‘My body, my choice’: Thousands protest in the US for abortion rights

About 1,000 abortion rights protesters gather outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in Louisville, one of two abortion providers in Kentucky. Thousands of activists, many in pink, took to the streets across the United States on Saturday in a national day of action calling for safe and legal access to abortion. The demonstrations are in response … Read more

‘My body, my choice’: Thousands protest in the US for abortion rights

About 1,000 abortion rights protesters gather outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in Louisville, one of two abortion providers in Kentucky. Thousands of activists, many in pink, took to the streets across the United States on Saturday in a national day of action calling for safe and legal access to abortion. The demonstrations are in response … Read more

14-year-old girl from Maryland teaches English to kids in Latin America – NBC4 Washington

At just 14 years old, a girl from Maryland is impacting the lives of dozens of students in Latin America. Stephanie Juárez is no ordinary girl. She is an eighth grader in the morning and serves as an English teacher for children in Latin America in the afternoon. She said her parents’ immigration story inspired … Read more

Limited Edition Old Bay Goldfish Hit Shelves – NBC4 Washington

Goldfish Crackers is partnering with Old Bay for a new “daring” and “spicy” limited-edition snack just in time for summer. The limited-edition Old Bay Seasoned Goldfish Snack is now available, according to a press release. The cookies are seasoned with the popular Old Bay spice blend, which includes black pepper, paprika, celery salt and red … Read more

Protests for abortion rights form outside SCOTUS judges’ homes

Pro-choice activists protested Saturday night outside the homes of conservative Supreme Court justices Brett Kavanaugh and John Roberts, days after an unprecedented leak of a draft opinion revealed the country’s highest court plans to overturn Roe. v. Wade. About 100 protesters, hoisting placards and chanting pro-choice slogans, marched from Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Maryland home to … Read more

Jason Day leads the PGA Tour’s Wells Fargo Championship

Former world number one Jason Day is once again showing the things that brought him to the top. Jason Day was ready to “pat himself on the back” but knows that a first-round lead is a step on a long journey back from the golf desert. As Sergio Garcia all but secured his ticket from … Read more

Researcher, 26, became so sick he ‘wanted to die’ after drinking a shot of shigella

A 26-year-old researcher who drank a dose of dysentery-triggering bacteria for a vaccine trial was left running to the bathroom and feeling so bad he ‘wanted to die’. Jake Eberts, of Washington DC, was awarded $7,000 for ingesting the shigella bacteria — often transmitted by contaminated water — at the University of Maryland last month. … Read more

Profile of Todd Boehly: American financier has a diversified portfolio and favors diplomacy

When Todd Boehly was asked to identify the key to his boardroom success, the American’s response revealed a businessman who valued diplomacy over ruthlessness. “When I’m negotiating, the goal is not to get the best deal for me, but to make a deal that is fair to all parties involved,” Boehly said at a school … Read more

Federal Money Printing Facility Moving Forward in Maryland – NBC4 Washington

The US Bureau of Engraving and Printing, which prints US currency, is moving forward with plans to build its new Maryland facility, Governor Larry Hogan announced Wednesday. The agency expects to house at least 850 workers on site, with an additional 600 employees working remotely, the governor’s office said. The 104-acre site, located at the … Read more

Maryland lawmakers override governor’s veto of abortion access

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a measure to expand access to abortion in the state was overridden on Saturday by the General Assembly, which is controlled by Democrats. The state will end a restriction that only physicians can provide abortions. The new law will enable nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and physician assistants to provide … Read more