a downtown Chicago street of a Maryland graduate student over the weekend is also wanted for attacking two other women, police revealed Thursday in a community alert.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The health of the Chesapeake Bay improved to a grade of C in 2020 — up from a C-minus in 2019, according to an annual report card by scientists released Tuesday.
Individual indicators on the health of the nation's largest estuary had mixed results in 2020, but the report released by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science found the overall bay-wide trend continues to improve over time.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The cicadas were flying. The reporters hoping to join the president in Europe were not.
Reporters traveling to the United Kingdom for President Joe Biden's first overseas trip were delayed seven hours after their chartered plane was overrun by cicadas.
ANNAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has approved a $577 million settlement in a lawsuit over underfunding at Maryland's four historically Black colleges and universities.
The deal approved Wednesday will provide $555 million in extra funding over 10 years, beginning in 2023, for Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Morgan State University in Baltimore and the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore...
FISHING CREEK, Md. (AP) — For thousands of miles and over two days in April, 59 workers from Mexico traveled together on a bus — despite the pandemic — to their legal, seasonal jobs as crabmeat pickers and seafood processors in Maryland’s rural islands...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Sandra Kunz had been worried for her safety while working as a cashier at a Walmart in Aurora, Colorado, during the pandemic, said her sister, Paula Spellman.
COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Sifting through a shovel load of dirt in a suburban backyard, Michael Raupp and Paula Shrewsbury find their quarry: a cicada nymph.
DELMAR, Del. (AP) — The body of a Delaware police officer who died after authorities say he was attacked responding to a fight is returning to his home state with a police escort...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The overall health of America's largest estuary declined last year due to the effects of record-breaking precipitation washing more pollutants into the water, but scientists described the difficult year as a dip for the Chesapeake Bay and not a disaster...
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore's acting mayor told legislators Tuesday that the city "is in good hands" until the mayor decides whether to return after abruptly announcing a leave of absence to "focus on her health" amid a political scandal about "self-dealing" book sales...
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — News outlets say the FBI isn't recommending hate crime charges against a white man charged in the death of a black man at the University of Maryland...
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The University of Maryland announced that former basketball player Cliff Tucker, 29, died in a car accident Monday morning in Texas.
According to the El Paso Times, Tucker was one of three people to die in the one-vehicle accident on Interstate 10 in Texas.
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A teenage girl who was shot when a classmate opened fire inside their Maryland high school has died, authorities said Friday...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The man who said he came to the aid of a visibly disoriented woman discharged from a Baltimore hospital wearing only a gown and socks on a frigid winter's night said Friday that she's been reunited with her family...
ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Two students with ties to Maryland have been selected as Rhodes scholars.
The Rhodes Trust announced scholarships Sunday for Naomi Mburu of Ellicott City and Nathan Bermel of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.