Climate change is theme of Environmental Film Festival

WASHINGTON – The 27th annual Environmental Film Festival, the world’s largest film festival of its kind and the longest-running in the United States is returning to the nation’s capital from March 14 to 24. Partnering with National Geographic, this year’s…

Peak bloom date set for Washington’s cherry blossoms

The kick-off of Washington’s annual cherry blossom festival is now less than two weeks away. And along with local officials providing details of the many events scheduled during the festival came word many wait for at this time of year: when the blossoms will be in peak bloom.

Court decision, midterm elections drive debate over Medicare for all

By JEFF LEVINE Capital News Service WASHINGTON – The decision by a federal court judge on Friday to strike down the Affordable Care Act strengthens the case for “Medicare for all,” according to Dr. Adam Gaffney, president of the Physicians…

Competing in ‘Ninja Warrior’ can lead to success and a lot of attention

It was 5 a.m. when Geoff Britten grabbed the thick red rope that hung from the top of the metal structure that was Mt. Midoriyama, his eyes looking skyward at the prize. He had been competing all evening, and the…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 10

This week in “The Washington Bullpen” podcast, hosts Julia Karron and Jarod Golub of the Capital News Service Washington Bureau talk about the city’s iconic cherry blossoms, big trouble at the Environmental Protection Agency and teacher strikes in Kentucky and…

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