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The Obama administration is requesting $50.1 billion in next year’s budget to fund a foreign policy that Secretary of State John Kerry has characterized as U.S. global engagement “in arena after arena.”
A giant balloon — dubbed the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System — or JLENS for short — broke free from its mooring station at Maryland’s Aberdeen Proving Ground on Oct. 28.
The Senate passage of legislation allowing VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana use to their patients is a step in the right direction but medical marijuana supporters want to see a change in federal regulation.
A last minute change of fortune for Wreaths Across America volunteer Kristina Seidel who was seeking sufficient donations to place Christmas wreaths on the graves at the Annapolis Veterans Cemetery. For the first time every one of the 2,996 graves will be presented a wreath on December 12th.
Following a visit from the French ambassador to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Thursday afternoon, the panel’s top Democrat, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin, reaffirmed his support for President Obama’s foreign policy in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.
At a White House Ceremony on Thursday, U.S. Army Captain Florent Groberg (retired) received the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in a ceremony at the White House. Florent, a University of Maryland graduate, tackled a suicide bomber during a combat mission in Afghanistan's Kunar Province.