At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard Monday morning and officials said at least 12 people were killed and several more wounded, including a law enforcement officer.
The reading of the names ceremony took a slight political turn Wednesday morning when a teenager who was reading the names of victims, mentioned her fallen uncle.
She swam nonstop for 53 grueling hours, but told her support team that at one point, swimming through the night almost broke her. Almost.
President Barack Obama is claiming his place in Martin Luther King’s 50-year-old dream, holding himself up as a symbol of the change King envisioned. But he also pointed to the nation’s lingering economic disparities as evidence that King’s hopes remain unfulfilled.
Booker, a Democrat, won last week’s primary and will face Republican Steve Lonegan in the special general election October.
A White House official said Obama decided to return part of his salary each month for the rest of the year to share in the sacrifice that government employees are making.
In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.
Is the Obama administration failing the housing market? Maybe.
In 2004, the federal government lured Gina McCarthy away from state government. She was tapped to manage air regulation efforts.
However, Cuomo noted the cuts likely won’t have an overall big impact on the way the state government operates.
The automatic across-the-board spending cuts took effect Friday after neither side could reach a deal to avoid the sequester and President Obama signed the order.
Despite the announcement, Lautenberg vowed to “keep fighting hard as ever” for his constituents.
Pathways in Technology Early College High School, or P-TECH, first opened in Crown Heights, Brooklyn in Sept. 2011 with 104 first-year students.
Roads across the Northeast were impassable and cars were entombed by snow drifts on Saturday. Some people found the snow packed so high against their homes they couldn’t get their doors open.
This was also the month that Lance Armstrong finally came clean about his years of doping to become a cycling champion. Also in sports and due, at least in part, to the cloud cast by performance-enhancing drugs, no one was elected to the Baseball Hall Of Fame.