The Washington-Moscow Hotline is not just a Cold War relic, but a system for top-level crisis communications that remains a useful tool for U.S. and Russian leaders at odds over their relations with Syria and Iran, a former director of the Soviet space exploration program says.
President Barack Obama’s challenge to seize the cause of racial equality from the “glorious patriots” of the tumultuous 1960s struck a deep generational chord.
Organizers said sites in nearly every state will ring their bells at 3 p.m. their time Wednesday or at 3 p.m. EDT, the hour when King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington.
A conservative group is launching a radio ad challenging Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell to oppose any money for President Barack Obama’s health care law even if it means triggering a government shutdown.
More Whites than African-Americans believe racial progress has been made over the past 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his historic “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington.
Bill Cosby was on hand Thursday to celebrate the 55th anniversary of a Washington institution — Ben’s Chili Bowl.
District of Columbia leaders will be using the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington to advocate for statehood and greater autonomy for the city.
Vacation over, President Barack Obama returned to the White House late Sunday after a weeklong getaway to the Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard.
They say money can’t buy happiness, but it might buy one Nevada college student success. Jessica Padron started a crowdfunding campaign on indiegogo.com to raise the funds she needs to spend four months working and living in D.C. as an unpaid Capitol Hill intern.
According to The Washington Post, a new study by the research team at Goldman Sachs found “that the forecasts tend to underestimate the outcome for several months in a row, and then overestimate it for several months in a row.”