Secluded Baltimore mayor resigns amid scandal

U.S. 05/02/19, 16:19

Baltimore's mayor resigned under pressure Thursday amid a flurry of investigations into whether she might have arranged bulk sales of her self-published children's books to disguise hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks. Mayor Catherine Pugh's resignation came exactly a week ...

Update: Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has resigned

U.S. 05/02/19, 14:38

The Latest on the growing scandal over the lucrative sales of the Baltimore mayor's self-published children's books (all times local):3:30 p.m.Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has resigned amid an intensifying scandal and multiple investigations into the lucrative sales of her self-published ...

Baltimore mayor urged to resign after federal raids

U.S. 04/25/19, 21:56

Supporters of Baltimore's embattled mayor have grown largely quiet as a chorus of resignation calls has swelled following raids of her government offices and city homes by teams of federal investigators carting out boxes of evidence. The strongest voice calling for ...

Legislation overhauls Maryland medical network’s board

U.S. 04/18/19, 13:59

Maryland's governor signed fast-tracked legislation Thursday to overhaul a major medical network's board of directors following revelations of numerous questionable financial arrangements involving board members, including Baltimore's mayor.Mayor Catherine Pugh, who joined the volunteer board in 2001, has become the ...

Baltimore’s embattled mayor intends to return to work

U.S. 04/07/19, 13:26

A spokesman for the embattled mayor of Baltimore says she'll return from her leave of absence as soon as her health allows.Spokesman James Bentley told The Baltimore Sun on Saturday that Catherine Pugh's health is improving. It's unclear when she'll ...

Book deal revelations spur call for Baltimore mayor to quit

U.S. 04/01/19, 15:36

Maryland's governor on Monday called on the state prosecutor to investigate allegations of self-dealing by Baltimore's mayor and a fiscal watchdog urged her to resign, ratcheting up pressure on the city's No. 1 official amid the latest revelations about highly ...

Daughters of George W. Bush to co-host author breakfast

Entertainment 02/12/19, 09:31

Presidential daughters-granddaughters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush will be hosting a breakfast during this spring's BookExpo convention.Guests at the Children's Book & Author Breakfast, announced Tuesday by convention organizers ReedPop, will include Oscar winner and author Lupita Nyong'o. ...

Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy

Entertainment 01/22/19, 17:10

Chelsea Clinton has announced her family is expanding.The 38-year-old former first daughter tweeted Tuesday that she and her husband Marc are expecting another child in the summer.The couple has a daughter Charlotte born in 2014 and a son Aidan born ...

Audrey Geisel, widow of Dr. Seuss, dead at 97

Entertainment 12/21/18, 13:07

Audrey Geisel, the widow of children's author Dr. Seuss and longtime overseer of his literary estate, has died.Random House Children's Books announced that she died Wednesday at age 97. She died "peacefully" at her home in La Jolla, California.Dr. Seuss, ...

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