There is something horribly wrong with a community that publicizes "nature" and "lakes," while quietly slaughtering the creatures this beautiful environment is meant to sustain.
The Washington Post including a self-published romance novel in Sarah MacLean's "best of 2015" furthers the growth of the romance genre, even if MacLean "didn't think she was doing anything particularly radical by including a self-published book."
Thanksgiving is the perfect time to take real action to improve the lives of others. Too often we accept inaction and current realities because we feel helpless or hopeless to make positive change.
The District of Columbia is a wonderful place to live -- if you can afford it. The high cost of housing makes ending homelessness in our city more of a challenge. No District resident who works, or who has spent a life working, should be in poverty and homeless.
Sometimes you just need a little art in your life. It provokes conversation, provides visual stimulation and can be a defining moment of inspiration in an otherwise run of the mill day.
Jamie Merisotis, Lumina Foundation's CEO, as well as author of the new book America Needs Talent shared a great deal on the sector of talent in America with Ideagen. An important goal of Lumina, Merisotis said, is to increase the number of "high quality post-secondary degrees, certificates, or other credentials" in Americans to 60 percent.
The travel world has become an increasingly global one. I myself demonstrated this in the summer of 2015 when on my return trip from Switzerland, I went through two countries, five states and Washington D.C. in a 24-hour span.
My father was at the center of it all, making sure the large masses had their fill and left with a smile on their face. What I didn't comprehend at the time was that these gatherings weren't just parties; they were fundraising events for the local youth sports groups in which my brothers and I participated.
We can do better. All of us. While the standard in the law for family shelters has been lowered, that doesn't mean that Mayor Bowser cannot far exceed this floor--and she has promised to try to do so.
When it comes to understanding the concept of college tuition, Zakiya believe that she is lacking in many areas. She has never really questioned why college is so expensive. She understands that once she has graduated, she will likely be in debt.
Washington, D.C. is planning to shut down its massive and frequently criticized homeless shelter for families. In its place will be a collection of smaller shelters placed throughout the city. Another key change is that shelter will be available to families all year-round, not just during the winter.
For decades, we have tried the same old approach to solving this seemingly unsolvable problem. But it doesn't have to be this way. We know what it takes to end homelessness. And in Washington, D.C., we have a plan to get it done.
Our strategy to make it through the colder months? Find a warm, cozy hideout to hunker down, preferably one with room service. These nine hotels -- with their fireplaces, fire pits, and other toasty features -- provide the perfect hibernation spots that will thaw out our feet and our hearts.
It's time for The Bachelor to move over. CNBC made its contribution to the hottest new reality series Wednesday night with The Candidate, better known as The National GOP Debate from Boulder, CO.
The Filipino American National Historical Society first recognized October as Filipino American History Month in 1992, thanks to the vision of FANHS founder, the late Dr. Fred Cordova, and the FANHS Board of Trustees.
Despite his ideological kinship with the anti-government crowd, Paul Ryan is the embodiment of the troika of money, power, and politics that corrupts and controls the capital, the very thing the tea partiers detest.