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Scientists: Droughts, Flooding Across US To Become More Extreme

GREENBELT, Md. (WJZ)—NASA’s newest tool in space is tracking the world’s rainfall,with the best accuracy, and it’s already had plenty of extreme weather to study this summer. Alex DeMetrick reports, it’s likely to have a lot […]

07/31/2015

FOXBORO, MA - JULY 10:  Omar Gonzalez of United States and Jean Eudes Maurice of Haiti battle for the ball during the CONCACAF Gold Cup match between USA and Haiti at Gillette Stadium on July 10, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Dempsey, Johannsson Start Up Top For US Against Cuba

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann has made three changes to his starting lineup for the Gold Cup quarterfinal against Cuba, starting Omar Gonzalez for suspended defender John Brooks, and Clint Dempsey and Aron Johannsson in place of Chris Wondolowski and Alfredo Morales

07/18/2015

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D.C. Stop Of Pope Francis Trip Includes White House, Congress

The itinerary for Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States was released Tuesday. His first stop is DC and the planning is underway.

06/30/2015

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Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

06/26/2015

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U.S. Won’t Prosecute Hostages’ Families Who Pay Ransom

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.

06/23/2015

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British Man Who Led Company Sentenced To 4 Years For Fraud

A British man who was extradited to the United States with his wife to face fraud charges was sentenced Thursday to four years in federal prison.

02/05/2015

Naturalization

19 New U.S. Citizens Naturalized In Md. On Veterans Day

Every Veterans Day, a different kind of ceremony is held.

11/11/2014

Obama budget

Obama Expresses Optimism About Ebola In U.S.

President Barack Obama expressed confidence about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the disease and of others who were declared Ebola free after being exposed to the deadly virus.

10/22/2014

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US: Airstrikes Push Some Militants From Kobani

U.S. and coalition airstrikes have forced some Islamic State militants out of the Syrian border town of Kobani, but it may yet fall under the extremists’ control because air power alone cannot prevent it, a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday.

10/08/2014

Naval Academy

USNA Chief Says No Double Standard For Athletes

The new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy said he does not now believe there is “a cultural issue” in Navy sports with the kind of lax oversight of athletes that is being investigated at the U.S. Air Force Academy, but if there is “we’re going to take care of it.”

08/21/2014

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Defense Says USS Cole Attack Mimicked U.S. Ruse

The sneaky tactics used to attack the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000 were similar to a ruse the United States considered acceptable during World War II, a lawyer said Wednesday in seeking dismissal of six of the 11 charges facing the Guantanamo detainee accused of orchestrating the bombing that killed 17 U.S. sailors.

08/06/2014

ebola

Md. Medical Facilities Taking Precautions As Ebola-Stricken Arrive In U.S.

Out of control. World health experts say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control it.

08/01/2014

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