Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, widow of Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings, will seek his seat in Congress

Maryland Democratic Party Chairwoman Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, the widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, is running for her husband’s seat, arguing Monday she is the best option to carry out his legacy and continue his vision.

Five Things We Learned from the Ravens’ 49-13 win over the Cincinnati Bengals

From the Ravens' total offensive dominance under Lamar Jackson to their resistance to complacency under coach John Harbaugh, here are five things we learned from Sunday's blowout win.

Lamar Jackson’s epic spin and 9 other Baltimore athletes’ signature moves

Lamar Jackson’s 360-degree spin wowed the crowd and thrust him into an elite group of Baltimore-area athletes whose own signature moves are enshrined in time.

This Cecil County artist will turn your favorite book into a sculpture made from its pages

With only a pair of household scissors, glue and the passion of a lifelong reader, artist Jodi Harvey teases out paper sculptures from the pages of her customers’ favorite books.

Before or after Labor Day? Maryland school boards debate 2020-21 calendar start date

In their 2020-21 calendars, Maryland education officials are tasked with deciding whether students will return for classes before or after Labor Day. Some school systems are still weighing their options.

12 Declassified Navy SEAL missions from military history that were top secret

Created in 1962, the Navy SEALs are one of the most prominent go-to special forces organizations in the United States military. They've seen action in almost every major conflict and war the U.S. has been involved in since their inception, and their covert actions and reconnaissance have been invaluable in saving American lives across many engagements over the years. Of course, the most famous and well-respected unit in the SEALs is SEAL Team Six. Disbanded in 1987, their successor unit DEVGRU has been responsible for some of the most courageous and dangerous covert operations attempted by the United States. They've participated in countless rescues, captures, even the assassination of Osama Bin Laden - and those aren't the only things Navy SEALs have done. Check out the list below for more some declassified Navy SEAL missions from history. Visit Ranker.com for similar lists and rankings.

‘We’re being killed’: Maryland vape shops see sales fall due amid 'confusion’ over related illness

Vape shops are suffering in the wake of the lung illnesses that have been linked to vaping, although the exact cause remains a mystery.

Sen. Jill P. Carter to make ‘special announcement’ about congressional run next week

State Sen. Jill P. Carter says she will make a “special announcement” next week as she considers running for Maryland’s 7th District congressional seat after the death of Rep. Elijah Cummings.

Republican who sparked Trump’s criticism of Elijah Cummings and Baltimore announces run for his seat in Congress

The Baltimore County GOP official whose social media posts about trash in West Baltimore prompted President Donald Trump to verbally attack the late Rep. Elijah Cummings says she’s running for Cummings’ former seat in Congress.

Preston: Other NFL teams can try, but Ravens QB Lamar Jackson is too rare to be duplicated

NFL analysts and commentators have said that Jackson is the new breed of quarterback and that other teams will try to copy his style in a league that has gone pass-happy. That’s not going to happen.

Case of notorious Calvert Hall priest Laurence Brett cited in recent report on clergy abuse

The case of a notorious Baltimore-area Catholic priest is cited in a recent report as a key example of how church officials shuffled clergy accused of sexual abuse, leaving more children at risk.

Three takeaways from No. 7 Maryland basketball’s 73-55 win over Rhode Island

From Maryland’s zone defense to its half-court offense to Mark Turgeon trying to find a regular rotation, here are three takeaways from the Terps’ 73-55 win Saturday night.

‘It is why we are free today’: Veterans honored at Ellicott City elementary school

Local veterans attended Veterans Elementary School’s 12th annual Salute to Veterans Monday morning in Ellicott City.

Why we call it ‘Veterans Day’ and not Armistice Day — or Veterans’ Day

Veterans Day doesn't need an apostrophe and is not the day we honor all those who died serving in the military. It is a federal holiday honoring all those living veterans who served their country in a branch of the armed services.


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