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Susan L. Ruth

Susan L. Ruth is a long-time Washington, DC resident with extensive ties throughout the community. She is a genealogical researcher and writer, and is an active volunteer in the Northern Virginia competitive swimming community. Susan previously worked providing life-skills to head injured adults. Susan and her husband Kerry currently live in Northern Virginia with their three sons, Ryley, Casey and Jack and their American Bulldog, Leila.

Memorial Day: 21 films, including American Sniper, that tell the story of war

Remember those that served through cinematic tour de forces that explore the conflicts that define America

No surprise: Ray Rice will play in the NFL again

Ray Rice is the first player to face severe punishment by the NFL for domestic violence but he is certainly not the first one charged with it.
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Update: Darren Wilson, officer in Michael Brown shooting speaks (Video)

Officer Darren Wilson speaks to George Stephanopoulos - and his side of the events is backed up by forensics.

Hannah Graham suspect Jesse Matthew under investigation for 2009 murder

The arrest of Jesse L. Matthew Jr. has provided a "significant break" in 2009 murder of Morgan Harrington

Examining the night Hannah Graham disappeared; $100,000 reward offered

Photos, videos that show the path Hannah Graham took the night she disappeared. A reward for her safe return has been offered.

Update: Hannah Graham: Five missing in Charlottesville in five years

Hannah Graham is only one of five young women who have gone missing from the University of Virginia area over the past five years.

Ex boyfriend claims Iggy Azalea gave permission to sell sex tape

WASHINGTON, September 16, 2014 — The Iggy Azalea sex tape saga continues. Azalea’s ex-boyfriend is now claiming he was given permission to market the sex...

Guilty verdict in strange case of Bob and Maureen McDonnell

The soap opera trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen has ended with multiple guilty verdicts.

Finally there is proof, your teen is actually addicted to his cell phone

WASHINGTON, September 4, 2014 — Does it seem like you never see the faces of young adults anymore because they are constantly looking at...

Beheading videos: Freedom of the press vs media blackout requests

WASHINGTON, September 3, 2014 —A second horrifying video has been released of a beheading of an American journalist. The disturbing yet professionally produced video will...

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The Raincoats, The Kitchen, Live Recordings, and “Gurl(s) 29”

"Gurl(s) 29" Gina Birch and Ana da Silva, members of the post -punk phenomenon The Raincoats, escape a gig in Philly and record a live album at The Kitchen in NYC.