State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced on Monday that the city will prosecute six officers over the death of Freddie Gray, with charges rising all the way to second-degree murder. The decision sparked immediate and mostly positive reaction from the city.
It was October 1981 and Hosni Mubarak was beside President Anwar Sadat as he was assassinated. Stability became the watchword of his presidency. Emergency law lasted throughout the 30 years of his rule. What will happen next?
Here to talk about this year's unusual Groundhog Day is Lee Haus, the Haaptmann (or president) of the Grastoddy Lodge. Bruce Sullivan, senior meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Camp Springs, Md. has an update on the weather.
Jordan's King Abdullah has sacked his government following protests as thousands marched to protest rising prices and unemployment and to demand that the prime minister, Samir Rifai step down. Prince Hassan of Jordan reacts to the news.
As the political tumult in Egypt enters an eighth day, the government of authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak suffered a major blow last night when the Army announced that it would not use violence to suppress the opposition movement that has formed aga
Shibley Telhami, professor at the University of Maryland, responds the news that Jordan's President has dismissed his government following protests in his country. King Abdullah has asked an ex-army general to forma new Cabinet.
Mark Landler, diplomatic correspondent for The New York Times explains the backroom dealings of Washington and Egypt. Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat professor for peace and development at the University of Maryland contextualizes this move.
President Mubarak's refusal to step down on Thursday turned the mood in Tahrir Square from hopeful anticipation to fury in a matter of minutes. Many see Mubarak's response as a direct rebuff to peaceful protest. Is violence the next (and last) resort?
So far the renewed protests have remained peaceful, notes Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat professor for peace and development, University of Maryland and a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He helps wade through the news coming out of Egypt.