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1 hr ago | The New Yorker
In a post this week denouncing the idea of "guilty pleasures," Jennifer Szalai cites "Scandal," ABC's Washington, D.C., power-player drama, as an example of something that anxious, highbrow aspirants attempt to waive away with the phrase.
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5 hrs ago | Voice of America
Secretary of State John Kerry walks to a closed-door briefing with Senators on the recent agreement reached between Iran and western powers on Iran's nuclear program, Dec. 11, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
9 hrs ago | The Washington Post
In this Dec. 10, 2013, photo, Secretary of State John Kerry testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
13 hrs ago | Times-Standard
A committee composed of Maria Krenek, Donna Woodward, Beverlye DeBoice and Mary Lou Goodwin selected homes on Hillsdale Street to 15th Street to receive "Garden Jewel" certificates on Dec. 20 at the Eureka Sequoia Garden Club meeting, to be held at First Covenant Church, 2526 J St. A program by Theresa Chesmore about "Butterflies" will start at 11 ... (more)
Police in Washington D.C. received reports of a man with a gun on the American University campus on Wednesday evening around 8 p.m. Lockdown was lifted 90 minutes later after it the man turned out to be an off-duty officer whose holster was showing His girlfriend tweeted to confirm that he hadn't been taken into custody and that it had all been a ... (more)
The chief of staff to Sen. Lamar Alexander was arrested Wednesday on charges of possessing and distributing child pornography -- and swiftly fired by the senator.
This image from video provided by WJLA shows Jesse Ryan Loskarn, now the former chief of staff to Sen. Lamar Alexander , being escorted from his Washington home by U.S. Postal Inspector police on Wednesday.
A District of Columbia police officer who authorities say was housing a missing teenager inside his apartment was arrested Wednesday on charges of enlisting two girls to work for him as prostitutes.
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Big Night DC For the party-hopper who hates to sit still, Big Night DC boasts fifteen themed party areas, five dance floors, and a performance lineup stacked with more than a dozen DJs and bands.
A District of Columbia police officer who was facing charges of producing child pornography has been found dead in the Washington Channel.
Where is Santa Claus? Depends where you look, as NORAD and Google maps offer real-time Santa Claus trackers as the jolly man makes his way across the world delivering gifts.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 file photo.
Police Officer Marc Washington of the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, D.C., shown in a court sketch, is accused of taking nude photos of a 15-year-old girl.
John D. Podesta, who co-chaired of the transition team of President-elect Obama in 2008 and once served as President Bill Clinton's chief of staff, will return to the White House as an adviser in January.