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'Come on, now': Elijah Cummings blasts White House for 'stonewalling' on Flynn and Russia.

Maryland Democratic U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings said on Thursday that President Donald Trump and his administration are “stonewalling” the investigation into retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn's ties to Russia and lies to the federal government and doing everything it can to sabotage the...

- The Raw Story - US

Audio of Trump Travel Ban Hearing to Be Broadcast Live.

People across the country will get to listen in real time to arguments over President Donald Trump's revised travel ban before a federal appeals court. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday that C-SPAN will get to carry live audio of the May 8 arguments in Richmond, Virginia. The 4th Circuit doesn't typically ...

- Voice of America - US

Under Armour posts its first quarterly loss.

Under Armour Inc. posted its first quarterly loss as a public company for the first three months of the year on Thursday but said sales growth met expectations and called the results a "solid start" to the year. The Baltimore-based sports apparel and footwear brand, which has struggled in a weak...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Andy Cohen, Anderson Cooper to bring boozy tales, 'Housewives' taglines to Baltimore.

Those who count themselves among the “Housewives”-binging, memoir-reading, election-obsessing, Bravo-and-CNN-channel-flipping fans who would kill to get drinks with Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper have their chance this week. Kind of. “We tell every great story and just really dish on what it’s...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Audio Of Trump Travel Ban Appeals Court Hearing To Be Broadcast Live.

RICHMOND, Va. — People across the country will get to listen in real time to arguments over President Donald Trump's revised travel ban before a federal appeals court. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday that C-SPAN will get to carry live audio of the May 8 arguments in Richmond, Virginia. The 4th ...

- TPM News - US

Different Economic Perspectives On Trump's Tax Outline.

Former economist for Vice President Biden Jared Bernstein and conservative economist Peter Morici of the University of Maryland discuss President Trump's plans to overhaul the U.S. tax code.

- NPR - US

2 Years After Unrest, Baltimore's Youth Are 'Still Fighting For The Basics'.

After unrest in Baltimore two years ago brought national attention and some help to the city's problems, activists say young people in the city's poorest neighborhoods still need more help.

- NPR - US

Price for Cal Ripken's Baltimore County home drops to less than $10M.

Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr. once played in a record 2,632 consecutive games. But after less than 200 days, the price to buy his home has dropped by nearly $3 million. The IronMan's former home on Dover Road in Reisterstown is now listed for $9.75 million. The price was lowered on April 4, data...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Popular deduction in Maryland would be ended by Trump tax plan.

A federal tax outline unveiled Wednesday by President Donald Trump's administration calls for ending the deduction on state and local taxes, eliminating a provision used more in Maryland than anywhere else in the nation. Forty-five percent of Maryland filers took the state and local tax deduction...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Episode 767: Georgetown, Louisiana, Part Two.

In 1838, the Maryland Jesuits sold 272 people, slaves, to pay the debts of Georgetown University. We talk with the descendants about what - if anything - they're owed.

- NPR - US

Dish Network & Hearst TV End Blackout With New Deal.

Dish Network and Hearst Television have reached a deal on a new multiyear carriage agreement, ending an impasse that has left satellite customers in 26 markets unable to watch the broadcaster's stations since March 3. Terms of the new contract were not disclosed. Hearst has 15 ABC affiliates and 12 with NBC along with a ...

- Deadline.com - US

Susan Graham, Malcolm Martineau give brilliant recital at Shriver Hall

Susan Graham's long, eventful career -- almost 30 years of valued performances in opera houses and concert halls around the world -- finally included a visit to Baltimore on Sunday evening. Her recital for the Shriver Hall Concert Series wasn't just well worth the wait. It was sensational. The...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Baltimore restaurant staffs bond, get creative with 'family meal'

On a recent afternoon, servers at Woodberry Kitchen in Clipper Mill were folding napkins and preparing for guests when the signal came: "It's time." They quickly queued up with the cooks and dishwashers to scoop up carbonara with bacon, a vegetarian version with asparagus and chard, kale salad,...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Defiant ex-top cop Ed Norris talks vindication, blames prosecutors ahead of 'Way Down in the Hole' book release

Edward T. Norris was unlike anything Baltimore had seen when he became the city's police commissioner in 2000. Shaped like a fire hydrant, the swashbuckling former New York police commander spoke bluntly and could be found as often on patrol as in headquarters.Respected by the rank-and-file and...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

7 ways to experience Baltimore's hip-hop scene, from rap battles to open mics

On a recent Friday night in West Baltimore, T. McGuinness steps into the ring, ready for battle. The music cuts out; an attentive crowd encircles him and his opponent. There's no escape. Then, McGuinness delivers his blow — unleashing a debilitating freestyle, furious and filled with superhero...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Cartoonist Stephan Pastis to host first local signing at The Ivy for new book

Stephan Pastis' cartoon strip "Pearls Before Swine" has been featured in The Baltimore Sun's Sunday section for over 10 years, depicting quick-witted and memorable characters like Rat, Goat and the ever-athirst Pig, each exploring a range of themes like modern technology, breakups, jobs and politics...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Despite refusal to commit to special prosecutor, Rod Rosenstein confirmed as deputy attorney general

Most Democratic senators joined their Republican colleagues on Tuesday to confirm Maryland's U.S. Attorney, Rod Rosenstein, as deputy attorney general. Rosenstein was approved in a…

- ABA Journal - US

Maryland governor having lunch with business leaders

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is having lunch with business leaders. The luncheon is scheduled for Thursday in Glen Burnie. Comptroller Peter Franchot is scheduled to attend. The event is being … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Poll: Most Americans Want to Stop People on Food Stamps from Buying Soda

Thomas Phippen Politics, The survey shows that, depending on the item restricted, a vast majority of Americans favor restricting food stamp junk food purchases. Most Americans would be fine increasing the amount of benefits in food welfare programs, as long as there are more restrictions on what those benefits can buy, ...

- The National Interest - US

Fox BLM Drama: 'We Need an Uprising Like Baltimore, Like Ferguson, Like Detroit'

On Wednesday night’s episode of Shots Fired on FOX, “Hour 6: The Fire this Time,” the town of Gate Station, North Carolina became the site of violent, racially motivated riots, to the delight of Pastor Janae. As racial tensions in the town escalate, Pastor Janae follows through on her desire for another ...

- NewsBusters - US

Rita Colwell, world-renowned microbiologist and science leader, to receive the Vannevar Bush Award

The National Science Board is pleased to announce that Rita Rossi Colwell, distinguished university professor at the University of Maryland College Park and at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, senior advisor and chairman emeritus at Canon U.S. Life Sciences, Inc., and founder and chairman at ...

- National Science Foundation - US

Scientists Find Ways to Use Wood in Electronic Devices

Wood is usually not associated with water filters, even less with electronic devices. But scientists at the University of Maryland say we have not yet discovered all the possibilities of this cheap, natural and sustainable material. VOA's George Putic reports.

- Voice of America - US

Trump's wall collapse doesn't mean Democrats are done fighting for affordable health care

The threat of a government shutdown over funding for Donald Trump's precious wall appears to have receded as Trump folded like a cheap suit. Or, as his chief of staff, Reince Priebus, put it, he showed some reasonableness on the wall.' Democrats are still fighting to protect the Affordable Care Act subsidy payments Trump ...

- Daily Kos - US

Two Years After Freddie Gray's Death, What Is The State Of Baltimore's Youth?

The city of Baltimore erupted in violence after the death of Freddie Gray, two years ago. The riots brought national attention to many of the city's problems, including a lack of opportunity for its young people. Money poured in to help fix that, but people say Baltimore's youth still need a great deal of help.

- NPR - US

2 hurt in ship explosion in Atlantic Ocean flown to Azores

BALTIMORE — Authorities say two crew members injured in an explosion aboard a ship in the Atlantic Ocean have been flown to Portugal's Azores Islands.

- Billings Gazette - US

2 hurt in ship explosion in Atlantic Ocean flown to Azores

BALTIMORE " Authorities say two crew members injured in an explosion aboard a ship in the Atlantic Ocean have been flown to Portugal's Azores Islands.The U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement Wednesday that they were flown from...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Report: NSA Spied on Americans Using Blimp

An NSA spy blimp known as the Hover Hammer, which is able to eavesdrop on civillians from above, was active in Maryland, according to a report by The Intercept.

- Breitbart - US

T. Rowe Price Group reports Q1 results up 27 percent

T. Rowe Price Group Inc. reported a profit of $385.9 million in the first three months of the year, up 27 percent from the January-through-March period last year.Earnings per share at the Baltimore-based investment management company rose to $1.54, up 36 cents compared to the first quarter of 2016....

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Online grocer Peapod teams with Baltimore-based meal planning website DinnerTime

DinnerTime, a Baltimore-based meal planning technology company, has teamed with online grocer Peapod, allowing shoppers to have the ingredients for their meals delivered. The DinnerTime app, started in 2010 by co-founders Laura and Charlie Moore, creates customized meal plans and shopping lists...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Carbiz plans to open a showroom in Laurel in July

Used car dealership Carbiz will open its second Baltimore-area location in Laurel in July and is scouting additional sites throughout the Maryland-Washington-Northern Virginia region.. The dealership signed a lease for 35,000 square feet at 8751 Freestate Drive, brokerage firm Lee & Associates...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Minnow, a new restaurant from La Cuchara owners, opens next week

A new seafood restaurant by the brothers behind La Cuchara is preparing to open next week. Minnow, Ben and Jake Lefenfeld’s second restaurant, is located on the first floor of the 2 East Wells apartment building in South Baltimore. Construction is wrapping up this week, and the 135-seat restaurant...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Barry Levinson film 'Wizard of Lies' to play at Maryland Film Festival ahead of HBO premiere

Native son Barry Levinson, whose documentary “Diner Guys” opened the first Maryland Film Festival in 1999, is getting a similar place of honor at the 19th annual event, the first to be held in the newly renovated 102-year-old Stavros Niarchos Parkway theatre. Levinson’s latest film, “The Wizard...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Former federal officer pleads guilty to killing 2 strangers

A former federal security officer has pleaded guilty to killing two strangers and wounding two others during a shooting rampage in the Maryland suburbs of Washington.

- FOX News - US

Baltimore tops 100 homicides so far in 2017

The city of Baltimore has suffered more than 100 homicides before the end of April for the first time in nearly 20 years.

- FOX News - US

Former federal officer pleads guilty to killing 2 strangers

ROCKVILLE, Md. " A former federal security officer has pleaded guilty to killing two strangers and wounding two others during a shooting rampage in the Maryland suburbs of Washington.Sixty-four-year-old Euladio Tordil pleaded...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Netflix's new murder mystery could be next on your binge-watch list

'The Keepers' tells the true story of an unsolved murder of a Baltimore nun. The 7-part miniseries is speculated to be the next 'Making A Murderer,' which means it's bound to be suspenseful, intense, and binge-worthy.

- Mashable! - US

Ex-NSA techies launch data governance tool for future algorithm-slavery

Immuta debuts Projects for machine learning governance, 'interpretability is key' – CEO Immuta, a data governance startup in Maryland run by former US National Security Agency technicians, has developed a method to govern how data is used by machine learning algorithms.…

- TheRegister - UK

Displaced Syrian doctors awarded scholarships

BALTIMORE " Two displaced Syrian doctors have been awarded scholarships to attend the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.School officials announced Tuesday that Alfred Tager and Mohammad Darwish will begin attending...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Baltimore has already suffered more than 100 murders in 2017

For the first time in nearly 20 years, Baltimore has suffered more than 100 homicides before the end of April.

- FOX News - US

Coast Guard: 2 dead after explosion on ship in the Atlantic

BALTIMORE — Authorities say two crew members are dead after an explosion on a ship in the North Atlantic Ocean.

- Billings Gazette - US

Maryland rampage suspect, scheduled to plead guilty, fired 21 rounds, had $1,802 cash

The shooting spree - at least 21 rounds fired in different parking lots - had left three dead, three injured, and prompted a massive police manhunt just north of Washington. It was noon on a Friday in May last year, and the suspect, Eulalio "Leo" Tordil, then 62 and a career law enforcement officer,...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

NSA techies launch data governance tool for future algorithm-slavery

Immuta debuts Projects for machine learning governance, 'interpretability is key' – CEO Immuta, a data governance startup in Maryland run by former US National Security Agency technicians, has developed a method to govern how data is used by machine learning algorithms.…

- TheRegister - UK

'This was real': Artifacts save Holocaust stories for future

BOWIE, Md. " The small wicker doll chair was a modest toy, but it meant the world to Louise Lawrence-Israels. A gift for her second birthday, it was the only toy she possessed during the approximately three years she spent hiding...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Baltimore medical device startup raises $3 million

Sonavex, a medical device company in Baltimore, has raised $3 million to push the firm through the regulatory approval process for its device to detect blood clots.The round was led by Grey Sky Venture Partners with investments from CRCM Venture Capital, TEDCO, the Abell Foundation and individual...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Under Armour expected to report first-ever operating loss

Facing a weak U.S. apparel market, Under Armour is expected to show its first-ever operating loss as a public company when it reports financial results this week, a Stifel analyst said. Analyst Jim Duffy maintained a hold rating on the stock and a target price of $19 per share for the Baltimore-based...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

City Paper names new editor

The City Paper has promoted Brandon Soderberg to editor of the free alternative publication, part of the Baltimore Sun Media Group. Soderberg, who had been deputy editor and arts editor, will oversee the print and online editions, the company said Monday. He has been writing for City Paper since...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Baltimore farmers' market opens 40th season Sunday

For Jen Pahl-Early, Sunday services begin with smells of barbecue. Her sanctuary lies beneath the Jones Falls Expressway. Her choir is a fiddle band. "This is like our church," Pahl-Early said Sunday at the bustling Baltimore Farmers' Market and Bazaar. The sixth-generation farmer sold her pork...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Seven Baltimore artists named finalists for the 2017 Sondheim Artscape Prize

A show of the finalists' artworks will open at the Walters Art Museum on June 17

- Baltimoresun.com - US

FlowerMart to return with more food and drink options, live music and author talks

The organizers of this year’s FlowerMart are expanding the annual festival’s food and drink offerings, adding live music and talks from Baltimore writers, and extending the festival's hours. The market will return to Mount Vernon Square at the Baltimore’s Washington Monument on May 5-6. Now in...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

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