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As Trump Threat Remains, DC Offers Comedy Bonanza: Maria Bamford, Jackie Kashian, Tig Notaro's Bentzen Ball, Mike Birbiglia, Sean Patton and Dick Gregory Bring the Laughs

Art Levine | Posted 09.27.2016 | Comedy
Art Levine

Photo of Jackie Kashian with permission of Jackiekashian.com With the race for the presidency still tight even after Monday's debate, there's not mu...

Police Search For Gunman Who Killed 5 At Mall In Washington State

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 09.25.2016 | Crime

A manhunt was underway on Saturday in northwest Washington state for a gunman who entered a Burlington shopping mall with a rifle the previous evening...

Climate Change This Week: Megadroughts, Virtual Clean Power Plants, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.21.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this Amazonian ant-mimic treehop...

Duterte, Trump, and Implications of 'Sticking It' to the Rest of the World

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.13.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

Rodrigo Duterte has only been in office a few months in the Philippines but is giving Donald Trump a run for his money as the most bombastic and outrageous political figure on the global media stage.

When Elections Get Personal

Ryan Johnson | Posted 09.12.2016 | Impact
Ryan Johnson

Last Tuesday, Arizona joined Colorado, Maine and Washington by qualifying an initiative to raise the minimum wage for the November ballot. Now, 12.3 m...

No State Charges For Cops Who Shot And Killed Mexican Farmworker In Washington State

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 09.09.2016 | Crime

SEATTLE, Sept 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. state of Washington has decided not to file criminal charges against the three police officers who fatally shot a...

Climate Change This Week: It Started 200 Years Ago, A Lit Fuse, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.07.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this little clown grasshopper fro...

Meet The Man Who Is Changing Washington's Ideas About Corporate Power

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 09.02.2016 | Politics

The 2016 Republican Party platform is best known for embarrassments. Retrograde views on LGBT rights and a bold stand against pornography became punch...

Living In D.C. Is Absurdly Expensive, And It Just Got Worse

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business

Renting an apartment in major U.S. cities looks a little more affordable this month ― but that doesn’t mean it’s cheap, and especially not in Wa...

Climate Change This Week: Another Dangerous Pipeline, Solar Community Power Grows, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.31.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this south American treehopper...

I Hear America Singing (Sometimes It's the Blues)

Paula Gordon | Posted 08.25.2016 | Good News
Paula Gordon

I heard America singing on Sunday night. Bluesman extraordinaire* Buddy Guy's music rang like the flip-side of Walt Whitman's famous poem. Whitman i...

USAGov's 11 National Parks You Can't Miss in 2016

USA.gov | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel
USA.gov

Time flies whether you're inside or outside. On August 25, the National Park Service turns 100 and the celebrations are a century in the making. In fa...

The DEA's Decision Not to Reclassify Marijuana Means Almost Nothing

Rob Kampia | Posted 08.18.2016 | Politics
Rob Kampia

But rescheduling marijuana would not have allowed doctors to prescribe marijuana nationwide. Coca leaves, from which cocaine is derived, are listed in Schedule II, but physicians cannot prescribe coca leaves -- and pharmacies cannot sell these leaves -- because no one has moved coca leaves through the FDA approval process to make them available by prescription.

Part I of the Exclusive Interview with Stephen Pasierb, CEO of the Toy Industry Association with Ideagen's George A. Sifakis

George Sifakis | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business
George Sifakis

George: Welcome. Welcome to Ideagen, Ideas Leader Radio. Today we have with us Mr. Stephen Pasierb, CEO of the Toy Industry Association. Stephen, welc...

Climate Change This Week: A Hot New High, Kids Show the Way, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.26.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in these Amazonian red eyed tree fr...

Part III of the Exclusive Ideagen Interview with Amway's Jeff Terry with Ideagen's George Sifakis

George Sifakis | Posted 07.26.2016 | Impact
George Sifakis

George Sifakis: Jeff, how do you believe the cross-sector collaboration can help solve many of the world's most vexing issues, such as childhood hunge...

The Congressional Blacklist

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.18.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

2016 will be different. First, more voters will be coming to the polls because of the Presidential election. Second, they will be better educated because there is now a blacklist of the most heinous vote-against-the-public, vote-for-the-funders offenders.

A Big Win For Passengers in Washington

Christopher Elliott | Posted 07.18.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

After months of debate over the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill, and at an apparent impasse over privatizing air traffic control,...

Presidential Candidate Dr. Lynn S. Kahn: The Government Mechanic

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Hillary Clinton isn't the only woman with government experience running for President. Clinical psychologist and presidential candidate Dr. Lynn S. Kahn has been reinventing and transforming government from the inside for 32 years.

China and The Philippines' Dual South China Sea Challenge

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

The ruling raises a host of questions - for China, for the Philippines (which brought the action against China to the PCA), and for the other nations bordering the South China Sea, which also have ongoing disputes with Beijing on the same subject.

NATO and Russia: The Many Unknowns

Markus Ziener | Posted 07.08.2016 | World
Markus Ziener

Officially the Warsaw NATO summit will be about the deployment of military forces, missiles and arms projects. But in fact hovering above all will be one question: How to deal with the Russian military powerhouse that resurfaced in the East.

Friday Talking Points -- Ships Leaving A Sinking Rat

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As the stream of Republicans fleeing the Donald Trump candidacy becomes a flood, it does seem the appropriate metaphor to use -- the ships are leaving the sinking rat this time, not the other way 'round.

Man Hallucinates On Ambien, Calls 911 To Report Imaginary Plane Crash

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.01.2016 | Weird News

A Washington man popped half an Ambien after surgery and woke up to a nightmare. The 75-year-old's dream that he was in a plane crash turned into hall...

#LoveWillWin

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.25.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

A celebration of Latin Night at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando turned into a killing field fueled by intolerance, hate and weapons of war. Now is the time to remember those who stand up and stand together in love.

Homeless Teen Graduates High School 2 Years Early With 4.0 GPA

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.24.2016 | Good News

One teen maintained her determination and A+ attitude through tough times, and now she's looking forward to a brilliant future ahead. Destyni Tyree, ...