Teenagers and their parents came to the District yesterday in an effort to arouse national support for the battle against online predators.
War and peace
A group of retired NFL players gathered at the National Press Club this morning to rail against a league disability benefits system that they contend is broken and unresponsive to the needs of players hurt during their careers.
I have just finished reading a deeply disheartening book by my friend Professor Akbar Ahmed. Dr. Ahmed is the former Pakistani High Commissioner to Britain and member of the faculties of Harvard, Princeton and Cambridge, current chair of Islamic Studies at American University — and is in the front ranks of what we Westerners call the moderate Muslims who we are counting on to win the hearts and minds of the others.
Hispanic and black groups opposed to illegal immigration ramped up their activism this week to coincide with the Senate revival of a comprehensive immigration-reform bill.
Asked why she is contributing millions of dollars to an effort to "empower" impoverished women in the Third World when there are women with unmet needs nearer her Virginia estate, billionaire entrepreneur Sheila C. Johnson shot back, "Oh, but I have done a lot around here."
Books and seeds