Archive for 'Terrorism'

To Great Fanfare, New Turkish Cultural Center Officially Opens in Maryland

To Great Fanfare, New Turkish Cultural Center Officially Opens in Maryland

New Turkish cultural complex celebrates architecture, art, food and religion.

Belgium Embassy in Washington Sees Stream of Visitors, Solidarity

Belgium Embassy in Washington Sees Stream of Visitors, Solidarity

After Tuesday's Brussels terror attacks, many visit the Belgium Embassy in Washington to express their condolences.

Terrorist Attacks in Brussels Brings Reminder To Be Vigilant

Terrorist Attacks in Brussels Brings Reminder To Be Vigilant

Local airports are reminding travelers to be vigilant and visitors to the Washington metro area say they are concerned about international travel in the wake of the deadly bombings in Brussels on Tuesday.

BELGIUM MEMORIAL: Brussels bombings result in tributes at embassy

BELGIUM MEMORIAL: Brussels bombings result in tributes at embassy

People come together in solidarity at the Embassy of Belgium in the nation's capital following Tuesday's explosions in Brussels.

Federal Sweep Nets 8,000 Arrests in Baltimore, Washington, 10 Other Cities

Federal Sweep Nets 8,000 Arrests in Baltimore, Washington, 10 Other Cities

Justice Department Announces Six-Week, 12 city Crime Fighting Initiative Results

Washington Region Boosts Vigilance After Brussels Terror Attacks

Washington Region Boosts Vigilance After Brussels Terror Attacks

Officials in nation's capital say they see no credible threats, but taking precautions.

Maryland Democrats Want Congress to Speak Out on Backlashes Against Muslims

Maryland Democrats Want Congress to Speak Out on Backlashes Against Muslims

A House resolution would send the message to lawmakers that anti-Muslim legislation would not be welcomed by Congress.

Obama Budget Request Reflects Global Engagement on Multiple Fronts

Obama Budget Request Reflects Global Engagement on Multiple Fronts

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.”

Homeland Security Officials to Use More Social Media to Screen Refugees

Homeland Security Officials to Use More Social Media to Screen Refugees

The Department of Homeland Security aims to increase the use of social media significantly in the vetting process of refugees and visa applicants.

Blimp Escape Prompts New Scrutiny by Congress

Blimp Escape Prompts New Scrutiny by Congress

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.