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  1. EDITORIAL: Washington stands in way of real cure for economic malaiseRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Cheerful headlines last week celebrated an uptick in holiday hiring and expanded economic growth in the latest quarter, but the woods are dark and deep and we're still not out of them. Robert E. Hall, an economist at Stanford University, details the "lasting harm to the U.S. economy" in a new paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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  2. For first-place D.C. United, fight for relevance hinges on new stadiumRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Washington Times

    As D.C. United's chief operating officer nodded toward the Buzzard Point stadium renderings, discreetly stacked in a corner of his RFK Stadium office, his tone took on a calm confidence. "We're going to get that done," Hunt said.

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  3. James Traficant, convicted ex-congressman, dies at 73Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Washington Times

    James Traficant , the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes and kickbacks made him only the second person to be expelled from Congress since the Civil War, died Saturday. He was 73. Traficant was seriously injured Tuesday after a vintage tractor flipped over on him as he tried to park it inside a barn on the family farm near Youngstown .

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  4. Petersen makes Pac-12 debut vs. No. 16 StanfordRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Washington Times

    Following the 2010 season when Jim Harbaugh made the jump to the NFL, Stanford was in need of a head coach. And with Boise State at the height of its success under Petersen, it was a no-brainer for the Cardinal to reach out.

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  5. Stanford-Washington Preview CapsuleRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Washington Times

    No. 16 Stanford at Washington , 4:15 p.m. ET . Welcome to the Pac-12, Chris Petersen.

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  6. How Bill Clinton oversells his rescue of HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Washington Times

    Bill Clinton never stops. Last week while he and Hillary were in Iowa, Mr. Clinton continued his nonstop campaign to sell his unique take on his own accomplishments.

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  7. D.C. bartenders create DrinkLock to prevent date rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Washington Times

    Two bartenders in Washington, D.C., have teamed up to create the prototype for a product meant to combat date rape called the "DrinkLock." DrinkLock is described as a "reverse coaster," which can be used as an actual coaster or affixed it to the top of someone's drink using a square adhesive seal.

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  8. EDITORIAL: Litter as artRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Washington Times

    One man's trash may well be another man's treasure, as the saying goes, but residents of the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington know the difference. They ordered the garbage hauled away.

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  9. Maryland, Virginia renew old Potomac River border disputeRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Washington Times

    The exact line where Maryland ends and Virginia begins is a question the likes of George Washington and King Charles I have tussled with. Is the border at the Potomac River's edge? Maybe the low tide waterline? Or perhaps somewhere in between? Add Maryland's Court of Special Appeals to the list of those who have weighed in on the issue.

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  10. Seeking war powers, Obama now ties Islamic State to al QaedaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Washington Times

    President Obama for years insisted that the new breed of "local" extremists in the Middle East weren't really part of al Qaeda , but now claims the Islamic State group is indeed the same as Osama bin Laden's original network - a rhetorical shift used by the White House to justify its widening war on terrorism without explicit authorization from Congress. Senior administration officials have used the new characterization of the Islamic State during repeated congressional hearings this week to defend Mr. Obama's authorization of fresh U.S. military action in Iraq and, as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel revealed Thursday, airstrikes inside Syria .

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  11. Anacostia Museum to examine DC immigrant communityRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Washington Times

    The Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum is revisiting an exhibit from 20 years ago about black immigrants in Washington and notions of race and ethnicity amid changes in Washington's demographics. On Friday, the museum will host a daylong symposium to explore past research and more recent changes in Washington's population.

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  12. MORICI: Scots should vote no on independenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Washington Times

    Scots will be worse off if they vote for independence. It's not good economics and not much else is at stake.

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  13. Congress scrutinizes Obama military strategyRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Washington Times

    President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military campaign has broad support but faces skepticism rooted in more than a decade of war. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen.

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  14. Washington talks domestic violence, motherhoodRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Washington Times

    In fact, it was the day before news outlets were looping security-camera images of the NFL running back punching out his then-fiance Janay Palmer, that the "Scandal" actress was filming a public service announcement about a rarely discussed component of domestic violence known a financial abuse. "For many, many of those cases - 98 percent of those cases - the financial abuse is what keeps a woman trapped," Washington said.

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  15. AP News in Brief at 8:58 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 13 | Washington Times

    Islamic State extremists have released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron is condemning his slaying as "an act of pure evil." Cameron confirmed Haines' death in a statement posted late Saturday on his official Twitter account after the British Foreign Office had said earlier that it was "working urgently to verify the video."

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  16. Young Vic / Portobello production of "The Magic Flute," directed by Mark Dornford-May.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Washington Times

    With colorful African costumes and tribal drumming, the Isango Ensemble from South Africa makes its Washington debut as part of the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Presentation Series. The performers arrive at this first stop of their extensive U.S. tour with glowing recommendations and many honors for stage productions and films, among them the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival in London, the Globes de Cristal for Best Opera production in Paris, and the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.

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  17. A day to remember, a war to fightRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Washington Times

    When the first plane hit, I was participating in a press conference so insignificant I can't even recall what the topic was. But on that ordinary day, a beautiful fall morning in Washington, I was privileged to witness some of the most extraordinary and inspiring acts of courage and sacrifice of my entire life in public office.

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  18. Dick Cheney re-emergence complicates Obama response to Islamic State threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Washington Times

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney 's re-emergence in Washington this week to talk about fighting terrorists in Iraq must have seemed like a bad nightmare for President Obama, who is trying to make a case to skittish voters that the U.S. can expand its military action in the Middle East without repeating the mistakes of his predecessor's war on terror. For Mr. Obama and his allies on Capitol Hill, the specter of Mr. Cheney and his boss, President George W. Bush , continues to hang over them as they try to grapple with the ascendent insurgents of the Islamic State, also known by the acronyms ISIS and ISIL.

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  19. ISTOOK: Congress going through motions, but dangerous lame-duck session loomsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Washington Times

    Only 10 work days are scheduled for Congress between now and Election Day on Nov. 4, even though it's almost two months on the calendar. Lawmakers setting up for a dangerous lame-duck session afterward.

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  20. Do over! Obama speech to reverse course on...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Washington Times

    Nine months after belittling the Islamic State as a "JV" terrorist group, President Obama will devote an urgent prime-time address Wednesday to his plan for defeating the suddenly resurgent militants, a strategy that will rely heavily on U.S. partnership with an untested Iraqi government and unproven Syrian rebels. In a speech from the White House at 9 p.m., Mr. Obama will tell Americans that the Islamic State is now a "high national security priority," aides said.

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