Gov. Larry Hogan issues stay-at-home order for Maryland in response to coronavirus

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order Monday to expand the measures to stop the spread of coronavirus. The executive order, which takes effect at 8 p.m. Monday, will prohibit residents from leaving their homes except to perform essential activities.

CDC says no to clearing encampments during coronavirus outbreak

People living in outdoor homeless encampments should not be evicted during the outbreak of the novel coronavirus unless they can be moved to individual housing units, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended late Sunday.

Maryland bill would ease rules for mortician apprenticeships

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — An emergency bill would deaden the requirement that Maryland mortuary science students must complete the majority of their education prior to starting an apprenticeship. House bill 106, a bipartisan effort from Delegates Susan Krebs, R-Carroll, and Joseline…

Health insurers say they’ll waive coronavirus testing fees; Trump, Congress weigh payroll, industry aid

Major health insurance companies will waive copayments for novel coronavirus testing, Vice President Mike Pence said at a briefing with firm executives and President Donald Trump at the White House.

This is what happens to votes after a candidate withdraws from the Democratic presidential primary

Absentee ballots, early voting and mail-in only elections have been expanded with the intention of increasing voter turnout and making voting more accessible. In a highly contested and fast-moving race such as the Democratic presidential primary, there are unintended consequences.

Maryland preps resources as coronavirus cases grow

The announcement came amid a push for state resources to battle the growing crisis.

Affordable housing and political will can end U.S. homelessness, new book says

Almost 570,000 people sleep on the streets or in emergency shelters across the United States on any given night. The count rises to about 1.6 million over a full year. But who are they? What causes their homelessness? How does…

Northeastern holds off late Elon rally, advances to CAA final with 68-60 win

After Elon drew within seven points in the closing minutes, Northeastern guard Jordan Roland drained back-to-back threes to extend their edge and effectively seal a 68-60 win that propelled the Huskies into their third straight CAA championship game.

Hofstra advances to CAA basketball final with 75-61 win over Delaware

No. 1 seed Hofstra’s field-goal percentage from behind the 3-point line and senior Eli Pemberton’s leadership were significant factors in their 75-61 victory over No. 5 seed Delaware in a rematch of last year’s CAA tournament semifinal.

As Maryland reports three virus cases, officials seek to calm public and trace contacts

WASHINGTON – In the wake of three Maryland residents testing positive for coronavirus, officials sought to calm the public Friday as test kits were delivered across the country and more people in the state were being tested for possible exposure.…