George Washington University

Trump tweets raise questions about why Manafort jury isn't sequestered

The jury in the highly-publicized criminal tax and bank fraud case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortAccused …

Donald Trump

She Claimed A Phone Call Proved She Was Too Drunk To Consent. That Phone Call Never Happened. He Was

A judge has ruled George Washington University broke its contract with a student after he was accused of sexual assault and denied a chance to appeal …

U.S. Politics

Strategies in US climate litigation: Pro-regulatory litigants more likely to win renewable energy than those involving coal-fired power plants

Pro-regulatory litigants more likely to win renewable energy than those involving coal-fired power plants<p>Researchers have analyzed all US climate …

Renewable Energy

Indiana Man Inspired By Florida Pulse Nightclub Massacre Sentenced For 15 Years

4:57 PM 08/20/2018<p>An Indiana man inspired by the Orlando, Florida, Pulse Nightclub massacre to plot terroristic acts was sentenced to 15 years of …

Conservative View

After football death, U-Md. president faces crisis on ‘front porch’ of the university

By Nick Anderson<p>, Reporter<p>A 19-year-old offensive lineman for the University of Maryland is dead after athletic trainers failed to give him proper treatment for heatstroke, officials acknowledge, during a spring workout. The state university system’s governing board has seized control of …

College & University

College media outlets join the effort to defend the free press

Posted by Kelley Lash on Monday, August 20, 2018 · Leave a Comment<p>Last week the Boston Globe led an effort asking newspapers throughout the country …

James Madison

Percentage of native-born French who think they receive half as much government aid as immigrants : 24 Average percentage by which a native-born Frenchperson receives more aid than an immigrant : 16 Portion of Americans who regard naturalized citizens as “real Americans” : 3/4 Who regard undocumented immigrants who have lived in the United States for most of their lives as “real Americans” : 1/4 Average life expectancy of residents of the Loop, Chicago’s business district : 85 Of residents of Washington Park, on Chicago’s South Side : 69 Average number of months by which Republican-appointed judges sentence blacks to …

Single Page<p>Percentage of native-born French who think they receive half as much government aid as immigrants : 24<p>Average percentage by which a …

Immigration

The U.S. has brought home remains of its Korean War dead. It’ll be years before we know whose remains those are.

By Michael Dolski<p>Sarah Wagner<p><i>Editor’s note: Michael Dolski is a historian with the Defense Department’s POW/MIA Accounting Agency. The department requires that he submit material such as this for review. This article was submitted but no substantive changes were made in the piece.</i><p>Ushered from the …

North Korea

Look Outside America for Fresh Insight on American Evangelicals

Since the 1980s, when the Religious Right helped elevate California governor Ronald Reagan to the presidency, outside observers have typically …

George Washington

Chris Wallace Says Sunday Show Audience Isn’t the Biggest, But ‘It’s One of the Most Influential’

The Atlantic’s <b>Scott Nover</b> published a lengthy story Monday morning about the “renewed sense of purpose” for the Sunday morning public affairs shows …

Donald Trump

Mystics earn No. 3 playoff seed, host elimination game Thursday

The Washington Mystics fell just short of earning the postseason double-bye they were aiming for, but they’re still in a comfortable spot as the No. …

Basketball

"The 14th Amendment at 150: America's Second Founding" - Institute for Justice

“The story of the Fourteenth Amendment is one of the most dramatic stories in American constitutional history. The amendment was born of political …

Indiana University

The Colour Revolution: Sasha Bikoff Designs a Charming Space

Interiors designer Sasha Bikoff, a self-proclaimed maximalist, is quite obviously leading the Renaissance to bring colour, pattern and personality …

Interior Design

Physicists Demonstrate How Hydrogen Becomes Metallic Inside Gas Giant Planets

Swirling dense metallic hydrogen dominates the interiors of Jupiter, Saturn and many extra-solar planets. Building precise models of these giant …

University of California

Shannon Flaherty McGahn, Don McGahn’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Shannon Flaherty McGahn is a GOP congressional aide who is married to White House Counsel Donald McGahn. Shannon McGahn, 38, and Don McGahn, 50, have …

Donald Trump

BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: Pat Jones, executive director and CEO of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association

<b>How did you get your start in your career?</b> “After graduating with a BA in political science from the George Washington University, I did some odd jobs while looking for full-time work. The guy who owned the row house I lived in approached me one day about a job at the American Public Transit …

George Washington

Manafort’s Curious Defense: It Is Easy To Hang on A Hung Jury Strategy

Below is my column in the Hill newspaper on the continuing jury deliberations in the trial of Paul Manafort in Alexandria, Virginia. Defense counsel …

Paul Manafort

Comfortably numb: Americans are less worried about online security

Americans are actually less concerned about online security and privacy risks than they were in 2015, according to new Census Bureau data released …

George Washington

Dallas Wings Face Phoenix Mercury in First Round of WNBA Playoffs - Dallas Wings

ARLINGTON, TX – Following today’s contest against the Seattle Storm, the Dallas Wings will remain west and travel to Phoenix, AZ for a first-round …

WNBA

Editorials defending the press are a nice start. Here’s where to go next.

Last Thursday, in a show of unity, hundreds of American newspapers published editorials celebrating the press as a pillar of American democracy and defending journalists against President Trump’s attacks.<p>The rare — probably unprecedented — collaboration, led by the Boston Globe, got a lot of …

Journalism

Welcome to college - don't forget to vote

WASHINGTON - It was an August morning at Howard University, and the freshmen were coming. This particular Saturday was move-in day, a time when new students settle into their new home. And so they descended, arriving with bright futures, eager parents and piles (and piles and piles and piles) of …

College & University

Longtime Hawaii Republican Fred Rohlfing supported health care, rail

ADVERTISING<p>Frederick W. Rohlfing, a lawyer and moderate Republican leader who served in the Hawaii Legislature for 21 years and made two unsuccessful …

Hawaii Politics

Harlan Trevithick, Michael Simpson

Harlan Isabel Byers Trevithick and Michael Zachary Simpson were married Aug. 18 at the Red Lion Inn in Cohasset, Mass. Reid Whitten, a friend of the couple who obtained a one-day solemnization certificate from the State of Massachusetts, officiated.<p>Ms. Simpson, 30, is an M.B.A. candidate at George …

George Mason

She came, she saw, she volunteered -- and changed everything | NOLA.com

<i>The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people</i> …

New Orleans

FURLOW, Allen John

1890–1954<p>Office<p>Representative<p>State/Territory<p>Minnesota<p>Party<p>Republican<p>Congress(es)<p>69th (1925–1927), 70th (1927–1929)<p>FURLOW, Allen John, a …

American History

Will Trump Be Charged With Conspiracy to Violate Federal Election Law?

In addition to the case for Donald Trump’s obstruction of justice by firing former FBI Director James Comey, evidence is mounting that the president …

Donald Trump

Ex-U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Nobel Peace Prize winner, dies at 80

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan died Saturday, his foundation confirmed. He was 80.<p>The Kofi Annan Foundation announced Annan died of a "short illness," but did not specify the ailment.<p>"Kofi Annan was a global statesman and a deeply committed internationalist who fought throughout his life …

Africa

Asian Games: Pinay softball players like their chances of bringing home a medal

JAKARTA—Nothing else than a podium finish will do for the Philippine Blu Girls, who swing into action in the Asian Games softball tournament at …

Asian Games

Quitting smokers reassure over weight gain

If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you're trading one set of health problems for another. But a new US study finds you're still …

Public Health

Movers And Shakers Of The Week [13-18 August 2018]

We bring to you the next edition of Movers and Shakers in the Indian startup ecosystem.This week, in one of the most interesting developments, Blume …

Business (India)