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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is taking advantage of the rift between Russia and the United States over Ukraine to press ahead with plans to crush the rebellion against his rule and secure his reelection for another seven-year term, unencumbered by pressure to compromise with his opponents.
I was interested to read the Feb. 25 op-ed by former Washington Post publisher Donald E. Graham on the District of Columbia Public Schools and the D.C. Council education committee's recent hearing on DCPS [" Has D.C. learned its lesson? "].
Barbara Tucker Parker gives her mother, Dorothy Tucker, 87, a bath at home in University Park, Md.
Last train home: Bars can stay open until 4 a.m. on Sunday, but Metro will close between 1 and 2 a.m. At 2 a.m. Sunday, the clock on your smartphone will automatically fast forward to 3 a.m. This is the beginning of daylight saving time, where we trade an hour of sleep for an extra hour of sunlight.
Marijuana legalization was a hot topic at the recent meeting of the National Governors Association in Washington, for obvious reasons - among them the prospect of raising much-needed revenue by taxing pot sales.
A view of the art-deco Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club from its raised theater seats.
The Academy Awards are the left coast's great cultural event of the year, more important to the stars than a Hillary Clinton fundraiser.
The frontrunner to become the next president of the United States is playing an old and dangerous political game -- comparing a foreign leader to Adolf Hitler.
Finally, President Barack Obama will end years of deep spending cuts and balanced budgets, with his latest budget.
The allegations stem back to 2011, when the female lawyer says Lt. Col. Joseph Morse groped her during a sexual assault legal conference in Virginia, Stars and Stripes reports.
Beyond the bright lights above the football-field-size stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference , beyond the maze of talk-radio hosts and college students crowding the hallways at the Gaylord Hotel, there is a tiny green room, blocked off by a black curtain and protected by narrow-eyed security guards with earpieces.
Earlier this week, the Washington Post editorial board blasted the Obama administration's foreign policy as "fantasy"-based for the past five years.
The latest ABC News/Washington Post poll makes clear why it's better to be associated with the 42nd president than the 43rd and 41st, at least for now.
Our Demander-in-Chief has once again put together a budget so mind boggling stupid, so bereft of credibility that it will spontaneously abort somewhere between the White House and the desk of Senator Harry Reid .
So the US leadership is supporting the creation of One Nation Under God in Ukraine.