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Source: Los Angeles Times

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-16 00:27:46 -0700 | technology-news

Select a date range Create a custom date range From: To: March 11, 2014 , 11:19 a.m. President Obama on Tuesday, using his executive authority to bypass Congress , added about 1,665 acres of "spectacular" Mendocino County coastline to the...
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Source: Fox News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-13 14:10:17 -0700 | political-news

CBS's Sharyl Atkisson announced this week that she is leaving the network, the culmination of a series of clashes between the investigative reporter and her bosses. But people familiar with the situation say that Atkisson actually attempted to resign one...
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Source: Washington Post

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-10 21:36:59 -0700 | political-news

The charges against Thompson are outlined in court papers that are filed in felony cases only with the defendant's consent, signaling that a plea agreement has been reached. Thompson's defense team and prosecutors have been negotiating a deal for weeks...
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Source: The Washington Times

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-02-22 10:46:58 -0800 | technology-news

The Pentagon is pressing federal and commercial players to yield as much space as they can on the electromagnetic radiation frequency spectrum to help meet the voracious appetite of the U.S. military 's current fleet of drones and its next...
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Source: Reuters

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-16 00:24:44 -0700 | political-news

President Barack Obama (L) gives a thumbs-up to supporters after addressing the winter meeting of the Democratic National Committee in Washington February 28, 2014. President Barack Obama and his Democrats face the challenge of limiting fallout from Obamacare and drumming...
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Source: Education Week

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-28 16:18:53 -0700 | education-news

Welner, Phi Delta Kappan The setting is the French Revolution. A priest, a thief, and an engineer are marched up to the guillotine. The priest steps up first and is asked if he wants to lie face up or down....
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Source: Washington Post

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-30 01:43:29 -0700 | entertainment-news

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington's oldest private art museum, and its venerable college of art and design would cease to exist as an independent institution, and its key components artwork, historic building and school program would be taken over...
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Source: The Washington Times

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-28 04:13:42 -0700 | political-news

He was deeply asleep as the result of a pill administered by his father, Harry , who had rushed out to find a birthday gift for his wife. Yet five years later, Harry sees Dillon trotting along a street in...
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Source: Washington Post

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-27 16:09:19 -0700 | business-news

Leidos President and Chief Operating Officer Stu Shea will step down on April 6. A leading contender to run Leidos has announced plans to step down next month...Stuart Shea, the government services company's president and chief operating officer, is resigning,...
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Source: United Press International

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-04 09:58:50 -0700 | business-news

Alaska tax laws, along with harsh winter conditions, forced Shell to make the fateful decision to tow its Kulluk rig from state waters, the Coast Guard said...The report said Shell tried to tow the rig to Seattle for repairs to...
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Source: The Washington Times

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-02-22 10:46:51 -0800 | health-news

Republican lawmakers cried foul Friday night over an Obama administration proposal to cut payment rates to private insurers who administer Medicare Advantage, a popular alternative to the government-run health program for seniors. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...
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Source: Washington Post

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 07:51:29 -0700 | entertainment-news

Hank Stuever Critic CBS put a swift end to speculation and announced Thursday that Stephen Colbert will take over as host of the network's Late Show sometime next year when longtime host David Letterman retires...It's also a welcome and possibly...
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Source: Washington Post

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-04 12:02:35 -0800 | health-news

Could too much protein put you on the path toward an early grave? Salvatore Caruso, who at 108 years old, is the second oldest man in Italy. Like many others in the small Italian town of Molochio, with one of...
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Source: Reuters

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-25 15:51:04 -0700 | business-news

Mark Wetjen, acting chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, testifies to the House Financial Services Committee about the effects of the Volcker Rule on employment in Washington on February 5, 2014. Market operators' failure to cooperate to provide the...
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Source: The Washington Times

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-17 14:32:30 -0700 | political-news

Colorado gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo has enlisted the help of controversial rocker Ted Nugent to raffle off an AR-15 rifle to potential voters. On the campaign's website , Mr. Nugent asks, How would you like a brand new AR-15 for...
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