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The first day for gay couples to exchange vows was met with wedding ceremonies across the city, and even celebrations among those not marrying.
The first lady adds her famous white chiffon gown to the ranks of other famous dresses at the National Museum of American History — those already in the collection include gowns worn by Jackie Kennedy, Eleanor Roosevelt and Helen Taft.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest called for entertainment and food companies to stop marketing unhealthy food to children in order to prevent childhood obesity.
Michelle Obama joined the U.S. Soccer Foundation at a free youth clinic in Washington, DC to promote her campaign against childhood obesity
MittRomney promoted his new book, “No Apology: The Case for American Greatness,” at the National Press Club Friday, outlining the challenges he believes are confronting Americans.
Panel members discuss the statistics of Haiti
pre- and post-earthquake
The answer is probably not -- but Washington-area college students who want to push sustainable food are making small waves in a city far behind on healthy eating.
As Congress calls on small businesses to be the bellwethers of a rejuvenated American economy, local store owners say they will first need greater access to capital and availability of loans.
In the last few years, the "political blogosphere" has exploded, turning into a platform for voices across the spectrum.
Weatherization is promoted as an energy saver and green job creator, but across the nation – and particularly here in Washington – at least one supposedly “shovel ready” program has struggled to gain traction.
A group of Harvard law students led by Alex Chester lobbied around Capitol Hill recently, trying to persuade Harvard alumni in Congress to sign a letter asking their alma mater to divest from companies in Iran.
The growing popularity of cupcakes has inspired people to incorporate the sweet snack into other projects, including tours and portable storefronts.
The new immigration program Secure Communities has local domestic violence prevention advocates concerned about the possible negative effect it could have on crime reporting in immigrant communities.
As the average age of agriculturists continues to rise, the USDA is setting its sights on college students.
One in seven combat veterans sought help for mental illness between 2001 and 2007, and according to VA records, about half of these cases involved post-traumatic stress disorder. The condition is often treated with medication and counseling, but as the number of PTSD cases skyrockets and the military searches for a solution, many veterans are finding strength in yoga and meditation.
Textbooks are so last year. Today, students are turning to YouTube to understand classroom concepts and study for exams.
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