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  • newTrump Issues Revised Travel Restrictions on Eight Countries
    President Donald Trump on Sunday issued a revised travel ban targeting citizens of eight countries, adding North Korea, Venezuela and Chad to a list of nations the administration says pose a threat to national security. Restrictions will remain on…
    - 20 mins ago, 25 Sep 17, 12:03am -
  • Trump Pledges to Campaign for Moore if Strange Loses
    President Donald Trump traveled south Friday night to urge Alabamians to vote for Sen. Luther Strange in next week’s Senate Republican primary runoff. But he said he would campaign for Strange’s opponent if Strange loses. Strange, who was appo…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 9:58pm -
  • Capitol Ink | Jimmy Kimmel Test
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    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 8:25pm -
  • Podcast: Latest Obamacare Repeal Bill Unravels
    Sen. John McCain’s opposition to the latest Republican bill to repeal Obamacare may well kill it, says Roll Call Senate reporter Niels Lesniewski. CQ health reporter Mary Ellen McIntire explains what’s in the bill. Show Notes:
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 6:08pm -
  • Trump: Facebook Turning Over Ads Part of ‘Russia Hoax’
    President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted he believed Facebook’s intent to turn Kremlin-linked ads over to congressional committees investigating influence over the 2016 presidential election to be part of what he considered the “Russia hoax.”…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 5:49pm -
  • Carson Praises Moore, Breaking With Trump on Alabama Senate Race
    A member of President Donald Trump’s own Cabinet appears to be breaking with him in the GOP runoff in the Alabama Senate Race. Hours before Trump travels to the state to headline a rally for Sen. Luther Strange, Housing and Urban Development Secr…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 5:46pm -
  • Dole Hospitalized at Walter Reed for Low Blood Pressure
    Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, last week for low blood pressure, Fox News reported. Dole, 94, and his wife, former Sen. Elizabeth Dole, tweeted confirmatio…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 5:24pm -
  • Trump Considering New Travel Restrictions as Ban Expires
    President Donald Trump is weighing whether to place travel restrictions on visitors from countries considered noncompliant with new vetting procedures established by the Homeland Security Department, officials said Friday. Trump’s temporary trave…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 4:32pm -
  • McCain a ‘No’ on Latest Senate Health Care Bill
    Arizona Sen. John McCain said Friday that given the truncated timeline, he cannot vote for the health care repeal proposal floated by fellow Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana next week. “I cannot in…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 3:29pm -
  • House Eyes Overhaul of Defense Intelligence Agency
    The Pentagon’s Defense Intelligence Agency is in the cross hairs of the House Intelligence Committee, which is aiming for a radical overhaul of the military’s spy arm. The committee sees it as bloated and ineffective. But how far such an effort…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 2:58pm -

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  • DC Government Goes On Air with Launch of DC Radio 96.3 HD4
    Mayor Bowser launched the DC Government’s first radio station, DC Radio 96.3 HD4, making Washington, DC one of only two municipalities in the United States with a full-power, city-owned radio station. The station, managed by the District’s Office…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:28pm -
  • Mayor Bowser Announces Legislation to Protect DC Seniors and Vulnerable Adults from Financial Exploitation and Abuse
    At the 10th anniversary celebration of the Hattie Holmes Senior Wellness Center, Mayor Bowser recognized the tremendous contributions of the late Ms. Hattie Holmes and highlighted proposed legislation that will protect District seniors and vulnerable…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:27pm -
  • Councilmember Todd Prioritizes Students and Families
    This week, Councilmember Brandon Todd (D-Ward 4) introduced the “Universal Free Lunch for All Amendment Act of 2017” and the “Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Amendment Act of 2017,” two bills that would support DC students and families. The…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:25pm -
  • HRSA Awards $1,629,009 to Support District of Columbia Families
    The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced $1,629,009 in funding to District of Columbia through the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV Program). These funds will allow District of Columbia to c…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:24pm -
  • District Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 6.4 Percent
    The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) reported today that the seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate was 6.4 percent in August – this was unchanged from the reported July rate.The District’s preliminary…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:24pm -
  • 8TH ANNUAL AFRICAN AMERICAN AUTHORS & EMPOWERMENT EXPO TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7TH
    (BlackNews.com) -- The African American Authors & Empowerment Expo (AAAEE) is holding its 8th annual event on Sat., Oct. 7, 2017 from 11am to 5pm in Baltimore, MD on the campus of Morgan State University in the University Student Center's Calvin and…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:23pm -
  • HBCU TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT TO BE HELD AT MOREHOUSE COLLEGE
    (BlackNews.com) -- The National Black Information Technology Leadership Organization (NBITLO) is calling together Higher Education Administrators, HBCU Students, Faculty, Alumni, Tech Leaders, Institutional Advancement Practitioners and Enrollment Ma…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:22pm -
  • Mayor Bowser Releases District’s Health Systems Plan
    Mayor Bowser released the District’s Health Systems Plan, a roadmap for how to leverage DC’s high-quality medical services and facilities in order to address chronic health inequities, including gaps in primary, specialty, and mental health care.…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:21pm -
  • OHR Reaches New Heights in Outreach and Enforcement in FY 16
    The District of Columbia Office of Human Rights (OHR) recently issued its Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Highlights, reporting a swell of over 2,000 inquires of discrimination, 664 cases docketed, 467 mediated settlements and 31 cases certified to the Commi…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:20pm -
  • Councilmember Bonds Resumes Council Period with New Housing and Child Safety Legislation
    This week, the members of the District of Columbia City Council reconvened for their first, post-recess meeting of the Committee of the Whole. During the session, which began promptly at 11 a.m., Councilmember Bonds introduced four pieces of legislat…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:06pm -
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Washington Times

  • newFox 5 in Washington, D.C., to relocate to Bethesda, Maryland, in 2021
    The District's Fox affiliate, WTTG, and WDCA Fox 5 Plus have entered into a letter of intent with Carr Properties to relocate their television facilities and operations from the Friendship Heights section of the capital to 7272 Wisconsin Ave. in Beth…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 6:59pm -
  • Abu Ghraib civil lawsuit returns to federal courthouse in Alexandria
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A civil lawsuit filed by inmates at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq is back in front of a federal judge. Friday's hearing at U.S. District Court in Alexandria comes nine years after the lawsuit was first filed and 13…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 2:31am -
  • No new Metro tax, please and thanks
    ANALYSIS/OPINION: When one of the region's most respected lawmakers calls, you answer the phone. "There is no Plan B" for shoring up and sustaining Metro, Board Chairman Jack Evans told me Thursday morning. "We need $25 billion. We need a big chunk o…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 6:56pm -
  • Recovery high school idea grows with substance use disorder
    When John Edmonds was a teenager, a Maryland judge gave him an ultimatum: After racking up 16 felonies and struggling with addiction, he could either go to juvenile prison or a treatment program. He chose the latter and was sent to Phoenix High Schoo…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 5:12pm -
  • Warrantless cellphone tracking unconstitutional: D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals
    The D.C. Court of Appeals found that District police violated a man's constitutional rights by using cellphone surveillance technology to track his location without a warrant, reversing his robbery and sexual-assault convictions. The 2-1 decision put…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 4:48pm -
  • Kimberly-Clark sues D.C. over 'fatally flawed' ban on 'flushable' wipes: Report
    A major manufacturer of cleaning products is suing the District of Columbia over what its in-house counsel calls a "fatally flawed" ban on the marketing of "flushable" sanitary wipes, Washington's WTOP Radio reported Thursday.  Kimberly-Clark's fil…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:36pm -
  • Jack Evans, Metro chair: New tax is only way
    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan got a backhand on Thursday regarding their positions on a new 1 cent regional sales tax to fund the D.C. region's Metro transit system. "There is no Plan B," Metro Board Chairman Jack Evan…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:40pm -
  • Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan plans to widen I-270, I-495 and BW Parkway
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced a $9 billion plan to widen Interstate 270, the Capital Beltway and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in the suburbs of the nation's capital. Hogan said Thursday the work on the three majo…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 11:56am -
  • Ed Gillespie attacks Ralph Northam in ad over sanctuary city stance
    Both the Democrat and Republican in Virginia's governor's race say the state doesn't have any sanctuary cities — contradicting the Trump administration, which earlier this year fingered two counties as sanctuaries for refusing to fully cooperate wi…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:13pm -
  • Reading is still fundamental, even amid hurricanes
    Christian and Skyler were anxious. The 5-year-old Texas twins were set to enter kindergarten — until Hurricane Harvey ripped their world. Their school is among five north of Corpus Christi that remain shuttered, having lost heating and air conditio…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 8:34pm -

Washingtonian

  • Yes, You Really Are Googling Trump as Much as You Feared
    Even seven months in to Donald Trump‘s term, it can still feel alarming just how often news related to the 45th president occurs. From sudden staff and cabinet moves, breaks in the investigation into the role Russia played in the 2016 election, and…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 3:52pm -
  • The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: September 23-24
    Ledroit Park Where: 2035 2nd St., NW Ground Level Unit 3 How Much: $349,000 When: Saturday, 2 to 4 pm and Sunday, 2 to 4 pm Why: Historic architecture and modern accents converge in this one-bedroom, one-bath condo. The 535-square-foot space has an…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 1:42pm -
  • Sports Bar Smackdown: Vote For the Best DC Football Bar Here
    Listen up, Washingtonians. As summer turns to fall, we are now firmly entrenched in football season, meaning it’s time for fantasy leagues, tailgating, and anticipated disappointment for fans of a certain local team. Because misery loves company, w…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 12:49pm -
  • 7 Pretty Patios for Brunch Around DC
    Patio dining can be overrated when it comes to tables near a noisy, busy street. Try one of these restaurants instead, which offer brunch in pretty (and quiet!) al fresco oases. Beuchert’s Saloon 623 Pennsylvania Ave., SE The pretty back patio of t…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 12:23pm -
  • Luxury Waterfront Living Begins This Fall at VIO
    Whether you’re looking for a studio apartment or a spacious three-bedroom, you can live in luxury at VIO at The Wharf, on the city’s Southwest waterfront. Designed with fine features and finishes, these luxurious waterfront condos include floor-t…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 11:34am -
  • These Breathtaking Shenandoah Photos Prove Dogs Make the Best Instagram Models

    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 10:51am -
  • Prepare to Fall In Love With the New Baby Gazelles At the National Zoo
    The National Zoo has welcomed three baby gazelles in the past month, contributing to a veritable “baby boom” of these critically endangered–and dangerously cute–ungulates. The three calves (two males and a female) were born between August 30…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 4:28pm -
  • Hip Dumpling Pop-Up Lands Its First Shop In Foggy Bottom
    After a string of popular pop-ups at Compass Rose, the Passenger, On Rye, and elsewhere, Laoban Dumplings will open its first storefront in Foggy Bottom in the next few weeks. Patrick Coyne started the dumpling company earlier this year after a caree…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 3:50pm -
  • Why Has No One Thought of This? An H Street Café Has Childcare So Parents Can Actually Get Work Done
    Every parent knows that it’s impossible to simultaneously work and take care of your little ones. That’s what inspired Tracy Leaman, owner of Events to a T and mother of two, to partner with Sospeso in the Atlas District to offer two-hour child…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 3:47pm -
  • 11 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend
    Combine your love for cocktails and the classroom this Thursday with the Willard InterContinental’s History Happy Hour. The event will be held at the Round Robin Bar from 6 to 8 PM, and guests will learn how to create three cocktails from Jim Hew…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 2:12pm -
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