Melanie has been with since November 2000 as an evening editor responsible for writing, editing and posting stories to the website. She was promoted to deputy managing editor in 2002, overseeing the radio production department in addition to her daily editing duties. Prior to working at, Melanie served as news director for WKYS-FM, one of Washington, D.C.’s top-rated radio stations. Mrs. Arter also worked as a traffic reporter for Shadow Broadcasting in the nation’s capital and prior to that, as a news anchor/reporter for WAMO-FM in Pittsburgh, Pa. Her television experience was obtained at several Washington, D.C. stations. She worked for America’s Most Wanted at Fox affiliate WTTG, the Creative Services Department of WUSA-TV and the Evening Exchange on WHUT-TV. She holds a bachelor’s degree in television production from Howard University.

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January 30, 2018, 11:35 PM EST
Conservative leaders on Tuesday praised President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address, calling it “truly outstanding,” comparing it to “an American pep rally” and saying no other president has done more in their first year and that Congress hasn’t kept up with the president.
January 30, 2018, 10:39 PM EST
President Donald Trump used his State of the Union address on Tuesday to call attention the victims of criminal aliens by honoring the parents of two teenage girls who were murdered by the MS-13 gang in Long Island, N.Y.
January 30, 2018, 10:06 PM EST
In his first State of the Union address, President Donald Trump touted the economic achievements made during his first year in office, including the creation of 2.4 million new jobs, a 45-year low in unemployment and the lowest unemployment rate ever recorded for African-Americans.
January 30, 2018, 9:35 PM EST
In his first State of the Union address, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called for Americans to set aside their differences and come together.
January 30, 2018, 9:35 PM EST
In his first State of the Union address, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called for Americans to set aside their differences and come together.
January 30, 2018, 4:20 PM EST
A judge in the UK has ruled that doctors can take a severely disabled baby off of life support over the objections of the baby’s parents.
January 30, 2018, 1:20 PM EST
Since fiscal year 2016, over 100,000 unaccompanied alien children (UAC) were released inside the U.S., according to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement.
January 29, 2018, 8:25 PM EST
A bill that makes it illegal to abort a baby after 20 weeks of pregnancy failed to clear the U.S. Senate after Democrats blocked the bill from further consideration.
January 29, 2018, 7:32 PM EST
The White House on Monday released the details of those who will be guests of President Donald Trump at his first State of the Union address on Tuesday.
January 29, 2018, 11:56 AM EST
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told ABC’S “This Week” that despite Democrats’ claims to the contrary, $25 billion “is not an outrageous number” when it comes to building a border wall, because the bipartisan Gang of Eight asked for almost twice that amount for border security.
January 29, 2018, 11:04 AM EST
Singer Joy Villa made a pro-life statement Sunday when she walked the red carpet of the 60th Grammy Awards by wearing a white dress with a painted image of an unborn baby in the womb surrounded by a rainbow.
January 26, 2018, 3:43 PM EST
A coalition of more than 60 conservatives signed a letter Wednesday calling on House Republican leadership to take action on a bill requiring the disclosure of members of Congress who used taxpayer funds to settle cases of sexual harassment.
January 25, 2018, 3:37 PM EST
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he “would love” to talk to Special Counsel Robert Mueller about the Russian investigation and would even do it under oath.
January 25, 2018, 1:59 PM EST
Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards is reportedly set to step down as the head of the nation’s largest abortion provider after more than a decade at the helm.
January 25, 2018, 12:12 PM EST
The White House said it will reveal on Monday a “legislative framework” that both Democrats and Republicans in Congress can support on the issue of immigration reform.
January 24, 2018, 6:47 PM EST
The White House on Wednesday defended the Department of Justice’s threat to sanctuary cities, saying that the administration “cannot allow people to pick and choose what laws they want to follow.”
January 24, 2018, 1:15 PM EST
Kristan Hawkins, president of the pro-life group Students for Life, told that the Trump administration has transformed the city, because “you can’t walk five feet” in the Department of Health and Human Services “without running into a pro-lifer.”
January 24, 2018, 11:39 AM EST
Calling him “Crying Chuck,” President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday night that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) “fully understands” that “if there is no wall, there is no DACA.”
January 23, 2018, 7:39 PM EST
President Donald Trump plans to travel Davos, Switzerland on Thursday to attend the World Economic Forum and convey the message that “America is open for business.”
January 22, 2018, 3:09 PM EST
President Donald Trump in a statement read by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday said he was “pleased” that the Democrats came to their “senses” and decided to fund the military, Border Patrol, first responders, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.