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.
Hall of Famer and women's tennis pioneer Billie Jean King is asking members of Congress to help the U.S. Tennis Association with community outreach efforts.
I was wearing slacks, a dress shirt, tie and jacket as I ambled up to the new Leica Store at 977 F St. NW the other day - a few doors down from a L'Occitane en Provence outlet - and I'm glad I was.
This week at the National Press Club, Interior Secretary Kenneth L. Salazar robotically extolled the Obama administration's oft-repeated commitment to an "all-of-the-above" energy policy ("Salazar says critics live in 'fairy tale' land," Nation, Wednesday).
Interior Secretary Kenneth L. Salazar on Tuesday blasted the "world of fairy tales" that he thinks most Republicans and some oil and gas industry leaders live in, arguing that the Obama administration remains committed to domestic fossil fuels and any claims to the contrary are patently false.
Alec Baldwin visited the nation's capital on Monday to press for increased federal funding for the arts after government dollars were cut last year, saying such funding ensures the public affordable access to theater, dance and music.
Steroid use shouldn't keep baseball's best sluggers and pitchers out of the Hall of Fame, the head of the players' union said Wednesday.
Just days before the national tax-filing deadline, the Internal Revenue Service chief warned Thursday that congressional delay on expiring tax-break provisions could lead to "total confusion" among working Americans.
It was two days before the "Reason Rally" - a gathering of nonbelievers, secular humanists and agnostics on the Mall - and celebrity activist for atheism Richard Dawkins still didn't know what he was going to talk about.