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Op-Ed: D.C.'s 16-week paid leave act serves as a national model

Washington - Conflicts between work and family life are common for U.S. workers. The term "work-life balance" describes the ultimate goal of the employed. D.C.'s proposed 16-week paid family leave would provide benefits to most who live in the nation's capitol.

The late Mayor of Washington, DC, Marion Barry, dies at 78

Former DC mayor, Marion Barry, a debatable and tireless supporter of the nation’s capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate D.C. politician. Barry died on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at the age of 78.

Sinkhole opens up and disrupts D.C. traffic during rush hour

Washington - A sinkhole opened up on an intersection in downtown Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. The streets around the sinkhole were closed and this caused problems during rush hour.

Op-Ed: A visit to the District of Columbia World War I Memorial Special

Washington - The World War I Monument, one of the lesser known memorials in the District, is nestled near the Korean War Memorial on the National Mall, right across from the Martin Luther King Jr. monument.

Op-Ed: Will the U.S. have a national World War I Memorial in Washington?

Washington - The World War I Monument is nestled near the Korean War Memorial on the National Mall. This memorial was built in remembrance of the soldiers from the District of Columbia who served and died in World War I.

Op-Ed: A spring visit to see the architecture of the U.S. Supreme Court Special

Washington - Currently, most of the attention on the nation's highest court is focused on what's been happening on the inside of the Supreme Court building with national healthcare under heavy debate.

Republican 2012 Primaries Results: Mitt Romney scores trifecta

Washington - The polls have closed in all three states. With the results beginning to be reported, it has been confirmed that former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney will win the state of Maryland, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia.

Breastfeeding mom accused of indecent exposure, files charges

Breastfeeding in public is one of those topics which often causes controversy. One side of the fence says it’s a natural part of life while the other side perceives breastfeeding as indecent exposure.

D.C. Mayor, top City Council members arrested on Capitol Hill

Washington - District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray and top City Council officials were arrested Monday during a protest outside of Hart Senate Office Building at Capitol Hill. Gray and about 300 others were protesting the limits placed on city funds.

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