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Metro plans to begin random searches of its riders’ bags in the coming days, the transit agency said Thursday, revisiting a plan first announced two years ago. Some riders are saying they won’t be comfortable with the random searches.
New York — Fresh from our “What were you thinking?” file, a thief who broke into a home and stole many items, including a winter coat, laptop, iPod and money, posted a picture of himself wearing said coat and holding said money on the teen’s Facebook account. How did he get access? From the victim’s […]
WASHINGTON – A Virginia man has been arrested and indicted on charges he tried to help people he believed were al-Qaida operatives in planning to bomb subway stations in and around the nation’s capital. The FBI says the public was never in danger because its agents were aware of the man’s activities before the alleged […]
The parents of a 17-year-old boy in intensive care still have questions after viewing the surveillance video of his three-story fall from a balcony at McKinley Technical High School in northeast D.C.
Two of the four Republican candidates in D.C. Council races this year are black gay men. That may seem surprising — exit polls showed just 27 percent of gay voters chose the GOP ticket in 2008, while just four percent of black voters did so.
Michelle Rhee a featured player in the new documentary “Waiting for Superman” discusses the movie, charter schools, school vouchers and are D.C. public schools good enough for high profile politicians’ children. Should school vouchers be made available if a student is not selected to attend a charter school? WATCH: Michelle Rhee Discusses “Waiting for Superman,” […]
As a coalition of liberal activists gather in Washington, NAACP President Ben Jealous tells CNN that the “One Nation” movement is not “the alternative to the Tea Party, we’re the antidote to the Tea Party.”
Oprah Winfrey is calling D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee a “warrior woman” who has taken on the worst-performing school district in the country.
D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty fell to challenger Vincent Gray in a grueling Democratic primary that left candidates and voters waiting until 1:30 a.m. Wednesday before definitive unofficial results were announced. If Mr. Gray’s lead holds and Mr. Gray wins in November, it will mark the first time in the city’s history that a council chairman […]
Capitol Hill employees owed $9.3 million in overdue taxes at the end of last year, a sliver of the $1 billion owed by federal workers nationwide but one with potential political ramifications for members of Congress.
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