Twitter users have mixed feelings rising popularity of electric scooters and bikes

Car-alternative transportation options, like bikes and scooters, are growing in popularity in many cities, though the craze is slow to come to Maryland.

Patriotic Pups: Maryland pets show up at the polls

CNS gathered some of the best photos of pets voting (along with their humans) in last week’s midterm election.

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 11

WASHINGTON – On this week’s episode of “The Washington Bullpen,” hosts Julia Karron and Jarod Golub discuss the FBI raids on Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s office and residences, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s decision not to seek reelection, and Facebook CEO…

Zuckerberg says government regulation of social media “inevitable”

WASHINGTON – After deflecting questions about the issue in the Senate the previous day, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told a House panel Wednesday that government regulation of social media is “inevitable.” But he told the House Energy and Commerce Committee…

Maryland politicians among those reacting to Florida school shooting on social media

Maryland politicians and other social media users took to Twitter to plea for change in response to the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. with #GunReformNow and #ParklandSchoolShooting hashtags.

At some schools, Redskins are gone, but not forgotten

Several high schools have gone through official name changes to drop the Redskins mascot. Some schools continue to cling to the name.

At Redskins high schools, students show pride in mascot

Some high schools that use the Redskins mascot show their pride by showcasing their sports teams, players and students. Others use more contentious imagery.

Puerto Rico Maria Updates: How a Facebook community served as a lifeline for families

Puerto Rico Maria Updates, now a thriving Facebook community, was started by Patricia Pichardo after Hurricane Maria.

GOP senator: Maryland one of three states most targeted by Russian ads in 2016

WASHINGTON – Heavily Democratic Maryland was one of the three states most targeted by Russian ads during the 2016 presidential election, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Wednesday. Sen. Richard Burr, R-North Carolina, used the example in an…

Lawmakers seek tighter curbs on foreign political ads on social media

WASHINGTON – Maryland lawmakers are asking the Federal Election Commission to take steps to block foreign governments and overseas entities from buying political ads on social media. The move follows Facebook’s disclosure on Sept. 6 that a Russian company with…

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