Washington D.C.

New York Education Commissioner John King speaks on May 28, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

N.Y. State Education Commissioner John King Jr. To Step Down, Head To Washington

John King Jr. will step down at the end of the year as the New York state education commissioner, for a post in the Obama administration.

12/10/2014

President Barack Obama (left) and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the U.S-Africa Business Forum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Aug. 5. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bloomberg: More Business Between U.S. And Africa Will Benefit All

All eyes around the world have been on Africa lately due to the Ebola virus outbreak, but in Washington, the talk has all been surrounding the importance of doing business with Africa.

08/05/2014

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Best U.S. Family-Friendly Destinations

There are many family-friendly destinations in the United States that really know how to treat families like royalty. Here are just a few that keep families in mind.

06/04/2014

Cyclists ride from Newtown, Conn. to Washington D.C. on March 8, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Cyclists Head From Newtown To D.C. In Continued Call For Stronger Gun Legislation

The group is headed to D.C. in an attempt to convince members of Congress that it’s time for stronger gun legislation in the United States.

03/08/2014

A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

YouTube Ad Encourages Fans To Push For Change To Redskins’ Team Name

The National Congress of American Indians has released an ad ahead of the Super Bowl in hopes of encouraging fans to push the Washington Redskins to change their team’s name.

02/01/2014

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2013’s Best Cities To Live In

The East Coast of the United States is the place to be if you love city living. Check out our favorite choices this year.

12/16/2013

Rep. Grace Meng

Queens U.S. Rep. Grace Meng Attacked In Washington, D.C.

Queens U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) has returned to regular duties after being attacked and robbed in Washington, D.C.

11/20/2013

Lincoln Memorial

Brooklyn Students Headed To Washington For Gettysburg Address Anniversary

Some Brooklyn students were set to head to Washington, D.C., this week, to participate in the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.

11/18/2013

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Proposed ‘Think Before You Ink’ Law Seeks To Prevent Regrettable Tattoos

The days of waking up with a hangover, a fresh tattoo, and a case of buyer’s remorse could be coming to an end for people in Washington D.C.

09/09/2013

March On Washington Anniversary

Mayoral Candidates Join Tens Of Thousands In March On National Mall

Tens of thousands of people — including three New York City mayoral candidates — participated Saturday in a march on the National Mall ahead of the anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

08/24/2013

Watching Fireworks

Best Firework Displays Across the Country

From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.

06/21/2013

Sabrina Malone (Photo: NYPD handout)

Missing Brooklyn Woman Found Safe In Washington, D.C.

Police said Sabrina Malone was found Thursday, days after she was reported missing by her family.

05/10/2013

Sandy Hook Memorial Grows (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Cyclists Head From Newtown To D.C. In Support Of Gun Control

Twenty-six cyclists were biking from Newtown, Conn., to Washington, D.C., this weekend to send a message.

03/09/2013

Forest Hills High School (credit: schools.nyc.gov)

Queens School Seeks Donations To Send Students To National Competition

The team from Forest Hills High School, which is made up of 34 seniors, has to come up with $22,000 by March 15 if they are to compete in the “We the People” competition, which takes place in Washington D.C. at the end of April.

02/04/2013

This service dog from Canine Companions for Independence will march in the inaugural parade in Washington D.C., on Jan. 21, 2013.

Canine Companions For Independence To March In Presidential Inaugural Parade

All eyes will be on Pennsylvania Avenue in our nation’s capital on Monday for the inaugural parade. And some of the parade marchers will be walking on four legs.

01/18/2013

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