As new cases are reported, senators question government’s coronavirus response

WASHINGTON — As new cases of the coronavirus surfaced Tuesday, some Democratic senators questioned the pace and effectiveness of the federal government’s response to the outbreak of the disease. The immediate risk to the general public remains low, principal deputy…

One local artist is ditching the canvas for bathroom stalls

When you think about school bathrooms, you may think of how dark they are or even how smelly they are. However, one local artist is on a mission to change that. CNS TV’s Lauren Moses visited Langley Elementary School, where the artist is using her talents to leave her mark on the school and students long after the job is done.

“Washington Bullpen” podcast: Inside the District’s climate march

WASHINGTON – Thousands took to the streets of the nation’s capital to participate in the climate strike on Sept. 20.  We mingled with the crowd to learn why people of all ages missed school or work to march their way…

Washington Bullpen: Inside the District’s fight for voting representation in Congress

WASHINGTON – When the colonies broke off from British control to become the United States, one of their rallying cries was “no taxation without representation.” Now, 243 years later, license plates in the nation’s capital city bear the same message…

Twitter users have mixed feelings rising popularity of electric scooters and bikes

Car-alternative transportation options, like bikes and scooters, are growing in popularity in many cities, though the craze is slow to come to Maryland.

House Democrats introduce bill to combat voter suppression

On the eve of the 54th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches for civil rights, House Democrats introduced a bill Tuesday aimed at returning to the federal government the authority to protect voting rights in states with histories of discriminatory practices.

Thousands visit U.S. Capitol to pay last respects to Bush

WASHINGTON – As George Herbert Walker Bush lay in state Tuesday under the grand United States Capitol Rotunda, thousands filed silently past his flag-draped coffin in final tribute. The viewing opened to the public at 7:30 p.m. on Monday. According…

District aims to boost infrastructure jobs with training academy

The District of Columbia and local utility companies aim to eliminate a shortage of qualified and trained professionals in the city’s infrastructure industry with a new training academy.

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. and the 50 year anniversary of his assassination

It’s been 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis. Many gathered around his memorial in D.C.on Wednesday to recall his mission and many accomplishments.

What you need to know about the SCMAGLEV project

Work on the high-speed superconducting magnetic levitation (SCMAGLEV) system could begin as soon as 2019.

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