• Massachusetts March 2, 2022 9:13 pm

    3 Charged After Mass. Man Allegedly Shot Neighbor's Dog, Which Attacked Duck

    Three men are facing charges after one of them allegedly shot and killed a neighbor’s dog in Salisbury, Massachusetts, then buried the animal.

  • Medicare November 8, 2019 4:48 pm

    As Life-Saving Childhood Cancer Drugs Run Short, Patients and Doctors Face Impossible Choices

    One family experienced first-hand a problem that doctors say is too common and worsening: shortages of childhood cancer drugs. Doctors, meanwhile, find themselves having to ration life-saving drugs.

  • Associated Press August 3, 2019 5:22 am

    US to Increase Sanctions Against Russia Over Ex-Spy's Poisoning

    The United States has announced more sanctions against Russia over its use of a nerve agent to try and assassinate former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in Britain in 2018, the State Department said, as NBC News reported. The announced sanctions fall under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act and mean the U.S. will oppose loans and...

  • Maryland July 8, 2019 1:43 pm

    Maryland Officials Kill Almost 400 Geese as Population Booms

    Maryland wildlife officials say they’ve euthanized almost 400 geese in an effort to curb excessive population growth.

  • Maryland April 7, 2019 11:52 pm

    Wild Ponies Corralled After Visitors Ignore Warnings

    Wild ponies living on Virginia’s Eastern Shore have been corralled because visitors ignored warnings against approaching the animals.

  • JUDGE March 12, 2019 2:42 am

    Judge's Order Could Shed Light on Death of Russian in DC

    On a foggy November morning in 2015, a heavily intoxicated man showed up before dawn at the Dupont Circle Hotel, forked over $1,200 cash for a ninth-floor penthouse suite and kept drinking. His bender continued all day. By the next morning, he was dead. Authorities concluded that he died of blunt force trauma, the result of repeatedly falling in his...

  • Donald Trump November 6, 2018 10:09 pm

    US to Impose New Russia Sanctions Over Spy Poisoning in UK

    The Trump administration said Tuesday that it is consulting with Congress about additional sanctions on Russia over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain, in a move that is likely to further strain already tense relations. The State Department said in a statement that Russia has failed to meet a 90-day deadline that fell on Tuesday to comply with...

  • Maryland October 3, 2018 8:22 am

    Marijuana Advocates Light Up Outside Rep. Andy Harris' Office: Capitol Police

    Two marijuana advocates were arrested for lighting up inside the Longworth House Office Building Tuesday afternoon, U.S. Capitol Police said.

  • OFFICER September 26, 2018 3:39 pm

    Spy Poisoning Suspect is GRU Colonel: UK Investigative Group

    An investigative group in Britain says it has identified one of the two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in the U.K. as a highly-decorated colonel in the Russian military intelligence agency GRU....
    The group, Bellingcat, said Wednesday that the suspect, whose passport name was Ruslan Boshirov, is in fact Col. Anatoliy Chepiga, who in 2014 was awarded Russia’s...

  • The Associated Press September 16, 2018 2:24 am

    Severely Sick Pussy Riot Member to be Treated in Germany

    A member of Russia’s Pussy Riot protest group says a severely ill fellow activist was being taken to Germany on Saturday for treatment after his suspected poisoning. Maria Alekhina told The Associated Press that Pyotr Verzilov was being flown to Berlin, but she did not give details. Independent news site Meduza reported that Verzilov’s partner, Veronika Nikulshina, said a doctor...

  • Prime Minister September 13, 2018 11:49 pm

    Russian Suspects in Poisoning: We Were in UK as Tourists

    The two Russian men spun an unlikely tale of hapless tourists defeated by grim British weather: They traveled more than 1,000 miles to see England’s famed Salisbury Cathedral but were turned back by slush and snow, then returned the next day and spent two hours exploring the “beautiful” city....
    British officials had a more sinister explanation: Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov...

  • PRESIDENT September 6, 2018 6:46 am

    UK Security Chief: Putin Responsible for Nerve-Agent Attack on Ex-Spy, Daughter

    Britain’s security minister said Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin bears ultimate responsibility for the nerve agent attack targeting a former spy in England, also warning that the U.K. would counter Russian “malign activity” with both overt and covert measures. Ben Wallace said Putin and his government “controls, funds and directs” the military intelligence unit known as the GRU, which...

  • London September 5, 2018 4:42 pm

    Britain Charges 2 Russians Over Poisoning of Ex-Spy, Daughter

    Britain deepened its diplomatic feud with Moscow on Wednesday, charging two men it says are Russian military intelligence officers with the nerve-agent poisoning of Sergei Skripal, a double agent who betrayed the service by spying for the West. But U.K. authorities acknowledged there was little chance Russia would hand over the suspects, Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, to face justice...

  • PRESIDENT August 10, 2018 6:21 am

    Russian Prime Minister Warns US Against Ramping Up Sanctions

    Russia’s prime minister sternly warned the United States on Friday against ramping up sanctions, saying that Moscow will retaliate with economic, political and unspecified “other” means. The tough message from Dmitry Medvedev marked what the Kremlin sees as a red line, reflecting a growing dismay with the new U.S. sanctions that already has sent the Russian ruble plummeting to its...

  • PRESIDENT July 16, 2018 9:23 pm

    Trump, Putin News Conference: Watch the Full Q&A

    Watch President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin answer questions from reporters following their summit in Helsinki, Finland, on July 17, 2018.

  • Russia July 10, 2018 2:30 pm

    U.K. Man Exposed to Nerve Agent is Now Conscious

    Hospital officials say they’ve seen an improvement in a man poisoned in a nerve agent attack in southwestern England. Salisbury Hospital says Tuesday that Charlie Rowley has experienced a “small but significant improvement” and is now conscious. The 45-year old is in critical but stable condition. The hospital says in a statement that “while this is welcome news, clearly we...

  • Russia May 18, 2018 6:29 am

    Poisoned Ex-Spy Sergei Skripal Discharged From UK Hospital

    Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged from a British hospital, more than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent and left fighting for his life, health officials said Friday. Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious in the English city of Salisbury on March 4, and spent weeks in critical condition. Yulia, 33,...

  • DRIVER March 31, 2018 6:39 pm

    Spy Case: Russia, US Envoys Leave Washington, St. Petersburg

    Russian diplomats and their families climbed aboard buses and left their embassy in Washington on Saturday while across the Atlantic, American envoys took down the flag from outside the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg, loaded up boxes, closed the office down and headed home. The moves were the latest in a spy poisoning case that has escalated East-West tensions, with...

  • New Jersey March 17, 2018 5:59 am

    Spy Standoff: Britain Points at Putin in Poisoning Attack as Gulf Widens

    The gulf between Russia and Britain widened on Friday as they cranked up pressure over a nerve agent attack and a suspected murder in Britain that have deepened Western worries about alleged Russian meddling abroad. Britain’s foreign secretary accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of personally ordering the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, describing it as...

  • NBC March 8, 2018 4:45 pm

    19 Others Sought Treatment After Nerve Agent Attack on Ex-Russian Spy: Police

    A British police official on Thursday said that 19 people, in addition to the two previously reported, had sought medical treatment after a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy. The attack on Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter, Yulia, 33, is being treated as attempted murder, authorities have said. The two remain hospitalized in critical condition after being...

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