'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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The presidential and vice-presidential debates will be held in October. While political observers and enthusiasts look forward to this, many Americans view the debates as the bane of their existence.
A team of reporters and editors for The Washington Times won first place in the spot news category of the Society of Professional Journalists' annual Dateline Awards for its coverage of the August earthquake in Virginia. The paper also captured first-place awards in sports, features and arts criticism categories.
The defense team for George Zimmerman, the man charged with second-degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, said Sunday that Mr. Zimmerman is in police custody in Florida.
The credibility of Trayvon Martin's shooter could be an issue at trial after a judge said that George Zimmerman and his wife lied to the court about their finances to obtain a bond, legal experts say.
A grand jury will not look into the Trayvon Martin case, a special prosecutor said Monday, leaving the decision of whether to charge the teen's shooter in her hands alone and eliminating the possibility of a first-degree murder charge.
A grand jury will not look into the Trayvon Martin case, a special prosecutor said Monday, leaving the decision of whether to charge the teen's shooter in her hands alone and eliminating the possibility of a first-degree murder charge in a racially charged case that has garnered national attention.
Virginia swing status on hold Tuesday; Prince George's bag tax still alive in assembly; D.C. collected $93M in 2011 parking-ticket fines; D.C. paid roughly $700K in Medicaid for the dead; D.C. sewer authority pays bonus despite vow to save; D.C. man fatally stabbed over dog; D.C. voters face registration deadline for primary.
Gay marriage finished, Maryland assembly refocuses on budget, taxes; Nonprofit linked to Thomas' stealing goes before D.C. Council; Rosecroft Raceway: Losing slots bid would doom the horse track; Injuried P.G. firefighters face painful recovery; Maryland next to request No Child Left Behind waiver; D.C. Council rings up big cellphone bills; Metro opens public hearings on fare increases.
NASCAR's current television contract runs through 2014, but Fox Sports chairman David Hill said the network will begin its negotiations on an extension this season.
Republican Mitt Romney is faltering with white working-class voters crucial to his party's drive to capture the White House, even as he tries to fend off a rising GOP challenger, Rick Santorum, who wields strong blue-collar appeal.
Maryland gay-marriage debate begins in undecided House; Johnson wants installment plan for his $100K fine; Huguely defense: Love died of suffocation; D.C. police to restore online crime map; Thomas whistle-blower among those vying for his Ward 5 seat; Funeral services today for Alexandria paramedic; Sentencing today for Ehrlich campaign manager.
Virginia House approves bill defining life as beginning at conception; Expert in Huguely trial: Love could have been alive for hours after attack; Group questions Casa de Maryland's nonprofit status; Lobbyists working hard to defeat Prince George's proposed bag tax; Maryland gay-marriage bill advances to House floor; Barry, Catania have shouting match; Metro to admit liability in Fort Totten crash.
Developer considers financing Gray recall effort; Renewed gay-marriage debate begins in Annapolis; Jack Johnson yet to enter prison; Evans schedules meeting on D.C. online gambling; Cuccinelli announced rat-relocation summit; Victims identified in police chase; Gary wants probe of ill-fated housing deal.
Concerns mount about D.C. limiting medical pot; Virginia takes aim at the tax code; Maryland GOP slams O'Malley on taxes; O'Malley-Bloomberg to meet, discuss gay marriage issue; Virginia Assembly considers gun law repeals; Maryland lawmaker wants a quick ouster of convicted elected officials; Sentencing Friday in Lululemon murder; Alleged Pentagon shooter expected in court to accept plea deal.
Without much fanfare, soccer will take another big step into the American mainstream this weekend when Manchester United's game at Arsenal becomes the first English Premier League match to be televised live by a U.S. over-the-air network.
"It's going to take us a while, and we're aware of this fact," Fox Sports Chairman David Hill said. "We're not expecting to knock ESPN off in the first week or two. ... It's going to be a solid slog."
credibility would be important if his attorney, Mark O'Mara, tries to get a judge without the jury to dismiss the charges based on the law, said Orlando defense attorney David Hill.