VIA: HEALTHNEWS.COM – PHOTO VIA: HEALTHY U   A joyous day indeed when the research done by the medical community actually finds that one of your favorite foods can aid your heart, cut your stroke risk and lower blood pressure. And just in time for Easter! Tomorrow’s publication of the European Heart Journal includes the […]

VIA WTOP: More work near Telegraph Road will mean the Inner and Outer Loops of the Capital Beltway will be narrowed to two lanes approaching the Woodrow Wilson Bridge this week. The work will occur 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Thursday. On Friday, the work will occur from 9 a.m. to noon. The […]

VIA: FITNESS.COM   Building good exercising habits can be a bit of a lifestyle change, but with these exercises it is plain to see that anybody can do them. You have no excuses to not create a more healthy lifestyle through exercise because you should not have to leave your house to do this. These […]


VIA THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER: A collection of student, labor and community activists rallied for immigration reform near the White House Saturday in the wake of a controversial immigration enforcement law passed in Arizona. Immigrant advocates have used May 1 to lobby for reform for the past several years. This year, community, student and labor leaders […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: A 46-year-old District woman has been charged with using slain principal Brian Betts’s credit cards over the past several days and authorities have issued an arrest warrant charging a second person with Betts’s murder, police and law enforcement sources said. The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation […]

VIA THE HUFFINGTON POST: It really is true. Barack Obama can staff himself better on nearly all fronts than those who staff him — even comedians. Barack Obama so outdid Jay Leno, more by accident than by design (I think), at the White House Correspondents Dinner that next year the WHCA should just let Obama […]

VIA THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Three heroic cops and a quick-thinking street vendor stopped a madman from detonating a car bomb in the heart of Times Square Saturday night, law enforcement officials told the Daily News. The T-shirt vendor – a Vietnam vet – told Officer Wayne Rhatigan there was smoke coming from a […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Stephen R. Brown wanted to curb the loud, drunken parties that Georgetown University students throw in his historic Burleith neighborhood. So Brown, 62, snapped photos of the ruckus on his block — students hanging out on a roof, a backyard gathering lit by holiday lights — and posted the images on […]

VIA PC MAG: Talk show host Oprah Winfrey has been urging viewers to make their cars a “no phone zone” for weeks now, and she has joined forces with a variety of transportation safety organizations to designate Friday as “No Phone Zone Day.” Winfrey is asking people to sign the “no phone zone” pledge on […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Metro is moving ahead with plans to impose the largest fare increase in its history this summer, as the financially strapped transit agency prepares to make its riders shoulder the majority of the $189 million operating budget deficit for the fiscal year that begins July 1. The Board of Directors on […]