According to an old superstition, it matters how many magpies you see. Because they eat and chatter together and because they are monogamous and have one mate for life, it's bad luck to see just one.
Among the most important policy goals for the health insurance industry has been to control how the health insurance exchanges will be set up and run. Whether those exchanges are of greater benefit to consumers or insurance companies will depend on the success of the lobbying efforts.
When did suits and ties become associated with "the hired help?" Should we blame "Casual Friday," that quirky early millennium idea, no doubt created by a flip-flop manufacturer, where employees abandoned traditional business attire?
Six can't-miss museum sleepovers around the country.
Since 2001, Congressional approval has declined by an average of 4.17 percent each year. This trend line reaches zero by 2016.
Biology has guaranteed that the energy of youth will erupt with each new generation. The question is, how should we deal with it?
Whether or not Khan's party wins big on Saturday, it's already won the hearts and minds of tens of millions of Pakistanis. And that alone seems to be the most threatening thing of all.
Last year Children's Law Center published a plan with practical recommendations to improve the children's mental health system in the District. Today, Children's Mental Health Awareness Day, we are releasing a report card that assesses progress in the areas outlined in our plan.
A concern about protecting retirees who rely on out-of-state bonds makes sense. But using that argument to protect a tax shelter for multi-millionaires does not.
Anthony Tilghman, a Washington, D.C., photographer who has become a regular on the red carpet at the Grammys and Academy Award ceremonies. We asked him to finish four phrases with his own thoughts, and then give us 10 of his favorite photos.
I lived in a Washington as it should be, a Washington of the mind, the Washington of my youth and dreams. The District has fused with my idea of perfection, but it was far from being perfect.
While we love sending The Amazing Race contestants around the globe, it's always nice to come home where we always finish the race in the U.S..
Hotel bars are often a convenient spot for a nightcap or a quick after-work drink (anything to take the edge off!) while on a business trip -- but not...
Last week I attempted to convince you that "D.C. style" is not an oxymoron by highlighting what makes D.C. unique -- a true world capital, cosmopolitan, stylish, and fashion-forward.
Simple economics teaches us that we have a self-correcting economy but whenever we're all mired in the throes of an exciting market, we seem to develop amnesia for what could happen based on how similar markets have transpired in the past.
Brian Eister, a prominent Washington DC activist, is just over halfway through a 30 day hunger strike on the steps of the American Petroleum Institute (API).