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The FCC is considering banning use of the name “Redskins”from on-air broadcasts. Photo by Flickr user Keith Allison In a move that adds to the mounting protests that the ‘Redskins’ team name is disparaging to Native Americans...
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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...
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...
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...
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...