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Family Of Md. Man Being Held By Al-Qaeda Pleads For His Release

A family is making an emotional plea to the president to negotiate the release of a Rockville man. That man is Warren Weinstein who is being held captive by al-Qaeda terrorists in Pakistan.

06/30/2014

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Benghazi Case Unfolds Against Political Backdrop

The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House and Capitol Hill, an appropriate setting for a case that has drawn stark lines between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress.

06/30/2014

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Obama Appoints New Naval Academy Superintendent

A former “Top Gun” pilot who recently led the school that teaches the nation’s Navy leaders has been chosen by President Barack Obama to head the U.S. Naval Academy, the defense secretary said Friday.

06/06/2014

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‘The Bear Is Loose’ — Obama Goes Out And About

“The bear is loose!” Those were President Barack Obama’s words as he ditched his motorcade and left the White House on foot, favoring the fresh air in a walk toward the Interior Department.

05/24/2014

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Hood College President Stepping Down

Hood College President Ronald Volpe says he’s stepping down after leading the private, liberal-arts school in Frederick through 14 years of change and growth.

05/23/2014

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Obama Signs Minor Change To D.C. Building Height Law

President Barack Obama has signed a bill that makes a minor change to the century-old law banning skyscrapers in the nation’s capital.

05/16/2014

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Health Secretary Nominee Faces Cordial Senators

President Barack Obama’s pick to be the nation’s new health secretary faced some pointed questions Wednesday over the health care law, but she also won praise as Republican senators largely passed up the chance for an all-out assault on “Obamacare.”

05/14/2014

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Senators: Obama Nominates Georgetown Prof. As Judge

Maryland’s senators say President Barack Obama has nominated a visiting professor at the Georgetown University Law Center to fill a vacancy on the Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.

05/08/2014

Sen. Barack Obama, wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sacha leave a restaurant in Chicago on Aug. 22, 2008. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama, Family Cause A Small Stir At Easter Service

President Barack Obama may have expected a quiet Easter, but his presence rallied a congregation eager to greet him and his family to the front of the church.

04/20/2014

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Bill Clinton Discusses Privacy, National Security

Former President Bill Clinton described Edward Snowden as “sort of an imperfect messenger,” who has raised questions about whether the nation can use technology to protect national security without destroying liberty and right to privacy.

04/09/2014

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New Play ‘Camp David’ Retraces 1978 Peace Accord

Thirty-six years after President Jimmy Carter made peace between Egypt and Israel, “Camp David” is now both history and theater.

04/04/2014

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Mount St. Mary’s President Postpones Departure

Mount St. Mary’s University says President Thomas Powell is staying on for two more years because the school hasn’t been able to find a successor.

03/21/2014

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