| Jan 29, 2010
Iran executed two alleged government opponents Thursday, sentenced nine others to death as "enemies of God" and warned of more public trials of opposition supporters in an apparent attempt to intimidate a widespread protest movement challenging the...
| Feb 12, 2010
| 4:28 AM
NEW YORK -- Former President Bill Clinton has left the Manhattan hospital where he underwent a heart procedure, a close friend said Friday.
Former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe said on CBS' "The Early Show" that Clinton had...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 11:56 AM
The Young Elected Officials Network had its national conference in Washington last week, and Del. Keiffer Mitchell, in D.C. on other business, decided to stop by.
"I went to try to register at the table and they said the age limit is 35 years old,"...
| Apr 19, 2010
| 10:29 PM
The man who schemed to cover up one of Washington's most scandalous affairs spoke Monday night at the UW. Former John Edwards aide Andrew Young talked about ethics in leadership, a topic he says he actually knows a thing or two about.
Andrew first sat...
| Feb 27, 2010
| 9:11 PM
Should we free Tilikum?
Do we do right by our mammalian brother and send him packing out to sea?
That's the growing sentiment among animal-rights advocates following the killer whale's lethal attack on a SeaWorld Orlando trainer. Not only would they...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 3:30 PM
Regardless of what SeaWorld decides as Tilikum's long-term future, a conversation has started within the whale research and advocacy communities about what ought to be done with an orca linked to three human deaths.
Killer whale experts know the giant...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:55 PM
If you're wondering how the heck Sarah Palin's campaign bus wound up in Baltimore ...
Wait, it's not a campaign bus, Palin insists, but a "bus to be able to express to America how much we appreciate our foundation." So, if you're wondering how the heck...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Let the historians debate whether George Washington chopped down a cherry tree. We offer a better -- and sweeter -- way to celebrate Presidents Day.
Cherry Chocolate Kisses
Yield: Makes: 4 dozen cookies
Ingredients: 1 cup powdered sugar
| Feb 17, 2010
| 6:19 PM
Beth Shulman, a Washington, D.C., labor lawyer and author who championed the rights and welfare of low-wage earners, died Feb. 5 at Georgetown University Hospital. She was 60.
Diagnosed last fall with a malignant brain tumor, she died of complications of...
| Sep 5, 2010
The U.S. economy will eventually rebound from the Great Recession. Millions of American workers will not.
What some economists now project — and policymakers are loath to admit — is that the U.S. unemployment rate, which stood at 9.6% in...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:29 PM
During this Black History Month, consider the following thoughts on politics, life and race from 10 famous African-Americans.
See if you can match the quote with the person who said it.
The famous quote:
1. "Surely the day will come when color means...