The Department of Agriculture is sending $1 billion to the country's food bank networks, seeking to expand the reach of the system and revamp the way food banks acquire and distribute aid.
Howard University announced that it will name its newly re-established College of Fine Arts after famed alum Chadwick Boseman. The Black Panther star, who died of cancer last year at 43, graduated from Howard in 2000.
Famed actor Phylicia Rashad is returning to her alma mater as the new dean of the Howard University College of Fine Arts.
Mayor Muriel Bowser unveiled a two-stage plan, with capacity restrictions on most indoor activities lifting on May 21, with the exception of bars, nightclubs and entertainment venues.
A decades-long movement to reshape the American political map took a further step Thursday as the House of Representatives approved a bill to make the nation's capital the 51st state.
The Biden administration is extending a federal moratorium on evictions of tenants who've fallen behind on rent during the coronavirus pandemic.
Housing advocates are expressing confidence that the ban running through March 31 will be extended. But they also warn that the existing moratorium hasn't been a blanket protection and that thousands of families have still been evicted.
Law enforcement is on high alert after intelligence uncovered a “possible plot” by a militia group to storm the U.S Capitol again.
The Senate voted 92-7 Tuesday to confirm Tom Vilsack as Agriculture secretary, his second run at the Cabinet post.
That foreboding black fence erected around the U.S. Capitol building has had an unintentional side effect: walling off the local government's ability to enact new laws.
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