DMV HEAT IS A SOCIAL NETWORK CREATED TO KEEP ITS USERS INFORMED OF EVENTS, PEOPLE, AND PLACES LOCATED IN THE DC, MD, AND VA AREA.
Turns out that the man who jumped a White House fence armed with a knife and hatchet, and who was initially reported to have made it to the front door, actually made it as far as the White House’s East Room.
People who have been fed up the past several months with the string of incidents in which police officers have used excessive force against unarmed black men and women will be relieved to hear that at least a dozen police departments across the nation are beginning to equip their officers with video cameras, the New York Times reports.
It's sort of a weird benchmark to use to illustrate just how many sub-Saharan black Africans have immigrated to the United States over the past several years, but it's impactful: According to a New York Times report, more black Africans moved to the U.S. between 2000 and 2010 than were brought to the North American continent by slave ship during the three-centuries-long Atlantic Slave Trade.
More than a week after the world watched a deranged Omar Gonzalez somehow slip his way into what we thought was one of the most impregnable fortresses in the world, we find out that what actually happened was even worse.
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