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As Congress Debates US Poverty, Relief Group Provides Services

Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty in the United States, some 46 million Americans - about 15 percent of the population - are living in poverty. On Capitol Hill, Republican and Democratic lawmakers disagree about the effectiveness of government programs aimed at helping those in need.

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D.C. Group Gives Addicts Clean Needles, Naloxone

Heroin users play a deadly game every time they shoot up, but still many struggle with the addiction and many are afraid to get help. There is an organization that is trying to reach those addicts and help them use responsibly.

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37 Maryland Deaths Linked to Heroin Tainted With Fentanyl

There's been a dangerous resurgence of heroin in the area, and an especially deadly mixture that's being sold on the street.

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The Domino Effect of One Purchase

Sometimes one action can have a ripple effect—an impact that spreads outward, touching much more than just the immediate surroundings.

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Fighting Words: Madam’s Organ Slams Tryst

The Adams Morgan blues bar dubs the coffeehouse “worst neighbor 2013”

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NBC 4’s 12 Days of Giving Special

CEO George A. Jones and Client Advisory Board member Denice Speed represented Bread for the City.

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Waiting for the 8th

The months seem a bit longer for a D.C. woman and her family after recent cuts to the food stamps they rely on.

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Charities brace for higher demand this Thanksgiving as Congress contemplates more cuts to food stamps

The United States celebrates its “land of plenty” Thanksgiving Day this week, but for the poor and most vulnerable, there is less food on the table after Congress cut aid.