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7 in a Row: Indiadance

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

Symposium; Embassy of India; November 5, 2014 Dakshina’s 11th Fall Festival; Harman Hall; November 6-8, 2014 Malaysia’s Sutra Dance Theatre; Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center; November 9, 2014 Washington, DC by George Jackson © 2014 by George Jackson This spell of seven events in succession left me wanting more. Show More Summary

Anti Abortion Laws Mean Erosion of Rights for Pregnant Women

In 1987, hospital administrators at George Washington University Hospital in D.C. went to court to force 27-year-old Angela Carder, six months pregnant and ill with a rapidly metastasizing tumor in her lung, to undergo a C-section against her will. Show More Summary

Senior Chief Receives Bob Feller Award

A senior chief petty officer assigned to Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) received the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award in a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.

Even George Washington couldn't get along with the Senate

Will President Obama's relations with the Senate change, now that Democrats have lost control of it? Probably not. And that's because he didn't have much of a relationship with it in the first place.

George Washington University To Offer Veterans BSN Program

The new BSN program is designed for military veterans interested in pursuing a degree in nursing.

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1. "'Nightcrawler' and the new face of entitlement": A top-drawer essay from The Washington Post's Alyssa Rosenberg. Related: Scott Mendelson of Forbes calls "Nightcrawler" star Jake Gyllenhaal "the new George Clooney." “Comparing ‘Nightcrawler’...Show More Summary

How George Washington’s Bad Teeth Helped Win the Revolutionary War

2 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

(Portrait by Rembrandt Peale) As he aged, George Washington gradually lost his teeth. Throughout his life, he consulted a variety of dentists to provide dentures for him. In 1781, General Washington commanded the army watching over New York City, then occupied by the British. Show More Summary

Corcoran Hall: 1926

Washington, D.C., circa 1926. "George Washington U." Who'll be first to recognize one of these anonymous alums? National Photo glass negative. View full size.

Jordan Stead

Sasquatch music festival in George, Washington. 2014 Jordan Stead (b. 1988) is a staff photographer for SeattlePI.com and graduate of Western Washington University, currently residing in Seattle. Over the years, Jordan worked both internationally...Show More Summary

The American Monument to an Enemy Spy

3 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

(Photo: Rolf Müller) In the village of Tappan in Rockland County, New York, there is a circular plot of ground dedicated to the memory of Major John André, a British Army officer whom General George Washington ordered hanged for spying. Show More Summary

George W. Bush Says He Read the Bible Every Day of His Presidency, at Museum of the Bible Event

Former president George W. Bush addressed an estimated 200 civic and business leaders in Dallas at an event to raise awareness about the Museum of the Bible project in Washington, D.C. During the discussion, Bush emphasized how much the Bible was an integral part of his daily life as president.

Plunkitt of Tammany Hall

The memorable political observations of George Washington Plunkitt, who summed up his philosophy as "I seen my opportunities and I took 'em."

Maryland teen plotted school attack with gun, bombs: police

The boy planned to take three crude, homemade bombs and a handgun to the George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson and "he wanted to kill people," the Baltimore County Police Department said in a statement.

Sunday's climate report on hell and high water makes it clearer than ever that delay is denial

Chris Mooney, newly at The Washington Post—no doubt to the chagrin of climate denier George Will—wrote last week: According to a number of scientific critics, the scientific consensus represented by the [International Panel on Climate Change] is a very conservative consensus. Show More Summary

IN THE MAIL: From Brian Kilmeade & Don Yaeger, George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Sa…

IN THE MAIL: From Brian Kilmeade & Don Yaeger, George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution, now in paperback. Plus, today only at Amazon: 50% Off Select PlasmaCar Ride-On Toys. And, also today only: 20% Off a Certified Refurbished Kindle Fire HDX 7? Wi-Fi Tablet.

American Society of Nephrology-GWU Report Outlines Trends Affecting Current, Future Kidney Health Workforce

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has published a new report analyzing trends and factors influencing the current US nephrology workforce. Authored by leading health workforce researchers from George Washington University (GWU),...Show More Summary

Quote of the day: George Washington

Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light. – George WashingtonFiled under: PMO Tagged: George Washington, PM Quote of the Day, Truth

“Letters from Washington” in Cambridge in November

This month Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site in Cambridge will host a new series of discussions on George Washington, open to anyone. Each Thursday at 6:00 P.M. the site’s Revolutionary War specialist,...Show More Summary

"Before President Obama, whose brown eyes are opaque when you look into them, presidents have been more known for blue eyes…."

"The ones with brown eyes, Richard Nixon and L.B.J., came a cropper."And:George Washington, blue-gray eyes; John Adams, blue; Thomas Jefferson, hazel; James Madison, brown; James Monroe, blue-gray; John Quincy Adams, black; Andrew Jackson,...Show More Summary

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