Most people don't pay much attention to politics: To get a sense of what politics is like for many Americans, I suggest thinking of something that you do encounter in some way all the time, but that ...
Data published this morning in the journal Pediatrics reveals the alarming frequency of injuries to babies who have been placed in cribs, playpens or bassinets. A review of emergency-room treatments ...
Frequent online shoppers have a new video option to consider: Amazon now provides "more than 5,000" streaming movies and TV shows for free to members of its $79/year Amazon Prime program. The Seattle ...
In what order should students take math? Should Geometry come before or after Algebra 2? Here are some of the ways schools are working through the issue. Below are responses school counselors around ...
Congratulations, District government employees: You are now part of a hot new trend sweeping the nation: Mandatory unpaid vacation. That sounds nicer than "furloughs," doesn't it? Under the D.C. ...
While swearing in new senators on Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden welcomed their daughters with his favorite piece of advice. Over, and over, and over. "Just remember, no dates 'til you're 30," ...
Bad budget news continues to trickle out of Mayor Vincent C. Gray's administration. New deputy mayor for education De'Shawn Wright says that the proposed "foundation level" for fiscal year 2012 ...
It was August of 2006 when Dalia Ziada, a young Egyptian writer, discovered her favorite comic-book action hero. He trumpeted justice. He preached of nonviolent pressure. And he had dreams of a ...
Josh Barr reports that DeMatha's Darian Cooper, a second team All-Met defensive tackle, will sign with Iowa. Cooper chose the Hawkeyes over Michigan State and joins a handful of other D.C. area ...
From bitter to the sweet, sometimes it takes the skewed but humane eye of a cartoonist to put an occasion like Valentine's Day into properly humorous view. 1. As Richard Thompson notes on his blog, ...
Would you pay $1.45 to wait in this stop-and-go traffic? That's what would have been deducted from my E-ZPass as I drove under the toll gantry on the eastbound Intercounty Connector during the ...
Almost two years ago I asked the question, "Do Solar Storms Threaten Life as We Know it?" The answer then and even more so now could very well be a scary "yes" - even within the next few years - as an ...