Washington

Now located in the Ronald Reagan Building near the White House and the U.S. Capitol, the CNS Washington bureau has more reporters dedicated to covering the federal government’s impact on Maryland than any other news organization in the state.

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FBI Seeks Possible New Headquarters in Prince George’s County

The push for an FBI headquarters move to Maryland is underway, with Sen. Ben Cardin and other Maryland officials making the case for two possible locations in Prince George’s County.

Community Trust of Police Requires Reforms, Experts Say

Nationwide reform of law enforcement practices is critical to restoring community trust in the police, officials said at a congressional forum Wednesday afternoon.

Despite Dangers, Use of Synthetic Drugs Surges

More than 6,000 people have called poison control centers this year for problems related to taking a category of psychoactive drug known as synthetic cannabinoids. And that number is on the rise.

Country Faces Shortage of Mental Health Professionals, Experts Tell Congress

Experts, Senate concerned by lack of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers to treat the mentally ill.

As Head Start Turns 50, Future of Program and Its Effectiveness Debated

Head Start is 50 years old this month, but the federal early-education program’s effectiveness and costs remain controversial among policymakers.

Van Hollen Praises Federal Budget Agreement as “Good Step Forward”

Congressional leaders and the White House have reached a tentative budget deal to set the federal government’s spending framework for the next two years, a move which Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee, called “a good step forward.”

Soccer Inspiration: Team USA Gives Back

The US Women’s National Soccer team came to DC to connect with kids through the #SheBelieves Initiative.

Obama’s Goal to End Veteran Homelessness by Year’s End Likely to Come Up Short

Homeless veterans would continue to be left in the lurch at the end of the year.

A Twitter Trend Sparks Cultural Conversation in Midst of Immigration Debate

Immigration remains a popular debate topic on the political circuit, but social media conversations suggest that presidential hopefuls and the Latin-American community equally fail to identify with the Latino culture.