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Millions-starving-in-South-Sudan-Red-Cross-warnsMillions Starving in South Sudan, Red Cross warns

(UPI) — Hundreds of thousands of people are starving in South Sudan, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned Wednesday as it appealed for $19 million in global aid….

9/11 Memorial Museum Officially OpensRemembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11 (UPI) — The services commemorating the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will be private this year, but the memorials will be open to the public most…

5-million-Gmail-credentials-dumped-in-online-forum5 million Gmail Credentials dumped In Online Forum

(UPI) — An archive containing approximately five million Gmail addresses and passwords were dumped in an online forum Tuesday with 60 percent of them valid, claimed the user who posted…

HEADLINESNational Day of Service and Remembrance

Serve DC is encouraging residents to commemorate the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance and pay tribute to men and women in uniform by giving back. On behalf…

HEADLINESChoosing the Right Home Health Care Agency

(NewsUSA) – When illness or injury strikes, home health care is oftentimes not only preferred, but statistically shown to rapidly improve healing and give peace of mind. So, how do…

HEADLINESDuPont, General Mills, Verizon and Walmart Launch “Engage Excellence”

Minority Lawyer Inclusion Incentive Program:  One Answer to the Call to Action The General Counsel of DuPont, General Mills, Verizon, and Walmart have announced the launch of the Engage Excellence…

HEADLINESCCHF’s Twila Brase Honored with Award for Achievements 
in Health Freedom

Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), a Minnesota-based national organization dedicated to preserving patient-centered health care and protecting patient and privacy rights, was honored this…

thieves-now-targeting-credit-card-readers_smThieves now Targeting Credit Card Readers

(UPI) — In Minneapolis, Minnesota, a group of thieves have a new target: credit card machines. WCCO reports the thieves are stealing the machines right off the counter. They then…

HEADLINESSuppose September 11 never happened

By Harlan Ullman This week marks the 13th anniversary of al Qaeda’s September 11th attacks against America. Many of the consequences of those attacks and subsequent U.S. interventions in Iraq…

HEADLINESAPI: Energy boosting U.S. Economy

(UPI) — A study conducted by the U.S. energy industry’s American Petroleum Institute finds the sector is supporting around 8 percent of the nation’s economy. “Oil and natural gas companies…

HEADLINESFerguson City Council looking at changes

(UPI) — The City Council of Ferguson, Missouri wants to make some changes to the way police department oversight and the court system. Those changes were talked about Tuesday night,…

HEADLINESNERA: U.S. still importing oil if ban lifted

(UPI) — If the United States lifts a ban on crude oil exports it can realize economic benefits, though it will still be a net importer, a report prepared by…

HEADLINESAmerican Diabetes Association and Takeda Launch ConnecT2DayTM to Encourage Better Self-Management by Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Primary Research Provides Key Insights and Tools for Health Care Professionals The American Diabetes Association (Association) and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (Takeda) unveiled ConnecT2DayTM, a program based on innovative research…

HEADLINESNational Scholarship for Dreamers Fall Round now open

TheDream.US Scholarship will cover a student’s cost of tuition, fees and books, up to $25,000 per student.    After the historic announcement of a national scholarship fund for undocumented youth,…

HEADLINESPepsiCo Foundation Supports Latino Youth Leadership Development with $2.5 Million Gift to CHCI

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) proudly announced today a $2.5 million grant from the PepsiCo Foundation to further its mission of educating and training the next generation of Latino…

localPublic Oversight Hearing on Metropolitan Police Department’s Stop and Contact Policies and Procedures

DC—Councilmember Tommy Wells, who chairs the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety, will convene a public oversight hearing on Wednesday, October 8,  beginning at 6:00pm at Howard University, School of Business…

localPay for Metro with your smartphone or watch? Testing starts soon. 


Metro planning pilot program of new fare technology   Metro is planning a pilot program to test new fare technology and fare gates to allow riders to pay for their…

localDistrict of Columbia Receives NCLB Flexibility Extension

The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) received notification from the US Department of Education that the District of Columbia has been granted a one-year extension for flexibility…

localPrevent Cancer Foundation hosts family-friendly 5k Walk/Run and Health Fair

Prevent Cancer encourages families to learn about cancer prevention and early detection The Prevent Cancer Foundation will host its 6th Annual 5k Walk/Run on September 21. The purpose of the…

localWalk for a Cure with the Tourette Syndrome Association of Greater Washington on October 25

Registration is open for the first Greater Washington Chapter Tourette Syndrome 5K Awareness Walk to be held at Bluemont Park in Arlington, Virginia on Saturday, October 25, 2014.  The public…

localAugust Jobs Report Breaks 6-Month Streak of Strong Hiring

(UPI) — The Labor Department reported Friday U.S. employers added just 142,000 jobs in August and the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 6.1 percent. The numbers are disappointing after six…

FreeAdmissionNGA Corcoran Offers Free Admission


Don’t miss special exhibitions, collection highlights, and tours through September 28 Through September 28, 2014, NGA Corcoran offers free admission and tours, Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m….

localThe Phillips Collection Welcomes two Georgia O’Keeffe Masterworks on Loan from the National Gallery of Art

The Phillips Collection announced today that it will display two Georgia O’Keeffe masterworks on loan from the National Gallery of Art. The paintings, both from O’Keeffe’s landmark Jack-in-the-Pulpit series, come…

local1950s as Seen in Look Magazine Is Subject of Book Discussion

Author James Conaway to Present “The Forgotten Fifties” The more than 4 million images in the Look Magazine Photograph Collection (1937-1971) comprise the largest single collection in the holdings of…

localGovernor McAuliffe Announces Tourism Revenues Exceeded $21.5 Billion in 2013

~ New statewide data shows 1.4 percent increase over 2012 ~  Governor Terry McAuliffe announced recently that Virginia generated $21.5 billion in revenue from tourists in 2013, a 1.4 percent…

localThe New Earn Maryland Training Series To Expand Opportunities for Marylanders and Manufacturers

Governor Martin O’Malley recently visited Pompeian, Inc. in Baltimore to announce a new series of Manufacturing Boot Camps under the EARN (Employment Advancement Right Now) Maryland program.  The visit is the latest event in the ‘Governing…

localPrince George’s County Begins Application Process for the Local Development Council

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III announced the opening of the application process for persons interested in serving on the Prince George’s County Local Development Council, a body of citizens and…

localBipartisan Resolution Commemorating 20TH Anniversary of AmeriCorps National Service Programs

 Senators are bipartisan Co-Chairs of the Senate National Service Caucus U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) and Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), Co-Chairs of the Senate National Service Caucus, today announced that…

localAT&T Nation’s Football Classic® Returns to RFK Stadium Saturday

Events DC announced game day activities for the fourth annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® featuring Morehouse College vs. Howard University on Saturday, Sept. 13 at RFK Stadium. Kickoff is 3:35…

local“The Civil Rights Act: A Long Struggle for Freedom” Exhibition
Opens Today at Library of Congress

An exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 opens today at the Library of Congress. “The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for…

ap100203110331_606Baltimore Ravens Owner Steve Bisciotti in Letter to Fans about Rice: ‘We let you down’

(ABC)–Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti penned an open letter to team stakeholders Tuesday, admitting that the organization let fans down in its handling of the domestic violence case involving now…

localRice in ‘Good Spirits’ as Wife Defends ‘Man I Love’; NFL Commish Knew Video Existed

(ABC)–Disgraced running back Ray Rice said Tuesday that he was in “good spirits” and trying to be “strong for my wife” despite being cut by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended…

marin-cilic-us-open-tennis-ap_606U.S. Open tennis: Cilic celebrates win over Nishikori in men’s final for 1st slam title

(ABC)–Marin Cilic was barred from last year’s U.S. Open during a doping suspension he still says was unjust. Unable to compete, he watched the tournament on TV from his home…

1406920237000-USATSI-7904817Women’s Group Wants NFL Commissioner to Resign

(CBS)–The National Organization for Women is calling for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign, following the suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice from the NFL. In a press release…

NATO-C~1NATO considers creation of rapid response team for Eastern Europe

(UPI) — NATO leaders are expected to consider the creation of a rapid response force for Eastern Europe in response to Russian actions in eastern Ukraine. World leaders and NATO…

DC_China_Center_Ribbon_Cutting-cx_304Mayor Gray Leads Delegation to China to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Sister City Relationship with Beijing

Trade Mission to Include Opening of Second DC China Center in Beijing Mayor Vincent C. Gray is on a 10-day trade mission, which started Wednesday, Sept. 3, to the People’s…

HEADLINESKPMG Foundation Awards $470,000 in Scholarships to Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholars

The KPMG Foundation announced it has awarded a total of $470,000 in scholarships to minority accounting doctoral students for the 2014-2015 academic year. The recipients include 11 new recipients and…

HEADLINES1Minorities and Women in STEM

By Jeremy Bamidele STEM jobs are increasing at staggering rates, meanwhile the amount of minorities and women graduating with degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics remains alarmingly low.  This…

Mcdonalds-90s-logoMcDonald’s® Celebrates “Teacher Tuesdays” in the Greater Washington D.C. Area

Free McCafé Coffee for Educators During 2014-2015 School Year Starting Tuesday, September 9th, McDonald’s® Family Restaurants of Greater Washington, D.C. will be saying “Thank You” to local educators with Teacher…

gold_medal_large120th Annual Search Under Way for Nation’s Top Youth Volunteers

- Awards Program Honors Students in Grades 5-12 for Outstanding Volunteer Service –   Over the past 19 years, Prudential Spirit of Community Awards have been given to more than…

HEADLINES1Seniors Deserve Better than Medicare Penny Pinching

By Frederick M. Azar, MD   After five years of slow growth, health costs are expected to rise as much as 6.8 percent next year. This forecast is sure to…

national_hook-up-black-womenNational Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc. Holds Nationwide Membership Drive

Pictured left to right: National President Deborah Summers, Carol Gates, Debbie Bolden Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc., (NHBW) a non-profit organization that works to improve…

Apple IPads Sales DownApple developing 12.9-inch iPad to launch in 2015

(UPI) — Apple is reportedly developing a 12.9-inch iPad, making it the company’s largest tablet. Production on the iPad Pro will start in the first quarter of next year. The…

New-Hershey-Logo-Poo-Emoji-02Hershey’s new logo launched, compared to emoji poop

(UPI) — The Hershey Company unveiled a new corporate branding and redesigned logo Friday, describing the new look as “fresh” and “modern,” while others say it looks suspiciously like emoji…

HEADLINES1Market Basket Workers Hail Victory With Announced sale to Arthur T.

(UPI) — The family feud that nearly toppled a New England icon is finally at an end. Weeks of employee walkouts and customer boycotts finally forced the board of the…

HEADLINES1Google completes first phase of testing drone delivery system

(UPI) — What do Amazon, Domino’s Pizza and now Google all have in common? They’re all testing drones as a potential deliver device for the future. Google X, the Internet…

HEADLINES1Cutting carbs, not fat, key to weight loss and heart health

(UPI) — More and more research suggests low-carb diets reign over low-fat diets when it comes to losing weight and maintaining heart health. The latest is a study undertaken by…

HEADLINES1NIH to test safety of Ebola vaccine candidate

(UPI) — As the worsening Ebola epidemic in West Africa claims additional lives each day, world leaders are urgently looking for any sort of medical breakthrough that might reverse the…

phen_rap_cancerAddressing African American Men’s most Pressing Prostate Cancer Issues

– PHEN’s 10th Annual Summit on September 24-25 in Washington, DC – The Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) announced today that it will host its “Tenth Annual African American Prostate…

local1Virginia Receives National Governor’s Association Grant

NGA grant will drive increased attainment of STEM-H Workforce credentials  The National Governor’s Association (NGA) announced last week that Virginia has been selected to receive a $170,000 grant and will…

local17th Annual Maryland Walk to End Lupus Now

” Over 2,000 members of the lupus community will gather at Patterson Park on Saturday, September 27 at 9:00 a.m.for the 7th Annual Maryland Walk to End Lupus NowTM.  This community event raises lupus awareness and critical…

local1Governor O’Malley and DataBay Partners Award $4,000 Grand Prize to BayBucks for Bay-Friendly APP

BayBucks, an application that uses an online reward system to track and encourage user contributions to a healthier Chesapeake Bay is the winner of Governor Martin O’Malley’s DataBay “Reclaim the…

local1September is National Preparedness Month

Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Highlights Children’s Preparedness Information September is National Preparedness Month, and the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (OEMHS) encourages community…

local1Maker Faire Coming to Silver Spring

Montgomery County is again teaming up with KID (Kids International Discovery) Museum to host the Silver Spring Maker Faire on Sunday, September 14 from noon to 5 p.m. at the…

local1Three Virginia Schools Recognized for Outstanding Innovation in Physical Fitness

Winners awarded brand new Live PositivelyTM Fitness Centers by the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils Governor Terry McAuliffe and Chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils Jake…

local1Bank of America awards $20k to Volunteers of America Chesapeake in support of ending homelessness in Northern Virginia

Grant funds to support award winning homeless prevention and diversion programs Volunteers of America Chesapeake recently announced receipt of a $20,000.00 grant from Bank of America to support Homeless Prevention…

local1Sam’s Club® Supports Early Detection of Diabetes with Free Screenings for Its Members and the Public

- In-club screenings available on Saturday, September 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – (BLACK PR WIRE) – BENTONVILLE, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),…

local1ASPiRE EXPANDS ITS HBCU FOOTBALL COVERAGE THIS SEASON WITH URBAN SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT GROUP: 11 COLLEGE FOOTBALL GAMES, PLUS THE RETURN OF WEEKLY COLLEGE SPORTS SERIES “INSIDE THE GAME”

ASPiRE (@tvASPiRE) is expanding its Historically Black College & University (HBCU) college sports coverage this fall thanks to a new deal with Urban Sports & Entertainment Group (USEG, urbansportsgroup.net) to…

local1New Hunger Figures Show Millions of Americans Continue to Struggle

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) revealed that 14.3 percent of U.S. households were food-insecure in 2013. Households headed by Black, non-Hispanics were higher than national average with a food…

local1Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games Announces Launch of Proud Host Program

Fairfax 2015 has announced the official launch of their Proud Host Program, a platform designed to engage the entire area business community in support of next summer’s World Police &…

local1Events for the 2014 AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® Begin Thursday, Sept. 11

Events for the fourth annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® begin on Thursday, Sept. 11 with the Presidential Symposium on the Howard University campus, and continue through Sunday, Sept. 14. The…

ap744367361789_606Orioles Beat Reds 5-4 to Extend Lead in AL East

(ABC)–Bud Norris pitched six shutout innings, Nelson Cruz notched his career-high 91st RBI during a four-run first, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 Tuesday night. Jonathan Schoop…

local1Gallaudet Football Plays to Win, But It’s About Much More Than Football

(ABC)–“I – in this uniform – stand for Gallaudet. I stand for every deaf person in the world.” That’s how offensive lineman Todd Collins puts it. At Gallaudet University, college…

AP274655671533Roger Federer Back Into US Open Quarterfinals

(NBC)—Aside from a brief first-set blip, Roger Federer was rather dominant in a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over 17th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain that put the five-time champion in…

BwZd6TYCQAEBlIqBaylor Unveils Robert Griffin III Statue

(NBC)–Prior to Baylor’s inaugural game at McLane Stadium on Sunday, the university unveiled a 9½-foot bronze statue of Robert Griffin III. “If you go to Washington D.C., before you go watch…

NFL: Tennessee Titans at Washington RedskinsSnyder: Redskins Begin Planning Process for New Stadium

(FOX)–Even with a stadium that is only 17 years old, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder says the organization has already begun meeting with architectural firms to design a new stadium for the…

sad-werth7Nationals Bats Cooled Off By Dodgers’ Kershaw in 4-1 Loss

(ABC)–The Washington Nationals entered Tuesday’s game as one of baseball’s hottest-hitting teams. But even that couldn’t help them against Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw pitched eight strong innings for his major-league leading…

1stday_01_s878x583DCPS Begins New School Year with Highest Number of Students in Five Years

111 District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) opened their doors to welcome more than 47,000 students for the 2014-2015 school year, the highest enrollment on the first day of school…

OBAMA-~2-4President Obama authorizes surveillance over Syria, as U.S. weighs military options

(UPI) — President Barack Obama has authorized aerial surveillance over Syria as he weighs possible airstrikes against Sunni extremists in the embattled country. The president made the decision to deploy…

scholarships_minorities2Top 10 Back-to-School Scholarships for African American and Minority Students

The summer is over and the 2014-2015 school year has already started; Students all over the country have returned back to the classroom. To officially kick off the back-to-school celebration,…

breakfast2Does breakfast really play an important role in weight loss?

Breakfast is often referred to as the most important meal of the day, with proponents of this meal arguing that consuming a “healthy breakfast” (whatever that means) is an important…

HEADLINES1Back to School Sun Safety Tips from The Skin Cancer Foundation

 During a typical school day, it’s not unusual for children to receive a significant amount of sun exposure. That’s unfortunate, because sustaining five or more sunburns in youth increases lifetime…

HEADLINES1Applications Due by Tuesday, Sept. 2 for Families USA’s Journalist Training

Fellowships Available to Underwrite Costs Tuesday, September 2, is the final application deadline for Families USA’s sixth annual National Health Policy Journalist Training for Communities of Color. If you have…

iPhone-6iPhone 6 reportedly going to cost more than $800

(UPI) — People considering buying the iPhone 6 in September better be ready to pull out their wallets. The new iPhone 6 is reportedly going to cost more than $800…

local1Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency Launches Revamped Emergency Alert and Warning System

AlertDC has been upgraded with new features allowing for personalized and targeted communications As of August 25, 2014, the District of Columbia emergency alerting notification system, AlertDC, has transitioned to…

local1DC Taxicab Commission Announces New Technical Enhancements

The DC Taxicab Commission (DCTC) recently announced new initiatives to improve customer service and enhance the efficiency of operations including the inauguration of a 5-day commercial driver licensing process and…

local1MD Hispanic Business Conference Unveils Top Notch Speaker Line-up

The 13th Annual Maryland Hispanic Business Conference (MDHBC) flaunts its dynamic line-up of speakers who will be featured at the September 2 event at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel &…

local118th Annual Columbus Soccer Classic

Team registrations are now being accepted for the Central Maryland Soccer Association’s 18th Annual Columbus Soccer Classic.  The event is scheduled to take place the weekend of October 11th & 12th in the Westminster area…

local1DPR Hosts the Sixth Annual DPR Doggie Day Swim

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will partner with the Department of Health (DOH) to host the Sixth Annual DPR Doggie Day Swim on Saturday, September 6, 2014…

local1DPR to Host Second Annual City-Wide Community Day of Service

Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Corporations Encouraged to Participate  The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will host the Second Annual City-Wide Community Day of Service on Saturday, September…

local1DPR Announces 2014 Labor Day Holiday Schedule

  The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced that all recreation/community centers, administrative offices and indoor aquatic facilities will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014 in observance of…

local1BGE Helps Customers Get Their Homes in A+ Shape for Fall with Quick Home Energy Check-ups

 As students head back to school and the seasons begin to change, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) encourages customers to take advantage of its Quick Home Energy Check-up Program…

local1BGE Launches Third Annual Wires Down Video Challenge

Invites Elementary Schools to Compete to Win Up to $10,000 to Fund a School Enrichment Project   Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is pleased to announce the launch of its…

local1Montgomery Parks Hosts Second Annual Pawpaw Festival

Many people are familiar with the age-old children’s Pawpaw song “Pickin up Pawpaws, Puttin’ ‘em in your pocket?”  How many people in and around Montgomery County have ever actually tried…

local1Morehouse vs. Howard Matchup Takes Center Stage at RFK Stadium

 The Morehouse College and Howard University football programs continue their longstanding rivalry in the fourth annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® at RFK Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 3:30 p.m….

local1Adventure Park USA Launches “Putt For The Fallen” Fundraiser

A charity fundraiser assisting children of fallen soldiers achieve a college education. This September, Adventure Park USA is launching the Putt For The Fallen fundraiser. The family entertainment centerwill simply…

local1Dominion Resources, Dominion Foundation Select Recipients to Share $1.3 Million in Education Grants

More than 100 schools and educational institutions in nine states and the District of Columbia have been chosen to receive education grants totaling more than $1.3 million from the Dominion…

local1Walkingtown DC Returns September15 — September 21


More than 50 Free Walking Tours Highlight the History, Art, and Culture of the District of Columbia  This fall, Cultural Tourism DC  and its presenting partner, Events DC, will host…

MGH_volunteers_work_to_give_local_shelter_kitchen_a_faceliftMy Girlfriend’s House Performs the Ultimate Shelter Makeover for the Families of St. Ann’s

My Girlfriend’s House, a Prince George’s County nonprofit that supports women and teen girls living in homelessness and low income communities, will renovate 15 living spaces for St. Ann’s Center…

local1DDOT Proposes Rules to Revamp Visitor Parking Pass Program

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced the publication of proposed rules that will modify the annual Visitor Parking Pass (VPP) program, and clarify the process for eligible households to receive and…

catherine-bellis-ap_606CiCi Bellis, 15, Youngest U.S. Open Tennis Winner Since ’96

(ABC)–While 15-year-old American CiCi Bellis was in the process of stunning a Grand Slam finalist to become the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996, her father…

brandon-meriweather-ap_606Redskins’ Meriweather to Appeal 2-Game Suspension

(ABC)–Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will appeal the two-game suspension for his latest helmet-to-helmet blow, a hit his coach called a “legitimate football play” while teammates stood up for him…

local1Redskins Wide Receiver Pierre Garçon Helps Raise Money for Centreville High Student with Cerebral Palsy

(ABC)–A Northern Virginia teen with cerebral palsy received help from a Washington Redskin Tuesday night—for the second time. Juwaan Espinal’s family is trying to raise money to buy a specialized van,…

OBAMA-~2-3Obama denounces Islamic State execution video, reaffirms military action in Iraq

(UPI) — U.S. President Barack Obama, speaking from Martha’s Vineyard on Wednesday, said “the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL.”…

h-street-streetcarsH Street NE to Celebrate DC Streetcar Line With Upcoming Stroll and Roll Event

H Street Main Street, in conjunction with H Street Corridor businesses, will host “Streetcar Stroll and Roll” event on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. The event…

HEADLINES1District of Columbia Economy Adds 11,800 Jobs in July

District’s Unemployment Rate stays at 7.4 Percent The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services recently reported that the preliminary July job estimates show an increase of 11,800 jobs, for…

CDC_AdultImm_man_nurse_brandpointAdults with Diabetes: Vaccinations are an Important Part of Protecting Your Health

Having a chronic health condition doesn’t mean you have to lose control over your health. Every day you take steps, like eating right, monitoring your blood sugar, and watching your…

dole-279x211Elizabeth Dole Foundation Calls for 2015 Fellowship Applications

Fellowship Offers Military and Veteran Caregivers Opportunity to Voice Caregiver Perspective as part of National Campaign The Elizabeth Dole Foundation is accepting applications through October 1 for its 2015 class…

Mega-Millions_thumbMega Millions jackpot rises to $180M

(UPI) — Yet again there was no winner in the Mega Millions lottery, raising the jackpot for Friday’s drawing to $180 million. The winning numbers were 22-39-56-67-71, and the Mega…

humorehouseMorehouse College and Howard University Meet for Final Time in AT&T Nation’s Football Classic®

37th meeting between two football programs ends four-year run in D.C.’s Classic Get ready for the Battle in the Capital! When Morehouse College and Howard University meet in the 2014…