Transgender men and women from the United Kingdom, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand and Canada wore their military uniforms Monday at the American Civil Liberties Union building.
Transgender men and women from the United Kingdom, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand and Canada wore their military uniforms Monday at the American Civil Liberties Union building.
From singing on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and riding the subway to recording a program for a Chicago radio station, Kenya’s Afrizo singing group is on a tour like no other.
The messy and chaotic weather – including a brief tornado warning – outside the mayoral forum Wednesday afternoon fit the candidates’ demeanors inside.
 
 
 
Kara Mason Oct 23, 2014

 Click on photo to enlarge or download: St. David’s Episcopal Church plans to send a 20-foot shipping container full of supplies that are most needed in Liberia, such as bleach, Gatorade, hand sanitize and protective gear. Photo courtesy of St. David’s Episcopal ChurchClick on photo to enlarge or download: St. David’s Episcopal Church plans to send a 20-foot shipping container full of supplies that are most needed in Liberia, such as bleach, Gatorade, hand sanitize and protective gear. Photo courtesy of St. David’s Episcopal ChurchWASHINGTON – The lack of a vaccination or cure for the Ebola virus has made prevention difficult and the spread nearly unstoppable. But that isn’t keeping many people from doing what they can to help contain the deadly virus.

Lorain Watters Oct 22, 2014

Click on photo to enlarge or download: Job seekers roam around the Tysons Job Fair Expo that was held earlier this month at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel in Tysons Corner, Va. Employers hoped to fill 1,400 jobs. SHFWire photo by Lorain WattersClick on photo to enlarge or download: Job seekers roam around the Tysons Job Fair Expo that was held earlier this month at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel in Tysons Corner, Va. Employers hoped to fill 1,400 jobs. SHFWire photo by Lorain WattersTYSONS CORNER, Va. – Cranes and bulldozers decorate the skyline, and a constant buzzing reverberates across concrete buildings. Construction workers hastily complete the steel structure, only to move on to another project.

Lucas Daprile Oct 22, 2014

Click on image to enlarge or downloadClick on image to enlarge or downloadWASHINGTON - Mayoral candidates are enjoying one last chance to bring in money the old-fashioned way before a reform bill adopted unanimously by the D.C. Council goes into effect Jan. 31.

Wesley Juhl Oct 22, 2014

 Click on photo to enlarge or download: The Palm Center’s Aaron Belkin asks international transgender servicewomen Maj. Alexandra Larson, Sweden; Sgt., Lucy Jordan, New Zealand; Maj. Donna Harding, Australia, and Cpl. Natalie Murray, Canada, about their stories. Their countries allow transgender to people to serve openly in the military. SHFWire photo by Wesley JuhlClick on photo to enlarge or download: The Palm Center’s Aaron Belkin asks international transgender servicewomen Maj. Alexandra Larson, Sweden; Sgt., Lucy Jordan, New Zealand; Maj. Donna Harding, Australia, and Cpl. Natalie Murray, Canada, about their stories. Their countries allow transgender to people to serve openly in the military. SHFWire photo by Wesley JuhlWASHINGTON - Transgender men and women from the United Kingdom, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand and Canada wore their military uniforms Monday at the American Civil Liberties Union building.

Lucas Daprile Oct 21, 2014

Click on image to enlarge or download: A person's political leanings often contribute to which sources he or she relies on when getting the news. Pew Research Center found that liberals tend to seek multiple, different outlets as their main source of news, while conservatives gravitate towards Fox News and local outlets. Image by Pew Research CenterClick on image to enlarge or download: A person's political leanings often contribute to which sources he or she relies on when getting the news. Pew Research Center found that liberals tend to seek multiple, different outlets as their main source of news, while conservatives gravitate towards Fox News and local outlets. Image by Pew Research CenterWASHINGTON - Partisanship does not end at the polls.

Kara Mason Oct 20, 2014

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Rocky Asutsa Oct 20, 2014

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Rocky Asutsa Oct 17, 2014

 

WASHINGTON - Restaurant workers in states with $2.13 minimum wage reported higher rates of sexual harassment, according to a report released Oct. 7.

Sean McMinn Oct 17, 2014

Click on image to enlarge or download: The College Democrats of America’s 17,400 Facebook likes pale in comparison to the College Republican National Committee’s 124,700.Click on image to enlarge or download: The College Democrats of America’s 17,400 Facebook likes pale in comparison to the College Republican National Committee’s 124,700.WASHINGTON - Which political party’s college outreach group is reaching more students on social media?

Wesley Juhl Oct 16, 2014

Click on photo to enlarge or download: Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention answers numerous questions from Congress about preparing U.S. hospitals to treat Ebola. To the right is National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci, who testified about experimental drug research. SHFWire photo by Wesley JuhlClick on photo to enlarge or download: Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention answers numerous questions from Congress about preparing U.S. hospitals to treat Ebola. To the right is National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci, who testified about experimental drug research. SHFWire photo by Wesley JuhlWASHINGTON - House Republicans want to ban travel to the U.S. from West Africa, where the Ebola outbreak continues to rage.

Rocky Asutsa Oct 16, 2014

Click on photo to enlarge or download: Afrizo members Brian Osweta, left, Grace Mwamuye, Lena Adhiambo, Afrizo founder Hellen Mtawali, Brian Aseli, Falonne Tshizemba, Daystar U.S. Director Kathleen Johnson, Peter Chege and Manasseh Shalom visit Times Square in New York on their fundraising concert tour in the U.S. Photo courtesy of Afrizo tour coordinator Jennifer RandolphClick on photo to enlarge or download: Afrizo members Brian Osweta, left, Grace Mwamuye, Lena Adhiambo, Afrizo founder Hellen Mtawali, Brian Aseli, Falonne Tshizemba, Daystar U.S. Director Kathleen Johnson, Peter Chege and Manasseh Shalom visit Times Square in New York on their fundraising concert tour in the U.S. Photo courtesy of Afrizo tour coordinator Jennifer RandolphNEW YORK - From singing on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and riding the subway to recording a program for a Chicago radio station, Kenya’s Afrizo singing group is on a tour like no other.

Wesley Juhl Oct 16, 2014