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House of Representatives staffer arrested on child porn charges

House of Representatives staffer arrested on child porn charges Oct. 14.
  • Oct 16, 2021
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Officer at D.C. jail receives minor injuries after being struck by inmate

A spokeswoman said the officer was transported to the hospital Saturday.
  • Oct 16, 2021

Covid cases in kids are soaring. In Tennessee, most remain unmasked and unvaccinated.

In August, for the first time in the pandemic, the rate of coronavirus infections among children topped those for adults and seniors, driven by the highly contagious delta variant, according to a Washington Post analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data.
  • Oct 5, 2021

Education Secretary Cardona backs mandatory coronavirus vaccinations for students

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona had been hesitant to vigorously promote vaccination, but he said that changed after the FDA gave full approval of a coronavirus vaccine for those ages 16 and up.
  • Sep 23, 2021
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Metrobus collision on Rockville Pike sends four people to hospital

The bus had no passengers aboard when it struck and landed on top of a Honda Passport, a Montgomery County police spokeswoman said.
  • Sep 19, 2021

New York City schools welcome 1 million students for in-person learning

It’s the first day back after about 18 months that included temporary closures and remote learning.
  • Sep 13, 2021

Delta variant stress tests back-to-school plans

A Washington Post survey of the 20 largest school districts found that few are offering robust coronavirus testing amid vague guidelines and a surge of cases that few anticipated.
  • Sep 13, 2021

Los Angeles mandates student vaccinations in nation’s second-largest school district

School board members said mandating a vaccine is the best way to protect students and keep schools open for in-person learning.
  • Sep 9, 2021