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Modi's Quest to Achieve India's Great Power Status

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.05.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

Indian Prime Minister Modi invited French President Hollande to be the guest of honor at India's Republic Day Celebrations in New Delhi last month. The seat is generally reserved for, and used by the office of the Prime Minister as, a signal of close and important state ties.

What Tour Guides Do On Their Day Off... in Seattle

Rick Steves | Posted 01.27.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Each night during our week-long tour guide summit, our guides enjoyed social activities. On Sunday afternoon, we loaded them into two old American school buses and set them free to explore Seattle.

Republican Lawmaker Meets Teens, Asks If They're Virgins

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker in Washington state startled a group of teen visitors by asking which ones were virgins and even suggesting one was not, accord...

WATCH: Adorable Panda Cub Bei Bei Makes A Very Sleepy Public Debut

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.17.2016 | Science

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'Bikini Barista' Dies 4 Days After Coffee Stand Explodes

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.12.2016 | Weird News

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Note Left In Robert Griffin III’s Locker Could Be A Clue To His Future

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.14.2016 | Sports

RG3 cleared out his locker today, save for this note. pic.twitter.com/rjcKheHHSN— Robert Klemko (@RobertKlemko) January 11, 2016 After f...

Packers Beat Washington And Advance To Next Round

AP | Erick Fernandez | Posted 01.10.2016 | Sports

LANDOVER, Md. — Aaron Rodgers recovered from a poor start to throw for two touchdowns, Eddie Lacy and James Starks each ran for a score, and th...

Ex-Cop Who Held Gun To Man's Head Over Alleged Illegal Parking Is Sentenced

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 01.09.2016 | Crime

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A former police officer who held a gun to a man's head over alleged illegal parking was sentenced to five years in pr...

Bus Driver Replaces Stolen Bike Of Woman With Special Needs Out Of The Goodness Of Her Heart

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.05.2016 | Good News

A bus driver mobilized friends and family to rally around a woman with special needs who fell victim to an unfortunate incident.  Sylvie ...

"The Zezimas' 2015 Christmas Letter"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.22.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spi...

Holidays at the White House

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 12.21.2015 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

House Museums present history and the lives of their inhabitants in time capsules. No house museum in the world does this better than The White House in Washington, D.C. Home to the Presidents of the U.S. since 1800 when President John Adams and his wife moved in, the rooms of this iconic mansion hold treasures and memories of every presidential family since then.

The Two Parties in Washington (and I Don't Mean the Republicans and the Democrats)

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 12.03.2015 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

They might be labeled the More War Party and the Much (or Much, Much) More War Party.

'Nuqat' Dots the Art, Culture and Design Landscape

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.28.2015 | Arts
Magda Abu-Fadil

They're funky, they're traditional, they're 30-somethings, they're Nuqat (dots), and they're taking the Arab Gulf's art, culture and design scene by storm from Kuwait.

Climate Change This Week: One Degree Closer to Catastrophe, the Clean Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.30.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Last time we checked, global warming and climate change still exist for the same reasons as before. Sustained public pressure will now be needed to force politicians to take the next critical actions on climate.

Post-Paris Politics: Countering and (Maybe) Defeating ISIS

William Bradley | Posted 11.23.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

More than a week of cacophonous media and political gabble after the shocking Isis attacks on Paris make it clear that US presidential campaigns are no place to look for answers on this shocking and complex episode of new world chaos.

Inmates Rehabilitate Kittens, Their Own Lives In 'Win-Win' Program

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.20.2015 | Good News

A Washington humane society has teamed up with a local women’s correctional facility to develop a purrfect solution to help both stray c...

The U.S. Should Join Hands With Russia to Fight ISIS

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.18.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

Any rational person would have to agree that the world stands a better chance of effectively fighting IS together, than separately.

Washington State Man Jailed After Attacking Three Gay Seattle Men

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

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Luxury Food Infusions: The New Trend to Watch

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 11.03.2015 | DC
Lauren DeLisa

Leading this new trend is someone who many years ago would have seemed an unlikely candidate. Enter chef JR Robinson.

Why States Need To Battle The Ivory Wars

Jeffrey Flocken | Posted 11.02.2015 | Green
Jeffrey Flocken

We hope Washington voters will follow suit to ensure an ivory ban is passed. Because this isn't just an issue abroad. It's an issue right here on American soil.

Adults Are the Problem

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.01.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

We tell our children to control themselves while slapping and spanking and ejecting them violently in our homes, child care centers, schools, detention facilities and prisons. Adults tell children to be honest while lying and cheating and not to be violent while marketing and glorifying violence.

White House vs. White Tent

Zita Luiten | Posted 10.28.2015 | Impact
Zita Luiten

Connie Picciotto, also known as Conchita, or fully, Concepcion, is a face not to miss when visiting the White House. It was a misty day, it was raining, but we didn't care, because we were in Washington!

Kids Return The Love To 'Grandma In The Window' Who Waves To Them Daily

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 10.26.2015 | Good News

EmbedContent(562aa1d5e4b0aac0b8fd0879,,Embed,html,Some({})) Love is what makes the wheels on this school bus go round and round. Every afternoon, the ...

Plus-Size Model Wins Beauty Pageant That Celebrates Curves

Janice Celeste | Posted 10.21.2015 | Women
Janice Celeste

"Don't wait to lose weight or until your life is just perfect to make changes. Pursue your dreams right now."

Pumpkin Spice Nation

Jesse Lasky | Posted 10.18.2015 | Taste
Jesse Lasky

I was in Trader Joe's recently and there were pumpkin flavored dog treats. Now, I can't speak for my dog (though I have been known on occasion to sp...