Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley had a few choice words for an economic argument being advanced by Republicans. During a radio interview that aired Monday, he called it “patently bulls---.”O’Malley, a Democrat who has been positioning himself for a White House bid, was asked by National Public Radio’s Steve Inskeep about comments made recently by Republican hopeful Marco Rubio and echoed by others in his party.Read full article >>
Iranian authorities are charging The Washington Post’s Tehran bureau chief, Jason Rezaian, with espionage and three other serious crimes, including “collaborating with hostile governments” and “propaganda against the establishment,” according to his lawyer in Tehran.Read full article >>
In a fairly blatant attempt to drive ratings to its broadcast on Sunday night, the Academy of Country Music Awards announced it would present Taylor Swift with a Milestone Award. The honor, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the ACMs, was given to seven artists who made a major impact in the genre.Read full article >>
Running and remembrance will share the stage Monday for the 119th running of the Boston Marathon, the second since a terrorist attack rocked the race’s finish line.“Last year’s race was amazingly perfect, but everyone was so on edge because it was the first anniversary of the bombing,” Scott Douglas, senior content editor for Runner’s World, told Reuters.
Seven ships and two airplanes continued scouring the Mediterranean Sea for survivors and bodies a day after an overloaded boat crowded with hundreds of desperate migrants capsized off the Libyan coast.
Like couples all around the region, Loren West and Dustin Smith followed the tragic story of David Messerschmitt. At first, details were vague. The intellectual-property lawyer was found stabbed to death inside a room at a boutique hotel in downtown Washington.
An overloaded boat crowded with hundreds of desperate migrants capsized and sank off the Libyan coast on Sunday, and what authorities fear to be a major maritime disaster is provoking new, insistent calls on Europe to contain a humanitarian emergency unfolding in the Mediterranean Sea.Read full article >>
Last fall, Bo Barefoot said a quiet goodbye to his beloved Mexican fan palm and waited for the winter gods to take it. The palm tree had grown so large in his front yard in Glen Echo Heights, Md., that he could no longer afford to protect it against the impending freeze.
At almost the same time last week that a Florida mailman was landing a gyrocopter in front of the U.S. Capitol to protest the influence of the wealthy on politics, New Jersey Gov.
After a weekend in which 20 Republican candidates or potential candidates competed for attention in New Hampshire, Hillary Rodham Clinton will be a field of one there on Monday.The Democratic front-runner will be in the state for two days of campaigning focused on her emerging 2016 economic platform.
The number of breast cancers suffered by American women will increase by about 50 percent by 2030, researchers from the National Cancer Institute reported Monday.Breast cancers already are the most common form of cancer in the United States, with 283,000 diagnosed cases in 2011.
Bobbi Kristina Brown is “awake” after spending months in a coma, her father told concert-goers in Dallas, Texas on Saturday.“I can say today, my baby’s awake.
The Academy of Country Music Awards — so many mysteries. We do not know why Miranda Lambert continues to be an unstoppable force at country award shows. Or why Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan were the hosts, but didn’t really do much. Or why no one told the winners which way they were supposed to face the camera when they got on the circular stage at AT&T Stadium.Read full article >>
There has been another fence-jumping incident at the White House, ABC7 reports. The Secret Service confirmed the incident to the network.CNN reported the incident occurred 10:25 p.m. Sunday evening at the White House South Fence.
Kristen Stewart’s reputation precedes her. Her name tends to prompt three thoughts, often in this order: She is the girl from those terrible vampire movies. The one who was caught on camera kissing a married man.
One of the most surprising of President Obama’s legacies may be the eclipse of “Never again” as an aspiration of U.S. foreign policy.I don’t mean that Obama is the first president to stand by as atrocities unfold.
After decades of expansion, new census numbers show that population growth in the Washington region has slowed dramatically, with Fairfax County, Arlington and Alexandria losing population over the past year.Read full article >>
When my wife and I lived in Scarsdale, N.Y., in the 1990s, I was surprised that our son Peter had to take an entrance exam to get into the Advanced Placement U.S.
When Denard Span took center field Sunday afternoon, flanked by Bryce Harper and Jayson Werth, the Nationals projected starting outfield materialized for the first time this year. When Span led off the bottom of the first, the top of the Nationals’ order took a more familiar shape.
He came, they laughed, and now he’s ready to move on.That was the takeaway from soon-to-be-former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, who waxed eloquent about the little-seen film he directed and saying goodbye to satirical news in two conversations with the Guardian’s Hadley Freeman published this weekend.Read full article >>
LOS ANGELESJim Brulte, California’s Republican state chairman, has sobering but useful words for his party’s 2016 candidates now focused on winning over a homogenous and very conservative primary electorate.Read full article >>
When the producers of “The West Wing” needed a Camp David look-alike, they sent President Josiah “Jed” Bartlet to Trout Run, a peaceful array of stone lodges set along a stream near the real Camp David.Read full article >>
Jack Canfield, the self-help guru and co-author of the wildly popular Chicken Soup for the Soul series, started out his career as a high school teacher and, at one point, trained to be a lawyer, until he discovered that his true passion was helping people find their own true passion in life.
Let’s get right to it. These are the five most important developments of this season’s second episode of “Game of Thrones.”1. Jon Snow elected Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch Jon Snow’s day did not start off particularly well.
LAWMAKERS IN Richmond last week fixed a glitch in the state’s new ethics bill in order to make clear that the $100 limit on gifts to lawmakers and officials is an annual aggregate, not a per present maximum.
AONE, Japan — In the historic wooden schoolhouse here, decked out in the kind of bright artwork done by kids the world over, there are two classrooms, each containing three desks that sit marooned in the middle of a space made for many more.
DERRY, N.H. — Calling voters “folks” and boasting about his cut-rate suits from Jos. A. Bank, Wisconsin Gov.
Valbona Yzeiraj had two identities, police say.Most days, she was a personable office manager at a dental practice in the Bronx.But when her boss was away on business, the 45-year-old Albanian native donned a white lab coat and transformed into a licensed dentist known as “Dr.
RAMSGATE, England — For more than a year, the beer-swilling, immigration-bashing Nigel Farage has dominated British debate with an insurgent message that has struck fear into the heart of the London’s elite and that critics say has dragged politics to new lows of nastiness.