George Washington

CNN: Celebrate MLK Because He Was A Socialist And Environmentalist!

On Monday, CNN paid tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. in a bizarre post that suggested his wisdom led to socialism and environmentalism, rather than …

Conservative View

A View On How The MLK Holiday Came To Be

The nation is reflecting on the legacy of <b>Dr. Martin Luther King Jr</b>. on this 3rd Monday of January -- the day set aside to honor the birth of the late …

Black History

Keeping the American experiment alive

As president, Donald Trump clearly wields huge power. What he does matters, in many cases enormously. But it’s also fair to say that, according to …

History After Hours: Makers' Night | Museum of the American Revolution

Who made Washington’s tent and who documented its wartime use with watercolor? Join us for hands-on activities, happy hour specials in Cross Keys …

American Revolution

D.C. region to get its second Catholic basilica — St. Mary in Alexandria

The D.C. area is already home to the country’s largest Catholic church, the dramatic Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Now the Vatican has designated for the region a second basilica, this time a 223-year-old congregation in Northern Virginia whose first donor was George …

Christianity

HoopHall Classic: Bossi's Saturday Blog

Three-star junior point guard Tyson Etienne of Glen Head (N.Y.) Long Island Lutheran took advantage of the stage offered to him by the Hoophall …

College Basketball

Among His Troops - Opening Weekend | Museum of the American Revolution

<i>Among His Troops</i> brings together works of art, weapons, and other artifacts from the Revolutionary War to explore the history surrounding this rare …

Museums

A potty-mouth history of presidential profanity – and one cursing White House parrot

<i>Language alert</i><p><b>By Cleve R. Wootson Jr. | Washington Post</b><p>Being president is so stressful, one study says, it can actually take years off a person’s …

Lyndon B. Johnson

Sports on TV: Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018

BASKETBALL<p>TIME<p>TV<p><b>Men:</b> St. Bonaventure @ Rhode Island<p>11 a.m.<p>ESPNU<p><b>Men:</b> Purdue @ Minnesota<p>Noon<p>ESPN<p><b>Men:</b> Kansas State @ Kansas<p>Noon<p>ESPN2<p><b>Men:</b> Michigan @ …

Sports

The Presidential Portraits That Went Up in Flames in 1851

When fire ravaged the Library of Congress in 1851, the cultural casualties included portraits of America’s first three presidents—Washington, Adams …

Library of Congress

Golden leads Richmond to 78-68 win over George Washington

Grant Golden scored 24 points to lead Richmond in a 78-68 win over George Washington on Saturday, snapping a three-game skid.<p>Golden was 10 of 14 from …

Sports

Trump to issue final Iran deal waiver, officials say

President Trump will issue a final waiver on Iran sanctions, senior administration officials told reporters on Friday.<p>The waiver has to do with the …

Foreign Policy

INS Arihant Accident Raises Questions About the Sustainability of India's SSBN Force

As news emerged of an accident that may have damaged INS <i>Arihant</i>, it’s worth considering just how difficult getting a sea-based nuclear deterrent off …

War

Virginia Tech beats Wake Forest 83-75 on road in ACC play

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Ahmed Hill scored 21 points while Justin Robinson came up with three critical baskets late to help Virginia Tech hold off Wake …

College Basketball

Oprah Winfrey’s Net Worth Would Make Her The Second Richest President After Trump... If Elected in 2020

Rumors of an Oprah Winfrey presidential campaign heated up after the media titan's rousing speech at the 2018 Golden Globes on Sunday. They reached a …

Stedman Graham

Bartenders hope to set themselves apart at Stone Fence competition

Virtue Cider’s Fourth Annual Stone Fence Competition will challenge bartenders from across the city to put a fresh spin on a centuries-old cocktail …

Chicago

Travel Trends: What I see in Washington

This is one city where even a smattering of American history will enhance the visit of a tourist, foreign or domestic.<p>The most conspicuous object …

World News

Crossing the Swamp

Posted: Jan 08, 2018 12:01 AM<p>It’s not about “draining the swamp.” It’s about crossing the swamp—and overcoming the bog in a bold bout much like …

Conservative View

How George Washington Survived America's Worst Winter

The soldiers at Valley Forge risked the prime years of their lives on the hope that the American Revolution would benefit them after the …

History

Washington I (Brigantine)

Washington, the 42d state, was admitted to the Union on 11 November 1889. The first six <i>Washingtons</i> were named for George Washington; the seventh and …

U.S. Navy

TV and radio listings: January 7

<b>NFL PLAYOFFS</b><p>1 p.m. AFC, first round: Buffalo at Jacksonville » WUSA (Ch. 9), WJZ (Ch. 13)<p>4:40 p.m. NFC, first round: Carolina at New Orleans » WTTG (Ch. 5), WBFF (Ch. 45)<p><b>NHL</b><p>3 p.m. St. Louis at <b>Washington</b> » NBC Sports Washington, WJFK (106.7 FM)<p>3 p.m. Edmonton at Chicago » NHL Network<p>7:30 p.m. Boston …

College Basketball

This Is Why We Drink Eggnog During the Holidays

If ever there were one beverage that has become synonymous with the holidays, it’s eggnog. In spite of its pervasiveness during the holiday season, …

Mount Vernon

Marijuana stigma keeping Blacks out of billion-dollar industry

There have been very few opportunities for Blacks in this country to be in a position to capitalize on a new industrial movement as leaders. If we …

Cannabis

George Washington's former office sells for $1.6 million

CLOSE<p>Artist, photographer, author and landscape designer Judy Tomkins lived in a magical house for 60 years.<p>A charming cottage situated along the …

Hudson Valley

Futures trim gains after December jobs data

(Reuters) - U.S. stock futures trimmed gains on Friday after December payrolls data showed that U.S. job growth slowed more than expected amid a decline in retail employment.<p>At 8:30 a.m. ET, Dow e-minis were up 76 points, or 0.3 percent, with 18,620 contracts changing hands. S&P 500 e-minis were up …

Markets

ThunderRidge outlasts George Washington in back-and-forth thriller, avenging last season’s semifinal loss

HIGHLANDS RANCH — In a rematch of last season’s Class 5A boys basketball semifinal, ThunderRidge weathered multiple momentum swings to outlast George …

College Basketball

George Washington blown out at home by Rhode Island

WASHINGTON -- Jared Terrell hit 4 of 5 from behind the 3-point arc and Rhode Island won on the road for the first time this season, beating George …

College Basketball

Delays And Bitter Cold In New Jersey After Storm

<i>TRENTON, N.J. (AP)</i> – New Jerseyans are facing icy conditions and bitter cold as they dig out one day after a major snowstorm.<p>Gusty winds are causing …

Weather

Things To Do In Alexandria On A Cold Weekend

If you don't mind braving the cold, bundle up and head out to these Alexandria events this weekend.<p>ALEXANDRIA, VA—After the bomb cyclone brought …

Washington D.C.

George Washington’s purported office sells for $1.6M

An 18th-century stone home along the Hudson — rumored to have been George Washington’s office when his soldiers were guarding ferries around the …

Real Estate