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People wait to enter through the gates at the National Mall.  (Credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Norton to Request Meeting with Secret Service

The District of Columbia’s delegate to Congress is hoping for answers from the Secret Service about what led to long lines at a security checkpoint for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

09/03/2013

Navy special warfare specialist (SEAL) assigned to Seal Team 17, a unit composed of both active and reserve component members based in Coronado, Calif., climbs into the turret gunner position during a mobility training exercise through a simulated city December 10, 2010 in San Clememnte Island, California. (Credit: Eddie Harrison/US Navy via Getty Images)

USNA Sexual Assault Case Held Over Holiday Weekend

Prosecutors and three separate legal defense teams will gather for the resumption of a hearing to determine whether three Naval Academy midshipmen will be court-martialed over sexual assault allegations.

08/31/2013

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Navy To Issue Flame-Resistant Coveralls In ’14

The Navy says it will begin distributing flame-resistant coveralls to sailors early next year.

08/30/2013

International aid to Syrians uprooted by civil war is a "drop in the sea" of what is needed, a top U.N. official said Monday, estimating that five million Syrians have been displaced inside the country. Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: Obama Orders Up Legal Justifications For Military Strike On Syria

President Obama has ordered a declassified report to be prepared for public release before any military strike takes place against Syria.

08/27/2013

Republican senators are attacking GOP challengers earlier and more aggressively than in past elections, including using opposition research to try to knock out upstart rivals before they become serious threats.  Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Conservative Group Presses McConnell On Health Law

A conservative group is launching a radio ad challenging Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell to oppose any money for President Barack Obama’s health care law even if it means triggering a government shutdown.

08/27/2013

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

DC Leaders To Rally For Statehood Saturday

District of Columbia leaders will be using the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington to advocate for statehood and greater autonomy for the city.

08/21/2013

File photo of Newark Mayor Cory Booker speaking at the Democratic National Convention. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Poll: Booker Tops Lonegan By 16% For US Senate

A new poll shows Democrat Cory Booker with a double-digit lead over Republican Steve Lonegan in the race for U.S Senate.

08/20/2013

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden (Photo Credit: Mark Wilson / Getty Images)

Vice President Joe Biden’s Son Undergoing Medical Testing

Beau Biden, the Delaware attorney general and the son of Vice President Joe Biden, is undergoing medical testing in Texas after being hospitalized last week for weakness and disorientation, his office said Monday night.

08/20/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Pledges To Make New Health Care Law Work

President Barack Obama is pledging to do everything he can to make sure the new health care law works the way he intended.

08/17/2013

File photo of president Obama (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

White House Travel Director Moves Obama Entourage

Even on a summer family vacation, President Barack Obama is followed by an entourage whose behind-the-scenes movements are juggled by a woman who was born into politics and has been with him since his Chicago days.

08/17/2013

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