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Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 10:32 PM EDT

Ted Cruz Names Carly Fiorina as Running Mate

Ted Cruz Names Carly Fiorina as Running Mate

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to serve as his running mate. The Texas senator unveiled his pick for vice president Wednesday afternoon during a...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 12:37 PM EDT

Dancing White House Visitor Gets ID Thanks to New Rule

Dancing White House Visitor Gets ID Thanks to New Rule

Virginia McLaurin, the 107-year-old woman who charmed President Obama with her dance moves earlier this year, is finally getting a government-issued photo ID thanks to a new regulation in the District,

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 02:02 PM EDT

Trump Vows to Put 'America First' in Foreign Policy

Trump Vows to Put 'America First' in Foreign Policy

Republican Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants to "shake the rust off" American foreign policy and place a new, unyielding focus on what's best for the U.S. "America first will be the major and over-riding...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 07:07 AM EDT

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert Gets 15 Months in Prison

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert Gets 15 Months in Prison

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in prison for breaking federal banking rules in a hush-money scheme attempting to cover up decades of sexual abuse. He was also...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 05:57 AM EDT

Sherwood's Notebook: Soccer, Statehood and More

Sherwood's Notebook: Soccer, Statehood and More

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser was wielding a silver-plated sledge hammer on Monday.

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 03:49 PM EDT

High Court Could Overturn McDonnell Conviction

High Court Could Overturn McDonnell Conviction

The Supreme Court could make it tougher for the government to crack down on public corruption, signaling Wednesday that it may overturn former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's federal bribery conviction.

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 01:38 PM EDT

Trump: Clinton Playing Woman Card

Trump: Clinton Playing Woman Card

Coming off a huge win on Tuesday night, Donald Trump said he has all but clinched the Republican nomination, NBC News reported. "I consider myself the presumptive nominee, absolutely," Trump said at a...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 12:19 PM EDT

Clinton Surges Toward Nomination With 4 More Wins

Clinton Surges Toward Nomination With 4 More Wins

Hillary Clinton rolled to victory in four more states Tuesday, putting her at least 90 percent of the way toward clinching the Democratic presidential nomination. The Democratic front-runner expanded her...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 03:44 AM EDT

Indicted Pennsylvania Congressman Loses in Primary

Indicted Pennsylvania Congressman Loses in Primary

Longtime Pennsylvania House Rep. Dwight Evans has defeated incumbent U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah in the Democratic primary for the 2nd Congressional District seat. Evans, a popular Northwest Philadelphia politician...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 11:11 AM EDT

Van Hollen, Brown, Raskin Win Democratic Primaries in MD

Van Hollen, Brown, Raskin Win Democratic Primaries in MD

Rep. Chris Van Hollen, State Sen. Jamie Raskin and former Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown were victorious Tuesday in Maryland's primary elections.

USA Science and Engineering Festival Is April 16-17
The USA Science & Engineering Festival is in its fourth year and is the only national science festival. Science is celebrated all weekend with activities, symposiums, speakers, and special exhibits. Read more
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