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President Barack Obama, whose administration is moving quickly to enhance his environmental legacy, wants a quicker phase-out of the popular coolant chemicals used in homes and offices amid concerns they are hastening global warming, the Washington Post reports. The administration is seeking voluntary commitments from chemical manufacturers and retailers as it seeks to draw down the use of R-134a chemicals, known more widely as hydroflurocarbons , which have replaced ozone-damaging coolant chemicals like Freon.
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The crusty baguettes whose recipe propelled Fromartz to victory in an informal competition against commercially made loaves in 2009. Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post Samuel Fromartz dusts shaped baguette dough with flour in his kitchen.
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If you like cupcakes and ice cream and live in Washington, D.C., you and others with your tastes might be helping former lawyers. Baking appears to be one of the occupations of choice for former lawyers in the area, the Washington Post reports.
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Last month, inspired by his visit to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's home at Hyde Park in New York, Washington Post Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt pondered whether FDR could have been elected today. The same question has occurred to Ken Burns and Geoffrey Wards, whose look at the lives of Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt began airing on PBS last night and will continue through Saturday evening.
A Washington Post report on the Coffman-Romanoff U.S. House race in the Denver suburbs undermines amnesty-pushers' insistence that our fellow citizens of Hispanic heritage are fixated on immigration policy: Political observers in Washington constantly call immigration reform essential to the future of the Republican Party, especially in districts like Coffman's and in states like Colorado, where Hispanics make up about 21 percent of the population.
Given the advance of satellite technology and the pressure on editorial budgets, you might have thought that the bean counters at the networks and other media outlets would have agreed upon a pooling system for events such as the weekend appearance at Tom Harkin's annual steak fry, in Iowa, by Hillary and Bill Clinton. Not so.
People cheer as doors open for the first day of recreational marijuana sales in Thurston County, Wash., at the 420 Carpenter store east of Lacey, Wash., on July 11. The Washington Post is urging D.C. residents to oppose legalization. Less than two months after The New York Times editorial board endorsed the efforts of marijuana legalization activists, editors at The Washington Post on Monday reinvigorated those seeking to break the momentum of pot reformers.
The DPRK has arrested, tried, and sentenced another American citizen for " hostile acts " against the Kim regime, the Washington Post reported. North Korea has sentenced Matthew Miller to six years of hard labor for committing "hostile acts," after the American reportedly ripped up his tourist visa upon arrival at the Pyongyang airport in April.
Thomas Hale Boggs Jr. was a famed lobbyist and political fundraiser. Here he's seen in 2008 meeting with Roll Call staffers.
CeaseFire's Ralph Fascitelli was scolded for using a figure about background checks that the Washington Post and a Reno newspaper say is bogus. CeaseFire's Ralph Fascitelli was scolded for using a figure about background checks that the Washington Post and a Reno newspaper say is bogus.
Fairfax Connector routes underwent major changes to bring commuters to the Silver Line station at Wiehle Avenue and the Dulles Toll Road. Opening the Silver Line was the biggest shakeup in decades for Fairfax County's transportation system.
Eighth graders from Kelly Miller Middle School, Donte Batts, 14, left, and Endia West, 13, do a thin layer chromatography lab on June 2, 2014. Students from Deal Middle and Kelly Miller Middle had their first face to face forensic science lab at Deal Middle School in Washington, DC.
The National Football League continues to be embroiled in controversy over its handling of domestic violence cases and whether NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should resign.
Do you subscribe to Read In? Sign up now and get all the political news you need delivered right to your inbox every morning! -- With 50 days to go until Election Day, the first votes of the midterm elections have already been cast in North Carolina. This week, absentee ballots become available in Minnesota on Friday and in Maine, New Jersey, South Dakota and Vermont on Saturday.
As editor at large for Inside Asian Gaming following nearly a decade as a special correspondent for Macau Business magazine, I cover the casino business in Macau and throughout Asia. I'm also a columnist for Asia Times and The Guardian .
Another big challenge facing President Barack Obama and some new twists on key 2014 dynamics and players surfaced during our weekly trip around the "Inside Politics" table. Michelle -- not Barack -- is the Obama who will be racking up some miles in the seven-week sprint to Election Day.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:24 am
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