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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post
"The Winter's Tale" Shakespeare Theatre Company concludes its run of the play, this season's Free for All selection.
2 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph
Back in July, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia struck down Washington, D.C.'s ban on carrying handguns in public.
5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
The District of Columbia police chief is urging President Barack Obama not to cancel a program enabling local law enforcement agencies to buy surplus military equipment at big discounts.
Continuing its mission to protect American consumers, the Federal Trade Commission has filed suit against unnamed defendants operating as American Bill Pay Organization and American Benefits Foundation in an effort to halt allegedly fraudulent and deceptive debt relief and credit repair practices targeted at financially distressed individuals.
In Silvester v. Harris, No. 1:11-CV-2137 AWI SAB , a federal trial court held that Penal Code sections 26815 and 27540 , which require ten days between purchase and delivery of a firearm, are unconstitutional under the Second Amendment as to those who have already been previously cleared for weapons possession by reason of a previous firearm ... (more)
In his back-to-school speech last week, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan praised several states for their progress in developing new teacher evaluation systems.
In a decision handed down last week and published today, a federal judge rules that California's 10-day waiting period for gun purchases is unconstitutional as applied to people who already own firearms and have passed a background check.
Three New Mexico health care centers received a combined $644,538 in federal grants for improvements to support their patient-centered medical homes model.
Beautiful, crisp fall days on the horizon mean long motorcycle rides on hilly country roads enticing motorcycle riders to feel the wind in their hair.
Many motorists outside the US have dreamed about cruising at high speeds on America's long, straight for miles highways.
On August 22, 2014, the District of Columbia Mayor signed a new law restricting most employers that operate in the District of Columbia in their ability to rely on criminal history information, including criminal background records, for employment purposes.
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton told FoxNews Monday that attorneys for the IRS have admitted that all of the supposedly lost emails from former IRS employee Lois Lerner are backed up, and that the IRS has not admitted this because they say it would be too hard to dig them out of these backed up files.
Results of a national poll released Wednesday show that many Americans are opposed to the newly implemented Common Core standards, although their reasons reveal they don't understand them.
A Hot Lotto ticket sold in Sturgis is worth $9,000 in the latest drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Hot Ball to win the game's third prize of $3,000 in the Saturday drawing.
Since the beginning of the year, nearly 40,000 Central American minors detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited with their parents or relatives in the U.S. About 6,000 of them are in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
What is it? Test your U.S. state knowledge with Census PoP Quiz, a new population challenge about the 50 states and the District of Columbia from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:12 am
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