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Racial Concerns About D.C.'s "Death With Dignity Act"

We explore concerns in the black community about the "Death with Dignity Act" which is advancing in the D.C. Council, and what medical aid in dying means among those who are historically skeptical about medical intervention.

Two Track Inspectors Nearly Run Down By Speeding Metrorail Train, FTA Says

Sources inside Metro say there was another in a string of incidents where Metrorail operators exceeded temporary speed restrictions and failed to slow or stop. In this case, two FTA inspectors were nearly killed.

Strange Sounds, Burial Grounds And The Case Of The Twisted Dreamcatcher

Creaky doors and squeaky floorboards are part of the territory of an old house. But what about the unexplained sounds that come and go?

Skip The Line: Early Voting For General Election Ramps Up Across The Region

Why wait in line on Nov. 8 when you can cast ballots early in D.C., Maryland and Virginia?

Howard Homecoming An 'Epic' Piece Of HBCU Identity For Students, Alumni

Homecoming is a big time of year for a lot of schools, but Howard's position as one of the country's top HBCUs makes it almost like a family reunion for those who attend from far and wide.

The Many Reasons Washington, D.C., Is Vastly Superior To Washington State

Washington, D.C. is greater than Washington state — and here are the various reasons why.

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The D.C. region is home to numerous roads with ties to - or that go through - National Parks. We consider the balance between preservation and access those roadways represent.
Montgomery County residents are voting this fall on term limits for their local council representatives. Are they picking up on lessons learned from Prince George's County?
Many say the current presidential race is the most uncivilized in modern American history. Civility in public discourse, why it seems to have hit a new low and long-term implications for the...
Consumer Reports has released its Annual Reliability Survey. Lexus and Toyota are the top two, followed by Buick. The company ranks car brands based on a survey of more than a half-million...
While campaigning in Florida on Monday, the Republican presidential candidate accused the media of counting too many Democrats in their polls. Let's take a look at the numbers.
The progressive heroine and Massachusetts senator amped up a crowd before Hillary Clinton spoke in New Hampshire on Monday.
True authorship of Shakespeare has been debated for centuries. Now, the New Oxford Shakespeare edition will list Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe as co-author on the three Henry VI plays,...
Colonoscopy has long been the gold standard for colon cancer screening. Now gastroenterologists say the quick, inexpensive, noninvasive FIT test is a good option for people not willing to go there.
IBM's Deep Blue beat chess great Garry Kasparov in 1997. Humans and computers play the game differently, but have computers taught humans much about the game?
The premiums on benchmark plans are increasing by an average of 22 percent in 2017, the government says, but more than 70 percent of people can get one for less than $75 a month after subsidies.
The White House released information Monday about rates and offerings for the 2017 Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment.
She was once viewed as a rising star within the Democratic Party. In August, she was convicted on multiple counts after she leaked grand jury information about a rival, then lied about it under oath.
Infants should sleep in the same room as their parents for the first six months of their lives, and ideally, the entire first year. That's a key recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The Iraqi army is battling its way through villages south of Mosul. Residents who fled say some local tribes are still with ISIS, and will be ready to fight to the death.
Longtime social and political activist Tom Hayden has died. He was a key figure during the 1960s anti-war protests, and later channeled that passion into public service as a California state...
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