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WASHINGTON — Nearly 20.6 million people watched Monday’s presidential inaugural festivities on network television, a drop of 46% from the 2009 event, which drew nearly 37.8 million viewers, according to the Nielsen ratings. The fall-off...
They had a nice little Inauguration Day on Monday in Washington. A bit nippy -- mid-20s to mid-40s -- but no Arctic blast of cold air or snow. That really nasty stuff is expected Tuesday. And that’s why it’s time to move this whole...
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On Sunday, the eve of the celebration of the birth of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and the second inauguration of President Barack Obama, some 300 communicants and friends packed East Baltimore's historic St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic...
Time and again, President Obama has promised to curb the power of special interests, a stance more consistently breached than honored. The latest — which comes after Obama reneged on his pledge to accept only public financing for the 2008 general...
Some came with their kids, not wanting to miss the opportunity to impart a message of political leadership in a live civics classroom hundreds of thousands of people strong. Others arrived with their own place in history in mind, considering President...
President Obama's second inauguration will be Jan. 21. The swearing-in ceremony will no doubt be a hot ticket -- though if past inaugurations are any indication, the actual experience will more likely be freezing cold for those observing outdoors. The...
Tags: Museums, White House, Barack Obama, Culture, Ceremonies
Even when Jeffrey Toobin is absolutely, positively, flat-out wrong, it's worth listening to what he has to say about the U.S. Supreme Court. Toobin, an Emmy Award-winning senior analyst for CNN and a staff writer for The New Yorker not only is smart,...
Q It Up Sports DirectorGeorge Hickman, one of the few surviving Tuskegee Airmen, and a longtime usher at University of Washington athletic events and press box attendant at Seahawks games, died on Sunday. He was 88. Hickman’s death prompted a wave of condolences...
Hours after Obama visit, Taliban attack on compound for foreigners in Afghan capital kills 7 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents attacked a compound housing foreigners in the Afghan capital Wednesday, killing seven people, hours after...
Staff WriterEDITOR’S NOTE: This year’s Black History Month theme is “Black Women in American Culture and History,” according to theWashington, D.C.-based Association for the Study of African American Life and History, the founders of Black...
@marioPIX11They stand on a foundation that is still unstable but their primary target is clear -- corporate America -- and they are growing. What's the goal of the protest? "Money out of Washington," said music mogul Russell Simmons, CEO of Rush Communications....
email@example.comWhen the achievement gap opens wide and closes the door on minorities and underachieving students, how do they close the gap and get the door back open? A group of parents, students and teachers two and a half years in the making hopes to address...
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