• Obama: 'Absolutely' Faced Racism in White House

    Dec 9, 2016, 9 a.m.

    In an interview on CNN Wednesday, President Barack Obama reflected on racism he "absolutely" faced during his presidency.
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  • D.C. a Top Target for Holiday ID Theft

    Dec 7, 2016, 3 p.m.

    'Tis the season for celebration and togetherness. Unfortunately, it's also a time for identity thieves and hackers to prey on millions of innocent consumers.
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  • Protesters Plan to Crash Inauguration

    Dec 7, 2016, 3 p.m.

    As the Capitol makes preparations to swear in Republican President-elect Donald Trump, an increasing number of opponents to the real estate mogul have begun planning demonstrations to juxtapose the inauguration.
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  • Nation’s First Somali American Woman Lawmaker Harassed in D.C.

    Dec 9, 2016, noon

    Just weeks after her win in a Minnesota House race, Ilhan Omar, the nation's first Somali American Muslim woman legislator, said she endured the most "hateful, derogatory, Islamophobic, sexist" experience of her life.
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  • Children's National Facility Opens in Anacostia

    Dec 7, 2016, 3 p.m.

    Ward 8, the home to the highest number of youth in the city, will now have a state-of-the-art medical facility to meet their health and wellness needs.
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  • Origins of Electoral College Steeped in Slavery

    Dec 7, 2016, 3 p.m.

    A recount of votes in the presidential election is underway in Wisconsin and — at press time — clerks in Pennsylvania and Michigan may have also began thumbing through ballots thanks to Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who has raised more than $6 million for the effort.
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  • Postal Service Issues Holiday Mail Tips

    Dec 7, 2016, 3 p.m.

    The U.S. Postal Service has announced its holiday mailing and shipping deadlines for domestic and international destinations — encouraging customers to ship as soon as possible, particularly for those who hope to have their cards, letters, and packages at its desired location by Christmas.
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  • Holiday Films Showcase Black Actors

    Dec 7, 2016, 3 p.m.

    As the temperatures continue to fall and with schools and offices soon closing for the holidays, some families may be wondering to do with all of that extra downtime. But before you decide to sleep in, engage with social media or be a couch potato, you may want to consider checking out a few of the new films — great stories featuring black actors all at the top of their game.
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