New York, May 22, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Iran to ensure a fair and transparent trial for Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, and to allow the reporter's defense team and employer access to court proceedings. Rezaian, who has been held in jail since July 2014, is due...
This will give you hope: Developing countries are racing to install wind and solar Chris Mooney, May 19, 2015 (Washington Post) “…[I]f you want news that will give you hope, [ Power Shifts – Emerging Clean Energy Markets] from Pew’sShow More Summary
As reported by Robert Costa in The Washington Post, Republicans are blaming the president not only for allowing the Islamic State to develop as a terrorist organization in the first place, but also for failing to effectively combat the group as it has grown. Yet there appears to be some objection to Republicans calling President […]
The credit card that Cubs pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada found during a game against the Padres at Petco Park on Wednesday has been claimed, Shana Wilson, the director of communications for the stadium, confirmed to The Washington Post late Thursday night. “[W]e have identified the owner of the credit card (it was someone who was on […]
Sean Sullivan and Jenna Johnson write in the Washington Post: Scott Walker was hot and then cold on a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Jeb Bush was yes and then no on invading Iraq. Marco Rubio was in and then out onShow More Summary
Post by Lisa Fogarty. A man suspected of slaughtering four people in their wealthy Washington D.C. home was captured Thursday night after a manhunt that involved "just about every law enforcement officer in the country," according to Washington Police Chief Cathy Lanier. Show More Summary
Board shortens Common Core-aligned tests known as PARCC Washington Post: The Common Core-aligned tests that made their debut in 11 states and the District this spring will be approximately 90 minutes shorter next year, a change thatShow More Summary
Jeb Bush “put a bit more space between himself and his brother, part of a slow-motion and seemingly reluctant distancing effort as he moves toward a White House bid,” the Washington Post reports. “After being asked by a questioner at [...]
The Reelist is a column featuring Kristen Page-Kirby’s musings on movies. To read Washington Post film critic Stephanie Merry’s review of “About Elly,?click here.“Tomorrowland” sets itself a really high bar. And it almost reaches it — almost. Which is kind of the point.Read full article >>
In a Washington Post column today, Delaware Governor Jack Markell and Third Way President Jonathan Cowan took a swipe at the progressive wing of the Democratic Party in arguing for a set of ill-defined centrist proposals. (For example,...Show More Summary
Post by Jenny Erikson. The Duggar family is the center of a huge controversy this week, which has culminated in Josh Duggar resigning his position as a lobbyist for the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, May 21....Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Every morning the Washington Post sends out an email with links to its featured stories of the day. Today, the Post’s number one story was: Does Rubio Have a Spending Problem? The factual basis for the Post’s article...Show More Summary
(Mike Luckovich via GoComics.com). The Washington Post broke the news yesterday: Fox News announced guidelines Wednesday that will winnow the field of participants in the first Republican debate of the 2016 presidential campaign. The...Show More Summary
This season, the Nationals have taken up the rather messy celebratory anointing of players with chocolate syrup. The Washington Post put together a explainer that promises “a comprehensive look” at the origins and impact of the ritual dousing of ice cream toppings, as well as instructions for “how you get chocolate sauce out of a baseball uniform.” Read more...
The New York Times is hiring away two journalists from The Washington Post, according to a announcement from Post editors sent to staff Thursday. Michael Gold, a ?social media producer for The Washington Post, is leaving for New York...Show More Summary
Bad news for Kansans who receive money through the federally funded Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, from the Washington Post: The legislature placed a daily cap of $25 on cash withdrawals beginning July 1, which will...Show More Summary
Post by Adriana Velez. A week after four people were found dead in a burned Washington, D.C. home police believe they have found their suspect. 34-year-old Daron Dylon Wint was spotted relaxing on his father's porch a day after the horrific murders of Savvas and Amy Savopoulos, their 10-year-old son Philip, and their housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa. Show More Summary
Unthinkably tragic news is coming out of Washington DC. A wealthy family experienced a horrific 10 hour ordeal, culminating in the […] The post Suspected Killers Allegedly Ordered Domino’s Pizza While Torturing D.C. Family appeared first on Crime Feed.
This week we have Salon telling us that fad dieting is “destroying us” and the Washington Post saying we should take off the Fitbit because too much food is killing people. Can they both be right? Unlikely - but they can both be wrong. In both cases, what’s true isn’t new and [...]
I wrote about the re-emergence of Sydney Blumenthal today in Politico : For those who don’t remember the 1990s, Sidney Blumenthal is the former writer for the New Republic, the Washington Post and The New Yorker whose devotion to the...Show More Summary