In wake of shootings, HBCU advocates urge more security resources

On Oct. 3, five people were injured after a shooting on Morgan State’s campus during homecoming festivities. Just four days later, two people were injured after a shooting on Bowie State’s campus, also during homecoming.

Senate foreign relations panel indicates support for more Ukraine aid

A State Department official told the committee in a hearing that the $64.1 billion spending request would let Ukraine put all of its tax dollars toward the war.

Senate panel moves Lew nomination to floor – a step closer to getting US envoy to Israel

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted Wednesday to advance Jacob Lew as the nominee for ambassador to Israel.

Cardin, Democrats tangle with GOP over Biden nominee for US ambassador to Israel

Jacob Lew, President Joe Biden’s nominee for ambassador to Israel, received pushback from Republicans on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday.

Anne Arundel County gets $400,000 to help youths get back on track after low-level offenses

Maryland lawmakers secured $400,000 in funding last month for an Anne Arundel County-based diversion program for youths accused of low-level offenses. The program is called Fresh START (which stands for Fresh Safe, Trauma-Informed, Accountable, Restorative, Transparent).

Washington’s Art Museum of the Americas features transgender and nonbinary works

An exhibit at the Art Museum of the Americas is shining a light on challenges that transgender and nonbinary people face throughout Latin America, while also trying to promote change.

Van Hollen urges Menendez to resign; Cardin says let legal process ‘move forward’

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez and his wife, Nadine, were indicted on federal bribery charges for allegedly accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars and gold bars to secretly aid the Egyptian government, and to benefit business associates.