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Washington D.C. Renames Street Outside NASA Headquarters 'Hidden Figures Way'
The designation honors Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughan, the trailblazing black women depicted in the book and movie “Hidden Figures.”
Jon Stewart Advocates For 9/11 First Responders
Former late-night host Jon Stewart pleaded to Congress for additional funding for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.
D.C. Bill Would Make Go-Go The 'Official Music' Of The Gentrifying District
"This music represents the lived experiences of native Washingtonians,” Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie said in a press release.
District Of Columbia Could Restore Voting Rights To Felons In Prison
The nation’s capital is set to consider legislation that would let people with felony convictions vote while in prison.
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States Sue Pharmacy Company Behind OxyContin Amid Opioid Crisis
California, Maine, Hawaii and the District of Columbia are accusing Purdue Pharma of helping fuel the rise in drug overdoses linked to opioids.
Trump Says Rolling Thunder D.C.'s Ride Won't End This Year, Mystifying Event's Founder
"I know he means well but I don't know what the story is with they're 'working it out with us,'" Artie Muller said.
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Obama Played Baseball, Football With Kids In D.C. And It Was Extremely Cute
The former president looked extremely cool at bat in his sunglasses and slim-fit pants, and offered kids in an after-school program some presidential wisdom.
Jerry Nadler Threatens To Cite Don McGahn
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler vows accountability after the former White House counsel, Don McGahn defied a subpoena.
How America Struggles To Solve Homelessness In Rich Cities
America’s homeless population may be on the decline but in wealthy, growing cities the issue is increasing.
Mitch McConnell Promises To Be The ‘Grim Reaper’ Of Progressive Policies
McConnell called himself the “grim reaper” after saying that if he is still in charge in 2020, no progressive policies will be passed.
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Fight To Save Black Culture In Gentrifying D.C. Continues After Go-Go Victory
Community members joined #DontMuteDC to protest efforts to suppress the music that has played at a famed intersection for decades.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Builds Ikea Furniture In Her Unfurnished D.C. Apartment
The freshman lawmaker, who sleeps on a mattress on the floor, munched popcorn and likened the GOP to "The Exorcist" vomiting scene.
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Deaf Transgender Actor Chella Man Talks Being Cast In 'Titans' As Jericho
“I rarely saw sign language authentically represented on screen growing up, so this incredible opportunity has made my heart soar.”
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Childcare Is Broken In America. Washington D.C. Has A Plan To Fix It.
Parents are finding access to affordable, quality childcare nearly impossible. Washington, D.C., wants to be the model of how to fix that.
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These Are The Voting Rights Reforms Chuck Schumer Wants Democrats To Prioritize
The Senate minority leader outlined the priorities on the anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," the 1965 voting rights march where protesters were brutally beaten.
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Alabama Newspaper Publisher Calls On KKK To Get The Ropes And ‘Clean Up D.C.’
“We’ll get the hemp ropes out, loop them over a tall limb and hang all of them,” the author of the piece said.
Man Charged With Setting Fire To DC Restaurant Linked To 'Pizzagate' Hoax
The 22-year-old California man is accused of setting a curtain inside the restaurant on fire.
Rachel Maddow Explains How Donald Trump Is Trying To Take Credit For The Fourth Of July
The MSNBC host questioned why Trump would propose a "Salute to America" that sounds just like Washington's annual July 4 festivities.
Stacey Abrams Calls Government Shutdown A 'Stunt' In State Of The Union Response
Abrams called the government shutdown a “disgrace” and called for equal voting rights.
SOTU Chamber Sings Happy Birthday To Holocaust Survivor
Both sides of the Capitol chamber joined in singing “Happy Birthday” to Holocaust survivor and Pittsburgh synagogue shooting survivor Judah Samet.
Congresswomen Celebrate During The State Of The Union Address
During his State Of The Union address, Trump appeared to take credit for the historic number of women in Congress.
President Trump: ‘I Never Worked For Russia’
Trump denies working for Russia amid reports that the FBI began a collusion investigation in 2017.
Storm Punishes Swath Of U.S. With Snow, Ice And Freezing Rain
By late Sunday afternoon, the Washington, D.C. metro area, northern Virginia and parts of Maryland had total snowfall accumulations ranging from five to eight inches (12-20 centimeters).
Black-Owned Businesses Carve Out Space In An Increasingly Gentrified D.C.
A bar and a beauty co-op cater to black customers in the predominantly white Dupont Circle neighborhood.
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Opus Dei Paid Almost $1 Million To Settle Sexual Misconduct Suit Against Popular Priest
A woman alleged the Rev. C. John McCloskey groped her repeatedly during Washington counseling sessions.
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Race Is On To Make Sports Gambling Legal Across America
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Americans illegally wager $150 billion a year. Twenty states are poised to approve sports betting in 2019.
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