A 10-year-old foster child died at his Anne Arundel County group home, even as state officials were taking action to shut that facility down. Now Maryland lawmakers and child advocates are calling for an investigation into the oversight of the home.
They pop up with amazing regularity along the park roads of Antietam National Battlefield — little shoebox-sized cedar boxes hanging vertically on fence posts, metal signs and tree stumps.
More than a million Americans are bracing to lose their lifeline from the government. Long-term unemployment benefits, put in place during the recession, are set to end Saturday.