With many furloughed federal workers in the nation’s capital going home early Tuesday, MARC commuter rail is adjusting its afternoon schedule.
Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a long-running dispute over President Barack Obama’s health care law stalled a temporary funding bill, forcing about 800,000 federal workers off the job and suspending most non-essential federal programs and services.
Campers in national parks are to pull up stakes and leave, some veterans waiting to have disability benefits approved will have to cool their heels even longer, many routine food inspections will be suspended and panda cams will go dark at the shuttered National Zoo. Those are among the immediate effects when parts of the government shut Tuesday because of the budget impasse in Congress.
The budget battle continues to heat up in Washington. The Senate passed a bill that would continue to fund the government. But the House is expected to put up a lot of opposition.
Fourteen people have been charged with obtaining unemployment benefits from the District of Columbia government even though they were employed at the time.
It’s been 2 1/2 years since Gulet Mohamed, then 19, found himself stuck in Kuwait, unable to return to the United States because of his apparent placement on the government’s no-fly list.
Russia is ignoring U.S. pleas to send a man who leaked government secrets back to America. In fact, the White House is furious the country just granted asylum to former Marylander Edward Snowden.
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is planning to talk about proposals to improve transparency and accountability in state government.
A new twist in the unfolding story of Edward Snowden, the man who leaked NSA secrets to the world. Snowden confirmed he plans to seek asylum in Russia, but Russia has not received such a request.
In this edition of AutoNSider with Daryl Killian, Daryl discusses distracted driving.
The Treasury Department says it sold $621 million worth of GM common stock last month.
School test scores are important, but let’s not forget mini-golf scores. That’s the tongue-in-cheek message coming from MGH, Ocean City’s advertising agency, to encourage Maryland’s children to support a school year that starts after Labor Day.