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44 min ago | The Advocate
One way to gauge how quickly the politics surrounding Common Core have changed is to track Gov. Bobby Jindal's journey from full support to abandonment to opposition so strong that he's willing to entertain an end-run around his own allies in the Legislature, on the state education board and in the education department.
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4 hrs ago | Boxing Scene
DC Armory, Washington, District of Columbia - IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter retained his title for the first time with a vicious fourth round knockout of two-division champion Paulie Malignaggi .
DC Armory, Washington, District of Columbia - Bill "Two Scoops" Emes, and other members of the press, catches up with former three division world Adrien Broner to discuss his upcoming fight with Carlos Molina on May 3rd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the first career loss to Marcos Maidana, a potential rematch with Maidana down the road, changes in ... (more)
One of the consequences of the transformation of our nation from a democracy to an oligarchy is that common sense solutions to our biggest problems are no longer possible if they stand to reduce the wealth of the oligarchs by even just parts-of-a-penny on the dollar.
Enrollment in ObamaCare's new health insurance exchanges is likely to grow past eight million, as some states are still letting people sign up for insurance beyond this year's official enrollment deadline.
Chris Brown's assault trial for allegedly punching a man in Washington, D.C. back in October of 2013 was postponed.
Metropolitan Police said they received a call around 11:16 a.m. Thursday for the report of a man down.
Eugene Asomani Williams of Washington, D.C., was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison for conspiring to distribute heroin and possessing a firearm in furtherance of this offense.
It took rescuers nearly two and half hours to free a little boy's hand from an escalator last night at Iverson Mall.
Artist Si Youn Kim's painting of a king eider duck won the 2014-15 U.S. junior duck stamp contest.
Awesome Con made a valiant effort to break the world record for assembled superheroes on Friday at the Capitol Reflecting Pool, but fell short .
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports about 21 states had decreases in unemployment rates, 17 states and the District of Columbia had increases, and 12 states had no change.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D. Conn., is fighting a subpoena that would force him to give deposition testimony and turn over documents in a labor dispute between health care management companies and unions.
Both candidates for D.C. mayor want to overhaul the District's parking enforcement to end bad tickets, confusing signs and lengthy appeals.
DC council sues Mayor Gray, CFO over law on WUSA9.com: http://www.wusa9.com/story/news/local/2014/04/17/lawsuit-money-congress-sue-dc-council-mayor-gray-cfo/7822191/ WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia Council filed a lawsuit Thursday against Mayor Vincent Gray and the city's chief financial officer.
A daylong protest by weekly newspaper editors from around the U.S. against the Newseum's snubbing of community journalism resulted in the Washington, D.C., museum changing its policy to include weeklies in its Today's Front Pages exhibit.