Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks said Friday that a jump in homicides in Prince George's County this year is likely linked to a law decriminalizing the possession of marijuana.
Paid family leave is gaining traction in our region: The D.C. Council is considering an expansive program that would give Washington workers the most generous paid family leave in the U.S., and now Montgomery County is studying ways to finance a similar program.
The long-lasting consequences of a criminal record can affect nearly every aspect of a person’s life, from finding employment to securing housing. A new set of laws in Maryland lets some residents shield their records from public view. But advocates say the laws don't go far enough.
An unusual play is resurrecting the women from Edgar Allan Poe’s life and work. The site-specific piece is staged in the Maryland Historical Society’s Enoch Pratt House, a Baltimore landmark few people get to visit.
Once a month, in a packed room in Bethesda, current and former ambassadors give lectures on everything from nuclear proliferation to the pros and cons of commercial diplomacy. But they have a rather unlikely audience: retirees in their 70s, 80s and 90s.
Educators got their first look today at how D.C. and Maryland students are doing with the new Common Core standards, and the results aren't great — fewer than half of high school students met the goals on tests tied to the new standards.
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