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Turkey’s War on Journalism

Turkey’s War on Journalism

Hatice Duman is the longest serving of Turkey’s many imprisoned journalists.

Cardin and Other Democrats Offer Plan to Strengthen Iran Deal

Cardin and Other Democrats Offer Plan to Strengthen Iran Deal

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin announced new legislation Thursday intended to strengthen the Iran nuclear deal.

Maryland Refugee Programs Await Syrians

Maryland Refugee Programs Await Syrians

Various Maryland programs are readying for Syrian refugees, but there is little public awareness such help exists.

VA, Defense Press Programs to Help Prevent Veteran Suicides

VA, Defense Press Programs to Help Prevent Veteran Suicides

The VA Maryland Health Care System and other agencies are promoting September's Suicide Prevention Month by boosting awareness about veteran suicides.

Cardin’s Plan to Change Iran Deal Meets Mixed Reviews

Cardin’s Plan to Change Iran Deal Meets Mixed Reviews

After announcing his opposition to President Barack Obama’s nuclear agreement with Iran, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin’s plan to change the deal has met mixed support from interest groups.

Poll: Iranians Overwhelmingly Back Nuclear Deal, But Miss the Details

Poll: Iranians Overwhelmingly Back Nuclear Deal, But Miss the Details

Three-quarters of Iranians back the nuclear agreement with the United States and a majority have positive expectations for it, according to a new poll conducted for the Center for International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy.

Four Maryland University Police Departments Get Free Surplus Military Equipment Through Federal Program

Police departments at four Maryland public universities have received more than $190,000 worth of surplus military equipment.

Maryland Congressional Leaders Express Grief, Outrage at Warren Weinstein’s Death

Maryland Congressional Leaders Express Grief, Outrage at Warren Weinstein’s Death

Maryland members of Congress expressed grief and outrage following President Barack Obama’s announcement Thursday that Warren Weinstein, an aid worker held hostage in Pakistan, was accidentally killed in a counterterrorism attack in January.

Aerial Watch

Aerial Watch

Army Launches Mass Surveillance JLENS Aerostat

The Wounded Warrior Project’s ‘Soldier Ride’ Comes to the DMV

The Wounded Warrior Project’s ‘Soldier Ride’ Comes to the DMV

Washington-The Wounded Warrior Project is hosting a Soldier Ride in the DMV. The organization aims to unite veterans by hosting events that promote wellness, friendship and healing.