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  • NAACP President Benjamin Jealous to resign

    NAACP President Benjamin Jealous to resign
    Credited with reenergizing and modernizing the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization, NAACP president Benjamin Jealous announced Sunday he will step down from his position at the end of the year. In a statement, Jealous said he wanted to...
  • What they're saying about Jack W. Germond

    What they're saying about Jack W. Germond
    Political journalist, author and TV pundit Jack W. Germond, whose half century covering Washington included two decades at The Baltimore Sun, died today at 85. Here's what other media outlets are writing about him. With Germond, goes untold...
  • Brown hosts influential guests in Redskins stadium skybox

    Brown hosts influential guests in Redskins stadium skybox
    As he runs for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has hosted politically influential guests — including lobbyists, campaign contributors and union leaders — in the state's skybox at the Redskins' stadium, records show. Brown's guests during...
  • Amazon founder Bezos to buy Washington Post

     Amazon founder Bezos to buy Washington Post
    Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos will buy The Washington Post for $250 million in a surprise deal that ends the Graham family's 80-year ownership and hands one of the country's most influential publications to the tech entrepreneur. Bezos, hailed by...
  • Banning PAC and corporate campaign contributions a bad idea

    Banning PAC and corporate campaign contributions a bad idea
    Adam Sachs, a Democratic candidate for the House of Delegates in District 12 wants to implement a system of public financing for state campaigns, and ban corporate and political action committee contributions to state candidates. These are two bad ideas...
  • No haze of nostalgia

    In The New York Times, Pulitzer-Prize-winning former Washington Post reporter Henry Allen recalls the Good Old Days at The Washington Post.  It does not take Mr. Allen long to demonstrate why copy editors of a certain age sometimes speak with gritted...
  • Nationals file $1M suit in 'Smiley Gonzalez' fraud incident

    The Washington Nationals are suing an insurance company in an effort to recover $1million of the signing bonus they gave to a fraudulent Dominican prospect in 2006. The suit reveals new details in the case of the shortstop once known as Smiley Gonzalez, a...
  • With new box set, pianist Leon Fleisher celebrates the sounds of a lifetime

    With new box set, pianist Leon Fleisher celebrates the sounds of a lifetime
    On an upper floor of the Peabody Conservatory the other day, the sound of a piano played by a single hand could be heard coming from Leon Fleisher's studio. Even through the closed, thick door, there was no mistaking the authority behind that sound....
  • Gansler under fire for comments about Brown, caught on tape

    Gansler under fire for comments about Brown, caught on tape
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler came under fire Tuesday for comments that his top rival in the Democratic primary for governor is running on little besides his African-American heritage. Gansler told a group of potential volunteers that Lt....
  • North Laurel facility is Newseum's treasure trove

    North Laurel facility is Newseum's treasure trove
    Inside a one-story structure in a knot of North Laurel warehouses, the Newseum Support Center does business in low-profile fashion. Don't, however, dismiss its lack of curb appeal. Within its walls is a rich and vibrant stash of artifacts that...
  • Limping No. 1 Aberdeen loses to Eleanor Roosevelt, 66-41

    Limping No. 1 Aberdeen loses to Eleanor Roosevelt, 66-41
    Friday marked a battle of the titans among Maryland high school basketball programs. Unfortunately, only one titan showed up. Top-ranked Aberdeen was out-run, out-defensed, and out-classed by Eleanor Roosevelt (7-0), 66-41, in the semifinals of the...
  • Terps defensive back target Jalen Tabor commits to Arizona, explains UM spurning

    Terps defensive back target Jalen Tabor commits to Arizona, explains UM spurning
    Defensive back Jalen Tabor's decision to commit to Arizona, consummated Thursday with the donning of a Wildcats cap and the signaling of "Bear Down" at the Under Armour All-America Game, was a somewhat surprising marriage. Not because Alabama had been...