Elections are just around the corner, and yes, there is an app for that. But it won’t vote for you.
Elections are just around the corner, and yes, there is an app for that. But it won’t vote for you.
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.
 
 
 
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
Lawmakers question CDC Chief Director Thomas Frieden and other administration officials Thursday.

Click on photo to enlarge or download: Fifth-grader Nayeli Torres, from Willow Cove Elementary School in Pittsburgh, Calif., holts a crate of pumpkins Tuesday as first lady Michelle Obama digs up vegetables in the White House garden with Willow Cove student Miguel Licea and Cora Norris from Harriet Tubman Elementary in Washington. SHFWire photo by Wesley JuhlClick on photo to enlarge or download: Fifth-grader Nayeli Torres, from Willow Cove Elementary School in Pittsburgh, Calif., holts a crate of pumpkins Tuesday as first lady Michelle Obama digs up vegetables in the White House garden with Willow Cove student Miguel Licea and Cora Norris from Harriet Tubman Elementary in Washington. SHFWire photo by Wesley JuhlWASHINGTON - The White House celebrated programs addressing childhood obesity Tuesday and invited elementary school students from across the nation to help with the third annual fall harvest of the South Lawn garden.

Kara Mason Oct 14, 2014

Click on photo to enlarge or download: FEMA volunteers show the best way to “drop, cover and hold on” Tuesday during an event about earthquake safety at the National Building Museum in Washington. SHFWire photo by Kara MasonClick on photo to enlarge or download: FEMA volunteers show the best way to “drop, cover and hold on” Tuesday during an event about earthquake safety at the National Building Museum in Washington. SHFWire photo by Kara MasonWASHINGTON - More than 25 million people across the world are expected to “drop, cover and hold on” Thursday at 10:16 a.m. as they participate in the Great Shakeout, an annual earthquake preparedness drill.

Kara Mason Oct 9, 2014

Click on photo to enlarge or download: Doug Morton, forest carbon expert for NASA, says the predictability of wildfires depends on information about climate change. He spoke Thursday at the Library of Congress. SHFWire Photo by Kara MasonClick on photo to enlarge or download: Doug Morton, forest carbon expert for NASA, says the predictability of wildfires depends on information about climate change. He spoke Thursday at the Library of Congress. SHFWire Photo by Kara MasonWASHINGTON - By the end of the century, some places across the U.S. may be drier than California is during this year’s drought, according to recent NASA projections. That means more of the country will be prone to more devastating wildfires.

Ayana Stewart Oct 9, 2014

Click on photo to enlarge or download: Transco Office Manager Ariel Emata, who does not use a wheel chair, demonstrates how the D.C. company's accessible taxicab vehicles operate as Transco General Manager Jerry Cregar looks on. SHFWire photo by Ayana StewartClick on photo to enlarge or download: Transco Office Manager Ariel Emata, who does not use a wheel chair, demonstrates how the D.C. company's accessible taxicab vehicles operate as Transco General Manager Jerry Cregar looks on. SHFWire photo by Ayana StewartWASHINGTON – For wheelchair users here and elsewhere in the country, hailing a taxi can be an arduous process.

Ayana Stewart Oct 8, 2014

 Click on photo to enlarge or download: First lady Michelle Obama wears a dress designed by Fashion Institute of Technology student Natalya Koval, who won a design competition, during the White House’s first Fashion Education Workshop on Wednesday. The dress on display was designed by FIT student Chelsea Chen. SHFWire photo by Ayana StewartClick on photo to enlarge or download: First lady Michelle Obama wears a dress designed by Fashion Institute of Technology student Natalya Koval, who won a design competition, during the White House’s first Fashion Education Workshop on Wednesday. The dress on display was designed by FIT student Chelsea Chen. SHFWire photo by Ayana StewartWASHINGTON – There is no magic formula for success, but combining education and hard work will produce results.

Wesley Juhl Oct 8, 2014

 Click on photo to enlarge or download: More than two-thirds of people surveyed Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights said they support congressional efforts to restore the Voting Rights Act to the way it was before the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the law last year. Graphics by Wesley JuhlClick on photo to enlarge or download: More than two-thirds of people surveyed Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights said they support congressional efforts to restore the Voting Rights Act to the way it was before the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the law last year. Graphics by Wesley JuhlThere is bipartisan support for the Voting Rights Act, even in the South, according to a poll commissioned by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.

Ayana Stewart Oct 7, 2014

Click on photo to enlarge or download: Marcus Costa, right, of the International Civil Aviation Organization, speaks to National Transportation Safety Board about aircraft tracking regulations during an NTSB conference Tuesday. With him were Thomas Mickler, of the European Aviation Safety Agency, and Margaret Gilligan, of the Federal Aviation Administration. SHFWire photo by Ayana StewartClick on photo to enlarge or download: Marcus Costa, right, of the International Civil Aviation Organization, speaks to National Transportation Safety Board about aircraft tracking regulations during an NTSB conference Tuesday. With him were Thomas Mickler, of the European Aviation Safety Agency, and Margaret Gilligan, of the Federal Aviation Administration. SHFWire photo by Ayana StewartWASHINGTON - Seven months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 lost contact with air traffic control, aviation experts gathered to discuss how technology could help search for wreckage that disappears in deep oceans.

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