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Morris Dees delivered the keynote address Jan. 9 during Johns Hopkins University's annual celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. (Courtesy of Johns Hopkins)

Johns Hopkins Hosts Emotional MLK Commemoration

When it comes to celebrating and remembering Martin Luther King Jr., the Johns Hopkins University community certainly counts among those ...


U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) presented music teacher Para C. Perry with the Excellence in Teaching Award on Jan. 12 at the annual event, "Standing Ovation for DC Teachers," held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Northwest.

D.C.'s Top Educators, Leaders Honored

To honor the top instructors and leaders in D.C, one program returned for the fifth year for a celebration paying ...


Martin Luther King Jr.


Martin Luther King Jr. was an ordinary man who made history because he was willing to stand up and serve ...


ESPN anchor Stuart Scott died Jan. 5 at the age of 49. He leaves behind two teenage daughters and a host of fans, including President Barack Obama. (Courtesy of ESPN)

Stuart Scott Remembered

There's little question that Stuart Scott "was as cool as the other side of the pillow," and among the best ...


Toni Torres prepares a fruit bouquet.

Sisters Partner to Tantalize with Tasty ...

On a typical afternoon, the Sisters Torres are busy at work at their Edgewater bakery, Cake Artista.


"People are still dying horrible deaths in an outbreak that has already killed thousands," said Dr. Joanne Liu, president of Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières, the international organization calling for a robust
international response to the Ebola crisis. (Courtesy photo)

Ebola Hot Spots Ebb and Flow ...

Ebola may have fallen off America's radar, but the virus continues to devastate communities in three affected West African countries.