Stephanie C. Hill, president of Information Systems and Global Solutions at the Lockheed Martin Corporation, has been chosen Black engineer of the year by the Baltimore-based Be Everything You Are organization.
First lady Michelle Obama turned 50 Friday and said she's never felt more confident or clear about who she is as a woman.
The Alexandria City Council is considering eliminating a section of the city code requiring all new north-south roads to be named for Confederate military leaders.
The U.S. Justice Department and the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund have reached an agreement with the four major tobacco companies that requires them to spend more than $30 million advertising with the three major television networks and run full-page ads ...
Franklin McCain, one of the "Greensboro Four" who helped end segregation in the South by sitting at a whites-only lunch counter in North Carolina, has died. He was 73.
While the Congressional Black Caucus continues to hammer out details of its 2014 agenda, an organization spokesperson said it's a safe bet that poverty and the economy will again top the organization's to-do list this year.
In Black America, the season for giving has also produced another little talked-about reality: Some causes suffer mightily.
Fifty years after President Johnson began a war on poverty, too many poor Americans still live "on the outskirts of hope," Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia L. Fudge said on Wednesday, the anniversary of Johnson's declaration.
Former North Carolina Rep. Melvin L. Watt was sworn in Monday as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, nearly a year after President Obama nominated him for the post.
An attorney for the family of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl California girl declared brain dead nearly a month ago, has confirmed that she's been moved from the Children's Hospital of Oakland to undisclosed location.
Fearing he may have terminal brain cancer, imprisoned football legend O.J. Simpson has appealed to President Obama for clemency.
The D.C. region will largely be spared the wrath of the first winter storm of the new year, which is expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some areas of the country as it makes its way ...
In 2013, the majority of stories focused on President Barack Obama and Tea Party leaders’ inability to reach a budget agreement.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is hosting an event Friday with officials from the city's Office of Employment Development to focus attention to services available for jobless residents.
Every winter, families from across the D.C. metropolitan region visit the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Northwest to take part in ZooLights, a Pepco-sponsored festival that provides an array of fun-filled activities for families and raises awareness about the plight of ...