Tag: Maryland

Did I Need to Know What Gender My Nonbinary Interviewees Were Assigned at Birth? Maybe Not

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. I knew certain things about Charley Fogel, the person I was interviewing a few weeks ago at a Starbucks in Bethesda, Md. Their pronouns were they/them. They had adopted their gender-neutral name a few years […]

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National Spelling Bee, at a Loss for Words, Crowns 8 Co-Champions

A superhuman group of adolescents broke the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, with eight contestants crowned co-champions after the competition said it was running out of challenging words. It was a stunning result, coming just after midnight Thursday, for the 92nd annual event, which has had six two-way ties but had never before experienced […]

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Hearing Postponed for White Man Accused of Hate Crime in Fatal Stabbing of Richard Collins III on University of Maryland Campus

Mourners pay their respect during a funeral service for Army 2nd Lt. Richard Collins III, on May 26, 2017, in Upper Marlboro, Md. Collins was a Bowie State University student who was stabbed and killed May 20, 2017, on the campus of the University of Maryland, in what authorities say was a hate crime.Photo: Mark […]

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Man Who Set Himself on Fire Near the White House Dies From Injuries

WASHINGTON — A man who set himself on fire Wednesday in a park south of the White House has died, the United States Park Police said early Thursday. The man was identified as Arnav Gupta, 33, of Bethesda, Md. He had been reported missing by the Montgomery County Police Department on Wednesday. Officers with the […]

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