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Why Is The Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act So Important?

Carol McDaid | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol McDaid

For too long, we've had either a drug du jour addiction policy focusing on heroin in the 1970s, then crack in the 1980s, followed by a mass incarceration of individuals with addiction since that time. Washington is a town of incremental change, but the loss of life happening every day in America demands more than a temporary Band-Aid.

Meatless Monday: U.S. VegWeek Saves Your Bacon

Ellen Kanner | Posted 06.13.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Seven thousand people pledged to go meatless for US Veg Week in 2014, and armed with the support of Raskin, Carter, Esther and others, Meier's hoping to make that number closer to 10,000 this year.

Barack vs. Bibi, Round __

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics
Thane Rosenbaum

Forgive me for wondering whether the daily dealings between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are taking a page from the Rocky Balboa vs. Apollo Creed playbook -- without the Marquees of Queensberry Rules.

Even Before Free College, Three Reasons Why 2015 Will be the Year of Higher Education Reform

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 03.11.2015 | Education
Julian L. Alssid

Real change needs more. Systemic change needs forces beyond individuals, individual programs, beyond even enlightened leaders. It needs the ground to shift. It needs larger planets to align.

Federally Funded Discrimination -- Did Obama Go Far Enough?

Shayna A. Pitre | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics
Shayna A. Pitre

Religious organizations receiving federal contracts can no longer discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. Some question whether President Obama has gone too far. Others question whether he has gone far enough.

Compassion and Congress

Gary Zukav | Posted 10.07.2011 | World
Gary Zukav

As anger at the taxpayer-funded salvage of America's largest banks and most inefficient industries exploded into rage over enormous reductions in care...

David Lohr

Chandra Levy Special To Air On 10th Anniversary Of Her Death | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Entertainment

A decade after the slaying of Capitol Hill intern Chandra Levy, the public's fascination with her murder endures. The case, which shocked the nation a...

PHOTOS: Historic Cap Hill Condo Selling For $438k

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In the early 20th century, railroad executives David C. Dodge and John Gilluly built two mansions in Denver's Capitol Hill neighborhood that came to ...

Ripped Off by Your Bank? Tell Us About It!

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Iris Mack

Have you ever been scammed or ripped off by your bank? If so, please tell us about it. Leave a comment about the creative tricks your bank has resorted to to nickel and dime you.

Ocean Our Ocean in Revery and Neglect

Fabien Cousteau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Fabien Cousteau

We must roll up our sleeves and mop up the mess.

Many Toilet Lines Have No End

Claire Bernard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Claire Bernard

A flying toilet is a plastic bag that used for defecation and then discarded by being thrown into the air, but in a densely populated area like Kibera, the flying toilets can only land on roofs.

Gore Goes To Capitol Hill For Climate Change Testimony

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Vice President Al Gore will make a rare appearance on Capitol Hill next week, when he appears as an expert on climate change before the Senate'...

McCain Stops At Senate En Route To White House

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain returned to Washington on Thursday after declaring that he has suspended his campaign, but he appeared largely detached from the flur...