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In case you missed the really big news about per-pupil funding and the D.C. Public Schools (DCPS), allow me to announce that the Obama administration has let the proverbial fat cat out of the bag: The U.S. Census Bureau reported June 21 that DCPS leads the nation in per-pupil spending, to the tune of $18,667 per student, per year.
One of my most unforgettable "Where were you?" sports memories doesn't involve an actual game or players, although seven teams took part. It was the NBA's first draft lottery, held Mother's Day 1985, the day after my Howard University graduation ceremony.
In 1940, the office-tower core of downtown Washington, D.C., was the black section of town; much of Southeast was entirely white; the suburbs did not exist and almost no one went to college.
A lot has changed since Myrtis Matthews of Pittsburgh and native Washingtonian Ronald Crockett enlisted in the military during the Korean War.
For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration growth that is now slowing.
Six weeks after Howard University Hospital told more than 34,000 patients that a contractor's laptop containing their personal health information had been stolen, federal authorities have filed criminal charges against a hospital worker accused of selling people's medical records.
D.C. police released surveillance camera footage Monday in the hopes of identifying a person seen entering a Southeast apartment complex the same night a pregnant woman was attacked and her baby was fatally stabbed while in her womb.
The Hudson River extends like the sun from the back of Toni Morrison's house, illuminated and infinite, undimmed by an unseasonably drab spring afternoon.
D.C. police see no "rhyme nor reason" behind five unrelated slayings over the past four days, a commander said Tuesday.