One dead, eight rescued after boat goes over US dam: Media

One man died and eight other people were rescued after their boat went over a dam in the state of Maryland, US media reported.

First instrument delivered for NASA's asteroid mission
First instrument delivered for NASA's asteroid mission

The first of five instruments for a spacecraft that will collect a sample from an asteroid and bring it back to Earth has arrived at Lockheed Martin for installation onto NASA's Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx).

Poor sleep increases pain in knee osteoarthritis

Poor sleep can amplify pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) - a degenerative joint disease that causes pain and swelling of joints in the hand, hips or knee.

Former Maryland Governor O'Malley launches White House bid

Former Maryland Governor Martin O`Malley, who has aggressively courted the Democratic Party`s liberal wing, announced Saturday that he will seek the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, positioning himself as an alternative to frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

Guard shot at US Census Bureau: Report

A US Census Bureau guard was shot and critically wounded Thursday in the state of Maryland by a suspect who fled to nearby Washington and was injured in a shootout, the Washington Post reported.

Eight people found dead in US

 Eight people, including seven children were found dead in a home in the US state of Maryland, police said.

One dead, one hurt as shots fired at US spy agency: Reports

Guards shot one man dead and seriously wounded a second when the men tried to ram a vehicle into the entrance gate at the Fort Meade, Maryland, headquarters of the National Security Agency, on Monday, CNN reported.

Longest-serving woman in US Congress announces retirement

 The Democratic Senator for Maryland, Barbara Mikulski, the woman who has served the longest in the US Congress, has announced her retirement after almost 40 years.

US charges two men over failed Gambia coup

US prosecutors have charged two men for their role in the failed December 30 coup attempt to overthrow the government of Gambia, the US Justice Department said on Monday.

Michael Phelps set to appear in US court over DUI rap
Michael Phelps set to appear in US court over DUI rap

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps appears in court Friday in his home state of Maryland for driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding.

Small plane crashes into US house in DC suburbs

A small plane has crashed into a house in Maryland, outside Washington DC.

France agrees to pay $60 mn compensation for Nazi rail deportations
France agrees to pay $60 mn compensation for Nazi rail deportations

France has agreed to pay the United States USD 60 million to compensate Americans and foreigners deported to Nazi death camps on French rail transport during World War II, diplomats announced on Friday.

Indian-American to lead new House panel in Maryland

Kumar P Barve, the first Indian-American to be elected to a US state legislature, is set to lead a new House panel in Maryland.

Indian American to lead House panel in Maryland

After serving as Maryland's House majority leader for over a decade, Kumar P Barve, the first Indian-American to be elected to a US state legislature, is set to lead a new House panel.

First Dallas nurse with Ebola in fair condition

The first nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital has been sitting up and eating and has her iPad after being moved to a specialized isolation unit near Washington, officials said on Friday.

Ebola-stricken nurse arrives at hospital outside Washington
Ebola-stricken nurse arrives at hospital outside Washington

A nurse infected in Texas with Ebola arrived late Thursday for treatment at the National Institutes of Health outside Washington, one of the nation`s premier medical facilities.

Diane Kruger signs two indie films
Diane Kruger signs two indie films

Actress Diane Kruger has signed on for two independent films.

Michael Phelps arrested on drunken driving charge
Michael Phelps arrested on drunken driving charge

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps was arrested Tuesday in his home state of Maryland for driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding, police said.

Maryland trooper suspended after accused of being naked in bar

A Maryland State Police trooper has been put on administrative suspension after sheriff`s deputies responded to a call reporting a naked man drinking at a bar in a barbecue restaurant, authorities said on Wednesday.

Rose wins playoff for sixth PGA Tour win

Justin Rose emerged last man standing to win the $6.5 million Quicken Loans National at the first extra hole in a playoff at Congressional Country Club in Maryland on Sunday.