Yesterday President Barack Obama spoke at the annual NAACP convention to commemorate their 100th anniversary. Watch his entire speech now.

Terrorism is suspected in separate blasts at two Jakarta hotels. Nine are reported dead with over 50 injured.

(Washington, DC)  —  The federal government is auctioning off a Virgin Islands vacation home forfeited by convicted DC Tax Office fraudster Harriette Walters.   Walters masterminded the near 50-million-dollar scheme which involved the approval of bogus tax refunds.  She has been sentenced to 17-and-a-half years in prison.  The minimum starting bid for the St. Thomas […]

VIA WASHINTON POST: There’s another big break in service coming, Metro says. Takoma Station will close from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday and from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday. This will allow the National Transportation Safety Board to continue its investigation of the June 22 train crash. Metro says it was told […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: U.S. Capitol Police fatally shot a man about a block from the Capitol late yesterday after he fled a routine traffic stop, “nearly ran over two officers” and shot at several officers, police spokeswoman Kimberly Schneider said. Two Capitol Police officers received minor injuries and were treated at the scene. Schneider said […]