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Charla Nash speaks to Congress about chimp attack WASHINGTON -- Charla Nash met with members of Congress on Capitol Hill to advocate the Captive Primate Safety Act on Thursday.
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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has been crisscrossing the country this week to drum up local support for the renewal of a conservation fund set to expire at the end of September.
Transgender Lobby Day is July 14-15. It's an opportunity for transgender people and advocates from across the country to educate their members of Congress and lobby for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Ben & Jerry's co-founder Jerry Greenfield spoke on Capitol Hill Thursday about the importance of GMO labeling for food products.
This April 9, 2014 file photo shows House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich.
Officers who fatally shot an unarmed Connecticut woman after a high-speed car chase from the White House to the Capitol last fall will not face criminal charges, the Justice Department announced Thursday.
Officers who fatally shot an unarmed Connecticut woman after a high-speed car chase from the White House to the Capitol last fall will not face criminal charges, the Justice Department said Thursday.
A crew of state lawmakers from across the nation is spending Thursday in Washington to ask Congress to do something.
The center northbound lane for 14th Street between Constitution Ave. and Penn Ave., NW is closed due to a sink hole.
On Capitol Hill, Victoria Nuland, assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, articulated the administration's A go-slow approach to sanctions on Russia.
He was six weeks into his tenure as director of the District's Office of Motion Picture and Television Development.
With rockets raining deep inside Israel, the military pummeled Palestinian targets Wednesday across the Gaza Strip and threatened a broad ground offensive, while the first diplomatic efforts to end two days of heavy fighting got underway.
A man who was arrested after a fatal fight Sunday in Northeast Washington is accused of stabbing his co-worker six times with a pocketknife after an argument at a construction site, according to court documents.
A view of the scene, with a U.S. Capitol Police car and a black Infiniti after the shooting on Capitol Hill, Oct. 3, 2013.
Senator Claire McCaskill spoke out on a nationwide survey regarding the handling of sexual assaults on college campuses.
Everyone knows the basics when it comes to visiting the nation's capital-see the White House, the Capitol, Supreme Court, the monuments-but the locals know there's a lot more that is worth checking out.
King George III was "a Tyrant... unfit to be the ruler of a free people," Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence exactly 238 years ago this month.
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