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Maryland: State in the United States
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the eastern United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware and the Atlantic Ocean 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, who was the wife of King Charles I.

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Alleged neo-Nazis caught with assault rifle charged ahead of Virginia gun rally

Three suspected members of a neo-Nazi group appeared in a Maryland court on Thursday to face federal charges after the FBI arrested them for carrying an assault rifle and planning to incite violence at..
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Robocalls continue to rise, and these states get the most: Where does yours rank?

As people seek to make money off robocalls, Maryland and Nevada are the states most annoyed by the unwanted intrusions. Where do other states rank?
USATODAY.com - Published

Videos for Maryland


Alleged neo-Nazis arrested ahead of VA gun rally [Video]Alleged neo-Nazis arrested ahead of VA gun rally

Three suspected members of a neo-Nazi group were in court on Thursday after the FBI arrested them for possessing a machine gun and planning to incite violence at a gun-rights rally in Virginia on..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

Donations let Australian firefighters know that 'the world cares' [Video]Donations let Australian firefighters know that 'the world cares'

Stephen McDonald, a volunteer tackling the devastating wildfires in Australia has said donations from the UK and beyond show firefighters "the world is watching and the world cares". So far, the blazes..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:18Published

U.S. lawmakers unconvinced by Trump Iran argument, set war powers vote [Video]U.S. lawmakers unconvinced by Trump Iran argument, set war powers vote

Trump administration officials failed to convince many U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that an imminent threat had justified the killing of a top Iranian military commander, and congressional Democrats..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:45Published

Brian May: Queen asked to play Live Aid-style concert for Australia [Video]Brian May: Queen asked to play Live Aid-style concert for Australia

Brian May has revealed that Queen has been asked to play a Live Aid-style benefit concert in aid of the victims of the deadly Australian wildfires. So far at least 25 people have been killed, 2,000..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:54Published

Christmas tree goes up in flame in U.S. safety video [Video]Christmas tree goes up in flame in U.S. safety video

A decorated tree burns in a safety video highlighting the dangers of Christmas tree fires

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 01:19Published

U.S. zoo captures adorable chimpanzee ‘mother-daughter time’ [Video]U.S. zoo captures adorable chimpanzee ‘mother-daughter time’

Maryland Zoo’s video shows baby chimpanzee under the watchful eye of her mother

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 00:30Published

Jet Suit inventor takes off from HMS Queen Elizabeth [Video]Jet Suit inventor takes off from HMS Queen Elizabeth

Jet Suit inventor Richard Browning takes off from HMS Queen Elizabeth to demonstrate the capabilities of his machine. The groundbreaking flight took place three miles off the coast of Maryland, USA..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:35Published

More than 75,000 pounds of salad recalled amid E. coli outbreak [Video]More than 75,000 pounds of salad recalled amid E. coli outbreak

A New Jersey-based food producer has recalled nearly 100,000 pounds of salad products. According to UPI, the recall comes after at least 17 people have been infected with E. coli in eight states. Missa..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Former Baltimore mayor charged over children's book scandal [Video]Former Baltimore mayor charged over children's book scandal

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh was charged on Wednesday with wire fraud and tax evasion relating to sales of her self-published "Healthy Holly" children's book to charities where she worked,..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:47Published

 

Teenager discovers new planet on third day of Nasa internship

teenager discovers new planet on third day of nasa internship
Most people sit through countless orientations on the first few days of their job, but one teen discovered a planet – on his third day. Wolf Cukier, 17, of Scarsdale, New York, had wrapped up his..
WorldNews - Published

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Earth Alliance gives $3M to Australia fire relief

leonardo dicaprio’s earth alliance gives $3m to australia fire relief
Leonardo DiCaprio’s Earth Alliance environmental organization will donate $3 million to help wildfire relief efforts in Australia. The foundation said Thursday that it has started the Australia..
WorldNews - Published

Astronomers measure expansion rate of Universe

astronomers measure expansion rate of universe
Maryland: Astronomers have measured the expansion rate of the universe using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope with a technique completely independent of any previous technique. It is very important to..
WorldNews - Published

Leading Cannabis Brand Cookies Now Available Through Culta, Maryland Craft Cannabis Cultivator

leading cannabis brand cookies now available through culta, maryland craft cannabis cultivator
BALTIMORE, Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Culta is proud to announce that it will be the first East Coast retailer to offer Cookies' cannabis products. Cookies' strains, Cereal Milk, Cheetah Piss, Gary..
WorldNews - Published

Somebody in Maryland lured seagulls to a parking lot with popcorn, police say, and then ran them over

A suspect in Maryland faces animal cruelty charges after luring seagulls to a parking lot in order to run them over, according to police.
USATODAY.com - Published

Pivotal times for famous Chesapeake Bay oysters

The oyster population in the Chesapeake Bay is getting more attention after Maryland's first-ever formal stock assessment showed a drop of 50% in the oyster population from 1999 to 2018. (Dec. 23)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Federal laws hamper medical marijuana banking options

federal laws hamper medical marijuana banking options
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — With more than 150 investors contributing a total of $27 million to his company, Phil Goldberg still couldn’t get a loan from a bank. It’s not because the banks didn’t..
WorldNews - Published

Rocket launch from Florida may be visible as far as Maryland on Friday morning

When United Launch Alliance launches its Atlas V Starliner from Cape Canaveral, people outside Florida's Space Coast may to see it light up the sky.
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump departs for US Army-Navy football game

President Donald Trump left Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Saturday on his way to attend the annual Army-Navy football game. Trump was headed to Philadelphia to attend the game between the two..
USATODAY.com - Published

Firm hands out $10M in holiday bonuses

A commercial real estate developer in Maryland gave a total of $10 million in bonuses to its 198 employees. (Dec. 11)  
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A Maryland real estate company surprised all its employees with $10 million bonus

A Maryland real estate company surprised all 198 of its employees by giving them a $10 million bonus. The average employee will get $50,000.
USATODAY.com - Published

Louisville maintains No. 1 spot in the USA TODAY men's basketball coaches poll

Louisville improved to 9-0 last week to stay No. 1 in the USA TODAY men's basketball poll. Ohio State, Kansas, Maryland and Duke complete top five.
USATODAY.com - Published

Maryland guard Aaron Wiggins follow slams his own missed 3-point shot

Maryland basketball's Aaron Wiggins turned in one of the plays of the year following his own missed 3-point attempt with a monster dunk.
USATODAY.com - Published

'Story just had to be told': Slain Capital Gazette journalist's widow finishes his book

John McNamara was among five people killed in a Maryland newsroom in June 2018. He left a legacy of good will and an unfinished book his wife took up.
USATODAY.com - Published

Maryland boy dedicated to helping homeless veterans

A young boy from Maryland was heartbroken to learn about the struggles of homeless veterans. So he started putting together "Hero Bags" filled with hygiene products and other essentials, and he's given..
CBS News - Published

Maryland trio set free after being wrongfully jailed for 36 years

The men were teenagers in 1984 when they were jailed for life for killing a boy in Maryland.
BBC News - Published

3 men freed after spending 36 years in prison for teen's murder

Three men incarcerated for 36 years in Maryland were exonerated Monday in the slaying of a Baltimore teenager after a review of their case. CBS Baltimore's Kelsey Kushner reports.
CBS News - Published

Supreme Court rejects appeal from Adnan Syed of "Serial" fame

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Maryland man's bid for a new trial based on information uncovered by the hit podcast "Serial." Paul Gessler of CBS Baltimore has the details.
CBS News - Published

Adnan Syed’s Case, of ‘Serial’ Fame, Is Declined by Supreme Court

The justices left in place a ruling by Maryland’s highest court denying Mr. Syed a new trial in the 1999 killing of Hae Min Lee.
NYTimes.com - Published

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Hospitalised After Chills, Fever

supreme court justice ginsburg hospitalised after chills, fever
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 86, was hospitalised at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, last night after experiencing chills and fever earlier in the day, the court said in..
WorldNews - Published

Justice Ginsburg in hospital, but expected to be released soon

Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is in a Maryland hospital after suffering from chills and a fever, but is expected to be released on Sunday, the Supreme Court said on Saturday.
Reuters - Published

The Dish: Nicholas Stefanelli on how Italy inspired him to become a chef

Nicholas Stefanelli became a chef after rediscovering his roots in Italy. He grew up in Maryland with both Greek and Italian grandparents who loved to cook. He originally considered a career in the..
CBS News - Published

Salad products recalled across 22 states due to possible E. coli contamination

Salad products containing meat and poultry are being recalled due to possible E. coli contamination. The products were sold October 14-16 in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana,..
CBS News - Published

Trump goes to Walter Reed National Medical Center for 'portions' of annual physical exam

Trump traveled to Walter Reed National Medical Center in Maryland on Saturday for "portions" of his annual physical exam, the White House announced.
USATODAY.com - Published

Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin on "The Takeout" - 11/15/19

Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin joined CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett to talk about impeachment hearings on Capitol Hill, his role on the House Judiciary Committee and..
CBS News - Published

'Potomac River Rapist' serially assaulted women in DC area in '90s. Police just arrested him

An alleged serial rapist who assaulted 10 women, killing one of them, in Washington, D.C., and Maryland was arrested, authorities said Thursday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Congressman Raskin condemns "moral degeneration" of Republicans

The Maryland Democrat compared the withholding of aid to Ukraine to an attempted bank robbery
CBS News - Published

Rep. Jim Clyburn reflects on legacy of Elijah Cummings

Representative Elijah Cummings, Maryland congressman and civil rights champion, died at the age of 68 Thursday due to complications from long-standing health issues. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn,..
CBS News - Published

Where Civility Is a Motto, a School Integration Fight Turns Bitter

A plan to desegregate schools in a liberal Maryland suburb founded on values of tolerance has met with stiff resistance.
NYTimes.com - Published

Ohio State star benched over NCAA eligibility issue

Ohio State announces it will not play star defensive end Chase Young against Maryland this weekend
CBS News - Published

Chase Young will not play vs. Maryland 'due to a possible NCAA issue,' Ohio State says

Ohio State standout and Heisman Trophy candidate Chase Young will not play Saturday against Maryland due to a "possible NCAA issue," the school said.
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December 21: Brooks, Graham, and Hollen

The latest on the tragic shooting of two NYPD officers, the cyberattack on Sony by North Korea, the decision to normalize U.S.-Cuba relations, and more, with Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, and Lindsey..
CBS News - Published

Police seek to ID suspect in fatal stabbing

A man who had been cutting in a line for chicken sandwiches at a crowded Popeyes restaurant in Maryland was stabbed to death by another customer who confronted him, police said Tuesday. (Nov. 5)  
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Remembering lives lost in the Capital Gazette shooting

"Face the Nation" reflects on the five lives lost in the Capital Gazette newsroom shooting. Despite the tragedy, the Annapolis, Maryland, newspaper was still able to publish the following day.
CBS News - Published

Rep. Elijah Cummings blasts Trump administration for creating "false crisis" at the border

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, who also serves as the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, criticized the Trump administration for creating a "false crisis" at the border with its family..
CBS News - Published

Sen. Chris Van Hollen says it's "political trench warfare" in battle for control of Congress

Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, joins John Dickerson to discuss his efforts as chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee to get more Democrats into Congress this November.
CBS News - Published

Cummings will do “anything and everything” to make Mueller’s final findings public

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the investigations Democrats could undertake now that they have control of the House.
CBS News - Published

Man stabbed to death in line for Popeyes chicken sandwich

A man was stabbed to death after getting into a fight with another customer at a Popeyes fast food outlet in Maryland. CBSN's Anne-Marie Green has more.
CBS News - Published

Two Maryland men got into a fight over a Popeyes chicken sandwich. One of them was stabbed to death, police say

A 28-year-old man in Maryland was stabbed to death on Monday night in a fight "related to the release" of Popeyes chicken sandwich, police said.
USATODAY.com - Published

A Maryland police department can't display a hand-crafted 'thin blue line' American flag. Here's why

A father and son giving a wooden "thin blue line" flag to police in Montgomery County, Maryland, has renewed debate over the symbol's meaning.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Former NAACP president to run for Elijah Cummings' seat in Congress

Kweisi Mfume once held the seat left vacant by the late Maryland Representative Elijah Cummings
CBS News - Published

Ban of "thin blue line" flag at police station sparks uproar

Decision by a county executive in Maryland to ban a police station from displaying a "thin blue line" flag is drawing criticism from Gov. Larry Hogan
CBS News - Published

Glenstone, the art museum built in nature

Mitch and Emily Rales built Glenstone to share their extraordinary collection of modern and contemporary art. But they wanted to make this a different kind of museum – a blend of art, architecture..
CBS News - Published

Nature: Foxes

"Sunday Morning" takes you this morning to Massey, Maryland, where a mother fox spends quality time with her young. Videographer: Jeff Reisly.
CBS News - Published

RNC defends Trump's attacks on Baltimore, Elijah Cummings

As Democratic presidential candidates debate in Detroit, President Trump is keeping up his attacks on Baltimore. Mr. Trump has spent the past few days criticizing the city and Maryland Democratic Rep...
CBS News - Published

Judge postpones trial of man who killed five at Maryland newspaper: Capital Gazette

A Maryland judge on Wednesday postponed the trial of a man who fatally shot five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper, the newspaper reported, at the request of defense lawyers who argue the man was..
Reuters - Published

Man who killed five at Maryland newspaper to argue he was not responsible for his actions

The man who fatally shot five people with a shotgun at a Maryland newspaper last year will argue he was not criminally responsible for his actions because of a mental disorder at a trial that begins..
Reuters - Published

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