Researchers say infants and toddlers who receive quality care are more likely to stay in school, graduate, get jobs, and build strong relationships. But access to quality programs in D.C. can be difficult, especially in these tough economic times.
Mayor Vincent Gray is shaking up his staff as he tries to help his administration regain its footing after a rocky start. The mayor fired his chief of staff Gerri Mason Hall during another chaotic day at the Wilson Building.
Rescue workers from Virginia's Fairfax County are continuing their efforts in Japan; sifting through the ruins of a town demolished by last week's earthquake and tsunami. They're trying to help find any survivors while they monitor radiation levels nearby.
A Geiger Counter is a device that measures exposure to radiation. Imagine if such a device were able to measure the presence and concentration of nuclear industry lobbyists within, say, a Congressional office building. If there were such a thing - it'd be reading off the charts right now.
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