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Source: Washington Post

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 19:55:25 -0700 | allnews

Video Relisha Rudd's mother, Shamika Young, is heard on the Internet-based "Finding Relisha Rudd Show" in this April 16 episode. Several of the girl's relatives, some who have not spoken publicly, have called into the show in recent weeks. It...
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Source: Washington Post

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 17:45:06 -0700 | political-news

In Minnesota, where the government closed for three weeks in 2011 , the state lost millions of dollars, including income from lottery sales, tax audits and various fees. Driver's license exams were suspended, state parks were shut and road projects...
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Source: Fox News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 19:52:45 -0700 | political-news

A Senate subcommittee says the Homeland Security Department's former acting inspector general was too cozy with the White House appointees whose activities he was supposed to oversee. A Senate homeland security subcommittee has issued a 27-page report about Charles K....
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Source: Fox News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 19:57:05 -0700 | political-news

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators accused President Barack Obama Thursday of displaying "an astonishing disregard for the Constitution, the rule of law and the rights of American citizens" by considering administrative changes to the nation's...
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Source: United Press International

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 14:09:35 -0700 | political-news

Time's annual list of influential people is awash in presidential ambition -- past, present and future. Joining nine-time honoree President Barack Obama and eight-time honoree Hillary Clinton are several rising stars who may end up on presidential ballots in the...
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Source: United Press International

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 14:08:57 -0700 | travel-news

Egypt will receive 10 Apache helicopters from the United States, a delivery stalled since the military-led overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi in 2013. A Pentagon spokesman said the helicopters will be sent to help suppress a wave of anti-government Islamic...
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Source: Reuters

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 13:57:18 -0700 | allnews

Cars are seen in the water as a span of highway bridge sits in the Skagit River May 24, 2013 after collapsing near the town of Mt Vernon, Washington late Thursday. More than 63,000 bridges across the United States are...
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Source: Fox

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 13:53:54 -0700 | health-news

it does a body bad?  Some Connecticut lawmakers seem to think so. The state legislature is considering a bill that would ban day care centers from serving whole milk or 2 percent milk to children. The move, according to the...
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Source: Fox News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 13:45:49 -0700 | political-news

One-hundred young philanthropists recently descended on the White House for a chat with Obama administration officials about collaborating with the government when writing checks to charity in the future. Many on the guest list reportedly are poised to inherit billions...
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Source: Arizona Republic

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 20:46:38 -0700 | political-news

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens says he thinks the federal government should legalize marijuana. The 94-year-old retired justice tells NPR that public opinion has changed on the issue. Stevens also says that there isn't much distinction between marijuana...
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Source: Star Tribune

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 19:54:16 -0700 | political-news

Your representative in the House is almost certainly on Twitter...Though simple counts are a blunt instrument for measuring activity on Twitter, scraping together follower count, following count and number of tweets for every member of Congress turned up some interesting...
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Source: Xtra News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 17:35:17 -0700 | technology-news

Netflix Inc, which opposes the proposed Comcast deal to buy rival Time Warner Cable Inc, on Thursday outlined the ways it thinks competition will be hurt if the merger goes ahead, most notably in the extraction of "arbitrary tolls." The...
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Source: The Idaho Statesman

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 15:28:40 -0700 | sports-news

Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (4) grabs a rebound over Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer (5) during the first half of Game 2 in an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series game Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Chicago. Also watches on...
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Source: PR Newswire

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 14:47:12 -0700 | business-news

Kirshbaum , Chief Financial Officer, to discuss the Company's financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended March 31 , 2014.  The call will be held on Thursday, May 8, 2014 , at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time .  The...
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Source: Baltimore Sun

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 14:34:47 -0700 | political-news

The Navy will award its highest non-combat decoration for heroism Friday to a Hagerstown sailor killed last month in a shooting in Norfolk, Va., officials said...Mayo, who was assigned to Naval Security Forces at Naval Station Norfolk , was shielding...
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