NORTH BETHESDA, Md. — Chelsea Manning intends to run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, returning the transgender former soldier to the spotlight after her conviction for leaking classified documents and her early release from military prison. Manning, 30, filed her statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday, listing an apartment in North Bethesda as her address. She is running as a Democrat and will likely challenge two-term Sen. Ben Cardin in the primary.
BALTIMORE — A top Baltimore hospital executive has apologized after a woman wearing only a gown and socks was discharged at a bus stop at night, what one man who came to her aid said left him outraged. Dr. Mohan Suntha, president and CEO of University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, told a news conference Thursday the hospital “failed” after a video posted on Facebook showed the unidentified woman mumbling and appearing disoriented in frigid weather. Speaking with
THURMONT, Md. — Emerging from closed-door meetings with Republican leaders, President Donald Trump on Saturday held out the prospect of a deal with Democrats on the fate of young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children but appeared to put a welfare system overhaul — once a top White House priority — on the back burner. Trump spent much of Friday and Saturday morning hashing out his 2018 agenda with GOP House and Senate leaders, top White House aides and select
BALTIMORE — Baltimore has set a new per-capita homicide record as gunmen killed for drugs, cash, payback - or no apparent reason at all. A surge of homicides in the starkly divided city resulted in 343 killings in 2017, bringing the annual homicide rate to its highest ever - roughly 56 killings per 100,000 people. Baltimore, which has shrunk over decades, currently has about 615,000 inhabitants. “Not only is it disheartening, it’s painful,” Mayor Catherine Pugh told
Wisconsin took home two of the four major Big Ten Awards handed out by the Associated Press on Wednesday. Paul Chryst won another Big Ten coach of the year after earning the honor from both the conference’s coaches and media last week. He’s compiled a 33-7 record at UW and won two Big Ten West titles in three years. True freshman running back Jonathan Taylor was named the conference’s newcomer of the year after rushing for 1,847 yards and 13 touchdowns on 273 carries this
SEATTLE — For most of the time Syrian refugee Mohammad Al Zayed has been in the United States, judges have been wrestling with the Trump administration’s efforts to impose travel restrictions that he says would keep him from seeing relatives who remain overseas. It’s taken an emotional toll — one that continues this week as two U.S. appeals courts take up the issue yet again. “It’s been 10 months, and we’re stuck,” Al Zayed, a janitor at