While American women made about 81% what men earned in 2018, women have managed to surpass their male colleagues in some lines of work, Census data show, including in male-dominated industries such as science and some blue-collar jobs.
The number of licensed foster homes in Washington dropped nearly 50% in the past year, a larger drop than in any state, according to a report released Thursday by the Chronicle of Social Change, but it may be due to more children placed with relatives and a decrease in the overall number of foster children.
The number of licensed foster homes in Washington dropped nearly 50% in the past year, a larger drop than in any state, according to a report released Thursday by the Chronicle of Social Change, but it may be due to more children placed with relatives and a decrease in the overall number of foster children.read more
At the event hosted by the conservative Heritage Foundation, there was a debate about whether stronger libel laws are needed to rein in the press.
At the event hosted by the conservative Heritage Foundation, there was a debate about whether stronger libel laws are needed to rein in the press.read more
Two Illinois housing authorities, Union County and East St. Louis, will be getting nearly $2 million from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to identify and reduce lead-based paint hazards in pre-1978 public housing units.read more
Can a medical marijuana dispensary lead to economic development in a majority African American community in Washington?read more
Around 30,000 people gathered a few blocks away from the White House this past weekend for a taste of food and culture at the fourth annual Around the World Culture Food festival.read more
Black Lives Matter activists have pushed to cut police funding, but they also are protesting the presence of police in schools. However, some experts and a school shooting survivor said this week that the officers are important in keeping schools safe.
As Frederick County public schools begin remote learning amid concerns about COVID-19, students who may be facing housing insecurity have become harder to identify through a screen. This has led county teachers and local organizations to work in overdrive to increase their support to students who may not openly disclose the stressors going on at home.
The City School District of Albany relies on grants, partnerships and parents’ personal health care to maintain their school-based health centers in three of their middle schools — but Superintendent Kaweeda Adams anticipates an increase in demand while their K-12 students cope with stress and trauma during COVID-19.
The 2019 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is documented in a photo slideshow.
Washington D.C. holds the annual Memorial Day Parade as a way to remember fallen service members as well as celebrate their service to the United States.
WASHINGTON — Over fifty years after Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. sought to mobilize the country to address the issue of poverty, activists in D.C. are picking up the mantle and looking to address issues that effect the poor in D.C. The D.C. Poor People's Campaign...
National Capital Area YWCA held a stand against racism rally Saturday in Freedom Plaza and many local area organizations joined them to support their cause.
Traditional holiday stories follow celebrities as they visit children’s hospitals and do-gooders donating minivans to families with disabled members. But, a story about the holiday season from the perspective of those sick in the hospital or terminally ill is seldom found.
Hundreds of volunteers piled into a warehouse in Prince George’s County to help the Salvation Army organize presents for nearly 6,000 children in the DC/PG County area.