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Representative Colby Schwartz told The Associated Press on Monday that he plans to leave the Legislature when his term ends in November.
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell joined former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas on Monday to express their support for the new Common Core academic standards and the need to counter what they said was "misinformation" about the education program.
The video message posted on the Justice Department's website reflects the federal government's concern about the growing prevalence of heroin and prescription painkillers.
Influential District of Columbia businessman Jeffrey Thompson was charged Monday with conspiracy to violate federal and local campaign finance laws by funding off-the-books campaign activity for candidates including Hillary Rodham Clinton and district Mayor Vincent Gray.
Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an "urgent public health crisis" and says first responders should carry with them an antidote to reverse the effects of an overdose.
STAFF PHOTO JASON IVESTER Alyssa Alberson, 10, gets a hand Thursdsay from her father, Thomas Alberson, while working on her online school work.
The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
In this Feb. 6, 2014, file photo, Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray joins the Congressional Black Caucus on the national day of prayer to remember the poor and homeless, at the Capitol in Washington.
From the peak of our subterranean mountain of collapsed rock inside Windsor Cave in Jamaica, my companion Cindy thought she heard a river in the distance.
How lucky are you? Match all six Powerball winning numbers on March 8, 2014, and you could be joining the multimillionaire club alongside the last two California Powerball jackpot winners.
Attorney Larry Klayman is facing an April 7-8 hearing with the Board on Professional Responsibility of the District of Columbia Bar.
US citizen Hector Orjuela was sentenced to 30 years in prison followed by lifelong supervision for child molestation and producing child pornography Foreigners looking for work as English teachers in China take part in a training session in Beijing, China.
An NAACP delegation will take the concerns of minority communities in the United States to the UN Human Rights Council's review of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, scheduled to take place in Geneva, Switzerland from March 9 to 15. The International Covenant is a treaty that outlines broad and fundamental civil and political ... (more)
The examples are becoming too ridiculous to ignore, don't you think? On Thursday, the military's sexual assault morass was on display on both shores of the Potomac River.
Today , LEED Exposed , a project of the Environmental Policy Alliance , released research showing that large privately-owned buildings in Washington D.C. certified under the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards, actually use more energy than uncertified buildings.