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Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Harper, Wright, Bautista and More

Oven Mitts? That's what the Washington Nationals are using to protect both Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman, essentially. With Harper coming back on Monday after missing eight weeks rehabbing from thumb surgery, it appears he's wearing the mitt to protect his hand on the bases, though nothing is known about why Zimmerman is also wearing it. Show More Summary

Corcoran Group Mounts Legal Challenge to National Gallery Deal

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

Several concerned parties, including the Save the Corcoran advocacy group, have filed legal briefs seeking to block the Corcoran Gallery of Art's planned integration with the National Gallery, Washington City Paper reported.

Composer Williams to debut new 'Star-Spangled Banner' arrangement

WASHINGTON (AP) — American composer-conductor John Williams is debuting a new arrangement of "The Star-Spangled Banner," featuring choirs, trumpets, an orchestra and cannons on the National Mall for the nation's birthday.

The Culture Of Cars: Real Or Imagined?

I’ve been on the road for the last few weeks and one of the places I was able to visit was the Smithsonian Institution’s Udvar-Hazy Center at Dulles International Airport located just outside of Washington DC. Unlike the National Air and Space Museum located on the national mall close to the capitol building, the Udvar-Hazy […]

Washington: The Loews Madison Hotel Gets a New South American Restaurant from Chef Jose Garces

File under: "Giddyup Glam." It?s (almost) the Fourth of July. Cue the fireworks, grilled meats, and mental images of lassoing cowboys riding through the regal grasslands. Why? Because MURRICA. But before our nation?s capital heraldsShow More Summary

Let’s Rename Washington National Airport!

In my Tourist Guide to Washington DC (the most important things to know in a nutshell, I’ve lived here for 18 years), I wrote that: You always want to fly into National airport (and not Dulles or Baltimore) when possible, all things (price, non-stop flights) equal. Show More Summary

Desmond's Homer Lifts Nationals Past Rockies 4-3

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

After a replay review, Ian Desmond's solo homer provided the go-ahead run and the Washington Nationals rallied from a three-run deficit for 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night, sweeping the three-game series.

NAR and operator Move granted preliminary injunction against Zillow and Errol Samuelson

In a legal victory for Move Inc. and the National Association of Realtors, a Washington state Superior Court judge has granted a preliminary injunction against Zillow and its chief industry development officer, Errol Samuelson. The injunction prevents Samuelson from performing...

Washington D.C. : Help Keep the National Mall Clean on Independence Day

last weekLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Fourth of July Fireworks on the National Mall in Washington DC is a great American tradition, albeit a messy one. To help keep the Mall and Memorial Parks in tip top shape, they are looking for volunteers from around the country to help with their Independence Day activities.

Where Washington’s VIPs will be watching the fireworks

While the rest of the city either schleps lawn chairs down to the National Mall, shells out $75 a ticket for a swanky hotel rooftop or just stays home, Washington’s big names will flock to familiar perches of power to watch the sky go boom during Friday’s fireworks display. Here’s a list of all the places you should […]

Corcoran Gallery of Art faces lawsuit over takeover deal

The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington has been hit with a lawsuit that is seeking to halt the institution's planned takeover deal with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University.

Panel endorses some NSA Internet surveillance

last weekNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan privacy board on Wednesday unanimously adopted its report that endorses some of the National Security Agency's Internet surveillance programs.

Some NSA surveillance tactics considered OK by bipartisan panel

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board has unanimously adopted a report that endorses some of the National Security Agency’s Internet surveillance programs. The programs provoked worldwide controversy when...Show More Summary

Campus Rape Rate Below National Average?

last weekNews : Reason

It should be needless to say that rape and unwanted sexual contact is just evil. Given the Federal data compiled by the Washington Post, reported sexual offense rates at colleges and universities in general appear to be somewhat below...Show More Summary

Washington National Airport to Be Renamed Tim Howard Airport?

A petition to change the name of a major airport in the Washington, D.C. area in honor of American soccer team goalie Tim Howard is gaining traction.

GROWMARK Board on Capitol Hill

GROWMARK board members recently attended the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) annual Washington Conference to learn about important issues affecting the agriculture industry and to meet with Congressional representatives. Show More Summary

NSA's Internet monitoring said to be legal

last weekNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first time the bipartisan Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board dissected a National Security Agency surveillance program, it found fundamental flaws, arguing in a January report that the NSA's collection of domestic calling records "lacked a viable legal foundation" and should be shut down.

NSA's Internet monitoring said to be legal

last weekNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — An independent panel says the National Security Agency's collection of Internet data within the United States passes constitutional muster and employs "reasonable" safeguards designed to protect the rights of Americans.

Strasburg, Nationals Flatten Rockies 7-1

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

Stephen Strasburg bounced back from his worst outing of the season with 7 2-3 strong innings, and Jayson Werth had two doubles and three RBIs in the Washington Nationals' 7-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.

NIST test house exceeds goal; ends year with energy to spare

The net-zero energy test house at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in suburban Washington, D.C., not only absorbed winter's best shot, it came out on top, reaching its one-year anniversary on July 1 with enough surplus energy to power an electric car for about 1,440 miles. Watch the YouTube video at read more

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