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News Analysis: Trumpism Without Trump: A Losing Formula in Swing-State Virginia

News Analysis: Trumpism Without Trump: A Losing Formula in Swing-State Virginia

Ed Gillespie, the Republican nominee for governor of Virginia, addressed his supporters in Richmond on Tuesday after losing to Ralph Northam. The messaging of Mr. Gillespie’s campaign was that of a
Bids are in for Amazon's HQ2. Now the contest begins – but will it be worth it?

Bids are in for Amazon's HQ2. Now the contest begins – but will it be worth it?

US cities from Tucson to Atlanta have been vying to host the e-tailing giant’s new mega-complex. Few seem to have considered what they will get in returnThe deadline has passed, but the competition
The EPA has approved the release of weaponized mosquitoes in 20 US states

The EPA has approved the release of weaponized mosquitoes in 20 US states

The US Environmental Protection Agency has given its approval for MosquitoMate, a Kentucky-based biotechnology company, to release its bacteria-infected male mosquitoes in several parts of…
Tell Us Your Best Washington, D.C. Hacks

Tell Us Your Best Washington, D.C. Hacks

We’ve hacked a few industry towns in this column, like Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Now it’s time for a military-industrial-complex city. Washington, D.C. has a high turnover rate and a dubious

A journalist could get 60 years in prison for covering Trump inauguration protests

Jury selection began Wednesday in the first of what’s been referred to as the “J-20 Trials,” a group of 230 people who were arrested and are being tried on charges linked to the riots that roiled
A Star on Washington’s Ice With a No. 1 Fan at the Kremlin

A Star on Washington’s Ice With a No. 1 Fan at the Kremlin

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, second from left, next to Alexander Ovechkin in 2014 in Moscow.
A Star on Washington’s Ice With a No. 1 Fan at the Kremlin

A Star on Washington’s Ice With a No. 1 Fan at the Kremlin

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, second from left, next to Alexander Ovechkin in 2014 in Moscow.
The tiny, passionate group battling Google, Facebook, and Amazon’s grip on US minds and wallets

The tiny, passionate group battling Google, Facebook, and Amazon’s grip on US minds and wallets

Google, Facebook, and Amazon are controlling Americans’ minds and wallets, and they need to be stopped before they destroy the US economy and democracy itself.…
A Star on Washington’s Ice With a No. 1 Fan at the Kremlin

A Star on Washington’s Ice With a No. 1 Fan at the Kremlin

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, second from left, next to Alexander Ovechkin in 2014 in Moscow.
Professor: Museum of the Bible Represents ‘Judeo-Christian Perspective,’ Leaves Out Other Religions

Professor: Museum of the Bible Represents ‘Judeo-Christian Perspective,’ Leaves Out Other Religions

Some critics and biblical scholars are frustrated that the Museum of the Bible does not accurately represent other religions.
Man Posing as Uber Driver Allegedly Raped Woman on American University’s Campus

Man Posing as Uber Driver Allegedly Raped Woman on American University’s Campus

A man posing as an Uber driver in Washington, DC, is in custody after he allegedly raped a woman on American University's campus.

Cozy, Southern Charm in a Hundred-Year-Old D.C. Family Row House — House Tour

Name: Meg, Glenn, Maddie and Isabelle Hoburg, and dog, Piper Location: Capitol Hill — Washington, DC Size: 1,500 square feet Years lived in: 14 years, owned Meg Hoburg is an interior
Buying infant milk powder is still a really scary thing in China

Buying infant milk powder is still a really scary thing in China

It’s been almost a decade since China’s infamous milk powder scandal came to light—when tainted formula killed six infants. The trauma left by that episode…
Former Capitol Hill Staffer: Rep. John Conyers Came to Meeting in Underwear

Former Capitol Hill Staffer: Rep. John Conyers Came to Meeting in Underwear

A woman who used to work as the top Democratic lawyer for the House Judiciary Committee said that Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) once showed up to a meeting wearing nothing but his underwear.
Early steps to trace and block the trolls who spread fake news | Open door | Paul Chadwick

Early steps to trace and block the trolls who spread fake news | Open door | Paul Chadwick

For those journalists who seek truth and take seriously their role to facilitate democracy, it is imperative to expose deception and masquerading voicesFakery has long infected public debate in

A Republican woman just called out Fox News for enabling sexual assault — on Fox News

During an interview on Fox News Sunday, former 2016 Republican presidential candidate and Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina called out by name some of the men whose sexual misconduct is now being
Synagogue’s Mix of Arts and Religion Helps Shape Jewish Life in Washington

Synagogue’s Mix of Arts and Religion Helps Shape Jewish Life in Washington

The Sixth and I Historic Synagogue’s blend of the religious and the artistic has helped shape the character of Judaism in Washington.
Synagogue’s Mix of Arts and Religion Helps Shape Jewish Life in Washington

Synagogue’s Mix of Arts and Religion Helps Shape Jewish Life in Washington

The Sixth and I Historic Synagogue’s blend of the religious and the artistic has helped shape the character of Judaism in Washington.

Christmas ad depicting shepherds at night rejected by DC Metro since it ‘seeks to promote religion’

The Archdiocese of Washington filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday after the D.C. Metropolitan Area Transit Authority rejected a diocese Christmas ad depicting shepherds and sheep…