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A popular health care program that serves more than 130,000 military family members and retirees is redundant and should be eliminated, the Government Accountability Office says.
"The monumental significance of this legal issue requires the court's immediate, urgent attention," they said in a filing.
Court documents show the only son of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has been jailed after he was caught driving on a revoked license.
Charter schools sued the District of Columbia on Wednesday, claiming the District underfunds charter schools that serve 37,000 of the District's children.
Kaiser Health News : Capsules: 6 States, D.C. Extending Medicaid Pay Raise Next Year To Primary Care Doctors Just six states and the District of Columbia will use their own money in 2015 to sustain the federal Medicaid pay raise to primary care doctors, which was a key provision of the Affordable Care Act intended to make sure millions of ... (more)
A man has been charged with stabbing a transgender girl on a Metro train. Metro Transit police say 24-year-old Reginald Klaiber has been charged with stabbing a 15-year-old on a southbound Green Line train as it approached the Fort Totten station at around 4:30 Wednesday afternoon in the District of Columbia.
A hundred years ago Wednesday, Austrian warships bombarded Belgrade. It was day three of what would be known as The Great War, The World War, and eventually World War I. It was supposed to be "the war to end all wars."
The global body that regulates Web addresses has moved to block an effort by U.S. terrorism victims to collect on civil damages by seizing country-specific IP addresses for Iran, Syria and North Korea.
Attorneys in D.C. filed a class-action lawsuit Wednesday against the Washington Metro Transit Authority on behalf of nine African American men who claim the agency's criminal background screening policy violates their civil rights.
Federal investigators looking for fraud in the nation's capital are scrutinizing a program meant to give local contractors a share of major construction projects, people familiar with the probe have told The Associated Press.
When Christine Ryan Jyoti had her first child seven years ago, she decided to stay home with her daughter instead of returning to her full-time job handling communications for a nonprofit in the District of Columbia.
COURT OF APPEALS UPHOLDS MANDATORY COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING Jul. 30, 2014 BrownfieldAgNews reports: The U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia upheld mandatory country of origin labeling for meat and meat products.
There was lots of swooning last week when President Barack Obama deigned to embrace statehood for the District.
MPD Chief Lanier has rescinded her prior order and told department members DC gun laws against carrying firearms are now back in effect for the 90-day court-ordered stay.
On Tuesday, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a lawsuit - on the state's behalf - in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
A new report by the Urban Institute and Encore Capital Group's Consumer Credit Research Institute shows 77 million Americans- 35 percent of those with files at a major credit bureau- have a debt in collection.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 02:15 am
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