“We believe this is an important piece in making college more affordable for more students,” Sen. Chris Van Hollen said. “This is a small but important measure to help students who, for all practical purposes, do not have parents who can help them participate in paying for college.”
More than a year after a controversial end-of-life law went into effect in the District, advocacy groups say they are now seeing a higher public response to its efforts to ensure D.C. residents know the law exists.
Transportation officials say that the transition to all-electronic, high-speed toll collection will: save drivers time on their commute, save the state money, reduce accidents at toll plazas, and reduce CO2 emissions as less fuel is being burned, according to a national study by the University of Central Florida.
Lawmakers in Annapolis are calling attention to a gender diversity deficiency in Maryland’s boardrooms and influential private sector companies.
“Grace’s Law 2.0,” which is designed specifically for social media cyberbullying, passed in the Maryland Senate unanimously Thursday, despite pushback from First Amendment advocates last week.
More than 50 years after the historic case Loving v. Virginia, which struck down a ban on interracial marriage, the Lovings’ legacy and struggles are still felt by interracial couples across the U.S.
Before the Philadelphia Eagles, speedy Ronald Darby dominated at Potomac High School.
Fans of D.C. United gathered in front of the construction site of the team’s new soccer stadium, Audi Field, Friday afternoon to commemorate the placement of the final steel beam in the team’s new home at Buzzard Point.
Ground was ceremonially broken for what will become the state’s first stand alone in-patient detox center when it opens this coming spring. See video.
Of the 721 players with walk-up songs listed on MLB.com, more than a third walk up to hip-hop, nearly double the number that walk up to rock, the next most popular genre.
In collaboration with the Chesapeake Conservancy, Terrain 360 is making virtual riverview tours for the John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail — the Patuxent is the 11th waterway mapped to date in the region.
Are you a true hometown NFL fan? Here’s how to draft an entire fantasy football team out of Maryland-based players.
Spencer Buchness crossed 14 states on his bike in the span of three months while raising $15,000 for charity. He pedaled all the way from Ocean City, Maryland, to San Francisco.
Thirteen years ago, the idea to teach whitewater kayaking to returning wounded soldiers at Walter Reed was born. Now, there are more than 50 active chapters of Team River Runner in 31 states.
Wage theft is a big and growing problem in the U.S. and affects a wide variety of mostly low-wage workers.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.