Washington D.C. Travel Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Do we still believe in free speech? Only until we disagreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    After a century of building free speech rights into our laws and culture, Americans are backing away from one of the country's defining principles. Set off by the nation's increasingly short fuse, students, politicians, teachers and parents are not just refusing to hear each other out, we're coming up with all sorts of ways of blocking ideas we don't agree with.


  2. Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholar Plans to Help Detroit Business OwnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Black Enterprise

    Last year I wrote about the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars program at American University in Washington, D.C. FDDS is an elite leadership development program for high schoolers who've earned a 3.8 unweighted or a 4.0 weighted GPA. No SAT or ACT scores are required to be eligible.


  3. Cannady joins Youth Tour in D.C. -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Bladen Journal

    This year, Four County EMC combined with other North Carolina electric cooperatives to send its largest delegate class to represent the electric co-op community during a weeklong trip to Washington, D.C., called the Youth Tour. Forty-five ambitious and driven high school students visited the Capitol, continuing a co-op tradition now 50 years strong in North Carolina.


  4. The Parable of the Purple Raspberry PieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Bloomberg

    Normally, this is not a brag, but a tragic summation of life's bittersweet realities. On the one hand, this past week the universe provided us with purple raspberries, which, when baked between two pastry crusts, become the most perfect foodstuff known to man.


  5. Republican, Beer-Drinking Bro Seeks Roommate 'Who Doesn't Suck'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | The Daily Caller

    Thomas, a 25-year-old recent graduate of American University law school, posted an ad on Craigslist Thursday for an available room in his 790-square-foot, two bedroom apartment in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, D.C. After his former roommate decided that it was better to move in with his girlfriend than live in a stronghold of millennial masculinity, Thomas was left "holding the bag," he told The Daily Caller News Foundation. Apparently, some people prioritize their lady friends over living with other men who enjoy "drinking at inappropriate hours and talking shit about the New England Patriots."


  6. Starry Summer Nights, Unexplored Worlds, Anda Ice CreamRead the original story

    Friday Jun 30 | Smashing Magazine

    July is almost here, and that means, well, new wallpapers. It's been nine years already since we embarked on this mission to welcome the new month with a fresh batch of desktop eye candy , with wallpapers that are a bit more distinctive as the usual crowd.


  7. Liam Gallagher Goes To 'Chinatown' For His Latest Musical ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | ContactMusic.com

    With his solo career finally beginning, Liam Gallagher launches a new single entitled 'Chinatown'. It's the second track to be released from his forthcoming debut album 'As You Were' - details of which have now been unveiled ahead of its release later this year.


  8. Nanotech's Big Ideas: From Tumor Zappers to Space ElevatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | LiveScience

    "nano" is short for "nanometer," referring to length scales in billionths of a meter - describes technologies that are built to perform complex tasks, but at the scale of molecules or even atoms. To put that into perspective, a structure called a nanotube is 1 nanometer in diameter - about 100,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair, according to the National Nanotechnology Initiative .


  9. House Democrats Have Questions About Jared Kushner's Security ClearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | TIME.com

    Senior Advisor Jared Kushner speaks during an event with technology sector CEOs at the White House on June 19, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The letter, sent by Rep. Elijah Cummings but signed by every Democrat on the Congressional Committee on Government and Oversight Reform, is a request for documents to show that the White House complied with procedures surrounding suspension of security clearances for employees under investigation.


  10. Jack the Autonomous Audi came to DC and drove us aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Ars Technica

    Unless you've been living in a cave for the last few years, you're aware that autonomous cars are now a thing . The technology is still in relative infancy, but most of the major OEMs, Tier 1 automotive suppliers, and many of the big tech companies-not to mention plenty of startups-have been telling us that we should expect self-driving vehicles to show up within the next five years.


  11. Tokidoki and Peanuts Bringing Snoopy Doll Exhibit to Comic-ConRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter

    Tokidoki's Simone Legno will design the latest addition to the 'Snoopy & Belle In Fashion' exhibit, to debut at next month's San Diego pop culture event. Heat Vision can exclusively reveal that Peanuts Worldwide's long-running Snoopy & Belle in Fashion exhibit - which opens Wednesday in Washington DC for a month-long engagement - will be visiting San Diego Comic-Con this year, with the debut of a new set of Snoopy and Belle dolls created in collaboration with tokidoki , designed by tokidoki's co-founder and CCO Simone Legno.


  12. Trump lawyers make final Supreme Court pitch on travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Trump administration on Wednesday made its final plea to the U.S. Supreme Court to allow its proposed ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries to go into effect as the justices weigh how to handle the hotly contested dispute. FILE PHOTO - A view of the U.S. Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, DC, U.S. on October 13, 2015.


  13. Best American History Vacation SpotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | CBS Local

    Summer has arrived and there is no time to waste when planning your next vacation. For something new and different, why not try visiting a destination that's steeped in American history? Some are fairly obvious, such as Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. For a different and broader perspective, here are five of the best American history vacation spots in five different sections of the country.


  14. Trump Promises a Federal Technology Overhaul To Save $1 TrillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Slashdot

    New submitter threc shares a report from MIT Technology Review: The tech world descended on Washington, D.C. yesterday to attend a tech summit at the White House. According to MIT Technology Review associate editor Jamie Condliffe: "Trump suggested he might relax his stance on immigration as a way to get tech leaders to help his cause .


  15. AOL co-founder Steve Case lists historic Va. estate, childhood home...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    AOL co-founder Steve Case and his wife, Jean, put their estate on the market last week. With an asking price of a whopping $49.5 million, the Merrywood estate is the most expensive current listing in the Washington, D.C., area, according to The Wall Street Journal.


  16. Trump's son-in-law Kushner begins peace push with Middle East talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Raw Story

    U.S. President Donald Trump and his senior advisor Jared Kushner arrive for a meeting with manufacturing CEOs at the White House in Washington, DC, U.S. February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday, beginning a new U.S. effort to revive Middle East peace efforts.


  17. Jared Kushner is heading to Israel for peace negotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser, speaks during a meeting with technology executives in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., on June 19. President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is scheduled to travel to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Wednesday for meetings that the White House says are aimed at "achieving a lasting peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians." Kushner will be accompanied by Jason Greenblatt, a Trump adviser whose official title is "assistant to the president and special representative for international negotiations."


  18. Forget Trump and Putin. 50 years ago, New Jersey had LBJ and KosyginRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | NJ.com

    On June 24, Glassboro and Rowan University will celebrate 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson and Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin met in the Hollybush Mansion to peacefully negotiate relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. While many may know the summit was a major factor in helping ease tensions during the Cold War, some of the more unique details about the summit are not as well known.


  19. Will the Modi-Trump meeting be a zero-sum game?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Indian Express

    In less than a week from now, prime minister Narendra Modi will travel to the US capital to call on a gentleman who, defying all odds, was sworn in as its 45th President on January 20, 2017. The fact that prime minister Modi will be the 38th or perhaps 40th head of government/state to be fitted into Donald Trump's calendar may or may not be a reflection of the priority accorded to the Indian relationship.


  20. Lydian String Quartet Performs Festival Debut at Cape Cod Chamber Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival , celebrating its 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music presents The Virtuosic Quartet performed by Lydian String Quartet on Wednesday, August 2, 7:30 pm at The Church of the Holy Spirit, 204 Monument Road, Orleans. The first Orleans concert of CCCMF's summer season features the anticipated Festival debut of the Lydian String Quartet.