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U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit to Close Several D.C. Streets

D.C. motorists should prepare themselves for road closures from Aug. 4-7 as the leaders of more than 40 African countries come to town for the 2014 U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

08/03/2014

File photo of a doctor's office. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Urge Medicare Coverage For Cancer Test

More than 130 lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to expand coverage for a lung-cancer test under Medicare that could cost the program billions, calling the preventative screening important for vulnerable seniors.

06/17/2014

The skyline of Washington, DC. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Is America’s 2nd Most Chivalrous City

Washington, D.C. ranks as the second-most chivalrous city in America.

05/28/2014

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Obama Raps GOP For Focusing On Obamacare And Benghazi

Obama says the GOP focus on Obamacare and Benghazi has become an endless loop.

05/19/2014

Close Obama aide Rob Nabors will oversee the VA's review after allegations of problems at a Phoenix veterans hospital. (Getty Images)

Close Obama Advisor To Oversee VA Review

White House deputy chief of staff Rob Nabors will oversee review after allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at a Phoenix veterans hospital.

05/14/2014

A 20-inch water main break has opened up a large sinkhole in southeast Washington. (credit: Jim MacKay/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Broken Water Main Creates Sinkhole In SE D.C.

A broken water main has created a significant sinkhole in southeast Washington.

05/08/2014

In Tokyo, Obama accuses Moscow of doing nothing to decrease tensions in the region. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Russia Not Abiding By Agreement On Ukraine

In Tokyo, Obama accuses Moscow of doing nothing to decrease tensions in the region.

04/24/2014

The remains of a cooler sits in a pile debris from a deadly mudslide on April 4, 2014 in Oso, Wash. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Obama To Visit Deadly Wash. Mudslide Site 1 Month After It Happened

President Barack Obama plans to survey damage from the Washington state mudslide later this month and will meet with victims, first responders and recovery workers, the White House said Tuesday.

04/08/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz says Hamid Aboutalebi was part of the Iranian student group that held  52 Americans hostage for 444 days. (Getty Images)

Cruz: Iran Taps Hostage Taker For U.N. Ambassador

Cruz says Hamid Aboutalebi was part of the student group that took Americans hostage in 1979.

04/01/2014

Secretary Jack Lew underwent surgery to treat a benign enlarged prostate. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Treasury: Jack Lew Is Resting Comfortably After Outpatient Surgery

Secretary Jack Lew underwent surgery to treat a benign enlarged prostate.

03/25/2014

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