| May 5, 2014
| 8:27 AM
If you thought you saw someone familiar at last night's Ledisi concert at Pier Six -- someone who happens to live at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. -- you were right.
First Lady Michelle Obama attended the concert with a group of friends and, of course,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:24 PM
The University of Maryland, College Park suffered a second cyberattack on the heels of the recent theft of personal data for hundreds of thousands of students, staff and alumni, university officials announced Thursday.
Ann G. Wylie, who chairs a newly...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:56 AM
BRUSSELS -- Three Secret Service agents prepping for President Obama’s trip to the Netherlands were sent home for “disciplinary reasons,” a service spokesman said Wednesday, in another embarrassing incident for the elite agency charged...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 1:18 PM
WASHINGTON, March 27 (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania woman who protested at the White House will get an apology and a family trip to Washington from the U.S. Secret Service to settle a lawsuit that accused the officers of effectively turning her away....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Former President Carter met his adoring, book-buying public in Portland, Ore., on Sunday, the Oregonian reports. The 89-year-old statesman signed 1,600 books in about two hours at Powell's Bookstore.
Carter's new book is "A Call to Action: Women,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:17 AM
A few nights ago, I finally caught up with watching the most recent Tweedledee and Tweedledum of action movies – “White House Down” and “Olympus Has Fallen.”
“White House Down,” with Channing Tatum in the lead...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Los Angeles County officials said Thursday that 170,200 additional victims have been identified in a theft of medical data from a county contractor's office.
The total number of county patients affected now stands at 338,700. The data was stored on...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:22 AM
There are real-life newspaper editors like the ones you see in the movies, the ones who swagger and swashbuckle and cuss and scrap.
Bill Thomas was not one of those editors.
He was urbane, dapper, cool and collected, an editor to match the...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
You probably won't believe this, but I aim to help Hillary Clinton fulfill her destiny and rule the world.
But the thing is, she has a problem.
You wouldn't know it from reading or watching the news. That's because in most newsrooms across America --...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:48 PM
A week after the University of Maryland learned it was the target of a sophisticated data breach, President Wallace D. Loh said Tuesday that the university would extend free credit protection services to the 309,000 students, alumni and employees affected...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Even Jack Bauer, the indefatigable U.S. super agent from the popular Fox series "24," can be bought.
Fox is seeking as much as $500,000 for a 30-second ad in the debut of "24: Live Another Day," a much-ballyhooed revival of its groundbreaking spy drama,...