Washington

Located on Capitol Hill, 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.

Syrian Asylum: Syrian Journalist Says Refugees Just Want Second Chance

A former Syrian journalist, now safe in the D.C. area after escaping his war-torn home, knows only too well how difficult the journey can be to safe haven in the United States.

Food and Friends Gives a Helping Hand to Ailing People in Need

This Thanksgiving Day, the employees will be preparing a total of 7,860 pounds of turkey, 1,050 pounds of roasted potatoes, 975 pounds of cornbread stuffing and 5,240 dinner rolls to their clients living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses, free of charge.

Thanksgiving Football in Washington? Pass the Sweet Potatoes

Football in Detroit and Dallas is as much a Thanksgiving tradition as the turkey. Not so much in Washington…

Maryland Lawmakers Invite Local Teens to Compete in Annual “App” Challenge

Lawmakers are challenging local students to channel their enthusiasm for all things technological to make the app world a better place.

O’Malley Unveils Healthcare Plan, Aims for 95 Percent Coverage

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley unveiled his healthcare plan Tuesday, aiming to improve on the Affordable Care Act and expand health coverage.

Washington’s Rookie Monsters

Washington’s rookies are a big reason why the team remains in the hunt for the NFC East title

Maryland House Members Split on Restrictions Against Syrian Refugees

If passed, the bill would lead to comprehensive and time-consuming background checks on refugees from Syria, Iraq.

Cardin Stands Behind Obama’s ISIS Strategy, Refugee Policy

Following a visit from the French ambassador to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Thursday afternoon, the panel’s top Democrat, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin, reaffirmed his support for President Obama’s foreign policy in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.

Medal of Honor Awarded to University of Maryland Alum

At a White House Ceremony on Thursday, U.S. Army Captain Florent Groberg (retired) received the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in a ceremony at the White House. Florent, a University of Maryland graduate, tackled a suicide bomber during a combat mission in Afghanistan’s Kunar Province.

Van Hollen Seeks Medal of Honor for Black World War II Hero

Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen wants the United States to award a Medal of Honor to an African American soldier whose heroism in World War II was undeniable.