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Muriel Bowser Leads 'Path to Zero Waste'

Although she spent time chatting with such superstars as will.i.am, Common and Gwen Stefani, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser stood out as a star in her own right during Earth Day celebrations in which she continued her mission to reduce waste ...

Students, Teachers Lead Baltimore Cleanup

About 3,000 individuals — many joining the efforts on an impromptu basis — have worked from dusk until dawn to begin cleaning Baltimore after riots had made the city a mess.

Former Foster Care Child Climbs Ladder to Success

By anyone's standards, Kenneth “Ken” Parker is an American success story. But it hasn't been a walk down a primrose lane.

U.S. Dream Academy to Hold Annual Fundraiser for Needy Children

The U.S. Dream Academy will hold next week its 14th annual "Power of a Dream" gala, which aims to benefit nationally recognized after-school programs for children of incarcerated parents as well as students falling behind in school.

D.C. Council's Cheh to Introduce Police Reform Bill

D.C. Council member Mary Cheh will introduce Tuesday a wide-ranging bill aiming to reform police conduct, including a more definitive statute of the crime of assaulting a police officer.

New LGBT Care Facility to Open in Northwest D.C.

Whitman-Walker Health, a health center that for nearly 40 years has served D.C. — specifically its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community — is gearing up for a move this month into a new state-of-the-art medical facility in Northwest.

A Unique Earth Day Celebration

Thousands gathered in Southeast to celebrate Earth Day's 45th anniversary during an event that featured local artists, entrepreneurs and more than a dozen hip-hop and R&B acts.

Advocates: Black Politics Matter

There's little question that the notion that black lives matter has reverberated throughout the nation over the past several months. However, for the more than 150 young African-American youth who in successive days descended upon Howard University and then on ...

D.C. Council Member Holds Forum to Identify Causes, Solutions for Youth Violence

There is a direct connection to trauma and youth violence, juvenile experts, specialists, and community activists testified to D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie.

Comcast Employees Lead School Cleanup

Hundreds of employees of a major broadcasting and cable company gave a local school a makeover during an event that attracted an intergenerational group of D.C. residents.

Funk Parade Music and Art Program Guide

The schedule for the event is announced.

D.C. Attorney General Racine Warns of Email Scam

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine has issued a fraud alert regarding emails residents have received from someone claiming to be collecting debts for Cash Advance Inc. or its affiliates.

D.C.'s Parks and Rec Receives Prestigious Tennis Award

The United States Tennis Association has named D.C.'s Department of Parks and Recreation as its Organization of the Year for its dedication to the sport and the community.

DC Hall of Fame Inducts Washington Icons

The list of the 2015 DC Hall of Fame Legacy Award inductees reads like a who's who of the District of Columbia.

Levi Watkins, Popular Maryland Doctor, Mourned

The accolades keep pouring in, from colleagues, friends and individuals who were touched in many ways by him.