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Redskins tight end Jordan Reed is worth a flier, but can he live up to his fantasy hype? (The WAshington Times)

PALLISTER: Fantasy football impact of new Redskins offense

The Washington Times

Maybe the Gruden-Griffin pairing just needs time, which is fine for a first-year head coach and a young quarterback over the course of a season and beyond. But as a fantasy option, you're just digging yourself a hole if you're counting on Griffin right away.

Central Park Zoo, New York, 1967

The way we were (in pictures)

You remember cameras — those mechanical devices that take photographs, but can't be used for phone calls, texting, or listening to the latest Lady Gaga hit? You may even recall black-and-white photographs, once the dominant kind, now relegated to a few fuzzy news shots in the newspapers.

Have a Heart, have a Ball

- The Washington Times

If you're looking for a date night redemption because you blew it on Valentine's Day last weekend, the American Heart Association might just have the ticket for you.

Kit Harrington (right) stars with Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje in "Pompeii." Mr. Harrington plays Milo, a slave thrust into ancient gladiatorial combat. (Rex Features/Associated Press)

'Pompeii' is a true disaster of a disaster movie

Spoiler alert: At the end of "Pompeii," Mount Vesuvius blows its top and wipes out the ancient title city. There's fire, and flooding, and lots of people die. The problem with the movie is that it doesn't happen fast enough.

Jessica Brown Findlay as Beverly Penn and Colin Farrell as Peter Lake in a scene from "Winter's Tale," directed by Akiva Goldsman. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

MOVIE REVIEW: 'Winter's Tale'

There's magic in "Winter's Tale," in the book that inspired it and, above all, in the city that inspired the book. The first, however, contains the least magic.

File - In this July 9, 2013 file photo, opponents and supporters of an abortion bill hold signs near a news conference outside the Texas Capitol, in Austin, Texas. New abortion restrictions passed by the Texas Legislature are unconstitutional and will not take effect as scheduled on Tuesday, a federal judge has ruled. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Fed judge: Texas abortion limits unconstitutional

- Associated Press

New abortion restrictions passed by the Texas Legislature are unconstitutional and will not take effect as scheduled on Tuesday, a federal judge has ruled.

In a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday, 35 percent of those surveyed viewed Gov. Bob McDonnell unfavorably. (associated press)

Poll: McDonnell's popularity in Virginia takes a hit

The Washington Times

New poll numbers show Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell's popularity plummeting among Virginia voters, even as the GOP's gubernatorial nominee began running an ad Thursday distancing himself from the man he hopes to replace.

Web Test

- The Washington Times

It was the trash that first drew Roger Barnett's attention.

Pre-dawn operation removes part of Berlin Wall

- The Washington Times

BERLIN (AP) - Work crews backed by about 250 police removed parts of the Berlin Wall known as the East Side Gallery before dawn Wednesday to make way for an upscale building project, despite demands by protesters that the site be preserved.

In this Jan. 25, 2012, photo, traders Thomas Kay, left, Marshall Ryan, center, and Robert McQuade work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets rose on Thursday, Jan. 26, after the U.S. Federal Reserve pledged to keep interest rates low until late 2014 to nurture the country's stubbornly slow economic recovery. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Study: Debt-limit votes colored by personal bottom lines

- The Washington Times

Voters trying to predict how candidates will vote on the economy may want to look beyond party ID or interest-group scorecards. The real tell may be their investment portfolios, according to a just-released analysis of one of the key votes of President Obama's first term.

**FILE** Lance Armstrong speaks Aug. 24, 2009, during the opening session of the Livestrong Global Cancer Summit in Dublin, Ireland. (Associated Press)

Oprah Winfrey calls Lance Armstrong interview 'intense'

- Associated Press

"Emotional" doesn't come close to describing Lance Armstrong's conversation with Oprah Winfrey — an interview that included his confession about using performance-enhancing drugs to win seven Tour de France titles, Winfrey said Tuesday.