University of Maryland student indicted on hate crime charge in stabbing death

A grand jury on Tuesday indicted a white University of Maryland college student on a hate crime charge in the stabbing death of a black US Army lieutenant, authorities said. Sean Urbanski is accused of killing Richard Collins III in the predawn hours of May 20 at a campus bus stop. Collins attended nearby Bowie State University. In July, a ...

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How Boy Scouts can catch up to Girl Scouts

The Boy Scouts’ recent decision to admit girls has overlooked the Girl Scouts’ ongoing leadership-building legacy for girls, says lifelong Girl Scout Andrea Freeman.

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An activist, a little girl and the heartbreaking origin of ‘Me too’

The #MeToo movement caught fire over the weekend after actress Alyssa Milano tweeted a call-out to women to share their stories of sexual harassment. But it actually started more than 10 years ago with activist Tarana Burke.

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Once-critical Greek PM praises Trump over ‘common values’

When President Donald Trump sat for talks Tuesday with his left-wing Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras, he faced a man who last year warned his own citizens that Trump represented an “evil” raft of ideas with no place in western democracy.

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Bipartisan senators reach health care deal on CSR payments

Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray have reached a deal “in principle” to restore Obamacare cost-sharing reduction payments for two years in exchange for more state flexibility in Obamacare, according to two Senate aides.

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