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Facebook rumor about white vans spreading fear across US

Terrifying rumors initially propelled by Facebook's algorithms have sparked fears that men driving white vans are kidnapping women all across the United States for sex trafficking and to sell their body parts. While there is no evidence to suggest this is happening, much less on a national, coordinated scale, a series of viral Facebook posts created a domino effect that led to the mayor of a major American city

Tech firm finds talent in unexpected places

When Mike Norris graduated from Baltimore's Stevenson University with a degree in business information systems, he thought he'd quickly nab an entry-level tech job. Instead, he found himself working as a security guard patrolling parking lots, earning $7.50 an hour.

Maryland PD caught up in flag debate

A Maryland police department is stuck in the middle of a heated debate between a local official and the state's governor over a wooden American flag with a thin blue line given to them by a resident.

Cummings' widow says attacks on Baltimore 'hurt' the late congressman

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, the widow of the late Rep. Elijah Cummings, said on Friday that the congressman was "hurt" in the last months of his life by attacks against him and on the city of Baltimore -- an apparent response to President Donald Trump's earlier attacks on the congressman and his hometown.