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Stranding of by-the-wind sailors, a truly epic event

By-the-wind sailors strand by thousands in La Push, Washington; photo via NOAA Olympic Peninsula National Marine Sanctuary By Pete Thomas, GrindTv They ride the wind and currents, traveling in whatever direction nature intends, and every so often the mysterious blue sea creatures end up stranded on beaches throughout the west coast of North America. Show More Summary

Mike Ditka Says People Who Want Redskins Name Changed Are 'Politically Correct Idiots'

Mike Ditka, a former coach for the Chicago Bears and hall of famer in the National Football League, has stated that efforts to change the Washington Redskins name come from "politically correct idiots."

Wednesday Morning Splash

What’s Happening — Governance or a New Era Discussion at the National Press Club, 9:30 a.m. — Communicating a Crisis at George Washington University, 10 a.m. — Magna Carta Lecture Series: Selecting and Preserving Primary Sources at the...Show More Summary

Political Extremism is Part of Our History

The western front of the United States Capitol. The Neoclassical style building is located in Washington, D.C., on top of Capitol Hill at the east end of the National Mall. The Capitol was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960. Show More Summary

NHTSA Unveils New Recall Search Tool

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. auto safety regulators on Wednesday unveiled a more precise way for vehicle owners to search online to find out if their cars or motorcycles have been recalled by the manufacturer. The National Highway Traffic...Show More Summary

Nationals Win 8th Straight, Beat Diamondbacks 8-1

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

After three straight walk-offs, the Washington Nationals went for a cakewalk instead, scoring six runs in the third inning Tuesday night as they ran their winning streak to eight games with an 8-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbac...

R.I.P. Corcoran Gallery. Now, about that collection...

One of the oldest private museums in the United States will be no more. On Monday, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., received permission from a Superior Court judge to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University. The National Gallery will take the art,...

Holder brings his civil rights push to Ferguson

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story.

Engage Helps St. Elizabeth Hospital Achieves Meaningful Use Stage 2 Criteria

St. Elizabeth Hospital in Enumclaw, Washington is defying the national trend of only 1.5 percent of eligible hospitals attesting in 2014, and has achieved Meaningful Use Stage 2 using MEDITECH technology. St. Elizabeth accomplished Stage 2 with information technology support from Engage, a division of Inland Northwest Health Service. “Our hospital has been a leader […]

Diamondbacks' Ender Inciarte Has Longest Hit Streak by a Rookie in Team History

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Ender Inciarte pushed his hitting streak to 18 games with a 10th-inning double in Monday's 5-4 loss to the Washington Nationals, thus extending his own franchise rookie record. Inciarte nearly saw hisShow More Summary

Corcoran wins judge's approval for merger plans

The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington received approval from a judge Monday to proceed with its plan to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University, dealing a defeat to those who had filed a lawsuit in opposition to the agreement.

Johnny Manziel’s gesture teaches NFL opponents all they need to know about him

Johnny Manziel, who morphed from Johnny Football into to Johnny Finger in one awful moment on national TV Monday night, was full of remorse after his obscene gesture toward the Washington Redskins. Manziel had little explanation for flipping off the Redskins with a middle finger, a gesture caught on “Monday Night Football,” and his teammates […]

Howard Dean: I hope Hillary Clinton becomes president

Washington (CNN) – One year ago, Howard Dean, the former Democratic presidential contender and avatar of progressive sentiment, sat in a hotel lobby at the annual Netroots Nation conference in San Jose and held forth on Hillary Clinton's White House chances in 2016. Dean made news. Clinton "will not get a pass" in the 2016 […]

'This isn't college anymore' prompted Johnny Manziel's middle finger

Washington's Ryan Clark shared the alleged impetus for Manziel's obscene Monday night gesture. Johnny Manziel flipped off the Washington bench in front of the entire nation on Monday night, and the only explanation he provided for the...Show More Summary

'The nation's attic' to get some rainbow-hued light

last weekLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Our history finds a respected home: WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection Tuesday, including items from the popular...

California Assembly Votes to Change Washington Redskins' Name

Though the Washington Redskins play for a city on the opposite coast, California lawmakers voted Monday to urge that the National Football League change its name because it is "believed by some to be a racial slur and to promote discrimination...Show More Summary

Scaling up health innovation: Fertility awareness-based family planning goes national

WASHINGTON, DC -- There is no guarantee that a successful pilot program introducing a health innovation can be expanded successfully to the national, regional, state or even metropolitan level because scaling up is typically complex and difficult. read more

Sports Business: MASN Pits Orioles Against Nationals After Years of Coexistence

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals met in court over their shared network, MASN, highlighting several problems with cable sports broadcasting.

Roundup: Running Thin in Outfield, Nationals Sign Ex-Cub Schierholtz to the Minors

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Nate Schierholtz can play all three outfield positions and possesses a left-handed, power bat, Washington General Manager Mike Rizzo said.

LaRoche homer lifts Nats over DBacks 5-4 in 11

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam LaRoche hit a game-winning solo home run with two outs in the 11th inning to help the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Monday night for their seventh straight win.

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