Sunday Aug 24
Newspaper Editorial Cartoon on #Ferguson Depicts White Cop Shooting Martin Luther King
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an editorial cartoon Sunday that depicts the recent police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri of unarmed 18 year old black robber Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson as that of Atlanta native and civil rights icon Rev.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Foreign students enroll at UVM in record numbers
Officials at the school say the new students, combined with those returning, will bring the total of international students on campus to 280.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
ImageWare Systems to Present at the 2014 Gateway Conference on September 4
ImageWare Systems Chairman and CEO Jim Miller is scheduled to present at 11:30 a.m. Pacific time, with one-on-one meetings held throughout the day.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Eric Holder Is Not Exactly Known For Being Tough On Bad Cops
When Attorney General Eric Holder went to Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday, he assured local residents the U.S. Justice Department will swiftly investigate the police killing of an unarmed black teenager on Aug. 9. In meetings with locals, Holder emphasized how his own past experiences will inform his work overseeing the Justice Department's ... (more)
Residents still railing against bus rapid transit line
Citizens air concerns over parking, ridership and the placement of stations for a proposed $465 million Gateway Corridor transit project.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
New York Post
Cop involved in Ferguson shooting has fractured eye socket: report
The black teen killed by a white cop in Ferguson, Mo., viciously attacked the officer as he sat in his patrol car, delivering a bone-crunching punch that shattered the cop's eye socket, a report claimed Tuesday.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Travelers Can Live #LikeALocal at Crystal City Hotels Near D.C.
That great hole-in-the-wall frequented by locals, the independent boutique with perfect souvenirs, the breathtaking view you find after getting lost -- these are the sorts of memories that punctuate a good trip.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Renovated Affordable Housing Community in Baton Rouge, La., Reopens to Residents
WNC, a national investor in real estate and community development initiatives, announced today the full renovation of Renaissance Gateway, a 208-unit affordable housing community previously known as Ardenwood Park Apartments, in Baton Rouge, La., is complete.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Of the thousands of visitors to Jamestown for this weekend's Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, many say they would return to visit the National Comedy Center.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
NY Times shows that stances on coal terminal look fuzzy from a distance
Whether these men subscribe to The Bellingham Herald or the New York Times, they didn't have to look past Page 1 to find what might have perturbed them.
Spend Your Labor Day at FLOFest DC 2014
Labor Day is quickly approaching and there is plenty of fun things to do in and around the DMV.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Marine veteran assaulted by pro-Hamas protesters, no arrests made
On Saturday, a pro- Hamas protest in front of the White House in Washington, D.C. got out of hand when protesters decided to assault Manny E. Vega, a veteran of the United States Marine Corps who served three combat tours in Iraq.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Ebola and D.C. Africa Summit: Official, 'Protocols in Place for...
On the eve of President Barack Obama's African leaders summit in Washington, D.C., an unnamed State Department Official told Yahoo News on Thursday that the Obama administration is monitoring the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and that "We have protocols in place to assist official visitors to the US-Africa Leaders Summit with health-related ... (more)
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Obama Admin Refuses To Scrub US/Africa Leader Summit Despite Ebola Threat
The Obama administration's Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz spoke to reporters Wednesday about the Ebola outbreak in West African nations and its effects on President Obama's African leaders summit being held in Washington, D.C. next week.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Ebola: White House Raises Specter of Gov't Closure During D.C. Africa Summit
The Obama administration is urging federal employees to stay home during the summit of African leaders being held in Washington, D.C. next week and to monitor local news for announcement of a possible "closing of the federal government" -ostensibly over traffic issues.
The Library of Congress: Where American and Armenian History Come Alive
The Library of Congress: Where American and Armenian History Come Alive Monday, July 28th, 2014 http://asbarez.com/125399/the-library-of-congress-where-american-and-armenian-history-come-alive/ The ANCA Leo Sarkisian Interns with Dr. Levon Avdoyan, the Armenian and Georgian area specialist at the Library of Congress.