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WASHINGTON — Families and friends of the 26 people killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School have gathered in the nation’s capital to honor their loved ones through prayer and volunteer work nearly one year after the Newtown massacre. Relatives of other gun violence vic …
(WASHINGTON) — Police and school officials say American University’s campus in the nation’s capital is on lockdown after police received calls about a man with a gun. That report came in to Washington police about 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, but authorities say officers have not confirmed the report and so far, no gunman has been found. Show More Summary
Alexander Ovechkin appears to be back and then some. With four goals against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night, the Washington Capitals' captain has now scored 26 times in 29 games this season — a total that puts his goal scoring...Show More Summary
( WASHINGTON) — The White House says the use of force against Ukrainian protesters is completely unacceptable. Spokesman Josh Earnest says the U.S. was appalled by recent clashes in the capital of Kiev. He called on President Viktor Yanukovych (yah-noo-KOH’-vich) to respect his people’s right to protest and assemble. Show More Summary
In recent years, much of the foreign policy debate in Washington and European capitals has focused on the rise of China and the growing importance of the Asia-Pacific region. Fewer have paid attention to another, perhaps equally important...Show More Summary
"I learned to recognise the thorough and primitive duality of man..." With that quote from The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson foretold the 2013-14 Washington Capitals, a team seemingly hell-bent on impersonating...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Thailand’s prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, dissolved her country’s parliament to call for an immediate, new election. But, this did not immediately appease the mass of demonstrators in the capital city. Reuters reported that chaos reigns in Thailand, as protesters took to the streets. But, these protests were less violent than last week, before […]
Can Washington actually pass a budget without last-minute theatrics? This year, there's hope. Is Washington, D.C. finally getting out of its own way?It’s too soon to declare the nation’s capital fully functional, of course. But the budget...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co plans to bid aggressively for takeoff and landing rights at Reagan National Airport near Washington, as it looks to bring more competition to the nation's capital, a senior company executive said.
Last week, Bill Moyers encored America's Gilded Capital a show from August this year, an interview with Mark Leibovich about his book on Washington, D.C., politics called This Town. Moyers' noted: "It’s the story of how Washington became an occupied city; its hold on reality distorted by greed and ambition. Show More Summary
As has been the case for the better part of the last decade, the Washington Capitals' style of hockey creates an abundance of quality scoring chances for both teams on the ice. Yes, the Caps, led by the reigning Rocket Richard winner...Show More Summary
Mike Shanahan must be let go from his post as the Washington Redskins head coach if the franchise is to find success next season and into the future. The beleaguered coach went from being respected in the nation’s capital for helping...Show More Summary
Major news from the nation's capital: Deborah Rutter, one of the most capable administrators in the American orchestra business, is leaving her post at the Chicago Symphony in order to become president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the...
My friend and fellow monetary historian James Rickards has written an important new book, “The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System.” Jim and I both worked together at Tangent Capital Partners in New York and we frequently discuss the evolution of the global financial system. Show More Summary
The New York Rangers have been a Jekyll and Hyde team so far in 2013, and the players felt the need to address some concerns. After a terrible 4-1 loss on Sunday against the Washington Capitals, a players-only meeting was held. The locker...Show More Summary
The Washington Capitals are playing well. They have a 16-12-2 record and 34 points, which are good for second place in the Metropolitan Division standings. But the forward lines could stand to improve a bit. They can work on their plus/minus rating and reduce the number of penalties they take. Show More Summary
Marc Staal was out of the lineup for the New York Rangers' loss against the Washington Capitals, and the Blueshirts could miss their star defender for a significant amount of time. For the third time in the last 24 months, Staal is potentially...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With notes of rock, jazz and opera, Washington feted piano man Billy Joel, actress Shirley MacLaine and guitarist Carlos Santana on Sunday at the Kennedy Center Honors, the capital's annual celebration of the arts.
A poor effort and a 4-1 loss to Washington resulted in a players-only meeting after the game for the New York Rangers. 1. How do the Bruins respond after an emotional Saturday night? In case you've been living under a rock for the last 12 hours, the Bruins and Penguins had a bit of a scuffle on Saturday in Boston. Show More Summary