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How I Lost My 13-Year War Against Starbucks

How I Lost My 13-Year War Against Starbucks

Really, this is all Dunkin’ Donuts’ fault. All I wanted was the oddly priced large vanilla chai latte—for some reason the large is priced at $2.09, a full 10 cents less than the small and $1.60 less
If DC needed a new statue I suppose it should be of this guy

If DC needed a new statue I suppose it should be of this guy

A real American success story The post If DC needed a new statue I suppose it should be of this guy appeared first on Hot Air.
The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Trump Dossier

The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Trump Dossier

Fusion GPS was hired on behalf of Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National Committee to try to unearth damaging information about Donald J. Trump.
Statue of Naked Woman Is Blocked From National Mall

Statue of Naked Woman Is Blocked From National Mall

“R-Evolution,” a 45-foot-tall steel sculpture, at the Burning Man festival in Nevada in 2015. An activist group has sought to bring the work to the National Mall.
Amazon Key Is Some, Like, Extra-White Shit

Amazon Key Is Some, Like, Extra-White Shit

In the 16 years that I’ve lived in the Washington, D.C., area, I’ve witnessed it go from Chocolate City to Latte City. Sure, the blackness for which the city is known is still present symbolically,
The Newseum Is Increasingly Relevant, but Can It Survive?

The Newseum Is Increasingly Relevant, but Can It Survive?

One gallery at the Newseum includes materials dealing with the 9/11 attacks, including newspaper front pages from the day after.
Body Cameras Have Little Effect on Police Behavior, Study Says

Body Cameras Have Little Effect on Police Behavior, Study Says

A new study says that police body cameras have almost no effect on officer behavior.
Howard University: This Is Family

Howard University: This Is Family

What can you say about Howard University that you cannot say about other HBCUs? There are the facts—facts that make the mecca historically unique. Read more...

Body cameras don’t stop police violence, study finds

Since the police shooting death of Michael Brown in 2014, police departments across America have invested millions to equip officers with body cameras in hopes of reducing use of force among cops as
A Big Test of Police Body Cameras Defies Expectations

A Big Test of Police Body Cameras Defies Expectations

A large study found police body cameras did not greatly alter behavior. In this model, a red light indicates the camera is recording.
All Clear After Police Respond to Report of Possible Shooter at Howard

All Clear After Police Respond to Report of Possible Shooter at Howard

Updated Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, 2:47 p.m.: The Metropolitan Police Department has confirmed that all buildings have been cleared and Howard University’s campus is safe. No gunman was found.Read

Why Trump Hates the Iran Nuclear Deal

President Trump has called the Iran nuclear deal the “worst deal ever.” David E. Sanger, the national security correspondent for The Times, explains why the president is against the deal, and what
This Is Not Arthur Laffer’s Famous Napkin

This Is Not Arthur Laffer’s Famous Napkin

The Laffer Curve napkin is on display at the National Museum of American History in Washington.
This Is Not Arthur Laffer’s Famous Napkin

This Is Not Arthur Laffer’s Famous Napkin

The Laffer Curve napkin is on display at the National Museum of American History in Washington.
Mike Isabella, Washington’s Restless Restaurateur

Mike Isabella, Washington’s Restless Restaurateur

The restaurateur Mike Isabella inside the Tysons Galleria in Virginia, where he will soon open Isabella Eatery, his take on a food hall.
Mike Isabella, Washington’s Restless Restaurateur

Mike Isabella, Washington’s Restless Restaurateur

The restaurateur Mike Isabella inside the Tysons Galleria in Virginia, where he will soon open Isabella Eatery, his take on a food hall.
When Soviets Launched Sputnik, C.I.A. Was Not Surprised

When Soviets Launched Sputnik, C.I.A. Was Not Surprised

The Soviet Union propelled the Sputnik satellite into space in 1957, making it the first man-made object to orbit the earth. In this image, released around the time of the launch, the satellite is
Washington Memo: ‘Petty Nonsense’ of Washington: Tillerson Joins in Thrashing the Capital

Washington Memo: ‘Petty Nonsense’ of Washington: Tillerson Joins in Thrashing the Capital

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson on Wednesday. When asked if he had called the president a “moron,” he bristled: “This is what I don’t understand about Washington.”
Who’s ready for a 45′ tall naked woman on the National Mall all winter?

Who’s ready for a 45′ tall naked woman on the National Mall all winter?

Hey, given the times we live in... why not, right? The post Who’s ready for a 45′ tall naked woman on the National Mall all winter? appeared first on Hot Air.
Trump Urges Unity, but Puerto Rico and Las Vegas Visits Could Test His Words

Trump Urges Unity, but Puerto Rico and Las Vegas Visits Could Test His Words

The coming week will pose the greatest test yet of whether a leader who plays to America’s divisions can also appeal to its sense of national unity.