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5 hrs ago | Washington Times
Although he probably was unaware, President Obama conjured up a neatly-wrapped birthday gift for Marion Barry the other day.
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9 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune
While Utah lags in teaching computer science to underrepresented groups, a new report applauds steps the state has taken to get more kids in-depth education on the subject.
13 hrs ago | Kiplinger Online
Whether legally married or registered as domestic partners, gay and lesbian couples from certain states and the District of Columbia can file joint tax returns.
16 hrs ago | Wenatchee World
I was surprised to read that New Orleans enrolls 79 percent of its students in charter schools now, the highest by far of any school district.
20 hrs ago | WebProNews
Marion Barry, the former mayor of the District of Columbia and councilman since 2005, has been released from a physical rehabilitation facility where he spent 16 days regaining his mobility and receiving treatment for blood and urinary tract infections resulting from diabetes.
Possessing under an ounce of marijuana and consuming it in one's own private home is no longer a jailable offense in the District of Columbia.
The Justice Department said Wednesday it has frozen $458 million in corruption-derived assets from accounts belonging to Nigerian dictator Gen.
House Bill 1385 , also known as the Koozer-Kuhn Medical Cannabis Act, was introduced by Nashville democrat Rep. Sherry Jones in mid-January.
Missouri, South Dakota and Wisconsin all have businesses near their borders with Iowa for which our state has no counter: those that sell consumer fireworks.
After three straight years of increases that baffled experts, the number of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in the USA appears to be dropping.
President Barack Obama challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin's defense of his involvement in Ukraine, arguing Tuesday that there is widespread consensus that Russia is violating international law and urging Putin to agree to talks to de-escalate the situation.
Possession of less than one ounce of marijuana would no longer be a criminal offense in the nation's capital under a bill approved Tuesday by the D.C. Council.
Possession of less than one ounce of marijuana would no longer be a criminal offense in the nation's capital under a bill approved by the D.C. Council.
Although all main streets in the District of Columbia were salted and treated for ice and snow, the snow removal on sidewalks and private property still remains an ongoing task.
March is "Women's History Month", and to commemorate this we'll look at women who have paved the way for others, or those who have made their passion to highlight the successes and cultural progresses is of other women throughout history.
CoreLogicA , a leading residential property information, analytics and services provider, today released its January CoreLogic Home Price Index report.