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.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is helping pitch President Barack Obama’s national energy plan.
Lawmakers in Rhode Island and Maryland are taking up bills to legalize gay marriage, advocates in New York are making a renewed push, and opponents are fighting for constitutional bans in Indiana and Wyoming and to re-impose bans in Iowa and Hampshire.
Streets in downtown Washington will be closed for the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting.
An fledgling West Ocean City-based bakery has struck a deal to distribute handmade miniature Smith Island Cakes to 29 Giant grocery stores in Maryland, Delaware, and Northern Virginia.
Megan Frazer scored with 2:10 left in the second period of sudden-death overtime to give No. 1 Maryland a 3-2 victory over No. 2 North Carolina in the field hockey national championship Sunday.
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