With its natural wood floors and plush upholstery, Carafem aims to feel more like a spa than a medical clinic. But the slick ads set to go up in Metro stations across the Washington region leave nothing to doubt: “Abortion.
EIGHTY-EIGHT percent of scientists polled by the Pew Research Center in January said genetically modified food is generally safe to eat. Only 37 percent of the public shared that view.
There’s something very dangerous happening in states across the country.A wave of legislation, introduced in more than two dozen states, would allow people to discriminate against their neighbors. Some, such as the bill enacted in Indiana last week that drew a national outcry and one passed in Arkansas, say individuals can cite their personal religious beliefs to refuse service to a customer or resist a state nondiscrimination law.Read full article >>
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Travis Trice was voted the most outstanding player of the East Region on Sunday. He was superb all day long, finishing with points 17 points, five assists and five rebounds in Michigan State’s scintillating 76-70 overtime win over Louisville.
A month ago, no one expected Michigan State and Louisville to play for the Final Four.But here we are, the East region completely busted once North Carolina State defeated top-ranked Villanova, and then the Spartans again ended Virginia’s season.
Carly Fiorina, a former Hewlett-Packard chief executive, said her chances of running for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 are “very high.”Speaking on “Fox News Sunday,” the 2010 California gubernatorial candidate said she is “90 percent” likely to enter the race, with an announcement coming in late April or early May.Read full article >>
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Negotiators from five countries kicked off another frenetic series of talks Sunday in the dash to an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program.In an indication of the hectic pace negotiators are keeping up with only three days remaining before a Tuesday deadline, Secretary of State John F.
Here stormed the Washington Capitals, necromancers in red sweaters, raising themselves from the dead. They had survived three points from the ghost of an old trade in former prospect Filip Forsberg’s first visit to Verizon Center.
Do parents, especially mothers, spend enough time with their children?Though American parents are with their children more than any parents in the world, many feel guilty because they don’t believe it’s enough.
“That hearing was presided over and organized by then-Sen. Timothy Wirth (D-Colo.), who later told an interviewer that, for a bit of stage effect, he chose a particularly hot day in the summer — it turned out to be a record high — and left the windows of the hearing room open the night before.
TIKRIT, IRAQ — In the makeshift Iraqi army command headquarters for the operation to clear Tikrit, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Ibrahim reads out the coordinates for targets that planes from the U.S.-led coalition are to strike: the local council building, the teacher’s institute, a local mall.Read full article >>
The headlines in Tehran have been trumpeting some good news for Iran’s economy lately. In the first 11 months of the Iranian fiscal year, car production climbed 58 percent and pistachio exports shot up 71 percent.
Organizers of the soccer friendly between El Salvador and Argentina have apologized for playing the wrong national anthem for El Salvador, saying the gaffe was “an honest mistake.”Hearing the strains of the wrong anthem appeared to confuse players as they stood awkwardly on the field Saturday and angered Salvadorans in the stands at FedEx Field.
Former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley said Sunday that the presidency “is not some crown to be passed between two families,” sounding more resolute than ever about taking on Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic nomination.Read full article >>
MONTABAUR, Germany — The co-pilot who crashed Germanwings Flight 9525 had consulted with several medical professionals about a vision issue that, coupled with preexisting psychological problems, appeared to give him a growing sense of unease about his ability to keep his job, according to officials familiar with the investigation.Read full article >>
BREAKING: Egypt’s president says leaders at summit have agreed to create a joint Arab military force, according to the Associated Press.
At her small beach house that sits in a flood zone, Nancy Loft-Powers worries. The prospect of rising water, she said, isn’t what bothers her. It’s the expected rise in the cost of her $7,500 yearly flood insurance.Read full article >>
“In a few moments, when I sign this bill, all of the overheated rhetoric over reform will finally confront the reality of reform.”— President Obama,March 23, 2010Not exactly. Five years after the Affordable Care Act became law, the reality of reform remains hotly contested.
SANAA, Yemen — Saudi-led airstrikes shook the Yemeni capital for the fifth day Monday as rebels pressed south toward the port city of Aden, the remaining power base for those allied with Yemen’s president, who has fled the country.Read full article >>
KADUNA, NIGERIA — Nigerians waited anxiously Sunday as the results of a bitterly contested presidential election were tabulated, a pivotal moment for Africa’s largest democracy and the region as a whole.Read full article >>
Medicare spent $4.5 billion last year on new, pricey medications that cure the liver disease hepatitis C — more than 15 times what it spent the year before on older treatments for the disease, previously undisclosed federal data shows.Read full article >>
There aren’t two teams more similar in this NCAA tournament than Duke and Gonzaga.According to Ken Pomeroy, Duke has the nation’s third most efficient offense — 1.21 points per possession — followed by Gonzaga at 1.20.
Abraham Lincoln’s home in Springfield, Ill., draped in black-and-white mourning cloth, following his assassination. ¶ African American mothers holding their babies, likely the first generation born into freedom. ¶ A battlefield in the Virginia wilderness a year after the war, with trees stripped of bark by musket fire.
If your personality were matched to one of the Christian church saints, which one would it be? Now you can use the popular Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to match your personal church style.Read full article >>
Montana officials temporarily evacuated a ski lodge on Saturday after a wind-fueled wildfire crept toward the resort.The blaze, just west of the community of Red Lodge, had grown to 700 acres by Saturday night as winds reached 35 to 50 mph, according to the Associated Press.Read full article >>
If you're thinking about ordering a club sandwich through room service in New York City, perhaps you should think again. The graph below by Dadaviz's Jody Sieradzki charts the average price of a sandwich, water, peanuts, soda and vodka through hotel room service and mini bars, using data from TripAdvisor.Read full article >>
BEIRUT — Syrian rebels captured the key northern city of Idlib from government forces on Saturday in what amounts to the most significant defeat in two years for the forces loyal to President Basharal-Assad.Read full article >>
A seismic shift of stuff is underway in homes all over America.Members of the generation that once embraced sex, drugs and rock-and-roll are trying to offload their place settings for 12, family photo albums and leather sectionals.Read full article >>