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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

Photo Credit Al Bello/Getty Images

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

Marcela Pinos will be attending President Barack Obama's second inauguration, thanks to the kindness of strangers. (Photo: CBS 2)

Strangers Pay Way For Bronx Teen To Attend President Obama’s Inauguration

For 16-year-old Marcela Pinos, a daughter of Ecuadorian immigrants, her dream of attending a student conference in Washington for the inauguration of the president appeared to be out of reach.

01/17/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Goes To Washington In Hopes Of Securing More Sandy Aid

In a letter from the mayor’s office addressed to New York’s Congressional Delegation, Bloomberg asked for help in “securing supplemental and expedited funding” for the five boroughs.

11/28/2012

Samantha Garvey (L) meeting Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (R) with Long Island Rep. Steve Israel (Center) in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012. (credit: Steve Israel/Facebook)

Homeless L.I. Teen Not Science Contest Finalist, But Still A Winner

Samantha Garvey found out she didn’t make the cut to become a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, but did get to watch President Obama’s State of the Union address in Washington D.C. as Rep. Steve Israel’s guest.

01/25/2012

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