By Mark F. Gray Just over three years ago it seemed that Camelot had comeback to the Georgetown basketball program. With a trip to the NCAA Final Four and an NBA Lottery pick on the roster in Jeff Green the days of Hoya paranoia seemed ready to make their way back to Chinatown. However, when […]

Actor Danny Glover and 11 others were arrested during a labor union protest at the Maryland headquarters of Sodexo, a food service company. Glover and others walked past yellow police tape and were asked to step back three times at Sodexo headquarters. When they refused, Montgomery County police officers arrested them. The dozen were issued […]

VIA CNN: Fifteen years ago, a bomb ripped through a federal building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in the worst homegrown terrorist attack on U.S. soil. The April 19, 1995, attack killed 168 people, shattering the notion that America was largely immune to domestic terrorism. On Monday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano traveled to to Oklahoma […]

A new Smithsonian exhibition that celebrates Apollo Theater’s 75th anniversary opens April 23rd. The exhibition “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing: How the Apollo Theater Shaped American Entertainment” explores the theater’s impact on American popular culture, tracing its history from its origins as a segregated burlesque hall to its starring role at the center of […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Dressed in black, Nardyne Jeffries held up two photos of her 16-year-old daughter as she prepared Monday to address the D.C. Council. The first, her daughter’s broad smile from a 10th-grade class picture. The second, from a funeral home, with a gunshot to her head. Jeffries was among the parents and […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: D.C. Council member Vincent C. Gray, a Democratic candidate for mayor, said Monday that he will not support the D.C. voting rights bill pending before Congress unless substantive changes are made to the provision that restricts the city’s ability to set its own gun-control laws. Gray, whose position puts him at […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: For 51 years, Ben’s Chili Bowl has been a family-owned greasy spoon, a U Street fixture that bustled with hungry customers from breakfast to late at night. Now it is on the verge of becoming a franchise. Kamal and Nizam Ali, two of chili bowl founder Ben Ali’s three sons, are […]

VIA:  Health.Com & The American Heart Association 1.  Get Active Finding time in our overscheduled lives for exercise is a challenge for all busy Americans. Especially for those who are parents or are working full-time or both. But the benefits far outweigh the sacrifices it takes to carve out that time. And anyone who has […]

VIA:  Health.Com “This would not change our current guidelines, which provide an upper limit and not a lower limit, no more than two drinks a day for men and no more than one drink a day for women,” said Dr. Kenneth J. Mukamal, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and an internist […]

VIA: Health.Com By:  Steven Reinberg/HealthDay Reporter “Men with history of periodontal disease had a 14 percent higher risk of cancer than those who did not have periodontal disease, and the increase persisted among never smokers,” said lead researcher Dominique Michaud, a cancer epidemiologist at Imperial College London, in the U.K. People with gum infections have […]