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Renée Gordon and her son, Alex, 22, who has autism. Photo courtesy of the Gordon family The picture you probably have in your mind of autism is that of a child. But autism is almost always — if not always — a condition that lasts for...
Joshua Bell performed the first movement of Bach’s Violin Concerto at Washington, D.C.’s Union Station. Back in 2007, pedestrians hurried by without realizing that the busker playing at the entrance to a Washington D.C. Metro stop was...
Secret Service agents unknowingly let a man with a gun ride in an elevator with President Barack Obama. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images On a day when the Secret Service is being scrutinized for allowing a man with a knife to breach White...
Coho salmon are being threatened by illegal water theft by marijuana gardeners. Image by Flickr user Don…The UpNorth Memories Guy… Harrison Illegal Marijuana gardeners in northern California and southern Oregon are endangering fish...
Watch Tuesday’s CDC news conference discussing the first diagnosed U.S. case of Ebola The first ever case of Ebola in the U.S. has been diagnosed in Dallas. Centers for Disease Control Director Tom Frieden confirmed the diagnosis in a news...
The Washington Post reports that the man who jumped the fence and ran through the White House on Sept. 19 was tackled by an off-duty Secret Service agent. The agent had been on security detail for President Barack Obama’s daughters and had...