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  1. Obama administration: Education bills lack accountabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Daily Herald

    In this Jan. 21, 2015 file photo, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  2. Touting progress, Obama says Islamic State is losing groundRead the original story

    32 min ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama portrayed the U.S.-led coalition Monday as gaining ground against the Islamic State amid an expanded U.S. effort and ample signs of progress, but conceded more difficulties ahead in fighting what he described as a nimble and opportunistic enemy. "We're starting to see some progress," the president said during a rare visit to the Pentagon, ticking off a list of towns in Iraq and Syria he said had been wrested from IS control in recent weeks.

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  3. Trey Gowdy pushes back on allegations about Politico leakRead the original story

    36 min ago | The Washington Post

    In this May 8, 2013, file photo, Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., questions a witness during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's hearing on Benghazi on Capitol Hill in Washington. The letter from Rep. Elijah Cummings earlier today complaining about a leak to Politico from the House Select Committee on Benghazi has antagonized the committee's chair, Rep. Trey Gowdy .

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  4. New U.S.-Cuba relations recalls Elian Gonzalez sagaRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | New York Daily News

    The Cuban Interests Section, which will soon become Cuba's first American embassy since 1961, is seen on 16th St. in Washington, D.C. After Tuesday's announcement that Cuba and the U.S. would reopen embassies in their respective capitals, a question asked by former Daily News colleague Robert Santiago put into perspective the bold, unexpected, radical change in the two countries' relations that is currently taking place: "Could you have ever imagined back in 1999/2000 - when we covered the EliA n GonzA lez saga for the New York Daily News - that 15 years later a letter like this would be sent to Cuba from The White House?" Santiago asked another former Newser, Ralph Ortega, and myself.

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  5. Steve King wants resolution denouncing Supreme Court same-sex marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Congress returns to Washington after the Independence Day break with a slate of hefty items on the to-do list. But at least one leading social conservative wants to ensure that lawmakers spend a few minutes discussing the Supreme Court's recent decision to legalize same-sex marriage. 1 comment

  6. Thirty-one stores and growingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chain Store Age

    Marbles: The Brain Store is in an expansion mode. The retailer has opened a new store in Washington D.C., at National Harbor, the waterfront shopping and entertainment district on the Potomac River.

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  7. Holy Homes: The Pope Should Move to D.C.; Here's Where He Should LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Curbed

    Pope Francis is planning a trip to Washington, D.C., making his visit the tenth time a pope has ever made a journey to the U.S. He will arrive at Joint Base Andrews on September 22 and will stay in the District for only three days. DCInno detailed his itinerary with a visit to Congress, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Basilicia of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conceptio, and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

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  8. The Hotlist: 12 things to see, eat, drink and do in July 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... this version of the Rickey, called the Rick Rolled Rickshaw, during Rickey Month in 2013. (Fritz Hahn/The Washington Post via Instagram) In the spirit of the Washington's native cocktail, dozens of area bartenders create their own variations of the ...

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  9. Lightbridge Annual Meeting of Shareholders Conference Call and...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    Lightbridge Corporation , a leading innovator of next generation nuclear fuel designs and provider of nuclear energy consulting services to commercial and governmental organizations, today announced that the Company's annual meeting of shareholders is scheduled for 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at the Washington, D.C. offices of the Company's legal counsel, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Columbia Square, 555 13th Street N.W. Shareholders of record at the close of business on May 26, 2015 will be asked to re-elect five incumbent members of Lightbridge's Board of Directors; ratify the selection by the Audit Committee of the Company's independent registered public accounting firm BDO USA, LLC for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015; approve the Company's 2015 Equity Incentive Plan; and cast nonbinding, advisory votes on executive compensation and to transact such other business as may ... (more)

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  10. The long history of Richard Gere and Nancy Pelosia s friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Richard Gere gives then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a hug during the International Campaign for Tibet's 2009 reception in Washington. Woodward and Bernstein.

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  11. Former intern of Conn. Rep. Himes killed on DC subway on Fourth, arrest madeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Fox News

    A former intern for Connecticut Rep. Jim Himes was fatally stabbed on July Fourth in Washington, D.C., during a robbery inside a crowded subway car. The Metropolitan Police Department said Monday that detectives have made an arrest in connection with the death of the former intern, Kevin Sutherland.

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  12. Brainy chain opens store in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Retailing Today

    Marbles: The Brain Store has chosen one of the country's smartest cities for its next brick-and-mortar location. The company plans to open a new store in the Washington, D.C., area at National Harbor, the waterfront shopping and entertainment district on the Potomac River.

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  13. Americans Divided Over Calls to Remove Confederate MonumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Voice of America

    ... as the South is replete with homages to the short-lived Confederate States of America. For example, overlooking Washington, D.C., from the Virginia side of the Potomac River and right in the middle of Arlington National Cemetery sits Arlington ...

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  14. Nevada Congressman Joe Heck To Run For SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Switched

    ... the first Latina senator. The Democratic leader announced earlier this year he would not be seeking a sixth term. WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 11: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), speaks to reporters after attending the weekly Democrat policy ...

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  15. Leftist US candidate applauds Greek austerity 'No' voteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    In this June 3, 2015 file photo, US presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders listens to speakers during an event on the Trans Pacific Partnership on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI WASHINGTON: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist and 2016 candidate for president, has applauded Greece's rejection of a bailout referendum at the height of the country's standoff with European Union creditors.

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  16. developers are land grabbing Southeast D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The Barry Farm community has been around for over 70 years; the 432 unit public housing complex was built in 1943 and is being bulldozed down for a community upgrade of the future gentrification of Washington D.C. Developers are chomping at the bit to renovate this portion of Washington. In an article from the Washington Post written by Courtland Milloy in 2014 when the Barry Farm initiative first began, residents were interviewed about their opinions on where they would live once much of the affordable housing becomes scarce.

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  17. To Do Today: Swirlies, Imagine Dragons, and the First Night of Fort RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | City Paper

    ... it doesn't mean you have to stop gorging in celebration. For the month of July, Blue Duck Lounge at Park Hyatt Washington will serve an all-American cheese flight. For $30, you can try three one-ounce offerings of cheese and three three-ounces ...

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  18. Metro board to discuss new rail schedule proposalRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Customer Service and Operations Committee should advance this proposal to the next round. Robert Thomson is The Washington Post's "Dr. Gridlock." He answers travelers' questions, listens to their complaints and shares their pain on the roads, trains ...

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  19. National Association of Black Journalists Announces 40th Anniversary Gala and 2015-2016 Hall of FameRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | NABJ

    The National Association of Black Journalists is pleased to announce that its 40th Anniversary Gala and 2015-2016 Hall of Fame Induction will take place in Washington, D.C. on December 16, 2015. Induction into the Hall of Fame is the highest honor NABJ gives for professional excellence and advocacy on behalf of African American journalists.

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  20. Patricia Joyce Taylor Boido, 86, of Annapolis, Formerly of RockvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Patricia Joyce Taylor Boido, 86, a 20-year resident of Annapolis, previously of Rockville, died on July 3, 2015 at Sycamore Acres Assisted Living in Derwood. Patricia was born on February 27, 1929, in Washington, D.C., to the late Robert and Kathryn Taylor.

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