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2 hrs ago | Poynter Online
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.
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2 hrs ago | SFGate
Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy leaves a District of Columbia courthouse in Washington, Thursday, April 17, after the first day of his trial on an assault charge.
5 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald
When I was an assistant U.S. attorney in the District of Columbia, a common practice of narcotics officers was to walk the aisles of Amtrak trains when they stopped at Union Station and ask "suspicious" passengers for permission to search their bags.
9 hrs ago | TheStreet.com
GasBuddy , which uses crowdsourcing to track gas prices at some 120,000 U.S. stations, recently analyzed four years of data to determine which days of the week offer the lowest average gas prices in various states.
14 hrs ago | JD Supra
In a little known action, the Clerk of Court of the Unites States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an order in the conflicts minerals case to withhold issuance of a mandate until seven days after disposition of any timely petition for rehearing or petition for rehearing en banc .
18 hrs ago | National Journal
On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that adds New York to the roster of states in the National Popular Vote compact.
New surveys provide a glimpse into how many Americans have gained health insurance since the federal and state marketplaces opened in October.
WashingtonFirst made history in 2004 when it became the first bank charted in the District of Columbia.
Philadelphia police will no longer detain immigrants unless the federal government shows up with a warrant, Mayor Michael Nutter announced Wednesday morning.
NMI Holdings, Inc., the parent company of National Mortgage Insurance Corporation , announces today that National MI's application for an insurance license in Wyoming has been approved by the Wyoming Department of Insurance.
A U.S. map that shows where pot is legal looks a lot like recent electoral college maps, except instead of blue, the liberal states are rendered in green: the entire West Coast , progressive mountain and Midwest states , all of New England, plus New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and Hawaii.
The states that have worked to implement Obamacare's key provisions have seen a greater drop in their uninsurance rates than the states that have resisted health reform, according to a new Gallup poll released on Wednesday.
States that have expanded Medicaid and opened their own exchanges have seen a higher rate of decline in the number of uninsured, compared to other states, a new poll shows.
Contrary to all the claims being made by the liberal socialist professors and pundits, the wage earner is the only loser in this minimum wage increase.
Companies across the U.S. from Texas to the District of Columbia and Nebraska are struggling to fill positions with metropolitan jobless rates below the 5.2 percent to 5.6 percent level the Federal Reserve regards as full employment nationally.
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.
A plan, now stealthily making its way through state legislatures with astonishing speed, would junk the Electoral College and award the presidency to the winner of the popular vote.