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2 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet
"My team and I tested the banks' compliance with the National Mortgage Settlement's original 29 metrics for the first half of this year," said Joseph Smith, monitor of the organization, in a December 4 oversight update .
Should nudity be off-limits on prime-time TV?
Should the US stop sending aid to developing countries?
6 hrs ago | Examiner.com
District of Columbia residents who were unable to walk in the snow and rain to the South African Embassy to sign the Book of Condolence to pay honor and respect to Nelson Mandela still have an opportunity to be part of history on Wednesday December 11, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mayor Vincent Gray invites District residents to sign the official ... (more)
10 hrs ago | KKLA-FM Glendale
Abortions are on the decline in the United States, though numbers remain shockingly high in New York City, according to a CDC report released over Thanksgiving.
15 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense
Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, hosted a National Guard Christmas Tree dedication in her office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building here yesterday.
19 hrs ago | KPIC
Same-sex marriage advocates in Oregon reported Monday they had collected enough signatures to give voters a chance to legalize same-sex marriage in 2014.
23 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington
Senate Democrats are demonstrating their new ability to thwart Republican filibusters with a vote that would make judges appointed by Democratic presidents a majority on the nation's second most powerful court.
The Wilton High School Model Congress participated this past weekend at the 2013 Yale Model Congress in New Haven, and the students who attended had a successful legislative session.
The nation's new health-care law says insurers can't turn anyone away, even people who are sick.
Forecasters are calling for a second winter storm to hit the Mid-Atlantic region, which will slow efforts to restore power to those affected by snow and ice on Sunday.
Fourteen states and the District of Columbia told the federal government they could run their own health insurance exchanges, but three people leading their states' exchanges have now left following problem-plagued rollouts of the online marketplaces.
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is scheduled to take part in a ceremony paying tribute to fallen soldiers and those on active duty.
The DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority has announced that District residents seeking health insurance coverage effective January 1, 2014, will have additional days to shop, compare, and choose a plan that best meets their needs and budgets through DC Health Link, the District's new online health insurance marketplace.
A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for the entire area, except the Eastern Shore where a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect.
Sundays are a great day to ignore the chatter and just focus on what's going on at home.
In elementary math classes, students will spend less time working independently with paper and pencil and more time with items such as beads and blocks, working collaboratively on strategies to solve problems.
If you need new ideas about what to feed the family, this food swap might be just the ticket.