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Hypothermia Alert Issued for D.C.; Shelters Prepare

Temperatures are going to dip below freezing Monday night, and shelters in the District are preparing for hundreds of extra people to spend the night.


Health Care Divides New German Coalition

Free Dental Clinic Draws Hundreds in Laurel

Hundreds of patients are taking advantage of a free dental clinic in Laurel that brought out more than 300 dentists, hygienists and pharmacists to volunteer.


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Help Shrinks As Poverty Spikes In The US

Antonio Hammond is the $18,000 man. He’s a success story for Catholic Charities of Baltimore, one of a multitude of organizations trying to haul people out of poverty in this Maryland port city where one of four residents is considered poor by U.S. government standards.


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Religious Groups Outraged Over White House Birth Control Mandate

The Obama administration’s decision requiring church-affiliated employers to cover birth control was bound to cause an uproar among Roman Catholics and members of other faiths, no matter their beliefs on contraception.