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  • Washington, D.C.: Trump begins work on new hotel at Old Post Office

    Donald Trump, posing with a golden shovel marked with his brand name, broke ground last week on what will be a new addition to his hotel chain: renovation of the hulking Old Post Office building in Washington, D.C. The company promises elegance and...
  • Programas de vigilancia de EEUU amenazan libertad de prensa: informe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Los programas estadounidenses de vigilancia están haciendo más difícil que funcionarios del Gobierno hablen a la prensa de manera anónima, dijeron el lunes dos grupos activistas. Vigilancia a gran escala, uno de los principales...
  • U.S. Vice President Biden, Ukraine's foreign minister to meet Monday

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will meet with Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin at the White House on Monday, the White House said in a statement. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Bill Trott)
  • 'Allentown' helps Billy Joel get Library of Congress songwriting award

     
    Billy Joel is being honored by the Library of Congress, and it’s referencing his song “Allentown” in bestowing the award. Joel is the newest recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Librarian of Congress...
  • Search Firm Faulted For Overlooking 'Ph.D.' Claims In Carter's Past; Says It Will Make Good

     Search Firm Faulted For Overlooking 'Ph.D.' Claims In Carter's Past; Says It Will Make Good
    You're in front of a Google search screen. You type in "Terrence Carter" — in quotation marks — and then add Chicago, his hometown. Hit "Enter." On the first page of results there's a link for some speakers' biographies for a 2011...
  • Where is the love? Hit show 'Passing Strange' still hasn't played L.A.

    Where is the love? Hit show 'Passing Strange' still hasn't played L.A.
    “Hey, Mr. L.A., I know a place that you can stay.” Thus begins the hypnotic number “Keys” from “Passing Strange,” the critically acclaimed 2008 Broadway musical by Stew and Heidi Rodewald (created in collaboration...
  • Singer Billy Joel to be honored with U.S. Gershwin Prize

    NEW YORK, July 22 (Reuters) - Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Billy Joel, who penned hit tunes such as "Piano Man" and "New York State of Mind," will receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the U.S. national library said on...
  • Greenberg Is Now A GOP 'Contender'

    Greenberg Is Now A GOP 'Contender'
    WASHINGTON — The National Republican Congressional Campaign committee has elevated Mark Greenberg, a candidate for the 5th District congressional seat, to "Contender" status. That means Greenberg is one step away from being a "Young Gun," or top...
  • Susan Coll on her novel 'The Stager,' social satire and rabbits

    Susan Coll on her novel 'The Stager,' social satire and rabbits
    At the center of Susan Coll's new novel, "The Stager," is a faux Tudor home up for sale in the DC suburbs, a family and a bitter pet rabbit named Dominique. After being named Vice President of Transparency for a large corporation, Bella has to move...
  • Cardin, Paul seek voting rights for former felons

    Cardin, Paul seek voting rights for former felons
    WASHINGTON -- Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin teamed up with an unlikely political ally on Tuesday -- Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky -- in pushing for federal legislation to allow millions of Americans with felony convictions to regain their right to vote. Paul, a...
  • Oregon recreational pot initiative qualifies for November ballot

    (Reuters) - An initiative seeking to legalize, tax and regulate recreational marijuana in Oregon has qualified for the November ballot, the state said on its website on Tuesday. Only two U.S. states, Washington and Colorado, currently allow...