Maryland School Shooting Leaves Shooter Dead, 2 Other Students Wounded

VOA A student with a gun opened fire in a high school hallway in the eastern U.S. state of Maryland on Tuesday, wounding two classmates, before being killed during a confrontation with a school resource officer. The latest U.S. school shooting unfolded
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Treasury’s Cohen Says to Tackle Tax Evasion, Know Real Owners

U.S. Under Secretary of Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David S. Cohen said that the Group of Eight leaders and President Obama at the 2013 G8 Summit committed to tackle tax evasion and money laundering by requiring companies to know, and to allow law enforcement (more...)

U.S. Agencies Cite Progress Against Human Trafficking

By Jane Morse Staff Writer Better coordination among U.S. federal government agencies is showing results in the struggle to end human trafficking, U.S. officials say. At the annual meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, held at the White House May 17, Attorney (more...)

Amb. Kelly on Inspections of Nongovernmental Groups in Russia

United States Mission to the OSCE Statement regarding inspections of NGOs in the Russian Federation As delivered by Ambassador Ian Kelly to the Permanent Council, Vienna April 11, 2013 The United States is deeply concerned by indications that Russian authorities continue to take actions that restrict space for civil society. Law enforcement, tax offices, (more...)

University of Maryland Excels at Teaching Criminology Research

By Jeffrey Thomas
Special Correspondent
The University of Maryland (UMD) offers a perennially top-ranked program in one of the fastest-growing fields of study and employment: criminology and criminal justice. Since its creation in 1969 as a distinct entity, the university’s Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJS) has (more...)


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