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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.
A former Syrian journalist, now safe in the D.C. area after escaping his war-torn home, knows only too well how difficult the journey can be to safe haven in the United States.
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.
A University of Maryland alumnus and Bethesda native was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama Thursday for his heroic actions while serving in Afghanistan in 2012.
Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings on Thursday criticized Republicans on the Benghazi Select Committee for what he said was a politically-driven agenda against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.