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Teenage Vandals Were Sentenced to Read Books. Here’s What One Learned.

A Virginia judge handed down an unusual sentence last year after five teenagers defaced a historic black schoolhouse with swastikas and the words “white power” and “black power.”<p>Instead of spending time in community service, Judge Avelina Jacob decided, the youths should read a book.<p>But not just …

Books

What the New LBJ Movie Gets Right—and Wrong

In the final weeks of the 1964 presidential campaign, Lyndon Johnson flew from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans, where his wife, Lady Bird, was scheduled to cap off a grueling, four-day whistle-stop tour of the South.<p>Months earlier, LBJ had signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It was a crowning …

Black History

John Kelly, who lost a son in combat, gives an emotional defense of Trump's calls to military families

White HouseChief of StaffJohn F. Kelly, a retired Marine general who lost his son in combat, gave an emotional defense Thursday ofPresident Trump's calls to the families of soldiers killed this month in Niger, and assailed a Democratic congresswoman who was among the president's chief critics.<p>Kelly …

Donald Trump

Birth of a White Supremacist

Mike Enoch’s transformation from leftist contrarian to nationalist shock jock.<p>This summer, after a loose coalition of white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and Confederate apologists announced that they would hold a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, promotional flyers began to circulate on the Internet. …

The Secret Weapon Democrats Don’t Know How to Use

Cheri Bustos of Illinois has lessons about how to win in Trump territory. Are Democratic leaders listening?<p>No Democrat in the House of Representatives did what Cheri Bustos did last November. She wasn’t the sole member of her party to win in a congressional district Donald Trump also took—there …

Democratic Party

Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - The Washington Post

May 24, 2018<p>May 24, 2018<p>Capital One Arena, and then F Street, was a sea of joyous red as the Caps surged to their biggest win in 20 years.<p>14 hours ago<p>The office is at the center of some of the Justice Department's biggest cases, including the WikiLeaks investigation.<p>4 hours ago<p>Dawnta Harris was on …

Washington D.C.

Rough first day for press in Trump's White House

The pomp and circumstance ended in pandemonium in the White House briefing room.<p>President Donald Trump’s staff teased the press all afternoon on Friday about whether Trump would sign executive orders.<p>“A possibility,” said Press Secretary Sean Spicer. “Potentially,” said strategic communications …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s brutal pre-inauguration poll numbers, in context

Donald Trump will take the oath of office as the most unpopular president in at least four decades, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. Just 40 percent of Americans have a favorable opinion of Trump right now. A majority — 54 percent — have an unfavorable one.<p>And that probably</i> …

Donald Trump

These Foil-Packet Dinners Will Save You Time, Money & Dishes

We might not always have fresh fruit or enough spices, but aluminum foil is a kitchen constant that saves our asses on a regular basis. None of the …

Cooking

6 Things Janet Reno Will Be Remembered For

Janet Reno, the first female Attorney General of the United States, who served for eight years after being nominated by President Bill Clinton in …

Watch Danny Glover, Michael B. Jordan and Van Jones in Powerful Racial Profiling PSA

<i>Against the Wall</i>, a sobering PSA short film released on Wednesday, seeks to tackle police brutality and racial profiling.<p>In the film, celebrities …

The Fight to Save Johnny Manziel from All-Out Self-Destruction

The former Cleveland Browns quarterback’s epic fall—from the hottest thing in football to N.F.L. washout—was agonizing for those who tried to prevent it. His inner circle describes the clash of talent and temptation.<p>Back in the summer of 2013, before he became perhaps the biggest bust in the …

Johnny Manziel

13 Slow Cooker Cobblers to Make Your Labor Day Feast a Breeze

If you’re looking to transition your desserts from summer into fall, cobbler recipes are the way to go. All the ripe seasonal fruit like berries and stone fruit are still available, but it’s a warm and comforting dish for that first sign of crisp in the air. Skillet peach cobbler is great for …

U.S. swimmer Jack Conger apologizes, details ‘frightening experience’

American swimmer Jack Conger has issued a statement on the Rio de Janeiro gas station incident, which involved Ryan Lochte and other U.S. teammates.<p>Conger said in a news release that he “deeply” regretted the “trouble and embarrassment this event has brought to the people of Brazil and Rio de …

Brazil

Fantasy Football 2016: 1st-Round Mock Draft and Winning Strategy

Link to Media<p>While all 32 NFL teams are preparing for the 2016 season with the start of the preseason schedule, millions of fantasy football players are squeezing in some last-minute research in anticipation of their ever-important drafts.<p>Landing the right sleeper running back or a game-changing …

Fantasy Football

These 9 Amazing Camping Spots Around Washington DC Are An Absolute Must See

Cherry Hill is the closest campground to Washington DC. Cherry Hill offers many amenities for its campers including hot showers, a laundry facility …

RVs

Top 10 southern barbecue joints in the US

We fell in love with the southern states and their attitude to food and gatherings three years ago, when we quit our long-standing careers in London and embarked on a road trip across the US, eating at every barbecue joint we could afford. When we returned to the UK we knew we had to share what we …

BBQ

Ben Simmons isn’t a slam-dunk top pick in NBA draft

Ping-pong balls determined the future of more than one NBA franchise on Tuesday night, with the Philadelphia 76ers awarded the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft and the Los Angeles Lakers getting pick No. 2. But knowing which teams will pick first unravels only half of the mystery — the other …

Basketball

Steph Curry on LeBron’s MVP remarks: ‘I’ve gotten really good at ignoring people’

Stephen Curry doesn’t really mind all the chatter that seems to swirl around him these days, whether from talking heads, NBA greats or current players. He does know how to respond though.<p>On Wednesday, four-time NBA MVP LeBron James said Curry “deserved” to win the league’s first unanimous MVP. But …

Basketball

27 Tasty Crock Pot Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

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4 Ways Sleeping Naked Makes You Healthier and Wealthier

What if I told you in just 10 seconds a day, you can sleep better, make more money, reduce stress, and lose weight? Sleeping naked can do all these things and more. All you have to do is take off your clothes. While there are countless strategies floating around out there to help you improve in …

I retired abroad at age 29 for less money than I ever thought I'd need

The math behind financial independence is simple: you need 25 times your annual expenses to never have to work for money, ever again.<p>This calculation comes from the thorough Trinity Study, which defines the safe withdrawal rate based on historical returns, that will allow your portfolio to never …

A letter to … my wife, who I have never loved

I am not entirely sure where to start – this October, we will have been married for five years. For the life of me, I cannot remember why I even agreed. We never proposed or let alone spoke to each other. I was not coerced into marriage, neither were you. We both agreed to the idea in order to keep …

Relationships

Martavis Bryant to Serve Season-Long Suspension: Details and Reaction

Link to Media<p>Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant will serve a season-long suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.<p>On Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network passed along word that Bryant dropped his appeal and will serve his yearlong ban. Rapoport noted, "Bryant is …

Ian Rapoport

Elon Musk's younger brother is on the board of Chipotle and owns a restaurant chain that’s taking off

After the brothers sold their company, Zip2, for $300 million in 1999, Kimbal Musk moved to Boulder, Colorado, and founded a restaurant called The Kitchen in 2004.<p>The Kitchen has expanded to eight restaurants, including two sister chains with different atmospheres — Next Door, which has a …

Amazing Benefits Of Cinnamon (+5 Refreshing Recipes)

Do you like cinnamon? Do you know the amazing benefits of cinnamon? Here are 10 of its benefits (plus some great recipes!).

Amazon Gold Box – 65% off Cuisinart Cast Iron Cookware: Square Grill Pan $25 (Orig. $80)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Today only, as a part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is taking <b>65% off</b> select Cuisinart Cast Iron Cookware. All together, …

Cast Iron Cookware

10 worst states to retire in

Slide 1 of 12<p>If you’re worried about not having enough money to retire, some states are more suited for retirement than others — at least when it …

People Are Seriously Pissed About McDonald's Mozzarella Sticks

For a very good reason.<p>Back in November, McDonald's fans freaked out that the burger chain would be adding mozzarella sticks to its menu in the new year. At just $1, a trio of fried mozzarella cheese strips comes with marinara sauce for dipping. But customers who've ordered the snack are furious …