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Student gets early graduation ceremony so dying dad can watch

His son's high school graduation was a day Alfred La'Cap had been looking forward to --- and one he didn't think he would get to see.

Governor Larry Hogan Appoints Bilal Ali to Maryland General Assembly

Governor Larry Hogan today announced the appointment of Bilal Ali to the Maryland General Assembly.

National parks can hire for summer, despite Trump freeze

Will Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite and other national parks be closed to visitors this summer?

NNPA Receives $1.5 Million Gates Grant for Education Campaign

NNPA, a network of 211 Black-owned media companies, has received a $1.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a three-year, multi-media public awareness campaign focusing on the unique opportunities and challenges of the recently enacted ...

Edkedsha Mathis Is on a Mission to Increase Supplier Diversity at Volkswagen

As the Supplier Diversity Manager at the Volkswagen Group of America’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., Edkedsha Mathis said she relies on a concept called the three A’s: Aim high, apply yourself and achieve your goals.

'You are welcome here' - Refugee school plastered with signs

The International Community School has been a fixture in the Atlanta suburb of Decatur for 15 years. It's a public charter school where refugee children learn side by side neighborhood kids.

Trump fires acting AG after she declines to defend travel ban

President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates Monday night for "refusing to enforce a legal order designed to protect the citizens of the United States," the White House said.

Trump move leads to confusion and chaos between White House, Congress

It's not the imagery one might expect from a President who promised to bring private sector competency to governing.

Baltimore Sailor deploys to Support Operation Deep Freeze

As the USAP manager, NSF has a presidential mandate to manage three year-round research stations in Antarctica. McMurdo is the largest of the three stations and the globe's southernmost seaport.

Obama legacy captured in docu-series ‘The Obama Years: The Power of Words’

Smithsonian Channel special tells the story of Barack Obama, writer in chief, and takes viewers inside the defining moments of his political career through the prism of his most memorable speeches.

Obamacare in jeopardy, states protect no-cost contraception, including vasectomy

Even before President Elect Donald Trump suggested Obamacare was in jeopardy, Republican cries of "replace and repeal" inspired some states to protect the no-cost contraceptive benefit guaranteed under the federal bill.

Trump to meet congressional leaders Monday at the White House

President Donald Trump will welcome bipartisan congressional leaders to the White House Monday night, according to three sources familiar with the meeting, his first gathering with the group since taking the oath of office.

More than 1 million marched against Trump in US -- and that's without counting DC

More than a million Americans took to the streets of the United States to protest Donald Trump the day after his inauguration. And that doesn't include the many thousands of people who took part in the main event -- The ...

TMCF launches new center with gift from Charles Koch Foundation, Koch Industries

Center for Advancing Opportunity will support HBCU researchers and work with Gallup to understand, and inform pressing issues in fragile communities

Democrats search for the next Obama

She’s a lawyer by trade and an accomplished politician who in November became just the second African-American woman to become a U.S. Senator.