Residents have balked at the $2.3 billion price tag for the Tysons Corner transit network expansion, but Fairfax lawmakers, who approved the plan Tuesday, insist that commercial properties will bear the brunt of the cost.
After being put on administrative leave for signing a petition to put Maryland's same-sex marriage law on the ballot, Gallaudet's chief diversity officer is calling the school's response bullying and intolerant.
The second of three Presidential debates will take place Tuesday night at 9 p.m. from Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. Join NPR bloggers and political editors tonight for a live chat starting at 8:30 p.m.
The D.C. government is unlikely to renew its contract with Chartered Health Plan, the health care company owned by Jeffrey Thompson, the millionaire fundraiser who has been tied to Mayor Vince Gray's "shadow campaign" in 2010.
The trial of two Maryland police officers who were video taped abusing a University of Maryland student after a 2010 basketball victory began this week, and lawyers for the defense are saying the officers were just following orders.
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