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3 hrs ago | Gateway Pundit

Obama Announces Ebola Screening for D.C. Africa Summit

On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the North Carolina-based aid organization said Brantly tested positive for the disease and was being treated at a hospital in Monrovia.

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7 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Obama signs bill "unlocking" cell phones

President Barack Obama signed a bipartisan bill into law Friday that aims to make it easier for consumers to change their cell phone service providers without paying for a new phone.

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11 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Africa: U.S.-Africa Summit 'Lacks Depth'

The first ever US-Africa Leaders summit in Washington DC is an important political statement by the US and Africa that both value a deepened relationship.

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16 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

Do something

The U.S. Capitol Building stands in Washington, D.C., U.S., before sunrise on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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20 hrs ago | Switched

Eric Cantor Plans To Resign House Seat Earlier Than Expected: Report

U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.

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Yesterday | Examiner.com

The University of Mary Washington makes quality lists

The University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia, recently made the list for Great Value Colleges and the Fiske Guide to Colleges .

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Switched

Obamacare Subsidy Case Could Be Reviewed By Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans, a party involved in the lawsuit said on Thursday.

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The Wall Street Journal

Two African Leaders Cancel Trips to U.S. Summit

A planned gathering of African leaders in Washington, D.C., next week will continue as scheduled as an Ebola epidemic rages in West Africa, officials said, but two leaders have canceled their visits so they can stay at home and address the burgeoning crisis.

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The Nation

Ebola-hit Sierra Leone declares state of emergency

Sierra Leone leader Ernest Bai Koroma declared a state of emergency on Thursday and cancelled a planned trip to the US-Africa summit as the country struggled to contain the deadly Ebola epidemic.

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Jaunted

Washington: The Smithsonian's Newest Exhibit Delves Into Hawaii's Jet Age

There's some new goodies and treasures on display over at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, and it all has to do with air travel over to Hawaii.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

NBC Los Angeles

Manet's "The Railway": Famous Painting to Visit SoCal

Travel a great distance to stand before a celebrated work of art? That's happened once or twice in history, right? Or a million times.

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AccuWeather.com

Heavy Rain Eyes Jacksonville to NYC, Boston This Weekend

Trouble is brewing for people with outdoor plans and travel along the Atlantic coast this weekend in the form of drenching rain and thunderstorms.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Gateway Pundit

Ebola: White House Raises Specter of Gov't Closure During D.C. Africa Summit

The Obama administration is urging federal employees to stay home during the summit of African leaders being held in Washington, D.C. next week and to monitor local news for announcement of a possible "closing of the federal government" -ostensibly over traffic issues.

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Gazette.net

Silver Sprin native is a summer intern for C-SPAN

Michelle Chavez, a rising sophomore at the University of Maryland, College Park, is interning at C-SPAN in Washington, D.C., this summer.

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Newsday

Linda Ronstadt honored by President Obama with National Medal of Arts

US President Barack Obama chats with muscian Linda Ronstadt after presenting her with the National Medal of Arts during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on July 28, 2014.

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CBS Local

Incoming House Majority Whip: Obama 'Just Wants To Sit Back And Play Politics'

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., speaks to members of the media as House Speaker John Boehner listens after a leadership election at a House Republican Conference meeting on June 19, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland ... (more)

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Colombo Page

Decrease in respect for religious freedom in Sri Lanka as extremists...

July 29, Washington, DC: Although Sri Lanka's Constitution and other laws and policies protect religious freedom, there was an overall decrease in societal respect for religious freedom, as Buddhist nationalist groups led campaigns targeting Muslims and Christians, International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 released by the United States ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

African Affairs

'I am here until development comes': Displacement, demolitions, and...

Carl LeVan thanks American University for an International Faculty Travel Award, and discloses that he made financial donations to one of the HTAs mentioned here.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Red light cameras mean revenue boost

Red light cameras are pulling in big dollars for local governments in the Washington, D.C., area, according to new data from AAA Mid-Atlantic.

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The Wall Street Journal

D.C. Metro's Silver Line Debuts

RESTON, Va.-Monday morning offered a smooth first commute for Silver Line riders following the rail line's kickoff on Saturday, with nearly 10,000 entries or exits at Northern Virginia's five new stations as of 10 a.m. Commuters widely praised the new rail line, the first for the D.C. region in 23 years.

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