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Michelle Obama’s Portrait Debuts at Smithsonian

Martha Stewart and Michelle Obama received a space in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington for the first time, MaxiNews.com reported.A new exhibit, "Americans Now," opened Friday, featuring famous names from science, business, government and the arts in the museum.President Barack Obama and...

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Glenn Beck Rally at Lincoln Memorial Sparks Controversy

So Glenn Beck has decided to do it again. It so happens that after his various foot-in-the-mouth comments, Glenn Beck has done a comeback by announcing to hold a so called “Restoring the Honor” rally on the steps of Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. Yes, you have guessed it right. The exact date...

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Gulf Oil Spill Update: Bp and Coast Guard News Black Out

A Gulf Oil Spill Update indicates BP and Coast Guard issued a news black out on July 7, 2010.  Wayne Madsen, a Washington, DV based investigative journalist, author, and syndicated columnist has blown the whistle on attempts to block information regarding devestating conditions along the Gulf...

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10 Most Powerful Martin Luther King Jr Quotes

Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most iconic civil rights activists involved in the African American Civil Rights Movement in history. As one of the greatest and most influential leaders of our time, King stood up against oppression while honoring spirituality and humanitarianism. As a...

North Korea Bombs South Korea's Yeonpyong Island Over Border Dispute

North Korea Bombs South Korea's Yeonpyong Island Over Border Dispute

A maritime border dispute between North and South Korea led to a bombing on Yeonpyeong Island on Tuesday. The hour long "rain of shells" caused at least two casualties, massive damages to buildings, and terror among South Korean civilians. The incident was condemned by U.S. officials in Washington...

Jose Theodore's Son Has Passed Away

Jose Theodore's Son Has Passed Away

Washington Capitals' goalie Jose Theodore's youngest child has passed away due to complications of a respiratory defect. Our hearts and prayers are with him. I know how it feels to lose a loved one, but I can't imagine the pain or loss felt by losing a child, especially so young. "The Washington...

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What Is Open and Closed on Presidents' Day?

Presidents' Day (originally known as Washington's Birthday) is one of the federal holidays within the U.S. where many institutions, banks, and governmental offices shut down. Federal holidays often are a source of confusion as many institutions remain open while others remain closed to commemorate...

Still Married Kelsey Grammer Engaged to Katye Walsh

Still Married Kelsey Grammer Engaged to Katye Walsh

Kelsey Grammer, former Fraiser star, recently attended a Kennedy Center Honors gaga in Washington, DC, with his current girlfriend and future bride, Kayte Walsh. Walsh was spotted canoodling with Grammer, sporting a massive diamond engagement ring, and otherwise enjoying the fete despite Grammer's...

Arctic Ice Predicted to Be Gone in Less Than 20 Years Per NOAA Study

Arctic Ice Predicted to Be Gone in Less Than 20 Years Per NOAA Study

A report on Arctic Ice published via NOAA in the online journal Geophysical Research Letters has predicted it will be entirely gone in less than twenty years. The study, led by James Overland, an oceanographer for NOAA, and Muyin Wang, a meteorologist for the University of Washington, utilized...

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Gonzaga University Online

Gonzaga University, located in Spokane, Washington, is a not-for-profit Jesuit University. It was founded in 1887 and since then has been offering affordable education. In fact, the university has ranks 37th in the category of "Best Value Private Universities", according to Kiplingers Personal...