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President Obama announces three nominees, including Patricia Millett , to fill vacancies on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in Washington this June.
In this Nov. 13, 2013 file photo, House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., holds up a checklist related to the preparation for the implementation of the Obamacare healthcare program, and specifically, the HealthCare.gov website, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Danny Wells started his restaurant career at 13 as a dishwasher at the former Savory Cafe, now Capital City Cheesecake in Takoma Park.
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The Sensible BC campaign to spark the decriminalization of marijuana in B.C. is officially up in smoke after falling short of its goal.
The deal to end the government shutdown in October included a new deadline -- come up with a plan to fund the government by Dec. 13 -- or risk another partial government shutdown next month.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
Buying the right furniture is a huge investment for anyone. Buying sustainable furniture includes not only the materials that were sourced, but how far they traveled and what varnishes were used on them.
When visiting Washington DC, there are the traditional tourist spots like the monuments and museums, but there are also plenty of sustainability features that will excite any green fan.
Washington DC is known for having a relatively mild climate, so during the fall and spring, most Washingtonians save on heating and air because it rarely has to be used.
Also, join a group photo op at 9:20-9:30 AM, at Capitl's East Front, House Triangle, near Independence Ave. SE and New Jersey Ave. This week social and economic justice, peace, environmental and community groups are heading to Washington DC to tell Congress: We the People demand a budget that meets our critical needs - by cuting out-of-control, ... (more)
In this Nov. 13, 2013 file photo, Homeland Security Secretary nominee Jeh Johnson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on his nomination.
Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver remarks at the opening dinner of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Centennial Celebration at 7 p.m. December 9. The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee will begin its 100th anniversary celebrations with a two-day gathering in Washington, D.C., December 9. The conference will ... (more)
The Metropolitan Police Department says officers responded to the 200 block of Bates Street early Saturday for the report of a shooting.
D.C. Councilwoman Muriel Bowser, left, collects signatures from Catherine Ortega and Edward Mayo outside the Reeves Center in Washington on Nov. 23. The D.C. mayor - who ran in 2010 on a slogan of " Character.
I worry the icicles on my fingers may play havoc with the inner workings of my MacBook Air, as they rattle and break off my fingers.
Winter Storm Warning for District of Columbia County was issued at December 10 at 2:19AM EST