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House Dems Ask Pope to Address Poor, Environment in U.S. Visit

House Democrats are pushing Pope Francis to address the minimum wage, hunger and the environment in his historic speech to Congress later this month, hoping his embrace will give momentum to three party priorities.

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Pope Francis to Celebrate Washington Mass in Spanish

The Archbishop of Washington has announced that Pope Francis will celebrate his upcoming Washington Mass in Spanish.

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Howard U. Students Take To Social Media to Protest School’s Issues

#TakeBackHU is trending nationally on Twitter, as students at Howard University take to social media to express concerns about the school.


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Tinder Dating App Releases List of ‘Most Swiped Right’ College Campuses

A college in our area has one of the most “swiped right” student populations in the country, according to Tinder.


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Obama Explores Alaska, Selfie Stick Included

President Obama has been exploring the great outdoors, and he’s doing so with the help of a selfie stick.


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D.C. Police Announce Largest Synthetic Drug Bust in History

D.C. Police say they’ve made their largest synthetic drug bust in history, calling the haul “massive” and “unprecedented.”



Fed Agencies Asked to Allow Teleworking During Pope’s Visit

The Office of Personnel Management is calling on federal agencies to allow teleworking during the pope’s visit to Washington later this month.


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Metro: Woman Tries to Kidnap Toddler in Stroller on Train

Metro says a woman tried to take a 2-year-old girl who was strapped in a stroller while riding a train with her mother in Washington.


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U.S. Probe Sought of Schemes Targeting Lead Paint Survivors

Two members of Congress are asking the Justice Department to investigate predatory financial schemes that target victims of lead paint poisoning.


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White House Staffer Indicted on Assault and Other Charges

Prosecutors say a White House staffer has been indicted on assault and other charges following a dispute with a U.S. Capitol Police officer at her home.