Wednesday was National Golf Day. Yes, golf has it's own day and what many might not know is the important role golf plays in the economy. Like all ecosystems there are multiple levels and golf is no exception.
Until D.C.s mental health system can truly operate as a system, thousands of kids like Latisha will continue to fall through the cracks. Ultimately, if not enough progress is made on childhood mental health, Mayor Bowser risks not making progress on homelessness, improving schools, and in so many other areas she has on her agenda.
After the congressman told me I do not understand "the process," I had to tell him the obvious: "Excuses about process are not very compelling. Either you break through and get your bill on the floor or you don't." He once again shook his head at me, his eyes squinting as if at any moment he would punch me in the mouth.
Last month I attended Brain Injury Awareness Day at our national's capitol in Washington, D.C. My journey began in mid-February when my story, "...
On the regulatory side of things, most -- but not all -- of the required governmental bodies have decided the Exelon Pepco merger is good with them. But there are some hold outs. Public Service Commissions in Maryland and the District of Columbia are still weighing the merits of the transaction.
In order to increase economic freedom for its citizens and enable them to achieve higher standards of living, Romania needs to continue its efforts to eradicate corruption and establish an independent and efficient judicial system.
Encryption is becoming a standard item of the journalism toolkit, a must-have for anyone hoping to report on sensitive issues that might upset institutions of power. And it's not just the NSA journalists and sources need to protect themselves from.
Monica Lewinsky (photo credit: Reuters/Danny Moloshok) I have only seen brief snippets of The View on television. As an older white male, I hardl...
This is what ex-members of Congress and their staffs do nowadays. Rarely do they follow the example of ancient Rome's Cincinnatus and go back to the farm -- or take that teaching job at the local university or join a hometown law practice. They stay in DC to reap the bountiful harvest that comes from Capitol Hill experience and good old fashioned cronyism.
Deciding not to go back to the corporate world after I was fired wasn't easy, but it's by far the best decision I've ever made.
Seems simple enough, right? Make your way down to the tidal basin, point your camera in the direction of the blossoms and click away. If only it were that simple.
Amidst the desperate search for high-quality options, one D.C. school, the Columbia Heights Education Campus, or CHEC, is demonstrating how to reimagine middle school in ways that match the developmental needs of children.
Earlier this month, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and members of the Interagency Council on Homelessness there began circulating what is likely that community's most ambitious plan ever to end chronic homelessness.
U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock delivered his final speech in Congress Thursday, apologizing to those he had disappointed. Schock's moment of contrition came late in his six-minute farewell, delivered five days before his March 31 resignation date. Schock spent most of the speech discussing his accomplishments since joining the U.S. House in 2009.
Anyone riding mass transit in the New York region this past winter has seen the stress that this old system is under. Delayed trains, decaying stations, and more crowded cars are increasingly common. There is little question that the system needs a cash infusion for long-term capital improvements and short-term operation and maintenance.
By winter's end (or, let's be honest, well before), we get that nature-starved feeling and start looking everywhere for signs of spring. And in these eight spots in the U.S. and abroad, you won't have to look far.