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  • After iCloud hack and 'anti-date-rape' nail polish, feminists too quick to pull 'victim-blaming' trigger

    After iCloud hack and 'anti-date-rape' nail polish, feminists too quick to pull 'victim-blaming' trigger
    Call it the date-rape nail polish syndrome: Someone comes up with an apparently practical way for women to protect themselves against sexual assault, and, faster than it takes for a manicure to dry under a salon lamp, feminists will unite to denounce...
  • U.S. museum's famed George Washington portrait to be restored

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Smithsonian Institution's monumental 1796 Lansdowne portrait of George Washington is scheduled to undergo an 18-month restoration including X-raying and the removal of a discoloring layer of varnish, the National Portrait...
  • When news moves faster than humans can travel, it changes everything

    At the start of World War I, a century ago last month, the Pacific Ocean was flecked with little islands whose only means of communication with the larger world was by steamer. Residents of American Samoa got a radio in July 1914, according to a...
  • Century's worth of difference in saving wildlife

    How can we visualize the number 5 billion, especially when it comes to thinking about a wildlife species? Worldwide, it's hard to find a species, outside the insect world, with a population equivalent to 5 billion. But during the Civil War, there were...
  • Christie to appear at Hogan fund-raiser

    Christie to appear at Hogan fund-raiser
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will give Maryland Republicans a boost from the national party this month when he appears as headline speaker at a fund-raiser for Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan. Christie, this year's chairman of the...
  • New video, outcry lead Ravens to cut Rice

    New video, outcry lead Ravens to cut Rice
    A newly circulated video showing Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee drew heightened and widespread outrage Monday, prompting the Ravens to fire the player whose dazzling runs on the field and anti-bullying efforts off it had endeared him to Ravens...
  • Wasserman Schultz leads Democrats' jabs at Chris Christie on Bridgegate anniversary

    Wasserman Schultz leads Democrats' jabs at Chris Christie on Bridgegate anniversary
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston led Democratic Party media event on Monday to remind potential voters about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s “Bridgegate” scandal. Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • Farmington's Heritage Is A Look Worth Keeping

    George Washington passed through Farmington on several occasions during the Revolutionary War and is said to have called the town "the village of pretty houses." If the town isn't careful, the next president to ride through might call it "the village of...
  • A family trip to D.C. mixes politics, pandas and play time

    I've lived in several cities over the years, but Washington is still on the top of the list. My husband and I were there for seven years and never grew tired of the buzzing capital. With our kids hitting elementary-school age, we decided the time was...
  • Since Obamacare, rate of growth in L.A. County ER visits slows

    Since Obamacare, rate of growth in L.A. County ER visits slows
    The pace of growth in Los Angeles County emergency room visits slowed in the early months of Obamacare, according to state records that offer a first local look at a key objective of the healthcare overhaul. During the first three months of expanded...
  • Rutgers hires Bernhardt as assistant coach

    Rutgers hires Bernhardt as assistant coach
    Men's lacrosse Rutgers hires Bernhardt as assistant coach Rutgers hired Chesapeake Bayhawks midfielder Jesse Bernhardt (Maryland) as an assistant coach. Bernhardt, a two-time captain with the Terps, worked this spring with his alma mater as a...