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Government shutdown jeopardizes Whitworth University course

The partial U.S. government shutdown is all too real for a group of students at Whitworth University on a month long trip in the nation's capitol.Professor Aaron Putzke spent the last several months planning the trip and coordinating with researchers…

Cardinal Wuerl acknowledges calls for leadership change

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the embattled archbishop of Washington, has acknowledged calls for new leadership in his archdiocese and says in a letter to local Catholic priests he plans to kick off a "season of healing" with a Mass on September 14.

Judge denies Manafort's request to move next trial

Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson has denied a request by Paul Manafort to move his second criminal trial from Washington, DC, to Roanoke, Virginia, as she, the special counsel's office and Manafort's attorneys hash out last-minute parameters before the trial begins later this month.

McCain will be honored this week for 5 days in 3 cities

Following the death of Sen. John McCain on Saturday, politicians and supporters across the country were left remembering the legacy of a strong political figure who withstood a Washington career that spanned four decades, two failed presidential bids and a life-changing military career that included being held captive as a prisoner of war for more than five years.