NASA’s International Space Station is about to become a film location

Letitia Denham

Could the International Space Station (ISS) become a location for major motion pictures? It seems that the orbiting lab, which cost hundreds of billions of dollars to construct and maintain, is about to serve that role.

Recently, NASA and its international partners celebrated the 20th anniversary of the human occupation of the orbiting laboratory known as the International Space Station. To illustrate how remarkable a feat that is, a baby

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Rafael Nadal Marks 1,000th Career Win

Letitia Denham

Topline

Rafael Nadal, one of the all-time best tennis players with 20 Grand Slam titles under his belt, marked another watershed moment in his career Wednesday when he won his 1,000th tour match.

Key Facts

With his victory over fellow Spaniard Feliciano Lopez at the Rolex Paris Masters, Nadal officially won his 1,000th tour-level match.

It took Nadal

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How the electoral college works and how the president will be selected this year

Letitia Denham



a close up of text on a white background: A Pennsylvania elector holds her ballot for President Donald Trump on December 19, 2016. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters


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A Pennsylvania elector holds her ballot for President Donald Trump on December 19, 2016. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

  • In the United States, Americans don’t directly elect the president.
  • Instead, states appoint a number of electors equal to the number of representatives they have in Congress to the electoral college, a system that was devised in the 18th century by the founders of the United States. 

Voting in the 2020

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Meet The Candidate: Bryan Swann Runs For Board Of Education

Letitia Denham

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD — The presidential race gets the most attention, but Prince George’s County has several local contests as well. Five school board seats are up for grabs in this year’s election.

It’s time to get to know one of the candidates. Meet Bryan M. Swann. He is running to represent District 4 on the Prince George’s County Board of Education.

Swann is running against Shayla Adams-Stafford. More

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Georgetown University to power campus with electricity from solar plants

Letitia Denham

Georgetown University will meet more than two-thirds of its energy needs with electricity from solar plants starting in November, as part of an agreement that will lessen the school’s dependence on traditional grid-based power, officials said Thursday.

The university has been buying renewable-energy certificates, or RECs, for its electricity needs since 2013. The financial instruments prove energy has been generated from a renewable source, even if the owner isn’t

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