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2 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington
It took rescuers nearly two and half hours to free a little boy's hand from an escalator last night at Iverson Mall.
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6 hrs ago | Linn's Stamp News
Artist Si Youn Kim's painting of a king eider duck won the 2014-15 U.S. junior duck stamp contest.
7 hrs ago | Roll Call
Awesome Con made a valiant effort to break the world record for assembled superheroes on Friday at the Capitol Reflecting Pool, but fell short .
9 hrs ago | Black Enterprise
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports about 21 states had decreases in unemployment rates, 17 states and the District of Columbia had increases, and 12 states had no change.
10 hrs ago | Law.com
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D. Conn., is fighting a subpoena that would force him to give deposition testimony and turn over documents in a labor dispute between health care management companies and unions.
14 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington
Both candidates for D.C. mayor want to overhaul the District's parking enforcement to end bad tickets, confusing signs and lengthy appeals.
18 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington
DC council sues Mayor Gray, CFO over law on WUSA9.com: http://www.wusa9.com/story/news/local/2014/04/17/lawsuit-money-congress-sue-dc-council-mayor-gray-cfo/7822191/ WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia Council filed a lawsuit Thursday against Mayor Vincent Gray and the city's chief financial officer.
A daylong protest by weekly newspaper editors from around the U.S. against the Newseum's snubbing of community journalism resulted in the Washington, D.C., museum changing its policy to include weeklies in its Today's Front Pages exhibit.
This Sept. 6, 2011 file photo shows Attorney Charles Cooper speaking in a courtroom during a California State Supreme Court hearing in San Francisco.
A man who accused singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of breaking his nose testified on Thursday that the R&B artist punched him because he did not want to pose for a photo.
The District of Columbia election law provides a mechanism that prevents one party from winning all the seats on the Washington, D.C., city council.
The dirty mag comes in a plain manila envelope, fairly undetectable to the poor intern or staffer tasked with opening the mail.
On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that adds New York to the roster of states in the National Popular Vote compact.
Officials from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia are launching an effort to help improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists in the region.
Physicians don't just improve health. They boost the economy, says the American Medical Association in a report released Wednesday which details the economic impact of physicians around the country.
Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday urged first responders to use an overdose-reversal drug to help save lives amid a nationwide resurgence in heroin abuse, a public health scourge claiming the lives of celebrities and young people alike.
Philadelphia police will no longer detain immigrants unless the federal government shows up with a warrant, Mayor Michael Nutter announced Wednesday morning.