January 22, 2013
President Obama, Vice President Biden, the first lady and Jill Biden will attend the National Prayer Service at the National Cathedral.
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The AT&T Nation's Football Classic was an event three years in the making -- and a success by any measure.
by Nsenga Burton onFebruary 14, 2011
White chocolate, anyone?
July 1, 2010
Who are the black chefs in contention in Season 7? The Root takes a look at the newest contestants and updates you on the whereabouts of chefs from seasons past. (Oh yeah, we still love chef Carla Hall madly.)
March 2, 2010
Former DC mayor loses his City Council committee chairmanship over corruption allegations.
December 16, 2009
D.C.'s Council OKs same-sex marriage, banana war ends, France struggles with racism, and secret radio habits.
July 31, 2009
Now, the Birthers have all the evidence they need...
July 30, 2009
Questions persist on hydrant's water pressure...
June 23, 2009
More bodies have been found as rescue workers sift through the wreckage...
by Afi-Odelia Scruggs onDecember 21, 2008
Want to know how many folks are expected for the inauguration? Well, it depends on whom you ask. Washington D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty predicts at least 3 million people, but can anyone provide a definitive crowd estimate for the big day? The Root Explainer to the rescue...
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