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  • En route to Asia, Obama to survey Washington landslide damage

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama, on his way to a weeklong trip to Asia, is headed to Washington state Tuesday to survey damage from the landslide and meet with survivors, first responders and local officials one month after the tragedy. More than 40...
  • Líderes evangélicos presionan por la reforma migratoria

    Líderes evangélicos presionan por la reforma migratoria
    Líderes evangélicos de Orlando se reunirán hoy martes para hacer un nuevo llamado al Congreso sobre la importancia de avanzar en la reforma migratoria, así como la necesidad de combatir el tráfico humano. Algunos estarán viajando a Washington, DC el...
  • Chris Brown's bodyguard found guilty of assault

    Chris Brown's bodyguard found guilty of assault
    The hits just keep coming for Chris Brown. The bodyguard for the Tappahannock singer was found guilty on Monday of an assault charge stemming from an altercation outside a hotel in Washington, D.C. Christopher Hollosy told police he punched Parker Adams...
  • Gunfire may be four times as common as reported, contractor says

    Gunfire may be four times as common as reported, contractor says
    For every gunshot report taken by Baltimore police, there could be four more they haven't heard about, according to the company behind a high-tech system that city officials hope will help curb the illegal use of firearms. ShotSpotter, which recognizes...
  • Dyane Fancey, poet

    Dyane Fancey, poet
    Dyane Fancey, a prominent poet in Baltimore's arts community who also worked in the city school system and at a popular Mount Vernon restaurant, died April 13 of heart failure. The Hampden resident was 63. Born Diane Margaret Fancey in Washington, D.C.,...
  • Chris Brown assault trial delayed after bodyguard found guilty

    Chris Brown assault trial delayed after bodyguard found guilty
    Chris Brown's Washington, D.C., trial on an allegation of assault has been delayed until Wednesday after a guilty verdict for bodyguard Christopher Hollosy complicated defense-attorney plans. It was thought that Hollosy might testify that only he, not...
  • First lady emphasizes fun and fitness at annual Easter Egg Roll

    First lady emphasizes fun and fitness at annual Easter Egg Roll
    WASHINGTON -- Instead of chocolate and candy baskets, the horde of children who gathered Monday on the South Lawn for the White House’s Easter Egg Roll got an Eggtivity Zone and a Yoga Garden. To mark the 136th annual Easter event, First Lady...
  • Obama's approval rating improves as healthcare drag eases

    Obama's approval rating improves as healthcare drag eases
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama’s job approval ratings have improved, if only slightly, from a low point during the winter, a trend that potentially could help embattled Democrats in key Senate races this fall. The size of the change varies from...
  • Langley engineer credited with getting astronauts on moon dead at 95

    Langley engineer credited with getting astronauts on moon dead at 95
    A Langley-based NASA engineer who is credited with helping get Americans to the moon by the end of the 1960s died last week, NASA officials said. John C. Houbolt, who was 95 when he died April 15, is best known for advocating for the lunar-orbit...
  • U.S. steps up drone strikes against militants in Yemen

    WASHINGTON — Prompted in part by a video in which Al Qaeda leaders taunted the United States, the CIA launched lethal drone strikes in Yemen that marked an escalation in the Obama administration's shadow war against the terrorist network's most...
  • Emanuel defends taxpayer-funded travel

    Emanuel defends taxpayer-funded travel
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today wouldn't say why he spent taxpayer money on out-of-town trips in which he mixed city business with politics, but defended the travel expenses as legitimate. The Tribune reported Friday that the mayor flew around the country at...