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Children's Art Exhibition Comes to Brunei: Trish Amichi's 'Big Ones Little Ones' Project

Todd Fine | Posted 12.24.2012 | Impact
Todd Fine

Since 2004, an Australian project called "Big Ones Little Ones" has marshaled the power of the feeling of accomplishment with a focus on special-needs children, the global community and a direct link to Aboriginal Australians.

Child Hurt After 80-Foot Fall From 9-Story Apartment Window

Posted 10.12.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A four-year-old child is in serious condition after falling out of a nine-story window at an apartment building in Silver Spring, Md., T...

Abramoff Says He's Still Capable Of Making Millions

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Jack Abramoff is sitting in a Starbucks just south of Dupont Circle. He is not wearing his infamous black hat. Or any hat at all. He...

I Was Stopped, But Not Frisked

Marc Mauer | Posted 04.09.2012 | Crime
Marc Mauer

It's hardly a secret that the relationship between African American communities and law enforcement has been fraught with conflict. From the old days of station-house beatings to get a confession to today's "stop and frisk" practices, an awful lot of mistrust has been engendered.

WATCH: Flash Mob Of Roughly 50 Teens Robs Maryland 7-Eleven

Posted 11.22.2011 | Crime

Police in Maryland investigating a mass shoplifting have released stunning footage of an estimated 50 teenagers ransacking a Silver Spring 7-Eleven lo...

O'Malley: Feds OK Preliminary Engineering For Purple Line

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The future light-rail line that is designed link communities in Montgomery and Prince George's County got one step closer to reality. On...

The Fillmore Silver Spring: What's in a Name?

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 11.27.2011 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

The name Fillmore is intended to force our minds to travel to a time during which we might catch the Grateful Dead and Miles Davis on the same bill.

Will Silver Spring's Fillmore Undermine D.C.'s Music Scene?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.19.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Following its debut last week, the Fillmore music hall in Silver Spring has raised questions about whether the Live Nation-run venue wil...

Documentaries Storm the Nation's Capitol at Silverdocs Festival

Michael Rose | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts
Michael Rose

What do Elmo, the New York Times, McDonald's coffee, transsexual tennis star Renee Richards, a chimp using sign language, electric cars, the real horse whisperer and Al Franken have in common?

9 Earth Day Favorites You Should Read To Celebrate (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.22.2011 | Books

It's Earth Day, and in order to celebrate, we asked you what you'd be reading, or recommend reading, to recognize the day. We got a wide range of ...

PHOTOS: 5 Great and Unusual Bars in DC

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Katherine Gustafson

There are a lot of places to get your drink on in the District, so it's important to pick out those special establishments that serve up some unique a...

PHOTOS: 5 Delicious DC Dessert Spots

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Katherine Gustafson

As an adult I have lived in DC on and off for a decade, and in that time me and my fang have ferreted out some of the best and most intriguing places to procure something sweet.

Kidstock with Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Moby, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Donovan and... David Lynch?

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This concert will be about the music, but its statement of solidarity and support for upliftment in education could be the beginning of yet another American wave of consciousness raising.