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Protesters gather in Clarksville park as ‘March for our Lives’ travels country

Almost 200 people rallied at McGregor Park to push for stricter gun laws in the wake of widespread gun violence in the US on Saturday, March 24, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., particularly in response to the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Eight-hundred twenty-five March For Our Lives events ...

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Trump’s transgender troops ban divides veterans in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing squarely behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order as an ugly attack on dedicated troops. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., ...

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Trump Orders Missile Strikes Against Syria

President Donald Trump ordered 59 Tomahawk missiles fired at Syrian government facilities Thursday, April 6 in response to deadly chemical attacks April 4. The order marks the first official U.S. attacks against the Syrian government. “It is in this vital, national security interest of the United States to prevent and ...

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Quiz Show

Robert Redford’s “Quiz Show” is a hard movie to review, because it is a very strong movie in almost everything but pacing. Its largest strengths are in the quality of performance and the style of the period piece. “Quiz Show” is about television game shows in the early days of ...

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Congress passes extension for student loan program

WASHINGTON — Congress is extending a federal loan program that provides low-interest money to the neediest students for college. The Perkins Loan program will get a two-year extension, under compromise legislation approved Thursday in the House, a day after clearing the Senate. The program expired on September 30. The measure ...

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Celeste-3 D.C. Metro-1

This week in Washington, I’ve gotten squished in Metro doors and developed a foolproof distraction game while on the train to work to take my mind off the smell and creepy stares of men. I have also neglected to talk about why I am actually here: my internship. 1: Getting smushed. This ...

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