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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Judge weighs probation, detention for District youth involved in April zoo shooting

The sentencing of the 14-year-old who pleaded guilty to shooting into a crowd outside the National Zoo in April , was delayed Friday after a probation officer and prosecutors requested the youth remain in custody of the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, while the teen's public defender requested the youth be released and placed on ... (more)


Related Topix: Violent Crime

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Developer Michael Darby's wife a future D.C.-based reality series cast member?

Michael Darby principal and co-founder of Monument Realty. His wife, Miss DC 2011 Ashley Boalch, may be one of four D.C. women tapped to co-host a new Bravo reality show.


12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Guatemalan president: Central America needs at least $2 billion a to attack the root of the problema

The president of Guatemala believes the United States should provide at least $2 billion in aid to Central American countries in order "to attack the root of the problem" causing recent waves of illegal immigration.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Illegal Immigration, US News, Washington Post, Publishing

13 hrs ago | GreenBuildingAdvisor

Missing the Sun in Washington, D.C.

When row houses get an extra story or two, solar panels that had been in full sun may suddenly be shaded Vertical expansions of Washington, D.C., townhouses , locally called "pop-ups," have residents with rooftop solar arrays worried about a loss of their access to the sun.


Related Topix: Washington DC, Real Estate, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Carolyn Hax Live

Carolyn Hax started her advice column in 1997 as a weekly feature for The Washington Post, accompanied by the work of "relationship cartoonist" Nick Galifianakis.


Republicans promote 'compassionate conservative' visions for 2016

Compassionate conservatism is back, the Washington Post is reporting today , among several of the candidate laying the groundwork to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney

Washington Post Journalist Reportedly Detained in Iran

Three Americans, including the Washington Post's Iran correspondent, were detained in Tehran on Tuesday, according to "credible reports" the newspaper received .


Related Topix: Journalism, US Politics, US News

Glenn Beck

a oeIta s laughablea : Washington Posta s hit piece debunked by Glenn Beck fan who called into radio show

In a move that will surprise absolutely no one, several mainstream media outlets published stories on Glenn's 'We Will Not Conform' event that didn't exactly represent the event in the best light.


Related Topix: Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television

News Democrat

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It's no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating.


Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Opinion

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

D.C. Cops Conducting FBI-Like Stings to Arrest People They Predetermine as 'Bad Guys'

Cmdr. Melvin Scott, who oversees the operations, defended the practice to the Post, saying, "we have to feel comfortable and confident that these are bad guys, the guys we want.


Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

USA Today

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You just can't make this up. There was White House Press Secretary, chastising The Washington Post for a story that was based in part on information from anonymous sources.


Related Topix: Texas, Journalism

The Washington Post

White House, senators near deal on surveillance reform

The Obama administration and key U.S. senators are close to a deal on legislation that aims to end the National Security Agency's collection of millions of Americans' phone call logs for counterterrorism purposes.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Federal courts rule Obamacare subsidies both legal and illegal; entire system may be gutted

A three-judge panel for the federal court of appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the court that hears and decides cases pertaining to rules and regulations issued by federal agencies, has ruled that some health insurance subsidies provided under Obamacare are illegal.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Daily Beast

David Gregory: Dead Head Talking?By Lloyd Grove

NBC News' chief White House correspondent, Chuck Todd, and Morning Joe 's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are jockeying to replace the moderator of Meet the Press .


Related Topix: Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, Morning Joe, US News, The Daily Rundown

The Washington Post

Kelly: A big thank you to everyone who donated to Send a Kid to Camp

Thank you. When the last penny had been counted, readers of The Washington Post had contributed $330,963.53 to this year's Send a Kid to Camp campaign.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Washington Post, Publishing


Former Redskins owner's granddaughter wants change

Sixty-five-year-old Jordan Wright of Alexandria tells The Washington Post that if just one person says they're offended by the team's name, then that should be reason enough to change it.


Rock Hill Herald

SC man arrested for taking gun into U.S. Capitol Building

The U.S. Capitol Police arrested Ronald William Prestage, 59, Wednesday morning after he was stopped about 9:20 a.m. for a routine search of visitors at the Rotunda entrance.


Concord Monitor

Stay cool

The "Boogie Woogie" Turtle Pecan Sundae at Goodies Frozen Custard & Soda Bar in National Harbor in Maryland.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pudding, Dessert, Ice Cream, Dining, Wisconsin, Recipes

Korean TV Ad: Democrat Running for Congress in Northern Virginia Not Taking Vote for Granted

Democrat John Foust , running for Congress in a heated race against Republican nominee Barbara Comstock, isn't taking Northern Virginia's Korean-American vote for granted.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Asian-American, Korean-American, Merrifield, VA, Centreville, VA

CBS Local

National Capital Area No. 1 For Late Mail

The Washington Post reports that an inspector general's report released Tuesday found that mail is delivered after 5 p.m. more than two-thirds of the time in the District of Columbia and the Maryland suburbs.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Maryland


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