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The veteran Iranian diplomat Hamid Aboutalebi, formerly that country's emissary to Italy, to Australia and now to the United Nations, can't seem to get his U.S. visa, The Washington Post reported on March 11. "The Iranians are wondering how the apparently new spirit of dialogue and openness is being reciprocated if Tehran is not going to be able to ... (more)
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As Democrats lost a special election in Florida because of the unpopularity of President Obama, the CIA under his administration is accused of spying on the Intelligence Committee of a Democratic Senate, and a new Wall Street Journal /NBC poll finds disapproval of the president among Democrats rising to 20 percent, The Washington Post headlines, ... (more)
10 hrs ago | Live Science
Huge, uncontrollable fires will be the new normal in the American West, a new report finds.
15 hrs ago | News Max
President Obama's unilateral plan to force American businesses to pay millions more in overtime is being met with strong resistance from the business community and Republicans, who say the executive order does little to help Americans who still can't find work.
19 hrs ago | National Public Radio
Warren Buffett's company says it has agreed to acquire a Miami-based TV station from Graham Holdings Co.
The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Tuesday he would introduce a bill to address the crisis in Ukraine including $150 million in aid, sanctions against Ukrainians and Russians responsible for violence and human rights violations in Ukraine, and backing for a shift in funding for the International Monetary Fund.
The mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday along with its 239 passengers has deepened, with new reports that families of the missing travelers have gotten ringing tones while calling their missing loved ones.
The Washington Post hasn't had an interview with Obama since 2009, Cillizza notes, and The New York Times hasn't sat down with him since last summer .
Family members of a few passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 are pushing the airline to search for the GPS location of their loved ones' cellphones after saying they'd successfully placed calls to missing passengers' mobile phones.
If you took the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Tuesday morning, you weren't seeing things, that really was a deer.
Chesapeake Chocolates at Lake Anne Plaza is holding its own Peeps Show, much like the popular annual contest run by The Washington Post .
An SDPD raid at Cheetahs strip club in Kearny Mesa has raised questions in The Washington Post and other forums.
The Washington Post reports that failed establishment Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is gathering his 'political brain trust' at a swanky Park City, Utah ski chalet later this month.
Among the candidates D.C. campaign finance figure Jeff Thompson backed illegally, according to information filed by prosecutors in connection with Thompson's guilty plea today, was Jeff Smith , who ran a losing Democratic primary campaign against Ward 1 D.C. Councilmember Jim Graham in 2010.
According to The Washington Post and NBC Washington , businessman Jeffrey Thompson will plead guilty to conspiracy, admitting that he funneled more than $2 million into a shadow campaign to help elect the democratic mayor.
The Falls Church is still the property of the Episcopal Church , after the U.S. Supreme Court let stand earlier lower court rulings , according to The Washington Post.
As I noted in a prior post, activity in the consumer goods sector is often an indicator of health in the housing market.