Clemenceau Medical Center is one of 19 projects in the growing portfolio of Johns Hopkins Medicine International, the arm of the Baltimore-based institution that’s charged with taking the Hopkins mission and brand global.
Congress gave final approval Tuesday to the most sweeping rollback of government surveillance powers in the post-Sept. 11-era, clearing the way for a new program that bans the National Security Agency from collecting and storing Americans' telephone dialing records.
Retaliation against military service members who come forward to say they have been sexually assaulted has created a culture of fear and silence among victims, according to a detailed new report released Monday by Human Rights Watch.
The state should stop sending children to adult facilities like the city jail when they're charged in the adult courts. As the Justice Department notes, the city jail is "neither designed nor staffed to manage juveniles" and it does them far more harm than good.
In a rare case of editorial initiative, the New York Times editorial board has flatly called for an investigation of former Vice President Dick Cheney and other prominent George W. Bush administration figures involved in authorship of the so-called torture memos, which authorized use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" against suspected terrorists captured in the wake of the 9/11 attacks and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The editorial was more wish that prediction.
BAGHDAD (AP) ¿ Iraq's top Shiite cleric stepped up the pressure Friday on politicians to agree on Iraq's next prime minister, after incumbent Nouri al-Maliki lost the confidence of former allies in the fight against Sunni militants.
When the winter Olympics gets underway next month in Sochi, Russia, Under Armour's logo will be seen by millions of viewers around the globe as the Baltimore-based brand sponsors two U.S. teams and another from Canada
Federal prosecutors twice offered accused heroin trafficker Roy Clay a deal: plead guilty and serve 10 years. Clay turned them down. When a jury found him guilty, a reluctant judge had no choice but to send him to prison for life.
Mixed emotions led Allan Stover to come clean with the military about having enlisted at 14 — and, ultimately, to found Veterans of Underage Military Service, a nonprofit created for the thousands who served before they were old enough.
The 19-year-old felt sick to her stomach when she stepped into the Baltimore prison nicknamed "Supermax" for her first day of work as a corrections officer. The place was dark and dingy, and she had never been around so many men before.
A controversial human rights bill targeted at Russia that was crafted by Sen. Ben Cardin is set to win congressional approval Wednesday despite a diplomatic brouhaha that has left the White House queasy and the Kremlin outraged.
Attorneys with the Baltimore public defender's office say juveniles held at Baltimore's adult jail face troubling conditions. During a three-day power outage in June, juveniles had to sleep on the floor, where some had defecated, youth advocates say; jail officials dispute the account.
Matthew VanDyke went to Libya in part to witness history and perhaps write about it. After being captured by Moammar Gadhafi's forces and imprisoned, he has joined the rebels fighting in the toppled strongman's final stronghold of Sirte.
Sharon VanDyke still has not heard from her son Matthew, a 32-year-old Baltimore writer and photographer who has been missing in Libya for five months, having arrived in that country to chronicle the rebel uprising that is now on the brink of toppling Moammar Gadhafi.