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Maryland Attorney General Frosh Offers Support For DOJ Challenge Of Texas Abortion LawMaryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on Wednesday offered his support for the Department of Justice's challenge of the new Texas law that bans abortions after six weeks.
Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces $9M For Baltimore County To Reimburse COVID-19 ExpensesBaltimore County will receive nearly $10 million in federal funds as a reimbursement of some pandemic-related expenses, U.S. Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Reps. Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes and Kweisi Mfume announced on Tuesday.
Maryland Reports 9,900 Deaths Since COVID-19 Pandemic Began; Baltimore County Will Mandate Employee VaccinesBaltimore County will require all government employees to get vaccinated, Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski Jr. and Health Officer Dr. Gregory Wm. Branch announced on Thursday.
Anne Arundel County Commits To Using Equity Lens To Review Policies Under New Executive OrderAnne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman signed an executive order on Tuesday affirming the county government will use an "equity lens" when reviewing policies, procedures and practices as part of a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
Rep. Jamie Raskin's Book 'Unthinkable' Coming Out Jan. 4U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland is working on a memoir in which he will reflect on the Jan. 6 siege of the Capitol and the tragedy he suffered a week earlier when his 25-year-old son Tommy killed himself.
Baltimore City Will Require Weekly Testing For All Employees Who Are Not Vaccinated By Oct. 18Mayor Brandon Scott on Tuesday said all city employees who are not fully vaccinated by Oct. 18 will have to submit to weekly testing.

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Death of Murdaugh family housekeeper in 2018 under investigationGloria Satterfield's death was said to be the result of a "trip and fall accident," but the coroner's office says an autopsy was never performed.
DHS memo warns of potential violence ahead of Saturday’s "Justice for J6" rally in Washington D.C.Local and federal police are on high alert across Washington D.C. ahead of a planned rally Saturday in support of those charged with storming the Capitol on January 6th. Kris Van Cleave has the latest on a Department of Homeland Security memo warning of potential violence.
Eye Opener: FDA committee to vote on COVID booster shotAn FDA advisory panel is scheduled to meet on Friday to discuss and vote on COVID booster shots. Also, security remains high ahead of Saturday's "Justice for J6" protest outside of the U.S. Capitol. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
Experts weigh on Pfizer's FDA application for COVID-19 booster shotsDr. Ashish Jha joins "CBS Mornings" to discuss Pfizer's application to start giving third doses of its COVID-19 vaccine ahead of an FDA advisory committee meeting on the matter.
FDA advisers to vote on Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shotsTheir vote isn't binding, but it's a key step toward allowing a third dose of Pfizer's vaccine in the U.S.
Proposed law places $10K bounty on sexual abusersIllinois' "TEXAS Act" would allow citizens to sue sexual abusers and those who cause unwanted pregnancies for $10,000 — the same amount Texas lets civilians seek in suits against people helping women get abortions.

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Artist Jason deCaires Taylor’s underwater sculptures transform ocean floorOver the past 15 years, sculptor, environmentalist, and underwater photographer Jason deCaires Taylor has used the world's oceans as a space to explore humanity's relationship to the world around us. He met with Elizabeth Palmer at his workshop in southern England to discuss his one-of-a-kind works.
Body of 22-year-old Marine killed in Kabul blast returned homeCorporal Humberto Sanchez, 22, of Logansport, Indiana, was among 13 servicemembers killed in a suicide bombing during the U.S.-run evacuation at Afghanistan's Kabul airport in August.
Where Afghan refugees are expected to be resettled, by stateCalifornia and Texas are set to receive thousands of Afghans evacuated to the U.S., while other states are expected to resettle fewer than a dozen or none at all.
3 Chinese astronauts return to Earth from budding space stationThey landed in the Gobi Desert. It was China's longest such mission yet. Astronaut trios are expected to be sent on 90-day missions to the station over the next two years to make it fully functional.
First eyewitness account from Marine wounded in Kabul airport attack that killed 13 U.S. troopsOnly on "CBS Mornings," the first eyewitness account from a U.S. Marine who was wounded in the terrorist attack at the airport in Kabul that killed 13 U.S. service members during the chaotic American evacuation from Afghanistan. David Martin reports.
8-year-old to deliver portable desks to UgandaAfter learning that some kids in Uganda don't have schools, a young girl from Texas came up with a solution. She will deliver do-it-yourself desks to the country, giving students there an opportunity to create pop-up classrooms. Omar Villafranca takes a look.