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“Guinea Pig Nation: How the NRC's new licensing rules could turn communities into test beds for risky, experimental nuclear plants,” is what physicist Dr. Edwin Lyman, Director of Nuclear Power Safety with the Union of Concerned Scientists, titled his presentation last week.

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The Democratic Party markedly over-performed expectations in the midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov 8, holding the U.S. Senate, winning multiple governorships in tightly contested states and coming within striking distance of winning a majority in the House of Representatives. The Republican …

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On Sept. 29 at six in the morning, the FBI swarmed and pounded on the doors of Russian immigrants: Dr. Anna Gabrielian, along with her husband, Dr. Jamie Lee Henry, in the local neighborhood, The Willows.

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The midterm elections are quickly approaching. Initially, Republicans were massive favorites to retake both the Senate and the House of Representatives, but inexperienced and extreme candidates in Senate races, combined with a national shift toward Democrats after Roe. V Wade’s reversal, hav…

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In honor of yesterday's anniversary of a national tragedy, we at the Sentinel wish peace to all those who need it.

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ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today issued the following statement and sent a letter calling on President Biden and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg to immediately reverse the acting federal highway administrator’s decision to overrule the agency’s professional staff and …

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Dr.Tara N.Palmore, professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the George Washington University and former Hospital Epidemiologist at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, recommends the following article for public health reading: https://www.nature.com/arti…

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It is a dark day for our country. The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade will put women’s lives in jeopardy across America. Here in Maryland, access to the full range of reproductive health services will not be limited by this decision. I will continue to put the full weight of…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade:

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This morning the United States Supreme Court announced a ruling overturning Roe v. Wade in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. 

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This year, 234 spellers earned their spots as national competitors by advancing through regional bees, competing against students representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Department of Defense Schools in Europe. Spellers will also r…

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This past Thursday, the US Naval Academy had the honor of having President Biden give a speech and directly participate in their Commissioning Ceremony for the Class of 2022. After giving a speech to congratulate the academy graduates, he assisted by dolling out diplomas and handshakes to ea…

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Breathe, but not too heavy. Look, but do not appear guilty. Speak, but never answer back. These are the constant reminders of being Black In America. After playing three games in the hot southern heat, all the Delaware State women’s lacrosse team wanted to do was make it back to Delaware wit…

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Sexual oreintation and gender identity are no longer permitted to be taught from kindergarten through third grade in Florida public schools, after Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Parental Rights in Education bill on Mar. 28. Known by its opponents as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, the legistlati…

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On Mar. 22nd, while students here at school may have been taking a test or doing a lab, Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown-Jackson was on Capitol Hill answering questions by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. 

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“The jury has reached a verdict. And it is damning,” declared UN Secretary-General António Guterres after the recent issuance at the UN of the third Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report. The report “is a litany of broken climate promises. It is a file of shame, cataloguing the em…

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), chair of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, today released the following statement on H.R. 3076, the U.S. Postal Service Reform Act, which the Senate is poised to pass.

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As a result of the recent Russian invasion, Ukraine has been under martial law as the capital of Kyiv is under attack. Russia had barraged the land and airstrikes have killed at least 137 Ukrainian troops and civilians and wounded 316 others, according to NPR.

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The brutal invasion of Ukraine that Vladimir Putin has had Russia launch and he is leading is an international crime. As the Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy declared yesterday, it is “an illegal war of aggression.”

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Upheaval in the labor market continues, changing the way people view the jobs they have and the careers they want. University of Maryland Global Campus experts looked ahead to the job market in 2022, including where opportunities will be found, how salary and benefits are being reshaped, and…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democracy Reform Task Force Chair Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today issued the following statement after the Senate blocked with the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act (H.R. 5746).

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After four students were shot and killed on November 30th, 2021, the question regarding student safety within the United States once again became a topic of heavy discussion. The ripple effect that was the Oxford High School Shooting sparked conversations that have been heard too many times …

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Omicron is now the dominant strand of COVID-19 in the United States, accounting for 95% of new reported cases, according to an article from National Geographic. Severe symptoms like fever and loss of smell are less common in cases of Omicron, but symptoms set in more quickly. Omicron is sign…

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The holidays are meant to be a time of joy and celebration. For those of us working in healthcare, it has been anything but. This time of year has been particularly stressful for all of us. As the new year begins, those of us manning the hospitals are bracing ourselves for a very dark winter.

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There are few industries that have become as integral to our daily lives as the technology industry, which has become essential to almost everything we do. The few companies that make up what we call “Big Tech” – Facebook/Meta, Google/Alphabet, Amazon, Apple and sometimes Microsoft – are at …

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