(WEAA) On Wednesday, Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America at the U.S. Capitol. 

Vice President Kamala Harris broke barriers, becoming the first female vice president as well as the first Black woman and first person of South Asian descent to hold the position.

Amanda Gorman also made history as the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history. The 22-year-old's powerful poem inspired many as she referenced Biblical scripture and at times echoed the oratory of John F. Kennedy and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.. 

Maryland announces expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility

Jan 14, 2021

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland is expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that Maryland will enter Phase 1B next week.

DeWayne Wickham, founding dean of Morgan State University's School of Global Journalism and Communication and former Capitol Hill correspondent joined Farajii Muhammad on Tuesday to discuss the U.S. Capitol chaos. 




Maryland confirms first 2 cases of COVID-19 U.K. variant

Jan 12, 2021

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan says Maryland has confirmed its first two cases of the U.K. coronavirus variant.

U.S. House Democrats are pushing to impeach President Donald Trump contending he should be held accountable for his role in the riot at the U.S. Capitol. 

Although we strive to achieve the best, sometimes the world's standards and the reality of what we are dealing doesn't add up and it does not equate to failure. 

Maryland lawmakers, governor, to focus on pandemic relief

Jan 11, 2021

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Maryland lawmakers will be gathering for their annual legislative session this week to focus largely on helping the state recover from the coronavirus pandemic and to take up policing reforms.

Vaccine rollout hits snag as health workers balk at shots

Jan 8, 2021

Ex-student arrested in death of Dunbar assistant principal

Jan 8, 2021

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities in Baltimore County say a former student of the Dunbar High School assistant principal found shot to death in his home last month has been arrested and charged in his death.

The Baltimore Sun reports county police and court records show 23-year-old Zayeed Quinton Abdul-Muhaimin is charged with robbing and shooting Shelton Justin Stanley, whose body was found in his Pikesville home on Dec. 28.

An autopsy determined that Stanley had been shot multiple times with a shotgun.

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol and temporarily shut down a vote to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s win.

Officials say four people have died and dozens of officers were injured.

Protests had been expected for days, but surprisingly police appeared unprepared.