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  1. Women in Business Q&A: Angela Fox, President/CEO, Crystal City BIDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | Switched

    Angela Fox was hired as the first President/CEO of the Crystal City BID in November of 2006. Under her leadership, the Crystal City BID has grown in both size and scope, dramatically changing the way the people see and perceive Crystal City.


  2. Here's Why Lincoln Chafee's Metric System Suggestion Actually Makes A Lot Of SenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Switched

    Democratic presidential candidate and former Sen. Lincoln Chafee announces his candidacy for the U.S. presidency at George Mason University June 3, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia. Chafee joins Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley in seeking the Democratic nomination.


  3. Pentagon: 51 Labs Received Suspected Live Anthrax SamplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Switched

    MAY 07: Secretary of Defense Ash Carter speaks to the media during a briefing at the Pentagon May 7, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia. Secretary Carter talked about various issues including the situation in the Middle East and the Department of Defense budget request.


  4. Canada Says No Danger Posed By U.S. Anthrax ShipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Switched

    The Canadian government confirmed on Tuesday that it received an anthrax sample kit from the U.S Department of Defense that might have contained live bacterium, but it said there were no reported illnesses. In a statement, the Public Health Agency of Canada said it received the sample in August 2006, but that it had not been used for over five years and was relocated to a secure laboratory.


  5. Inside The Crumbling Bridge In The Heart Of The Nation's CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Switched

    One of the busiest bridges in the nation's capital is deteriorating so badly that officials recently shut down two of its six lanes for emergency repairs. Work on the Arlington Memorial Bridge connecting Washington and its northern Virginia suburbs will take six months and cost $3 million , while drivers on the District's already congested roads will be stuck in even worse traffic.


  6. TSA Fails 95 Percent Of Airport Security Tests Conducted By Homeland Security: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Switched

    As thorough as the Transportation Security Administration screeners may be as they rifle through your belongings, the agency isn't performing where it counts. In a series of trials, the Department of Homeland Security was able to smuggle fake explosives, weapons and other contraband past airport screeners in major cities across the country , according to ABC News.


  7. Pentagon Says Global Cyber Threat Is GrowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Switched

    The United States on Thursday disclosed a cyber intrusion this year by Russian hackers who accessed an unclassified U.S. military network, in a episode Defense Secretary Ash Carter said showed the growing threat and the improving U.S. ability to respond. Carter cited the newly declassified incident during an address at Stanford University, in which he also warned the Pentagon was ready to help defend America's networks and to use cyber weaponry, if needed.


  8. What We Can Learn From Britt McHenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Switched

    We are living in an Orwellian "Big Brother" surveillance state. It's a big issue and it deserves our attention, but the government is not in the habit of publicly embarrassing people by releasing edited versions of the surveillance video it captures.


  9. Jerry Warren, Former White House Press Secretary, Dies At 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Switched

    A group of American Republican Party politicians at a press conference at the White House during the Watergate crisis; from left to right, Deputy Press Secretary Gerald "Jerry" Warren, Senator Barry Goldwater and John Rhodes, the House Minority Leader. It was at this meeting that Barry Goldwater informed President Nixon that impeachment could not be avoided and subsequently Nixon resigned.


  10. Deaf Immigrant Jailed For 6 Weeks With No Interpreter Over Crime He Didn't CommitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Switched

    In this photo taken Feb. 27, 2015, Abreham Zemedagegehu, seated in a conference room of lawyer's office in Washington, discusses the lawsuit he filed against the Arlington, Va., sheriff in federal court. Zemedagegehu, a U.S. citizen who was born in Ethiopia, learned that he'd been accused of stealing an iPad _ an iPad whose owner later found it. 1 comment

  11. Ash Carter Sworn In As Defense SecretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Switched

    New U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter was sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden in a ceremony at the White House on Tuesday after the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly voted to confirm him last week. Carter, 60, served from 2011 to 2013 as deputy defense secretary, the Pentagon's No.


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