Washington National Cathedral is hosting the premiere of a new documentary about Matthew Shepard, along with a forum about gay rights to mark 15 years since the gay college student was killed in Wyoming.
A surprise announcement from the president of the NAACP. After just five years, Ben Jealous, who has spear-headed a number of civil rights issues, says he will step down to spend more time with his family.
Sunday is national 811 Day, and BGE reminds customers with a special display of lights.
Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.
A company in eastern Pennsylvania is at work replicating the giant flag that inspired the U.S. national anthem.
Federal and local officials say the Washington area is better equipped to respond to emergencies in the wake of an earthquake and a freak snowstorm that snarled traffic this year.
Immigration services scams are getting so sophisticated that fraudsters now advertise online with websites that perfectly mimic those of official government agencies, federal officials said Thursday as they rolled out a nationwide awareness campaign meant to combat such practices.
Maryland is among the top 10 states nationwide when it comes to energy efficiency according to a new scorecard.
A German national who was extradited from Europe on a 10-year-old rape charge has been sentenced in Hagerstown to 20 years in prison for a lesser offense.
The long journey to Scripps National Spelling Bee champion reached the homestretch Thursday morning under the bright lights of national television.
Don’t ever make a disparaging comment about flipping burgers for a living within earshot of Gerry Gimelstob.
He’ll be quick to correct you, explaining that in his 21 years as a McDonald’s franchisee, he’s seen dozens of workers spin part-time jobs as cashiers and cooks into well-paid management positions with room to grow.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade will go on Saturday regardless of a potential government shutdown by avoiding National Park Service property, organizers said Friday.