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  1. A Doolittle Raider offers some long-distance healingRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Washington Times

    One last bit of healing from a long-distant war played out this month at Taiwan's diplomatic outpost in Washington in the run-up to this year's Memorial Day celebrations. After the B-25s under the command of Lt.

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  2. Jeb Bush says brother's cabinet overspent during White House yearsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush put some distance Thursday between himself and his brother, saying the federal government probably spent too much during the eight years former President George W. Bush was at the helm. But the former governor, who is weighing a White House bid himself, also embraced a key part of his brother's national security legacy, saying the NSA's phone-snooping program is a critical intelligence tool that's never been abused.

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  3. Memorial Day Parade: A tradition of honor that stretches back 150 yearsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Washington Times

    A single shot rang out in Washington at 9 a.m. on May 23, 1865. With that, 80,000 men of the Army of the Potomac, led by Gen.

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  4. LOVERRO: David Letterman's memorable moments were often tied in with sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Washington Times

    America said good bye this week to David Letterman on late night television, which stirred up favorite memories of many people from the talk show host's colorful style - from stupid pet tricks to "Camping with Barry White" and so many more. Letterman is a sports fan and has had all the big sports stars on his show over the past three decades - and invited quarterback Peyton Manning to be on the finale Wednesday night.

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  5. Human rights in Hungary: U.S., rights groups air concerns for minorities in HungaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    The Hungarian government's recent actions against Jews and the Roma minority may hamper relations between the United States and a strategic ally, human rights groups and the State Department said this week. "Growing nationalism, authoritarianism, official corruption, the growing strength of anti-Semitic and racist political parties, and the increasing influence of Russia" are all impediments to better ties with Washington, Tad Stahnke, vice president of analysis and research at Human Rights First, told a congressional subcommittee Wednesday looking into U.S.-Hungarian relations.

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  6. AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDTRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Washington Times

    The Islamic State group killed at least 500 people - both civilians and Iraqi soldiers - and forced 8,000 to flee their homes as it captured the city of Ramadi, a provincial official said Monday, while Shiite militias vowed to mount a counter-offensive and reclaim the Anbar provincial capital. The statements followed a shocking defeat as IS seized control of Ramadi on Sunday, sending Iraqi forces fleeing in a major loss despite the support of U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the extremists.

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  7. Police release video of a person of interesta in Northwest D.C. slayingsRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Washington Times

    The Metropolitan Police Department has released surveillance video of a "person of interest" in last week's slaying of a family and their housekeeper in a burned-out upscale home near the vice presidential residence in Northwest Washington. The brief video footage, which was released late Saturday, shows a person wearing dark pants and a hoodie walking quickly behind a building.

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  8. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez on defensive over videotapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Washington Times

    U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez was criticized Saturday by her chief rival, Attorney General Kamala Harris, after a videotape surfaced showing her making a whooping cry in reference to Native Americans during an apparent joke. A video posted on The Sacramento Bee website shows Sanchez, a 10-term congresswoman, fluttering her hand against her mouth and making a whooping sound while speaking to a group of delegates at a state Democratic Party convention.

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  9. Armstrong Williams and the 'Right Side Forum' to ponder Baltimore, the Preakness and the UK electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Washington Times

    The "Right Side Forum," an hour-long conservative live news and talk show hosted by columnist Armstrong Williams , will look at a number of topics on its next broadcast: " Baltimore moving forward, Running of the 140th Preakness Stakes , and the Iran /UK elections. "One would think that with a black mayor, black police chief, overwhelmingly black police officers, black Attorney General and the first black President of the United States, that what we are witnessing in Baltimore and other major Democratic stronghold cities would be virtually impossible.

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  10. EDITORIAL: Cubans try to control U.S. embassy in HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Washington Times

    Barack Obama's romance with the Castro brothers is rapidly turning into a sour shack-up. That's what happens sometimes to romances under a tropic moon and the rustle of the coconut palms.

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  11. 'The Right Side Forum' with Armstrong Williams asks: Can local entrepreneurship cure cities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Washington Times

    The "Right Side Forum," an hour-long conservative live news and talk show hosted by columnist Armstrong Williams , will ask this question on its next broadcast: "Can thriving local entrepreneurship rescue our cities?" His guests will be Doyle Mitchell, president of Industrial Bank, and Chip Ellis, CEO of the Ellis Development Corporation. "Banking, development and entrepreneurship is the only answer to Ferguson, Baltimore, New York City, Washington, D.C. and other major cities.

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  12. DC art students memorialize Jesse OwensRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | Washington Times

    A tribute to Olympic hero Jesse Owens now is proudly on display at the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center in Northwest thanks to students at a nearby arts school. District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and other city officials were on hand last month for the unveiling of a 15-foot by 15-foot mural depicting Owens in his triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, where, as an ESPN writer once observed, he "single-handedly crushed Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy" by winning four gold medals in track and field.

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  13. Panthers don't draft offensive tackle for 2nd straight yearRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | Washington Times

    The Carolina Panthers bypassed selecting a left tackle with a high pick in the NFL draft for the second straight year. The Panthers still have five picks entering Saturday - including three in the fifth round - to address that need, but it's unlikely they'll find a player talented enough to step in and compete for a starting job right away.

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  14. a Right Side Foruma with Armstrong Williams to address Baltimore riots, and the outcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Washington Times

    The "Right Side Forum," an hour-long conservative live news and talk show hosted by columnist Armstrong Williams, will ask this question on its next broadcast: "Baltimore - Is There Anything Left to Burn?" His guests are Michael A. Jackson, Delegate, State of Maryland and former Prince Georges County Sheriff; and Charles Yarbaugh, president, Precision Tactical Training and Consultants LLC. "Baltimore was burned and looted by its leaders long before the Freddy Gray incident. Join us live as we talk to two law enforcement officials in the area to get to the heart of the issue, what has gone wrong, and why it is going to take more than the government to solve the problem."

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  15. The 'Right Side Forum' with Armstrong Williams to address Baltimore riots, and the outcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Washington Times

    The "Right Side Forum," an hour-long conservative live news and talk show hosted by columnist Armstrong Williams , will ask this question on its next broadcast: " Baltimore - Is There Anything Left to Burn?" His guests are Michael A. Jackson, Delegate, State of Maryland State, and former Prince Georges County Sheriff, and Charles Yarbaugh, president, Precision Tactical Training & Consultants LLC. " Baltimore was burned and looted by its leaders long before the Freddy Gray incident. Join us live as we talk to two law enforcement officials in the area to get to the heart of the issue, what has gone wrong, and why it is going to take more than the government to solve the problem," says Mr. Williams .

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  16. Philip Breedlove: Russia exploiting Ukraine cease-fireRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Washington Times

    Russia-backed rebels take positions on the outskirts of Donetsk, Ukraine in April. Air Force Gen.

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  17. Sixth-grader leads town hall, puts Obama through the pacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Washington Times

    Put President Barack Obama in the hands of a precocious sixth-grader and you a get a fast-paced, revelatory Q specially tailored to an audience more concerned about homework assignments than homeland security. It took Osman Yaya, a 12-year-old from Bennett Middle School in Salisbury, Maryland, and his skillful town hall moderating to tease out details about Obama's early reading habits, his post-presidency plans and his facility with digital media.

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  18. Capitol Hill Buzz: A boxer in the Senate is ready for rumbleRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Washington Times

    The prospect of Saturday's bout pitting Floyd Mayweather against Manny Pacquiao had a retired, self-described minor league boxer fondly recalling his role and love of the sport. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., spoke with bemusement on the Senate floor Thursday about the big-time fight in Las Vegas, reminiscing about his work as a boxing judge and describing his collection of photographs of past boxing greats such as Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson and Jack Dempsey.

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  19. Obama reveals post-presidency plans: Back ...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Washington Times

    "That's the kind of work that I really love to do," Mr. Obama said during a visit to the Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington . "I'll still be a pretty young man" after leaving the White House, he added, and will go back to helping people, bringing business into communities that need it.

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  20. EDITORIAL: Hillary Clinton slips in pollsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Washington Times

    Americans are a tolerant lot, most of the time, but suspicion of foreigners trying to intervene in things that are none of their business is a constant in the nation's history. On leaving the presidency after two terms, George Washington warned in his farewell address of the wisdom of staying clear of foreign entanglements.

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