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Former White House Attorney, Michael Farren, Sentenced For Attempted Murder Of Wife

The former White House attorney who has been convicted of the attempted murder of his wife in their New Canaan, Conn., home four years ago will be sentenced Thursday.

09/11/2014

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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) hugs head coach Geno Auriemma as center Stefanie Dolson (L) of the University of Connecticut women's basketball team slips off the riser during an East Room event at the White House on June 9, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Celebrates UConn’s Winning Basketball Teams; Player Falls Off Stage

President Barack Obama welcomed the school’s men’s and women’s basketball teams Monday for an event marking their NCAA championships. It’s only the second time a school has won both titles in the same year.

06/10/2014

Darryl Strawberry, New York Yankees during old timers celebration day  at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York on June 24, 2006. (Photo by Bryan Yablonsky/Getty Images)

Documents: Clinton Administration Was Watching Yankees, Strawberry

Newly-released documents show that President Bill Clinton’s administration was watching how the Yankees handled troubled slugger Darryl Strawberry back in the 1990s.

06/06/2014

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Mets’ Daniel Murphy To Speak At White House About Paternity-Leave Decision

Daniel Murphy, whose decision to take paternity leave and miss the first two games of the MLB season led to debate and criticism, has been invited to speak at the White House.

06/04/2014

President Obama stand with the parents of freed U.S. soldier, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (Credit: CBS 2)

President Obama Welcomes Release Of Captured U.S. Soldier

The president was joined at the White House by the soldier’s parents, Bob and Joni Bergdahl.

05/31/2014

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White House Press Secretary Jay Carney Resigns

President Barack Obama announced Carney’s departure in a surprise appearance in the White House press briefing room Friday.

05/30/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with former NFL linebacker and three-time Pro Bowler LaVar Arrington and former professional soccer player Taylor Twellman after delivering remarks during a Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit in the East Room of the White House. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama Calls For More Robust Research Into Youth Concussions

“We want our kids participating in sports,” Obama said. “As parents, though, we want to keep them safe and that means we have to have better information.”

05/29/2014

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Long Island Congressman Peter King Mulls 2016 Presidential Bid

Long Island Congressman Peter King is considering running for president in 2016. King addressed his motivation and his would-be rivals in an interview.

05/17/2014

Buildings are viewed from South Street Seaport, an area of lower Manhattan that was severely flooded during Hurricane Sandy on March 31, 2014 (Credit: Spencer Platt
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White House Taking New UN Report As Call For Action On Global Warming

According to the head of the UN panel, the world needs to cut pollution from heat-trapping gases, or the already-noticeable harms from global warming could spiral “out of control.”

03/31/2014

FILE - President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol February 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘America Does Not Stand Still – And Neither Will I’

Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress “whenever and wherever” necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.

01/28/2014

President Barack Obama stands on stage with first lady Michelle Obama, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden after his victory speech on election night at McCormick Place November 6, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama won reelection against Republican candidate, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

First Lady Michelle Obama ‘Excited’ To Turn 50

First lady Michelle Obama ushered in the second half of a century, turning 50 years old.

01/17/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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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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Miriam Carey 911 Tapes Show Mom Killed In D.C. Chase Thought She Was Being Stalked

The calls made to police by Carey, 34, from her Stamford condo paint a disturbing picture of a new mother.

10/24/2013

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