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Maryland board approves $148M in cuts to help support Medicaid, child care

Jul. 17, 2024 14:55 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland board approved $148.3 million in state spending reductions on Wednesday to balance the budget while directing more money to pay for child care and Medicaid — two priorities that Democratic Gov. Wes Moore's administration hopes will help improve a stagnant state...

Aging bridges in 16 states will be improved or replaced with the help of $5B in federal funding

Jul. 17, 2024 14:20 PM EDT

Dozens of aging bridges in 16 states will be replaced or improved with the help of $5 billion in federal grants announced Wednesday by President Joe Biden's administration, the latest beneficiaries of a massive infrastructure law. The projects range from coast to coast, with the...

Pilot dies after small plane crashes into river on Maryland's Eastern Shore, officials say

Jul. 16, 2024 15:36 PM EDT

EASTON, Md. (AP) — The pilot of a small plane died Tuesday morning after an engine failure caused the aircraft to crash into a river on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, authorities said. The twin-engine Cessna 402 crashed into the water near Easton around 9:30 a.m. after the pilot...

Singer Ingrid Andress says she was drunk during panned MLB anthem performance, will get treatment

Jul. 16, 2024 15:02 PM EDT

After a widely panned performance of the U.S. national anthem at the MLB Home Run Derby, country singer Ingrid Andress apologized Tuesday and said she was drunk. “I'm checking myself into a facility today to get the help I need,” she wrote in an Instagram post. “That was not me...

A Baltimore man died after being sedated and restrained by medics. His mom wants answers

Jul. 16, 2024 00:10 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — When Trea Ellinger left a Baltimore drug rehab facility last summer, he assured his anxious mother that everything was fine. He had his medications and was planning to meet up with his girlfriend. By the following afternoon, he was dead — not from the violence...

President Biden, in first remarks on Donald Trump's running mate, calls JD Vance a 'clone of Trump on the issues'

Jul. 15, 2024 17:00 PM EDT
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Maryland (AP) — President Biden, in first remarks on Donald Trump's running mate, calls JD Vance a 'clone of Trump on the issues.'

Two weeks that imperiled Biden's presidency left him on probation in the court of Democratic opinion

Jul. 12, 2024 11:46 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden's tribulations were previewed in Hollywood days before he got on the debate stage. At a fundraiser organized by George Clooney and packed with luminaries including former President Barack Obama, Biden was a listless figure, perhaps merely jet-lagged...

Baltimore bridge collapse survivor recounts fighting for his life

Jul. 11, 2024 16:38 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The only person who survived falling from Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge during its catastrophic collapse says he watched in horror as his coworkers, friends and relatives plunged to their deaths. In an exclusive interview with NBC News that aired Wednesday...

Which states could have abortion on the ballot in 2024?

Jul. 10, 2024 16:24 PM EDT

A ballot measure to scale back the abortion ban in Arkansas won’t go before voters after the secretary of state on Wednesday found that organizers failed to submit required paperwork about the paid canvassers it used to help gather signatures that were submitted earlier this month. ...

Maryland governor proposes nearly $149M in midyear budget cuts

Jul. 10, 2024 15:26 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore's administration proposed nearly $149 million in midyear spending reductions on Wednesday to steer more money to help fund child care and Medicaid as state officials continue to wrestle with budget challenges. Moore will present the...