Women are entering the U.S. prison system at a faster rate than any other group, and they face an array of issues that male inmates don’t, including pregnancy and higher rates of mental health issues.
The Whigs, the 19th century political party that disbanded before the Civil War over the question of slavery, is trying making a comeback as the voice of reason between embittered modern day Republicans and Democrats.
Proponents argue the financial transaction tax would serve to reign in the high-risk and speculative behavior on Wall Street that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis.
Libertarianism is becoming especially popular among younger voters, many of whom are tired of the stalemate between Republicans and Democrats in Washington, as evidenced by the 16-day government shutdown.
Inclusive policies like the Dream Act, which provides in-state tuition for some undocumented immigrants, are key to building a successful economy in Maryland, Gov. Martin O’Malley said Thursday at the Center for American Progress, a progressive advocacy group.
America’s 12 largest supermarkets and retailers are failing to curb their hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) emissions, adding large amounts of greenhouse gas to the environment, a new report finds.
The University of Maryland is joining with Rutgers University and Virginia Tech University in a bid to become a testing site for civilian drones.
Days before a key provision of his health care law takes effect, President Barack Obama told an audience in Prince George’s County Thursday that affordable health care in the United States is a right and not a privilege and called on Maryland to help spread the word about the Affordable Care Act.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry will hold private meetings with businesses in Maryland on Wednesday in bid to convince them to move to the Lone Star State.