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3 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune
In this June 4, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama gestures while speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, to announce the judicial nominations including Patricia Ann Millett, right, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
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Should polygamy be legal among consenting adults?
7 hrs ago | North County Public Radio
Vermont has reclaimed its title as the top state in the country for the production of Peace Corps volunteers.
8 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
The number of people seeking health insurance under Obamacare more than doubled in November to around 250,000, according to a government report on Wednesday, showing the landmark healthcare law is still far from its goal of extending coverage to millions of uninsured Americans.
12 hrs ago | Patch.com
District of Columbia public schools, the Federal government, city government, Georgetown University, the University of the District of Columbia and the Department of Motor Vehicles are all closed Today.
Two months after they launched, most of the online health insurance exchanges run by states have vastly outperformed their federal counterpart, healthcare.gov.
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)
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.
The Senate approved 56-38 the nomination of Patricia Millett to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia, and debated on the nomination of Met Watt for director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
December 10 - Millions of Americans currently live in a state that denies them, their friends, and family members the basic freedom to marry the one they love.
A pair of employees at a District of Columbia public pool have been disciplined as the investigation into sexual assault allegations at the facility go on, sources say.
The nation's new health-care law says insurers can't turn anyone away, even people who are sick.
The National Weather Service says that periods of heavy snow may be possible for portions of Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
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.
Yesterday, the Washington Post published Michael Sallah and Debbie Cenziper's exhaustive account of their attempt to identify the owners of a firm that threatened to foreclose on hundreds of residents of the District of Columbia.
The Montgomery Bus Boycott that led to the end of racial segregation in the South in 1956 was led by a faith leader at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church.