Military families face unique stresses that may put military children at higher risk of maltreatment. Pentagon officials are pushing for state laws to require better reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect.
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press
Two federal appellate courts have heard arguments over Trump's revised travel ban.
By Lev Facher, STAT
As the White House and Republican-led Congress take aim at federal funding for health providers like Planned Parenthood that offer abortion services, some state lawmakers may step in to fill the breach.
By David Crary and Alison Noon, Associated Press
Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access and Planned Parenthood funding.
By PBS NewsHour, Frank Carlson
With overdose deaths from opioids on the rise across the country, Baltimore has begun training everyday citizens to use a life-saving antidote as one tool to combat the crisis, and the approach is catching on. But while many more states…
Violent crime and unemployment rates are nearly twice the national average in Baltimore. Educators say factors like these add significant stress to children, causing emotional and behavioral problems, so several public schools are working to reduce that stress with mindfulness…
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
The interfaith service is a tradition for new presidents and is hosted by the Episcopal parish.
By PBS NewsHour
The National Security Agency contractor accused of mishandling massive amounts of classified data has been deemed a flight risk. In August, Harold Martin was arrested at his home in Maryland, where the equivalent of half a billion pages of documents…
By Sam Weber, Laura Fong
Gerrymandering -- the practice of drawing districts to benefit one political party over another or to protect an incumbent -- has a long history in the U.S. Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield reports on reform efforts in Maryland, where one district…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report a Zika case transmitted by sex with an asymptomatic person in Maryland, while the U.S. Food and Drug administration expands its advisory for blood screening.
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