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African summit to close roads throughout downtown D.C.

A slew of street closures are on tap for downtown Washington next week as President Obama welcomes African leaders to a three-day summit.

Monday - 08/04/2014, 07:32am EDT

Tags: D.C. traffic, Downtown D.C., U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, White House, motorcade, parking, dave dildine

8 things you should know about the protests in Kiev

Violent clashes between protesters and the government in Ukraine has garnered international attention and world leaders are stepping in to help pressure Ukraine to stop the bloodshed. What you need to know about the protests in Kiev.

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 03:44am EST

Tags: Kiev, Ukraine, Amanda Iacone


APNewsBreak: Sanctions sought in DC protests case

Attorneys are recommending sanctions against the District of Columbia government for its handling of evidence in a lawsuit arising from the mass arrests of demonstrators.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 01:54pm EDT

Tags: ethics

Legislature convenes as rallies focus on abortion

Hundreds of anti-abortion activists gathered on Capitol Square in Richmond Wednesday to celebrate last year's legislative successes. Meanwhile dozens of abortion-rights supporters staged their own demonstration a few yards away.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 02:10am EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, abortion, Family Foundation,


Va. mosque vandalized amid overseas protests

Police investigate graffiti and car vandalism at two Virginia mosques.

Saturday - 09/15/2012, 09:58pm EDT

Tags: vandalism, police, mosque, hate crime