Senate Aging Committee Chairman Sen. Susan Collins and the top Democrat on the committee, Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, have introduced measures to combat the illegal robocalls. Casey’s bill, introduced in January, aims to create a federal advisory council to develop educational materials for financial institution, retail and wire transfer company employees.
Senate Aging Committee Chairman Sen. Susan Collins and the top Democrat on the committee, Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, have introduced measures to combat the illegal robocalls. Casey’s bill, introduced in January, aims to create a federal advisory council to develop educational materials for financial institution, retail and wire transfer company employees.read more
Gender minorities are more likely to live on the streets, study shows.
Molly Schuyler, the five-time winner, broke her record and ate 32 burgers in the 10th Annual Z Burger Championship.
The 2019 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is documented in a photo slideshow.read more
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.read more
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...read more
Veterans celebrate the 75th anniversary of the GI Bill and reflect on its history and significance in American Culture.
Two Frederick students competed Wednesday at the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Despite spelling both their words correctly, the two national spelling bee participants from North Dakota did not land a spot in the final round. Bee officials said they selected 50 finalists based on spellers’ performance in the two rounds of onstage oral spelling and a preliminary written test taken earlier in the week.
The Rock Creek Conservancy and Ambreen Tariq, the founder of Brown People Camping partnered on an event focused on diversifying the use of the park’s 3.5-mile fall foliage. Tariq and members of Brown People Camping led newcomers on a hike through Rock Creek Park’s beautiful parkland and supplied first-time hikers with boots provided by Merrell footwear.
The White House is once again decked out for Christmas — with a theme of American Treasures that features architecture and agriculture.
Following a holiday tradition dating back to the Lincoln administration, President Donald Trump granted pardons to two South Dakota turkeys named “Peas” and "Carrots." Despite pardoning both turkeys, Trump honored the popular vote winner, Peas during the annual...
As President Donald Trump continued a White House tradition and pardoned two genetically-engineered Broad Breasted White turkeys, Frank Reese was tending a different sort of bird in Lindsborg, Kansas: The descendants of the first domesticated turkeys bred in North...
She came to Washington to see her platform come to life.
WASHINGTON -- Tens of thousands of comics and animations fans, wearing the outfits of beloved characters like magic girl Cardcaptor Sakura and soldiers fighting giants in Attack on Titans, gathered in Washington over the weekend to celebrate Japanese manga and anime,...