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Before the 1970s, there were no regulations protecting the environment . It was perfectly legal for a factory to dump toxic waste into streams and spew toxic fumes in the air.
When Beth Van Vorhis was growing up, her parents dressed her in her Easter best each year and took her to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center for the Easter Egg Roll.
APRIL 10: U.S. Speaker of the House John Bohener answers questions during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, April 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Sen. John Walsh posed a question to his colleagues on Capitol Hill this Sunday: If lawmakers are willing to spend billions of dollars on war, why are they less willing to invest in the welfare of veterans when they come home? Walsh, an Iraq War veteran, appeared on CNN's "State of the Union" to discuss legislation he introduced last month called ... (more)
MARCH 25: U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz speaks while flanked by colleagues on Capitol Hill about the Sebelius v.
New FWD.us ads highlight King's comments about a proposal to grant legal status to dreamers in the military.
Every year since 1983, Hustler founder Larry Flynt has sent 535 copies of his monthly magazine to Capitol Hill - one edition for each member of Congress.
Awesome Con, a convention for comic book fans taking place this weekend in Washington , failed to break the Guinness World Record for largest group of people dressed as comic book characters in one place.
Watch out, Kardashian clan, Capitol Hill staffers may soon be the focus of a new reality television show.
A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it.
We have become a world obsessed with rankings. The 23 best cupcakes in Washington.
Sadie Crouch, 17, and Tom Powars, 16, students at Sherando High School, are participating in enrichment programs this summer to supplement their studies.
This March 27, 2014, file photo shows Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.
Since the 1960s, most of the Hartford region's population growth has been in formerly rural towns beyond the inner-ring suburbs.