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3 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
Specific policies are designed to drive growth of particular types of renewable projects.
Should the federal government stop offering subsidized student loans?
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5 hrs ago | WCTI
U.S. transportation officials shut down 52 bus companies and 340 vehicles Thursday as part of as an eight-month effort targeting unsafe motor coach operations, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
6 hrs ago | Retailing Today
So far 20 states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws permitting and regulating the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes.
11 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service
Sen. Lamar Alexander's chief of staff was arrested Wednesday on child pornography charges, the senator said.
12 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Yesterday, for the first time, the D.C. Public Charter School Board, D.C. Public Schools, the Office of the Deputy Mayor of Education, and Office of the State Superintendent of Education combined forces to release the D.C. School Equity Report .
16 hrs ago | Evening Sun
Officials from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and the District of Columbia are scheduled to gather in Washington at the U.S. National Arboretum Visitor Center to discuss future restoration and conservation efforts.
Gay weddings made up 17 percent of marriages in Washington this past year, the first year gay marriages were legal in the state, state officials reported Wednesday.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids looked at how the 50 states and District of Columbia have spent $116 billion in money so far from a landmark lawsuit against big tobacco companies in 1998.
In this June 4, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama gestures while speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, to announce the judicial nominations including Patricia Ann Millett, right, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Vermont has reclaimed its title as the top state in the country for the production of Peace Corps volunteers.
The number of people seeking health insurance under Obamacare more than doubled in November to around 250,000, according to a government report on Wednesday, showing the landmark healthcare law is still far from its goal of extending coverage to millions of uninsured Americans.
District of Columbia public schools, the Federal government, city government, Georgetown University, the University of the District of Columbia and the Department of Motor Vehicles are all closed Today.
Two months after they launched, most of the online health insurance exchanges run by states have vastly outperformed their federal counterpart, healthcare.gov.
District of Columbia residents who were unable to walk in the snow and rain to the South African Embassy to sign the Book of Condolence to pay honor and respect to Nelson Mandela still have an opportunity to be part of history on Wednesday December 11, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mayor Vincent Gray invites District residents to sign the official ... (more)
Abortions are on the decline in the United States, though numbers remain shockingly high in New York City, according to a CDC report released over Thanksgiving.
The Senate approved 56-38 the nomination of Patricia Millett to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia, and debated on the nomination of Met Watt for director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
December 10 - Millions of Americans currently live in a state that denies them, their friends, and family members the basic freedom to marry the one they love.