| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:59 AM
After the coffee. Before getting too excited about preseason football.
The Skinny: The Redskins won their first preseason game Thursday night but I won't read too much into that. Still, it beats losing! Friday's headlines include a preview of the...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Executives from CBS and Time Warner Cable were grilled Thursday by an angry New York City Council about their distribution dispute that has left consumers there and around the country without access to the network's programming.
"We're not here to judge...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Los Angeles mayoral hopeful Wendy Greuel announced the backing of Emily's List....
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:27 AM
No one under 21 would be able to buy cigarettes in New York City, under a new proposal announced Monday that marks the latest in a decade of moves to crack down on smoking in the nation's largest city.
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Bills spark debate over paid sick time in Michigan
ALANNA DURKIN,Associated Press
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Some Michigan Republicans are pushing to ban local governments from requiring employers to provide paid sick leave as cities in other...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:27 PM
New video of Trayvon Martin's shooter, George Zimmerman, recorded on a surveillance camera at a Sanford, Florida police station shortly after he fatally shot the unarmed 17 year-old is provoking the same reaction from a variety of people in the Tri-...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:09 PM
This man is not just another man waiting on line for his food at McDonalds.
Police say he’s a homophobic criminal, who’s accused of getting into an argument with a gay couple while standing on line at the chain’s Greenwich Village...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:25 AM
The food and beverage industry has made some major moves in recent days in the struggle over super-sweet products.
Major cereal-makers Nestle and General Mills pledged to cut sugar and salt content in children's breakfast cereals abroad, while soda and...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 3:45 PM
It's official: the highest court in the land has considered putting rent control on trial. On Monday, the justices chose not to do so, but some people close to the situation say the fact that it was considered at all is an indication that at some point...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's brother has apparently split with the governor on two election issues, backing a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate and signing a petition to put the state's same-sex marriage law on the November ballot.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Several Washington, D.C., lawmakers say they're considering a ban on large sugary drinks mirroring the one recently approved by the New York City Board of Health.
District of Columbia Councilwoman Mary M. Cheh said on Twitter that she is "open to...