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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…

Beyond the inaugural celebrations, many protest the new president

During Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, protesters from all over the country converged on Washington Friday, leading to at least 95 arrests, according to Washington, D.C., police.

INAUGURATION PROTESTS: Demonstrators rally at the inauguration of Donald Trump

WASHINGTON — As Donald Trump was being sworn in as the country’s 45th president, protesters hit the streets and confronted police in a number of skirmishes throughout the day.

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…

Justice Department to Investigate Death in Baltimore Police Custody

The Justice Department said Tuesday it will investigate the death of Freddie Gray after members of Maryland’s Congressional delegation sent the department a letter requesting an inquiry.