Trump’s inauguration has lowest Metro ridership since 2005

Street closures and large crowds make inauguration day a historically busy one for public transportation in Washington, D.C.

Justice Scalia’s Death Leaves a Void in the Supreme Court

Justice Antonin Scalia’s death this past weekend has thrown the Supreme Court into a state of flux. Mark Graber explains some of the political and legal ramifications of Scalia’s passing.

Maryland Officials Seek Federal Aid for Blizzard Costs

The Maryland congressional delegation sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting federal assistance to cover costs related to last month’s storm.

Low-Income Alzheimer’s Patients Battle More Than The Disease

It was 1994 when Barbara Harris noticed her mother, Edith Harris, would write and keep little notes. She was starting to forget things.

“She started slipping a little bit,” daughter Harris, a Baltimore resident, recalled.

It was not until 1996 that Edith Harris was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia that causes progressive memory loss that eventually interferes with daily tasks and body functions.

One Million Veterans to be Focus of Federal Disease Research Project

Mega bio-bank under construction to study how genes affect veterans’ health.

Maryland Co-ops Not Worried About Closing

Amidst rising concerns surrounding health co-ops shutting down in various parts of the United States, Marylanders have nothing to worry about as state co-op is going strong.

Pope Francis arrives in the U.S. to excited crowds

Pope Francis arrived for his first visit to the United States Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, and was greeted with a lively welcome from President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters, along with various priests and officials from the U.S. archdioceses and the DeMatha Catholic High School band.

Obama Authorizes Sanctions Against Cyberattackers

President Barack Obama issued an executive order Wednesday to combat “malicious cyber-enabled activities” from overseas by authorizing sanctions against individuals who pose a significant threat to the United States.

State of the Union Graphics: Manufacturing and Broadband Access in Maryland

President Obama was expected to talk about plans for expanding high speed Internet access, boosting manufacturing manufacturing and other ideas that could impact Marylanders.

Md. Rep. Ruppersberger Proposes Changes to NSA Data Collection

Maryland Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger unveiled a bipartisan bill Tuesday that would end the mass collection of metadata and instead allow the government to order communication companies to search their files for more specific information.