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Gupta declines surgeon general job

UPDATED: Three potential nominees for President Obama's administration, including CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta, withdrew Thursday, highlighting the new president's difficulty in filling top positions as he tries to tackle health care, create environmental policy and put the economy back on track. Published March 6, 2009

D.C. region braces for snowstorm

The National Weather Service has declared a winter storm warning for the D.C. region, with up to a foot of snow expected to fall by Monday afternoon. Published March 1, 2009

Bowden's actions probed

The FBI's investigation of Bowden goes as far back as 1994, when he was general manager of the Reds. Published February 23, 2009

OSCARS: List of winners

Visit the for tonight's updates on who's winning awards from the top categories. Stories will also be published in tomorrow's print edition in the entertainment and culture pages. Published February 23, 2009

Blogging on Obama's conference

Visit our blog section to read scenes from President Obama's first White House news conference. Published February 9, 2009

Perez returns to D.C.

Nationals sign veteran left-hander to minor league contract. Published February 6, 2009

Streisand among Kennedy Center honorees

Visit our culture page to find out who are the five individuals to receive the Kennedy Center Honors of 2008 on Sunday in Washington, D.C. Published December 4, 2008

House leader calls Democrats pacifists, hawkish Jews

Rep. Thaddeus G. McCotter, Michigan Republican, has no problem dividing the world into twos: globalist and traditionalist Republicans, optimists and Irish Catholics. And when it comes to Democrats, pacifists and hawkish Jews. Published October 29, 2008

Dow falls 514 points

Investors pulled back sharply Wednesday on growing global recession fears and skidding oil prices, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 5.5 percent at the market close. Published October 22, 2008

Metro Briefs: Nats, District agree on back rent

The Washington Nationals baseball team has agreed to pay the District back rent for use of the new Nationals Park stadium, according to a joint statement Saturday by city and stadium officials. Published October 19, 2008

CHAT 1 PM: Ask Zuckerman about Nats

Mark Zuckerman of The Washington Times will be here at 1 p.m. for his weekly chat about the Washington Nationals Published September 17, 2008

VIDEO: Birnbaum on RNC's decision

Watch Managing Editor Jeffrey H. Birnbaum's commentary on the RNC's decision to scale back the 2008 convention in the wake of Hurricane Gustav. Published August 31, 2008

Republicans trim down convention for storm

The Republicans are making plans to convert their usual quadrennial celebration into a bare-bones affair in deference to the hurricane bearing down on the Gulf Coast. Published August 31, 2008