We had a magical Obamacare limbo period of two months, Dana Milbank columnizes, in which the HealthCare.gov Web site was so faulty one could hardly say the exchanges had been implemented at all. But now, with the Web site working like we thought it would two months ago, it’s gone too far to repeal. Repeal […]
Ai Weiwei is an artist who knows a thing or two about doing time in jail. Next year the activist Beijing artist will exhibit a series of new installations at Alcatraz, the former island prison in San Francisco Bay.
Wheel of Fortune has apologized for featuring a Fast and the Furious puzzle on Monday's show just two days after Paul Walker's death. After the episode aired, the show explained via Twitter that the episode was taped on Oct. 4 and that...Show More Summary
Photographer Fabian Oefner recently completed two car-themed photo series in which classic cars are shown hatching and disintegrating. For the “Hatch” series, Oefner made a latex mold of a model Ferrari and cast several dozen plaster shells of the car. He then dropped the shells on the model car, and used a sound-activated shutter to [...]
I pronounce you subjects and camera. You may now be blocked by the lens. When I saw that "photographers" was plural, I assumed that this would cut between two different weddings with two different awful photographers. But, nope. Somehow...Show More Summary
When Jason Baldwin was 16 years old, he and two other boys, Damien Echols and Jessie Misskelly Jr. became known as the West Memphis Three when they were convicted for the murder of three boys who had gone missing in the small Tennessee town. After the convictions, the media began questioning the lack of evidence [...]
[Washington Post] Two years ago the United States Postal Service admitted it made a huge mistake by issuing a “Forever” stamp featuring the Statue of Liberty. Not that Lady Liberty isn’t the perfect subject for a stamp, but because the agency used an image of a replica sculpture from a Las Vegas Casino. Back then it was all “shrug, … [More]
Jang Song Thaek, who was close to Kim's late father, was reportedly dismissed from a top post on the country's key military committee. Two of his aides are said to have been executed.
Gilbert LLP dropped a lawsuit seeking more than $6 million in legal fees and expenses from a former client as the two sides try to reach an agreement through private negotiations. The firm notified a District of Columbia Superior Court...
Toxic mice were dropped on Guam to control an overpopulation of invasive snakes. Close to 2,000 mice, laced with 80 milligrams of acetaminophen each, were dropped on two separate plots of land. The mice are expected to assist in diminishing the island’s population of brown tree snakes. Show More Summary
It's day two of the December Ticket Bonanza! How is everyone feeling? Like maybe you should get out of the house and see Basia Bulat with Cate le Bon at Barboza this Friday? Not only do their names sound great together, but the bright...Show More Summary
Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. You don’t always need a full three ounces of lotion, shampoo, magic juju oil or … whatever crazy liquids you travel with. The ladies of “How Two Travelers” tackle this perennial dilemma with a simple tip for how to easily and safely (and legally) pack your smallest liquids for carry-on. Show More Summary
“How can it be that it is not a news item when an elderly homeless person dies of exposure, but it is news when the stock market loses two points?” Pope Francis made headlines last week when he took a few sharp jabs at modern capitalism...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama presented a robust defense of his Affordable Care Act during an event at the White House Tuesday that also featured several Americans who have benefited from the law's implementation. Two days after his administration's...Show More Summary
Post by Rebecca Stokes. Michelle Rowling was a proud mother of two small children. She was also a woman struggling to escape an allegedly abusive relationship with her boyfriend, Montrell Cooper. It wasn't easy. In fact, once after he...Show More Summary
Two women were walking together in an advertisement for the DC Metro. One of them was holding a clipboard, so you know what that means. And while one woman was trying to break out of gender stereotypes and talk about transportation planning and numbers, the other femme-bot just kept muttering... More »
I avoid mailing lists the same way I avoid fun activities like meetings and pouring lemon juice into bloody scrapes. Even so, I still somehow end up subscribed to one or two. Even worse, once in a while, despite my better judgment, I...Show More Summary
1. Robert Downey, Jr., John Malkovich, Alan Rickman, and Bill Murray have never won an Oscar. Kevin Costner and Mel Gibson have two apiece. 2. There are no known recordings of George Orwell's voice; Miley Cyrus' voice is inescapable. 3....
Tonight is mid-stream Chanukah and Thanksgiving is behind us. In the end, I'm not sure the confluence of the two birthed any physical or spiritual properties for my family or me. What tugs at me tonight, as the sixth candle has doneShow More Summary
Joe Jordan| Nebraska Watchdog The feud between two GOP Senate hopefuls is just the kind of news two other Republicans in the race must be thankful for. Most of the early headlines have gone to Shane Osborn and Ben Sasse leaving Sid Dinsdale and Bart McLeay on the sidelines. But as Nebraska Watchdog’s Joe Jordan...