Feds Feed Families is a government-wide effort led by the Chief Human Capital Officers Council, in partnership with the Office of Personnel Management, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Federal employees donate non-perishable food items to help bolster the stocks at food banks.
A portion of the food will go to the Capital Area Food Bank, which serves more than 700 soup kitchens and service organizations in the D.C. Metro area. The rest will be distributed to food groups across the country.
This weekend you can get funky on U Street with live music, a street festival and a parade, as tomorrow marks the second Funk Parade.
Funk Parade organizers couldn't get a permit to march down U Street last year, but the crowd veered off V Street anyway to where co-founder Justin Rood always...
Last month, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved a powdered alcohol product, making both parents and lawmakers nervous. Some states have already banned powdered alcohol. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Brent Roth of Wired, who made his own powdered concoction and put it to the test.
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