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By Brahma Chellaney
Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
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Topic - Metro Center
Tradition, faith and revelry mark a city's celebration of the president's second inauguration, as chronicled by Washington Times reporters in real time throughout the day.
Metro will keep its trains running for an extra hour Sunday night when the Washington Redskins take on the rival Dallas Cowboys at home in their drive for a playoff spot.
Churchgoers and supporters of religious freedom weren't too chicken to eat at Chick-fil-A on Wednesday.
One of the many pleasures of urban living is the ability to walk to work, restaurants, nightlife, cultural activities, sporting events and to visit friends. Few locations in the District are as close to a variety of hot neighborhoods as the new condominiums at the Standard Eleven on M Street Northwest between 11th and 12th streets.
The mechanical failure Tuesday that shut down a section of the transit agency's Blue and Orange lines and stranded passengers for hours underground was caused by brake equipment failure, Metro officials said Wednesday.
Metro temporarily suspended service Tuesday on the transit agency's blue and orange lines due to a track obstruction, and several trains had to be unloaded.
Abraham Lincoln rightly denounced the "mobocratic spirit." James Madison considered it the sa- cred duty of government to protect property rights from the violent whims of the mob: "That is not a just government, nor is property secure under it, where the property which a man has in his personal safety and personal liberty, is violated by arbitrary seizures of one class of citizens for the service of the rest."
At the top of the escalator Sunday at the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro station, Justine Jayet paused in relief as she steadied her large suitcase and descended to the rail platform.
The article concerning all Metro stations getting surveillance cameras was welcome news to all of us who routinely use the system ("All Metro stations to get surveillance cameras," Metro, Friday).
Metro Board member Peter Benjamin admitted he is taking the system's no eating or drinking rule personally.