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Washington, D.C. airports will begin using new facial recognition technology instead of boarding passes to identify passengers of international flights beginning in November 2018.

DC Airports to Replace Boarding Passes With Facial Recognition

A new facial recognition system at Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will replace boarding passes for all international flights by the end of the year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced Sept. 6. The biometric screening system, known as[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
DC Hosts First Maternal and Infant Health Summit

DC Hosts First Maternal and Infant Health Summit

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) will explore solutions to address the high rates of maternal mortality experienced by people of color across the nation at the first Maternal and Infant Health Summit on Sep. 12. The goal of the summit is to push a broad range of objectives, including[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: SPENCER COOK/THE HOYA During Mayor Muriel Bowser's term, DCPS's failure to verify students' residency led to a $170,000 loss in uncollected nonresident fees.

Residency Fraud Lost DCPS Over $500,000, Report Reveals

D.C. Public Schools lost over $500,000 in tuition collection by failing to verify the residency of enrolled students, according to an April 17 report by the D.C. Office of the Inspector General. The 28-page report released by Inspector General Daniel Lucas concluded that DCPS and the Office of the State[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
PHOTO COURTESY COLIN TOOZE

Uber Set to Expand in District

Uber is seeking to expand beyond the ride-sharing industry in Washington, D.C., to provide a larger transportation network for District residents, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in a panel discussion on the future of mobility with D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) on April 11. Uber’s new Greenlight Hub, a driver[Read More…]

by April 20, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Trump Signals End to Immigration Deal, Alarming ‘Dreamers’

Students without documentation at Georgetown University were met with an unpleasant surprise Easter Sunday morning, after President Donald Trump fired off a flurry of tweets signaling the end to a potential deal to pass a legislative replacement to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, further thrusting the future of[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Mayor Muriel Bowser (D-D.C.) promoted her administration's progress on higher education and homelessness in her fourth State of the District address.

Bowser Defends Higher Education Record in State of the District Address

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) promoted advances in higher education in Washington, D.C., and defended her administration’s record in light of recent scandals at her fourth State of the District address March 15. Bowser, a D.C. native currently running for a second mayoral term, touched on themes featured in last year’s[Read More…]

by March 22, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top