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We Can't Have It All, But We Can Give Her Credit

Ming Holden | Posted 08.28.2012 | Media
Ming Holden

Two main misconceptions have cropped up in the buzz around Anne-Marie Slaughter's current cover story in The Atlantic, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All."

Changing the World One Mind, One Song at a Time

Suzanne Skees | Posted 08.20.2012 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

Grammy-nominated indie-jazz singer Carolyn Malachi teams up with The School Fund to keep students in school with the power of music. "Wherever you ar...

Call To Action Forum Marks A Turning Point In Child Survival

Anthony Lake | Posted 08.13.2012 | Impact
Anthony Lake

It is no longer wishful thinking to imagine a world where the child mortality rates in the poorest countries reach those of wealthier nations, and where every child's right to survive can be realized.

PHOTOS: Williams Sisters Highlight D.C.'s Summer Tennis Schedule

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With 20 Grand Slam singles titles and two Olympic Gold doubles medals between them, Venus Williams and Serena Williams have already stam...

Elise Foley

D.C. Resists U.S. Immigration Mandate

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia council members said they plan to act swiftly on Tuesday to defy a federal immigration enforcement program the city...

Astronauts I Almost Met -- Attending the 2012 International Space Development Conference

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 08.04.2012 | DC
Zoe P. Strassfield

Last weekend, something very unusual happened -- I found myself in the right place at the right time. That was because the National Space Society was holding its 2012 International Space Development Conference right here in Washington, D.C., just a week after I'd moved in for my Congressional internship.

PHOTOS: CityDance The City Is Ours Performance

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Last Friday, 120-plus students from around the District of Columbia performed in the annual CityDance performance at the Atlas Theatre. ...

Who Invented Memorial Day?

Jim Downs | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics
Jim Downs

As America recognizes the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, we would do well to revisit the origins of Memorial Day among freedpeople in Charleston.

Reno Road: The Way to Go

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 07.21.2012 | DC
Nancy Doyle Palmer

It's just under three miles -- a mere ribbon of a road connecting Chevy Chase to Massachusetts Avenue that embraces Tenleytown along the way -- but for me it registers almost every landmark of my Washington life.

Education Department issues guidelines for restraining, isolating disruptive students

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 07.16.2012 | Education
The Center for Public Integrity

By Susan FerrissiWatch NewsIn response to simmering concerns over reported abuses, the U.S. Department of Education issued multiple guidelines Tuesday...

"Growing Our Own" Corps of Nurses

Patricia McGuire | Posted 07.02.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

To get more D.C. residents into the nursing pipeline and through the gateways for the burgeoning health care professions in all fields, we have to get serious about the expectations for math and science education at all levels.

WATCH: Bryce Harper Shows Up For Random Softball Game

Posted 05.02.2012 | Sports

What should any teenager do with a free day in the nation's capital? See the sights. For starters, there are the monuments and memorials, the White Ho...

Marine Kills Another Marine Near D.C. Barracks, Police Say

The Washington Post | Posted 04.23.2012 | DC

One Marine allegedly stabbed another Marine to death early Saturday on Capitol Hill’s Barracks Row, near the Marine Barracks and the residence of th...

Weekend To-Do Guide: Dance In Dupont Circle, Forage For Edible Plants

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 04.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON-- Prepare yourselves for a mind-altering weekend. Check out a pop-up gallery on the Georgetown waterfront, forage for wild edible plan...

Woman Hopes To Make H Street Sex Shop A Reality

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 04.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Jessica hasn't even shared her last name. But when the 33-year-old walks through the door in fishnet tights, bright red lipstick, an...

A Night in Anacostia: The Beginning of Southeast D.C.'s Rebirth

Raymond Schillinger | Posted 06.19.2012 | DC
Raymond Schillinger

Signs suggest Anacostia is next in line for resurrection. The vestiges of economic blight -- unkempt liquor stores and condemned buildings -- are slowly vanishing as startup businesses, art galleries and new restaurants take their place.

Joy Resmovits

Exclusionary Housing Leads To Educational 'Segregation' -- Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.19.2012 | Education

Tanya McDowell, a Connecticut mother, made headlines last year when she was accused of stealing -- specifically, of stealing an education for her son....

Slaves In D.C. Set Free 150 Years Ago Today

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 04.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This year, the rest of the nation may know Emancipation Day as that day that gives you a little bit more breathing room to file your tax...

Plan Ahead: Metro Details Track Work Plan For Spring, Summer, Fall

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After a few weekends of Metrorail track work relief for the cherry blossom season, system riders will soon again experience the delays a...

Weekend To-Do: Naked Hippies, Manischewitz Reduction Sangria, Fireworks!

Posted 04.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON-- It's going to be a fun weekend, if you're staying in town. We've got a Mexican Passover feast and Easter brunch in in a mansion with ...

Marion Barry: 'Dirty' Asian Business Owners 'Ought To Go'

Posted 04.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry (D) made some indelicate remarks about Asians on Tuesday night while celebrating his win ...

Gross Problem At Library Is Steamed Away

Posted 04.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON-- A local gum-removing guru has spoken: George Washington University's Gelman Library is a daunting place to apply his specialized trade. ...

Greening the District With Traffic Cameras

Susanna Murley | Posted 05.30.2012 | DC
Susanna Murley

Pedestrians and cyclists can breathe easier on Washington, D.C.'s streets because of a plan to "cover the entire city" with traffic cameras. Cameras slow down traffic, and slower cars would make it safer to walk and bike around the capital.

Over My Dead Body (Literally)

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.23.2012 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

We must find ways to have a civil dialogue that balances the needs and rights of women. When all sides can come together in reason, committed to caring for every person on this planet, maybe we'll make some headway on this issue.

WATCH: Metro Removes Dupont Circle Escalators

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Although the south entrance to the Red Line's Dupont Circle station remains closed, Metro officials are keeping would-be passengers upda...