By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Simon Pagenaud spent his Sunday afternoon in wine country barely avoiding spun-out cars. When he finally crossed the finish line, he got an award for his dexterity.
The decision-makers finally have an answer to the question of who will light the Olympic cauldron at Friday's opening ceremony.
In two weeks, if the worst transportation predictions come true, the streets of London will be clogged with hopeless Olympic gridlock, the venerable but tottering subway will be a nightmare of delays, and overcrowding and commuter trains will slow to a crawl.
About 10 years ago, two pancake breakfasts at Metro 29 Diner — a teal, glass and aluminum comfort-food haven in Arlington — would have set you back about $15. Double that if you're feeding a couple of towering 200-pounders who have just spent the morning rowing from the Key Bridge to Mount Vernon on the Potomac.
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Finishing among the top six in the regular season will be rewarded with a first-round bye in the redesigned men's and women's Big 12 basketball tournaments.
Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin: This is the Big Ten, on ice.
Michelle A. Rhee wasn't on the ballot in Tuesday's primary, but the hard-charging D.C. schools chancellor - and the cause of overhauling one of the nation's most troubled public school systems - took a major hit when the votes were counted.
As early-morning traffic outside the District builds to a rush-hour roar, Gabriel Horchler walks to a riverbank with his oars, pausing to admire a heron on the opposite shore. He removes his shoes, steps into his boat and takes off — slicing through smooth-as-glass water.