Baltimore officer acquitted in Freddie Gray death case

Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson was acquitted Thursday of all charges including second degree murder and manslaughter in the case of Freddie Gray, whose fatal injury in police custody last year sparked riots in Maryland`s largest city.

Two shootings in Washington suburbs; one dead, three wounded

One person died and three were wounded in a pair of shootings Friday in the suburbs of Washington, and police are investigating if they are linked.

Donald Trump sweeps East Coast primaries, Hillary Clinton wins three states

Donald Trump sweeps East Coast primaries, Hillary Clinton wins three states

Donald Trump on Tuesday scored major wins in the Pennsylvania, Maryland and Connecticut primaries.

New heat record as global temperatures soar in February

New heat record as global temperatures soar in February

With an average temperature that was 1.21 C (2.18F) above the 20th century average, the month marked "the highest departure from average among all 1,646 months in the record".

Maryland police: Officer dies after shooting; 2 in custody

 Police were going about their business when a gunman fired at the first officer he saw outside a Maryland police station, prompting a gun battle that left an undercover narcotics officer dying and the suspect wounded, authorities say.

Indian-origin couple convicted of health care fraud in US

A federal jury in the US has convicted an Indian-origin doctor couple of a $2.5 million health care fraud.

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.