A local family who moved to Israel last year is back in Baltimore visiting family.
As the final hours of a truce wind down between Hamas fighters and the Israeli military, 4,100 Marylanders have sent letters to Capitol Hill to urge greater protection for Gaza civilians.
The Newseum in Washington says it is re-evaluating plans to include two people who worked for a network connected to Hamas on its Journalists Memorial honoring journalists who died last year while covering the news.
A cease-fire may be getting closer between Israel and the militant group Hamas. As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton heads to the region, there are reports Egypt has brokered a truce, but Israel now says nothing has been finalized. Many in Maryland have strong ties to the region, and they are praying for peace.