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3 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun
Gay weddings made up 17 percent of marriages in Washington this past year, the first year gay marriages were legal in the state, state officials reported Wednesday.
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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Due in mid December of each year, this scholarship awards scholarship money to both state and national winners.
9 hrs ago | World Magazine
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.
13 hrs ago | Freshnews
NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project has awarded fellowships and scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year to 40 graduate and undergraduate students from across the United States to increase diversity in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines.
17 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington
A retired Air Force veteran who has fought an erroneous parking ticket for more than a year now wants D.C. prosecutors to charge the ticket writer and the Department of Motor Vehicles with crimes.
A Labor Department proposal that would require federal contractors to meet newly established hiring quotas for people with disabilities has wound up in court.
Fitch Ratings has published a report on District of Columbia , DC. The report is available at www.fitchratings.com .
These are the fifty states ranked according to peenor size per data gathered by online condom retailer Condomania.
On Oct. 1, the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges will be open for business in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
All 50 states and the District of Columbia have more lax financial disclosure rules for their high court justices than the disclosure requirements for federal judges, according to an analysis from a watchdog group.
While many members of Congress are indeed signing up for health coverage through the District of Columbia exchange - which was designated as the provider for all members - their experiences have been significantly better than those of average consumers in several respects, including more generous benefits packages, VIP customer service from ... (more)
In keeping his promise to the children of the District of Columbia, today Mayor Vincent C. Gray reached number 32 of the 40 playgrounds he vowed to open for DC children.
Republicans are fighting Republicans. Teacher unions are linking arms with tea partyers.
Critics are relentless in warning about what they see as the folly of the new Common Core academic standards, designed to prepare students for college or a job by the time they graduate from high school.
He's known as a Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army. The positions were created in 1922.
Paul Zukerberg, a candidate for Attorney General of the District of Columbia, has re-filed his lawsuit to force the District to hold an election for that post.