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Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole says he will retire at the end of 2014. (Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

TSA Administrator Pistole to Retire

The head of the Transportation Security Administration, John Pistole, said Thursday he will retire from government at the end of this year.

10/16/2014

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D.C. Police Chief Seeks Changes to Concealed-Carry Law

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier testified Thursday at a hearing on the D.C. Council’s proposal to allow residents and visitors to get concealed handgun permits for the first time in nearly 40 years.

10/16/2014

OMA + OLIN design selected for the 11th Street Bridge Park. (Photo credit: BridgePark.org)

Design For 11th Street Bridge Park Chosen

After a seven month nationwide competition, the winning design for a planned park on the old 11th Street Bridge that connected D.C.’s Capitol Hill and Anacostia neighborhoods has been chosen.

10/16/2014

Samantha Power (L), Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, General Martin Dempsey (2L), Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lisa Monaco (3L), Homeland Security and Counterterrorism advisor, Sylvia Burwell (4L), Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (3R), US Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson (2R), Susan Rice (R), National Security Advisor, and others listen as US President Barack Obama (4R) makes a statement for the press after a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House October 15, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama canceled campaign and fundraising travel for Democrats to attend the meeting about Ebola after a second case of the decease was contracted inside the United States. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Steps Up Domestic Response to Ebola Crisis

The federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly a day before her diagnosis.

10/16/2014

File photo of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Damaged D.C. Cathedral Hosts Earthquake Drill Event

The earthquake-damaged Washington National Cathedral is the setting for a presentation on preparedness as part of a national earthquake drill.

10/16/2014

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Project Opens to Build Peace Corps Memorial in D.C.

The National Park Service is in the early stages of gathering ideas and comments for a new memorial in Washington that has been proposed to honor the Peace Corps and its founding ideals.

10/16/2014

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Obama Cancels Thursday Travel to Monitor Ebola

President Barack Obama has canceled a scheduled trip to Rhode Island and New York Thursday to remain at the White House and monitor the government’s Ebola response.

10/15/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement for the press after a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House. Obama canceled campaign and fundraising travel for Democrats to attend the meeting about Ebola after a second case of the decease was contracted inside the United States.  (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Ebola Monitoring Must Be ‘More Aggressive’

President Barack Obama vowed Wednesday that his administration would respond in a “much more aggressive way” to cases of Ebola in the United States and warned that in an age of frequent travel the disease could spread globally if the world doesn’t respond to the “raging epidemic in West Africa.”

10/15/2014

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D.C. Election Officials Say They’ve Addressed Delays

Elections officials in the nation’s capital say they’ve addressed computer glitches that led to major delays in counting votes during the April 1 primary, but critics say the process of identifying and fixing the problem was slow and insufficiently transparent.

10/15/2014

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Can Dentists Bar Competition Over Teeth-Whitening?

Teeth-bleaching isn’t brain surgery, although the Supreme Court seemed to find a link between the two in an antitrust case argued Tuesday.

10/15/2014

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Alfred Morris #46 of the Washington Redskins runs during first quarter of their game against the Tennessee Titans.  (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

Redskins vs. Titans at FedExField

SeaUA is the first sea container housing project in the nation’s capital. (Photo credit: Travis Price Architects)

D.C. Shipping Container Apartments

D.C. Shipping Container Apartments

The Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction privateer from the War of 1812 era, will visit the Washington Navy Yard from Aug.  20 through Aug. 25. (John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

War of 1812 Replica Ship at D.C.’s Navy Yard

The Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction privateer from the War of 1812 era, will visit the Navy Yard

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Redskins Training Camp Begins

Redskins Training Camp Begins

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