Ahead of Senate vote, thousands march against Kavanaugh confirmation

WASHINGTON – “Say it loud, say it clear, Kavanaugh is not welcome here,” protesters chanted as they marched Thursday in withering heat along Constitution Avenue from the E. Barrett Prettyman Courthouse to the Supreme Court. Hundreds of sexual assault and…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 1

The March for Life, the Women’s March and Olympic athletes from Maryland are just some of the topics on the first episode of our new podcast from the Capital News Service Washington Bureau, “The Washington Bullpen,” hosted by reporters Julia…

Gallery: Women’s March on Washington 2018

WASHINGTON – Thousands of women and men marched on the nation’s capital on Jan. 20 to mark the first anniversary of the massive march staged on Jan. 21, 2017, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration as president. The photographer, Julia…

Drone-flying Vietnamese reporter sentenced to seven years

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By ASIA HESTER Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – The last text message…

Women’s March on Washington drew many men, too

WASHINGTON — When Stephen Klatsky first heard of the Women’s March on Washington, he wondered if men would be invited or if they would be considered an interference with the purpose of the event. Klatsky, a Washington resident, wrote a…

University of Maryland students walk out of class to to support diversity on campus

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Hundreds of students at the University of Maryland put down their books and raised their voices in a demonstration to urge support for, what they called, marginalized groups on campus. The students say that while their…