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Thursday, September 13, 2018
Hurricane Florence may be weakening as it approaches the coast, but North Carolina is still getting ready for extreme wind and water.
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
The SNAP program, commonly referred to as food stamps, is the biggest sticking point between versions of the Farm Bill. The House, and President Trump, want it to have stricter work requirements.
Monday, August 27, 2018
Three people died and nine more were injured at a shooting in Jacksonville, Fla., during an elite video game tournament on Sunday. The deaths have shocked players in the industry.
Saturday, August 25, 2018
McCain was shot down during the Vietnam War and was held captive and tortured for years. The ordeal helped fuel his political career.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
George Washington grew cannabis. Not the kind you toke, but the kind to make rope. Industrial hemp was returned to Mount Vernon this year to help cultivate a new image for the crop.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Activists hope a hemp crop at George Washington's historic home in Virginia will help provide an image makeover for the member of the cannabis family, and promote its usefulness in a modern world.
Sunday, August 19, 2018
In a formal complaint, HUD says Facebook allows landlords and home sellers to use targeted ads to discriminate based upon the recipient's race, religion, sex, familial status and national origin.
Monday, August 13, 2018
The HUD secretary is moving to overhaul an Obama-era rule intended to strengthen the 1968 Fair Housing Act and combat housing segregation. It "impeded development ... of affordable housing," he says.
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
The gap between black and white homeownership rates has widened in recent decades. Baltimore is a majority black city, but research shows it has a gap of 31 percent, mirroring the national average.
Friday, July 13, 2018
A Russian investor purchased a company that runs portions of Maryland's voter registration software systems in 2015. State officials did not know until the FBI informed them this week.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
The Charlotte Housing Authority requires that people who get housing subsidies work — and the program is considered a success story. But helping people become self-sufficient remains a challenge.
Monday, June 25, 2018
Gov. Larry Hogan is well-liked by voters, despite Democrats outnumbering Republicans the state by a 2-to-1 ratio. Democrats choose their nominee for governor Tuesday.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
The House of Representatives passed its version of the farm bill Thursday afternoon with strict work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP.
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Student survivors from the shooting in Parkland, Fla., embark on a 20-state bus tour aimed at registering young people to vote, but this demographic typically sits out mid-term elections.
Friday, June 08, 2018
The comedian is one of many high-profile endorsements Ben Jealous will roll out ahead of Maryland's June 26 primary. Incumbent Republican Gov. Larry Hogan remains very popular in the blue state.
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
The Federal Commission on School Safety held its first public listening session Wednesday. Secretary DeVos, the chair, as well as the three other cabinet secretaries on the commission, did not attend.
Friday, June 01, 2018
Student-led demonstrations calling for an end to gun violence gained traction after the shooting at a Parkland, Fla. high school. As the year ends, here's a look at how the movement has gone.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
A report by Save the Children finds the U.S. ranks 36 out of 175 nations when it comes to child poverty. Within the U.S., nearly a quarter of children growing up in rural America were poor in 2016.
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Officials have not released a motive, but some information on the suspect and attack is coming into focus. It appears the rampage at Sante Fe High School was planned.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Darryl De Sousa had only been in the job of commissioner for a few months. Federal prosecutors say he failed to file for the tax years 2013, 2014 and 2015.