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NYPD Canine Team officers, part of New York’s Urban Search and Rescue Team, departed from John F. Kennedy International Airport Thursday morning to aid in recovery efforts in the Washington state mudslides. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Sends 2 Dogs To Aid In Washington Mudslide

The German shepherds, 6-year-old Hondo and 3-year-old Timoshenko, flew to the small Washington community with their police handlers, Detective Patrick Nee and Police Officer Benjamin Colecchia.

04/04/2014

Police secure an entrance of a Sears store after a fatal shooting at Columbia Mall on January 25, 2014, in Columbia, Maryland. Three people were killed in a shooting at the popular shopping mall, located about 45 minutes outside Washington, authorities said Saturday. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Maryland Mall Gunman Had Crude Attempt At Explosives In Bag

Police were still trying to determine the motive of the gunman who killed a man and a woman, both in their 20s, at a skate shop called Zumiez on the upper level of the Mall in Columbia.

01/25/2014

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N.J. Senators To Fast In Support Of Immigration Reform

Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker are planning to take part in a 24-hour fast in an effort to get the House of Representatives to consider immigration reform legislation.

12/11/2013

President Barack Obama (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran, World Powers Reach Historic Nuclear Deal

Iran struck a historic nuclear deal Sunday with the United States and five other world powers, in the most significant development between Washington and Tehran in more than three decades of estrangement between the two nations.

11/23/2013

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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

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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

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 22: Aaron Murray #11 of the Georgia Bulldogs passes against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Sanford Stadium on September 22, 2012 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Georgia’s Aaron Murray Coming Through In The Clutch

One of the all-time best quarterbacks in the SEC is still busy rewriting the record books while keeping the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC and BCS title hunt.

10/10/2013

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No Deal: Government Shutdown Goes Ahead

The White House’s budget office has notified federal agencies that the government is shutting down Tuesday, after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on a temporary spending plan.

10/01/2013

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Man Arrested After Allegedly Throwing Firecrackers Near White House

The Secret Service arrested a man Monday night for allegedly tossing firecrackers over the fence at the White House.

09/16/2013

Head coach Sean Miller of the Arizona Wildcats. (Photo by William Mancebo/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s PAC-12 Offseason Notebook

After years of struggling as a whole nationally, the conference is set to have its best overall season in a very long time.

07/15/2013

Washington Monument

Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/21/2013

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St. Sen. Ed Meyer: Connecticut Assisted Suicide Bill To Fail

It looks like Connecticut won’t become the fourth state in the country to allow assisted suicide, at least not this year.

04/05/2013

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. (file / credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Conn. Cyclists Arriving In Washington To Push Gun Reform

26 cyclists from Connecticut will wrap up a four-day ride to Washington today as they push for tougher gun laws.

03/12/2013

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Katy Perry Headlines Kids’ Inaugural Concert

President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama will headline two inaugural balls Monday night, but two nights earlier, the kids were set to get their turn.

01/19/2013

Jim Pfail's Inauguration Tickets (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

120 Win Inauguration Tickets From Rep. Maloney’s Office

More than 6,000 people entered a lottery for tickets to President Barack Obama’s inauguration ceremony in Washington Monday at the office of U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), and there were 120 winners.

01/19/2013

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