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41 min ago | The Washington Post

Washington bids adieu to French Ambassador Fran ois Delattre

With renovations at the palatial French ambassador's residence in Kalorama still three months away from completion, invitees to Ambassador Francois Delattre's last French National Day in D.C. were forced to make due with the posh Anderson House.


Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, US Politics, US News

1 hr ago | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Portman Says He'd Consider Bid for President, But Still Plans Senate Reelection Campaign

Ohio's Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman has come closer this week to declaring he may run for president in 2016.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Publishing, Cleveland, OH

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Finishing I-95 express lanes means more traffic delays

The southbound traffic is okay, but northbound traffic is jammed through the I-95 work zone, even off-peak on a weekday.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Washington, DC, Education

7 hrs ago | CNN

Business wants immigration reform. Why? Because they can't find enough workers

The Obama administration is desperately trying to deal with the influx of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing into the United States.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Hotels, Marriott International, Publishing, Bill Gates, California

12 hrs ago | Juan Cole

Stop Saying 'If X fired Rockets at U.S.': It's Racist, & assumes we're Colonial

Is anyone else disgusted by the propaganda trick of trying to get Americans to sympathize with Israel's massive attack on the civilian habitations of Gaza by saying "if the US was subjected to rocket fire by X [usually Mexicans], what would it do?" This hope that Americans are racists and that their racism can be incited against the Palestinians is ... (more)


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Publishing, African-American, Canada, US Military, US Air Force, Alabama

13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Montgomery announces school technology initiative, with 40,000 laptops and tablets

Arlington second grade teacher Heather Blake works with Jamestown Elementary students as they use iPads to make book reports.


Related Topix: Education Etc., The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Google, Startups, Fairfax County, VA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Bicyclists ride in protest of Washington Post column

Cyclists are sounding off after a "Washington Post" columnist says they are "biker terrorists out to rule the road."


Related Topix: Publishing, The Washington Post Company

The Washington Post

Despite 2600% increase in Peter Orszaga s income, the former Obama...

Then-OMB Director Peter Orszag with wife Bianna Golodryga at the 2010 state dinner for Mexican President Felipe Calderon.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Folk, The Kennedys, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, New York, Sports

The Washington Post

Bicyclists still cana t take criticism

A Capital Bikeshare bicyclist rides on a bike lane in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012.


Related Topix: Publishing, Rock Creek Park, US National Parks, The Washington Post Company, US Politics, US News


Police Abandon Plans To Photograph Teen's Penis In Virginia Sexting Case

Police in Virginia will not proceed with controversial plans to photograph a 17-year-old boy's genitalia as evidence in a sexting case against him.


Related Topix: Publishing

NBC Philadelphia

Confederate Battle Flags Removed From Virginia University Chapel

However, at least one historic flag will go on display in the Lee Chapel Museum, President Kenneth P. Ruscio wrote in a message to the W&L community , describing the venue as the appropriate place for an artifact.


Related Topix: Virginia, African-American, Publishing

The Wall Street Journal

Nebraska Court's Keystone Plan Could Bring October Surprise

The Supreme Court of Nebraska plans to hear arguments the first week of September in the state's appeal of a property rights case that could block the Keystone XL pipeline, which will likely push any White House decision on Keystone's approval until after the mid-term elections, according to people familiar with the case.


Related Topix: Nebraska, Publishing, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

The Washington Post

Do D.C. area drivers take rude behavior in stride? And would that be so bad?

I had a friend visiting from England recently. We were on the Capital Beltway , and I had a very typical D.C. driving experience: Trying to merge into the right lane and the car in the next lane not only would not let me in, but sped up, crossed in front of me and zoomed into the lane to my left.


Related Topix: Washington, DC, The Washington Post Company, Publishing

Foreign Policy

Changing the Chinese Embassy's Address to Liu Xiaobo Plaza Is a Silly Idea

I rarely agree with the Chinese Embassy in Washington, but an amendment making its way through Congress has made me unlikely bedfellows with Beijing's Washington diplomats.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Prison, Activism, Publishing

Wed Jul 09, 2014

City Paper

Just Shoot Us: The District's new film office boss, Pierre Bagley,...

He was six weeks into his tenure as director of the District's Office of Motion Picture and Television Development.


Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Publishing


Argentina and holdout creditors flood papers in ad war

The battleground between Argentina and its holdout creditors shifted from U.S. courts to the court of public opinion as both sides took out full-page advertisements to argue their cases in the world's major newspapers.


Related Topix: Travel, Bolivia Travel, Argentina, Bolivia Travel, South America Travel, Argentina Travel, US News, US Supreme Court, Publishing, Media, New Times

Roll Call

Columnist's Screed Against 'Biker Terrorists Out to Rule The Road' Sparks Angry Rebuttals

If generating controversy is the measure of a pundit, Washington Post columnist Courtland Milloy scored a smashing success this week with his outburst against bicyclists.


Related Topix: Publishing, Roll Call, Dupont Circle (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Opinion

The Washington Post

Nightlife Agenda: Old Town bar crawl, rooftop DJs and a free Afrobeat dance party

Mad Fox Brewing Company is throwing a birthday party with rare beers, live music and free cake on Saturday afternoon.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Company, Publishing, Thursday, Tom Petty, John Cougar Mellencamp


Buffett completes purchase of Miami's Channel 10

Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett's investment conglomerate, and Graham Holdings Co.


Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Publishing

The Washington Post

When drivers, cyclists and walkers cana t get along

Some drivers find new bike lanes threatening to their space, but they don't like it when cyclists fail to use them.


Related Topix: Publishing, Business News


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