Mayor Scott, Commissioner Harrison Join Frosh In Pushing For 'Ghost' Gun BanBaltimore Mayor Brandon Scott and Police Commissioner Michael Harrison joined Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and officials from across the state on Thursday to push for a ban on homemade firearms known as "ghost" guns.
Measure To Ban 'Ghost Guns' In Maryland To Have HearingA bill to ban untraceable "ghost guns" is being considered by state lawmakers.
Russia Banned From 2020 Olympics And 2022 World Cup Over Doping ScandalThe World Anti-Doping Agency has unanimously agreed to ban Russia from major international sporting competitions for four years.
Maryland Task Force Meets On Electronic Smoking DevicesComptroller Peter Franchot is convening the Task Force on Electronic Smoking Devices in College Park.
New York City Council Votes To Ban Selling Foie GrasThe New York City Council voted Wednesday to pass a bill banning the sale of foie gras — the fattened liver of a duck — served in fine restaurants and gourmet groceries across the city.
Word Ban At CDC Includes ‘Vulnerable,’ ‘Fetus,’ ‘Transgender’Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the very agency tasked with saving and protecting the lives of the most vulnerable, are now under order by the Trump administration to stop using words including "vulnerable" in 2018 budget documents, according to The Washington Post.
Baltimore Will Take Another Look At Banning PolystyreneOver the past three years, two counties in Maryland have imposed bans on polystyrene foam products in their restaurants and schools. Now it's Baltimore City's turn to again consider following suit in getting rid of a product that makes up 85 percent of its litter.
Edith Windsor, Who Helped End Gay Marriage Ban, Dies At 88Edith Windsor, a gay rights pioneer whose landmark Supreme Court case struck down parts of a federal anti-gay-marriage law and paved a path toward legalizing same-sex nuptials nationwide, died Tuesday. She was 88.
Cowboys' Elliott Has 6-Game Ban Upheld, But Allowed To Play Week 1An arbitrator denied Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott's appeal of a six-game suspension in a domestic violence case Tuesday, but the 2016 NFL rushing champion will play in the opener because of the timing of the decision.
President Trump's Controversial Travel Ban Back In EffectPresident Trump's travel ban goes into effect Thursday. The U.S. Supreme Court reinstated it earlier this week.
US Demands More Security On International Flights To USThe Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States or face the possibility of a total electronics ban for planes.
Maryland Attorney General: Beach Can Ban Topless WomenOfficials at a Maryland beach resort can now legally ban topless women.
Steve Davis: Chewing Tobacco Ban At MLB ParksOne by one, cities are banning it, meaning athletes and fans can't chew.
Blood From Gay Donors In Art Exhibit Protesting FDA's BanA Washington museum will exhibit a sculpture that uses the blood of nine gay, bisexual and transgender men to protest the federal ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.
New Howard County Bill Aims To Curb Using E-Cigarettes In PublicHoward County lawmakers are hoping to limit where vaping is allowed.