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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Virgin Islands
The Virgin Islands are the eastern island group of the Leeward Islands, which are the northern part of the Lesser Antilles, which form the border between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Politically, the north-eastern islands form the British Virgin Islands and the south-western ones the United States Virgin Islands. - Source: Wikipedia
The District has joined more than a dozen states in supporting public universities' right to consider race during their admissions processes.
Sgt. Maj. William "Movin" Vann's wife leaned over to adjust his white Marine's hat, which had fallen back against the heavily cushioned wheelchair back.
The U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision on Thursday to uphold President Obama's health care mandate as a tax prompted Democratic leaders in the District and Maryland, as early adopters of Mr. Obama's vision, to rejoice while Virginia's Republican governor denounced it as "a blow to freedom."
The 1,000-page "farm bill" being debated in the Senate is somewhat of a misnomer. Four of every five dollars in it — roughly $80 billion a year — goes for grocery bills for one of every seven Americans through food stamps.
What would you do with $500 million? That's a question millions of people across the country are asking themselves as the clock ticks down to Friday's record-breaking Mega Millions lottery drawing.
With those pesky double-digit seeds out of the way, Georgetown and Georgia Tech look ready to compete Tuesday in the second round of the NCAA women's tournament.
The University of Connecticut has proposed reducing the number of games it will play next season if the NCAA grants a waiver to allow the Huskies to play in the 2013 men's basketball tournament.
Eleven states and the District of Columbia are siding with the Obama administration in the legal battle over the constitutionality of the new health care law, as more than half the states prepare to challenge the law before the Supreme Court.
Guests including Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet escaped uninjured when fire destroyed Richard Branson's Caribbean home during a tropical storm Monday, said the British businessman.
Life changes when, as a mid-major from the not-so-hallowed Horizon League, you come within a missed baseline jumper of winning the NCAA basketball championship.
Another freezing winter has many Washingtonians daydreaming about heading south to put their toes in the sand and a drink in their hand. All is not paradise in paradise these days, however, and even a refreshing Bahama Breeze cannot be had without a hurricane of controversy. That's because one of that cocktail's main ingredients is rum, and there is an ongoing rum war being fought between Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
A 17-year-old Nebraskan too young to cast a ballot has captured enough votes to win the Miss America crown, kickstarting her hopes of going to law school and eventually becoming a politician.
A group of 53 beauty queens from all over the United States has begun a final pageant to determine the next Miss America.
Fifty-three women are vying for the Miss America crown on Saturday night, an honor that carries with it a $50,000 scholarship and a yearlong run as an idol to many young girls throughout the country.
The massive new tax bill signed into law by President Obama is filled with all kinds of holiday stocking stuffers for businesses: tax breaks for producing TV shows, grants for putting up windmills, rum subsidies for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.