#HandsoffmyBC gains traction — online and off — after Trump announces new birth control rule

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — On October 6th, the Trump administration announced its decision to roll back a federal rule, established under the Affordable Care Act, that required most employers to provide employees with birth control coverage without a co-pay. The…

Which city is the best fit for the new Amazon headquarters?

Oct. 19 is the last day for cities to submit proposals for Amazon’s new headquarters. The CNS social team analyzed four different potential sites to see which would be the best fit.

Marylanders react to abnormally high fall temperatures

For a period from late September to early October, high temperatures in Baltimore soared above the average by double digits. Social media users in Maryland shared their thoughts on the heat spike.

Marylanders and local politicians react to the Las Vegas shooting on social media

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — A deadly mass shooting at a country music concert in Las Vegas on Sunday night claimed the lives of 59 people and left hundreds more injured. VIDEO: #LVMPD Asst. Sheriff Todd Fasulo provides a wrap-up on…

#MakeRentAffordable tweetstorm garners national attention

On Wednesday night, the hashtag #MakeRentAffordable became a trending topic on Twitter thanks to Make Room, an organization dedicated to advocating for renters’ rights in the United States. The group organized the tweetstorm in an attempt to raise awareness about…

Hundreds turn out for the 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

Hundreds turned out recently to take on this year’s Maryland Lighthouse Challenge. The goal was to visit all 10 of the state’s land-based lighthouses by the end of the weekend.

#TakeAKnee versus #StandForOurAnthem: Maryland social media users take sides

Maryland social media users responded to comments from President Trump about national anthem protests using #TakeAKnee and #StandForOurAnthem.

Local monuments commemorate historic Hispanic figures

Use this interactive map to find 6 Washington, D.C. monuments celebrating Hispanic heritage.

Social media users react to the Justice Department’s Freddie Gray decision

Social media user’s reactions to the Department of Justice decision not to charge officers in the Freddie Gray trial.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos draws reaction on social media with Title IX speech

Social media users reacted to a speech by Betsy DeVos about Title IX programs.