In a softening of longstanding policy, the Obama administration will tell families of Americans held by terror groups that they can communicate with captors and even pay ransom without fear of prosecution — part of a broad review of U.S. hostage guidelines that will be released Wednesday.
This may be the biggest policy disagreement between the governor and the General Assembly this year.
The University System of Maryland is updating policies on sexual misconduct, including assault and harassment, as the issue of rape on campus receives greater scrutiny from the federal government.
Prayer is back on the agenda in Carroll County. The county’s commissioners, buoyed by a Supreme Court ruling in a case from upstate New York, voted to reinstate praying in their meetings.
All three Democratic candidates in the governor’s race agree Maryland’s economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much.
A Maryland teen is celebrating a controversial decision by the Boy Scouts of America. On the first day of the New Year, the organization allowed openly gay youth to remain Boy Scouts.
Maryland’s top doc says he’s not satisfied with the operation of the state’s health exchange.
Maryland’s insurance commissioner says individual policies that don’t comply with the federal health care overhaul can be extended through the end of next year.
For security reasons, fans can no longer bring backpacks or large bags into stadiums. The NFL is ratcheting up its safety measures in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says “trickle-down politics” of the Republican party are primarily to blame for the nation’s economic troubles.
Governor Martin O’Malley promises sweeping legislation that would give Maryland some of the strictest gun laws in the country. Now gun advocates are firing back.
The Baltimore Fire Department is implementing a strict new social media policy it began devising in the spring to regulate what firefighters post on Twitter and Facebook.