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Author and Washington Post political journalist Melinda Henneberger has been named the keynote speaker for the annual King's-Wilkes Women's and Gender Studies Conference.
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Residents in northeast Washington have filed a complaint over a District of Columbia police officer's inaction while responding to a street brawl.
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As a newspaper The Washington Post has used its editorial board, columnists, and writers to call into the question the political leadership of the District of Columbia.
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Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken said Sunday that if Crimea votes to join Russia in a referendum next week, the United States would not recognize it.
Kaiser calls former House Speaker Newt Gingrich 'the most effective and most destructive political figure I encountered in five decades.'
The Academy Awards are the Left Coast's great cultural event of the year, more important to the stars than a Hillary Clinton fundraiser.
Freelance writer Marlene Cimons is a former Washington reporter for the Los Angeles Times who specializes in science and medicine.
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.