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  • Shooting near National Zoo injures 2

    Shooting near National Zoo injures 2
    Two men were wounded Monday by gunshots near a Washington, D.C., zoo shortly after it hosted an annual Easter event that drew thousands of people, police said. Police responding to reports of gunfire just after 5 p.m. found the men--one shot in the...
  • Paid family leave fails to spread through states

    California became the first state to embrace government-backed paid family and medical leave more than a decade ago. Since then, few other states have followed California's path, and supporters are now considering a different approach. After lobbying...
  • En route to Asia, Obama to survey Washington landslide damage

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama, on his way to a weeklong trip to Asia, is headed to Washington state Tuesday to survey damage from the landslide and meet with survivors, first responders and local officials one month after the tragedy. More than 40...
  • Obama's approval rating improves as healthcare drag eases

    Obama's approval rating improves as healthcare drag eases
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama’s job approval ratings have improved, if only slightly, from a low point during the winter, a trend that potentially could help embattled Democrats in key Senate races this fall. The size of the change varies from...
  • Langley engineer credited with getting astronauts on moon dead at 95

    Langley engineer credited with getting astronauts on moon dead at 95
    A Langley-based NASA engineer who is credited with helping get Americans to the moon by the end of the 1960s died last week, NASA officials said. John C. Houbolt, who was 95 when he died April 15, is best known for advocating for the lunar-orbit...
  • Chris Brown assault trial delayed after bodyguard found guilty

    Chris Brown assault trial delayed after bodyguard found guilty
    Chris Brown's Washington, D.C., trial on an allegation of assault has been delayed until Wednesday after a guilty verdict for bodyguard Christopher Hollosy complicated defense-attorney plans. It was thought that Hollosy might testify that only he, not...
  • U.S. steps up drone strikes against militants in Yemen

    WASHINGTON — Prompted in part by a video in which Al Qaeda leaders taunted the United States, the CIA launched lethal drone strikes in Yemen that marked an escalation in the Obama administration's shadow war against the terrorist network's most...
  • Emanuel defends taxpayer-funded travel

    Emanuel defends taxpayer-funded travel
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today wouldn't say why he spent taxpayer money on out-of-town trips in which he mixed city business with politics, but defended the travel expenses as legitimate. The Tribune reported Friday that the mayor flew around the country at...
  • Neil Eggleston to serve as Obama's new White House counsel

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has chosen former presidential lawyer Neil Eggleston as his new White House counsel to replace Kathyrn Ruemmler, who is resigning after nearly three years in the position, the White House said on Monday....
  • U.S. launches drone strikes against Al Qaeda targets in Yemen

    WASHINGTON — Prompted in part by a recent video that showed Al Qaeda leaders in Yemen openly taunting the United States, the CIA launched lethal drone strikes over the last three days that marked a sharp acceleration of the Obama administration&...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Halloran & Sage Welcomes New Associates Andrea Moffitt And Alyssa Swaniger

    Halloran & Sage is pleased to announce that attorneys Andrea Moffitt and Alyssa Swaniger have joined the Firm as associates. Andrea is a member of the Insurance and Litigation Practice Groups. Her practice focuses on insurance coverage, defense...