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Bryce Harper Honors Late UNLV Coach Jerry Tarkanian with Custom Varsity Jacket

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper missed the glory years of UNLV basketball, but the 22-year-old Nevada native made sure to pay his respects to the late Jerry Tarkanian when he heard the news of the Runnin ' Rebels coach's death. Harper took to Instagram to publicly honor the late coach. Show More Summary

Philadelphia to host Democratic National Convention

By NICHOLAS SALAZAR Talk Radio News Service WASHINGTON – Philadelphia has been selected to host the 2016 Democratic convention, according to multiple media reports. CNN was first to report the news, followed by the Associated Press, citing sources who said that the selection was finalized early Thursday morning, with the announcement set to come later […]

Democrats settle on Philadelphia as site of 2016 convention

WASHINGTON — Democrats have selected Philadelphia as the site of the party's 2016 national convention, choosing a patriotic backdrop for the nomination of its next presidential candidate. Continue reading ? The post Democrats settle on Philadelphia as site of 2016 convention appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Thursday Morning Splash

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

What’s Happening — Strategic Communication in the Digital Age at the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, 10 a.m. — Pub Quiz at the National Press Club, 7 p.m. Must-Read of the Day In the wake of Brian Williams‘...Show More Summary

MLB's Best Starting Rotation Could Come From Unlikely Source

Meet the Cleveland Indians, owners of the best starting rotation in baseball. Wait, where are you going? OK, you're skeptical. Doesn't that title belong to the Washington Nationals, who just signed Max Scherzer and gilded the lily that...Show More Summary

Why the media will miss Jon Stewart

I was a sophomore at Northwestern University in 2010 when The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart had announced a rally in Washington, DC, against the constant stream of outrage and fear-mongering peddled by the nation’s gray-haired political-media complex. A few friends and I made the decision on a whim: We’d drive the roughly 1,400-mile round trip in the space of...

Patronizing at the prayer breakfast

WASHINGTON — There is no doubt that President Obama’s remarks about Christianity at the National Prayer Breakfast last week were historically accurate. But they were also — let’s face it — glib, facile and patronizing. I must immediately dissociate myself from the bombastic critics, mostly Republicans, who have accused Obama of grievously insulting Christians by [...]Show More Summary

Antonio Villaraigosa in Washington, mum on possible Senate run

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is in the nation's capital -- for the second time in less than a month -- glad-handing admirers and talking up education policy. But don't expect him to reveal whether he plans to run for U.S. Senate to replace Barbara Boxer, who is retiring when...

‘Reptile Rejuvenation’, A Short Documentary Revealing the Warm Personalities Behind Cold Blooded Reptiles

2 weeks agoHumor : Laughing Squid

In “Wild Inside: Reptile Rejuvenation”, the Smithsonian Channel talked to the reptile caretakers at the National Zoo in Washington D.C. and learned that despite their tough skins and the cold blood that runs through their veins, the giant tortoises, iguanas and Kimodo dragons each have their own warm and very distinct personality.

Ansel Elgort On Getting Back Together With His Ex-Girlfriend: 'Oh, That's Love'

Awww! This totally melts our hearts! As we reported last month, Ansel Elgort was spotted at the Reagan National Airport in Washington D.C. with his on-again, off-again girlfriend Violetta Komyshan, showing that they were finally back together. [ Related: Man Crush Monday - Ansel Elgort! ] In the March issue of Details magazine, The Fault in Our Stars [...]

Overreacting to Obama, again (Guest Voice)

Overreacting to Obama, again by Ruth Marcus Washington Post Writers Group Columnist WASHINGTON — Such is the daggers-drawn state of political discourse in Washington these days that President Obama could go to the National Prayer Breakfast, call the Islamic State a “brutal, vicious death cult” — and still end up being assailed by conservatives. Obama’s [...]Show More Summary

Pres. Obama’s ‘war on Christians’

TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR)  on Fox ripped into President Obama’s National Prayer Breakfast speech last week. “Everything he does is against what Christians stand for, and he’s against the Jews in Israel. The one group of people that can know they have his undying, unfailing support would be […]

Obama to Iran: Time’s up!

By VICTORIA JONES Talk Radio News Service WASHINGTON – President Obama says he doesn’t envision any more extensions in continuing negotiations with Iran to prevent the nation from obtaining nuclear weapons. “The issues now are sufficiently narrowed and sufficiently clarified that we’re at a point now that they need to make a decision,” Obama said. The […]

After Hacks, U.S. to Establish New Cybersecurity Agency

Saul Loeb, AFP/Getty ImagesWorkers at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Va. By Warren Strobel WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government is creating a new agency to monitor cybersecurity threats, pooling...Show More Summary

"Isolated" Russia Agrees Free-Trade Zone & Military Cooperation With Egypt

It appears, while Washington continues to proclaim they have single-handedly 'isolated' Russia and crushed its economy, nations around the world continue to want to do business with Putin and his nation... SISI: RUSSIA, EGYPT AGREE ON...Show More Summary

No teams spent more more money in free agency than the Washington Nationals and the Boston Red Sox

With less than two weeks to go before players start reporting to spring training, Major League Baseball's 30 teams have combined to give contracts to 112 free agents worth a total of $1.94 billion and no teams spent more than the Washington Nationals and Boston Red Sox. Show More Summary

Chamber States Its Case Against NLRB In Challenge to Election Rule Amendments

By Lawrence E. Dubé, Bloomberg BNA The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and four other business groups Feb. 5 asked a federal district court in Washington to grant them summary judgment in a lawsuit challenging the National Labor Relations Board's adoption of rule changes in union representation cases.

Reporting on national security in the age of Edward Snowden

By Bill Kirtz WASHINGTON — As governments throughout the world try invasive methods to penetrate newsroom secrets, top journalists use no-tech methods: meeting sources outside microphone range, avoiding phone and email messages and keeping pencil — not electronic — notes. Show More Summary

Manny Pacquiao on Faith, Politics, and Fighting Floyd Mayweather: 'God Has a Purpose,' Champ Says

Manny Pacquiao, boxer and member of the Philippine House of Representatives, attended the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. last Thursday and spoke about his faith and intention to serve God in everything he does.

Obama’s breakfast prayer

WASHINGTON — Maybe we should just call off the National Prayer Breakfast and stop asking presidents to offer their thoughts about faith and religion. If they go beyond making all present feel good about how religious and upright they are, presidents can get into a lot of trouble. President Obama’s speech to the breakfast last [...]Show More Summary

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