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Topic - Georgetown University
The lives of young scholars have intersected with a lasting legacy of Jack Kent Cooke, the late Redskins owner whose foundation rewards high-achievers who are not only academically worthy and in need of financial help, but also promising self-driven entrepreneurs, artists and career-focused individuals.
Federal prosecutors want to toss out felony theft charges against a former Georgetown University official accused of stealing $300,000 after entering the country illegally — but not because of lingering doubts about his guilt.
As a bibliophile who devours several lineal feet of books on espionage and intelligence each month, both for review and for pleasure, I find it delightful to encounter a volume written by a professional who has walked the ground about which he writes. Michael J. Sulick spent 28 years with the CIA, including stints as chief of counterintelligence and then head of covert operations of the clandestine service.
The Obama administration's "rebalance" towards Asia is about climate change and women's rights as much as it is about security, Ambassador Susan E. Rice said Wednesday, in a speech modestly rebranding the Pacific tilt, which is a signature presidential initiative.
Senate Republicans blocked another of President Obama's picks for one of the nation's top courts on Tuesday, the latest skirmish in a nominations battle that has intensified partisan tensions in the chamber.
Republican senators on Tuesday filibustered another of President Obama's nominees to the federal appeals court in Washington, escalating the battle over judges and leaving Democrats enraged and vowing to push again to change the chamber's rules.
A well-designed "gap year" between high school and college can help students make the most of college once they get there.
If the Washington Redskins change their team name as part of a rebranding effort, they only have to look up the road for a good example to follow: the Baltimore Ravens.
Racial sensitivities and tradition aside, there are economic costs and benefits if the Washington Redskins decide to drop their storied name, putting the franchise in a tough spot with major financial ramifications at stake.
Despite China's rapidly expanding global reach as an economic power, it may be losing a little of its luster as a magnet for U.S. investment dollars.