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The District of Columbia has now entered into an extraordinary period of political instability that threatens the positive direction of our city.
The art of automotive zen begins with a clean and orderly interior and this week's giveaway is sure to help provide a more cable-free ride.
A protester who disrupted a Supreme Court proceeding in February, and whose shouts at the justices were secretly recorded on a video that was later posted online, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a misdemeanor offense.
The Republican National Committee filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Internal Revenue Service, accusing the agency of failing to respond to a request for documents about the review of organizations seeking tax-exempt status.
A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., is debating a challenge to a provision of the Affordable Care Act that could completely destroy the law's stated goal of offering affordable health insurance coverage.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to enter New York in an interstate agreement to award its electoral votes to the presidential candidate who receives the majority of the popular vote.
High-living former District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency boss Harry Sewell is back.
Abortion coverage was a key sticking point during the congressional debate on the new health law.
Food insecurity is a term being used to describe the fact that, according to studies, many Americans can't afford to pay for the good food or medications they require to stay healthy in the face of diseases such as "diabetes, asthma, arthritis, high blood pressure, stroke, a mental health problem, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease."
Let's put the debate about pay equity in perspective: It was in 1837 - 177 years ago - that a young woman in upstate New York named Susan B. Anthony made a public appeal for equal pay for women teachers.
On April 16, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln abolished slavery in the District of Columbia.
Earlier this month, Federal Judge Timothy Black said he would issue a ruling ordering the State of Ohio to recognize same sex marriages from jurisdictions that legally authorize them.
That's not to say students, teachers, administrators or school boards are any worse than they have been in past.
Join thousands of event goers on April 16th to commemorate the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia.
On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility based care, such as an assisted living facility or nursing home, while the cost to receive care at home through homemaker services or a home health aide is rising at a moderate growth rate.