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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

These college majors are the most (and least) likely to lead to underemployment

A recent survey of 68,000 workers by salary information firm PayScale and reported by The Washington Post reveals that some college majors thought to be practical for obtaining post-graduation employment may in fact lead to feelings of underemployment.


Related Topix: Arts, Graphic Design

3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Prince George's Charter School Ends Recess

The Washington Post reports the county's Board of Education approved the change Thursday for College Park Academy on a 12-0 vote.


7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

CANCELED - Carolyn Hax Live

Carolyn Hax started her advice column in 1997 as a weekly feature for The Washington Post, accompanied by the work of "relationship cartoonist" Nick Galifianakis.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Tan-suited Obama a victim of his own honesty

Perhaps it was sign of America's war-weariness, or at least that of its pundit class, a group that has clearly tired of discussing the nation's seemingly intractable crises in Ukriane, Iraq and Syria.


Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing


Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Republicans seized on a news report Tuesday that raised questions about whether one of the Democrats' most vulnerable senators up for re-election actually resides in the state she represents.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Washington Post, Publishing, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

'We Learned It From Watching You!' - Islamic State Waterboarded Foley, Others

The Washington Post reports an exclusive via anonymous sources: Murdered journalist James Foley and at least three others were waterboarded by the Islamic State in Syria.


The Nation

The Washington Post Op-Ed Page Wants More War

What a show: I missed the unicorns, but luckily arrived just in time for Television.


Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, The Arcade Fire, Alternative-Rock, Opinion

The Washington Post

D.C. mayor says Muriel Bowser would be 'unwise' to start over on school boundaries

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray during a ribbon-cutting for Chuck Brown Memorial Park on Aug. 22 in Washington, D.C. D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray questioned the wisdom of his potential successor Wednesday, saying he was dumbfounded by council member Muriel E. Bowser's pronouncement that she might redraw school boundaries without input from the city's ... (more)


Related Topix: Vincent Gray, US Governors, Washington DC

The Virginian-Pilot

How Smokey got his bearing

When: Up now through Feb. 1; museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays Rudy Wendelin was the artist who drew and painted the fire-preventing bear from the mid-1940s on.


Related Topix: Virginia, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

After 40 years on the air in Washington, Arch Campbell says goodbye - sort of

Arch Campbell, iconic local broadcaster and movie reviewer for Channel 8/WJLA, is taking "a break" after several decades in TV.


Related Topix: Washington, DC, Washington Post, Publishing, Cleveland Park (Washington, DC)

Yet Again WashPost Shields Md. Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee by Burying Bad News

The Washington Post is almost certain to endorse liberal Democrat Anthony Brown for Maryland governor.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Maryland Government, Maryland, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Katherine Harris, Jerry Brown

The Raw Story

Former Washington Post reporter severely beaten at Walmart while living in his truck

A former reporter who worked for both The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal said this week that he expected to be blind in one eye after being badly beaten in a Walmart parking lot.


Related Topix: Missoula, MT

American Journalism Review

Photo Illustration by Sarah Siguenza.

Tap their name on your phone and bingo! You have just sent them a Yo, which appears as a notification and can also be heard audibly.


Related Topix: Journalism, Israel, World News, Twitter


6 Ways The Washington Post Could Show It's Serious About Climate Change

Cheers to the Washington Post for taking human-caused climate change seriously enough to launch a series of editorials demanding a change in both dialogue and action.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Sydney Morning Herald

The face of a star

Chinese tourist Chen Mao had surgery so she could look like a Korean celebrity. Photo: Photo for The Washington Post by Shin Woong-jae All around the southern Seoul district of Gangnam - the area of conspicuous consumption made famous by the hit song "Gangnam Style" - Chinese women walk down the street with bandages over their faces and around ... (more)


Related Topix: Seoul, South Korea Travel, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, South Korea, World News, Asian-American, Chinese-American, China Travel

Washington Post

In the Loop: In the Loop: Here's a rich list

Earlier this month, we published a breakdown of which political party the richest person in each state supports, discovering that a majority are Republicans.


Related Topix: US News, New York, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Publishing, Media, Forbes, Representative Benjamin Quayle, US House of Representatives

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Washington Examiner

DC prosecutors defer to judge in corruption case

Prosecutors say they won't oppose a light sentence for a former District of Columbia Council candidate who lied about his campaign financing.


Related Topix: Washington DC


Afternoon Lede Check - 8.26.14

Israel, Hamas agree to extended cease-fire in Gaza . ISIS demands $6.6M ransom for 26-year-old American woman .


Related Topix: Marketing

CBS Local

VP Biden Attending Brown Fundraiser

Brown's campaign manager Justin Schall tells The Washington Post that Biden's appearance at a luncheon Tuesday in Georgetown should raise at least $300,000.


Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Media Matters for America

Why The Washington Post Is Running A Series Of Editorials On The...

The Washington Post is publishing a week of climate change editorials aimed at sparking action on what editorial page editor Fred Hiatt calls "an existential threat to the planet."


Related Topix: Global Warming, Activism, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen, Democrat, Liberal Political News


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