SAN FRANCISCO -- In a quick reversal, Twitter has rolled back most of the controversial changes it made to its “block” feature after a sharp outcry from users.
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Daniel Krug was raised in a small town in Pennsylvania “where everyone helped each other,” he says. “When I moved to D.C., I was looking for the same type of thing.” Krug, 27, was happy to learn that his 14th Street corridor apartment community, 14W Apartments (1315 W St. NW;
Everybody likes looking at a winter wonderland. Walking in one is a different story. Sidewalks quickly turn slushy and slick, and stairs become dares. Even in the aftermath of this latest snow bust, lingering frigid temperatures have made conditions more treacherous than normal. So what’s a pe
Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, seemingly in the midst of a career renaissance in his ninth season, is flirting with yet another personal milestone. With an NHL-leading 26 goals through 31 of Washington’s games, Ovechkin stands a realistic chance of becoming the first player since Brett Hull i
The Washington Redskins Circus is back in town — the only thing missing is the big top (unless you count the practice bubble at Redskins Park). Wednesday’s tension-filled, surreal press conferences from a defiant Mike Shanahan, a chastened Robert Griffin and a caught-in-the-middle Kirk C
Bad News for U.S. Industry: China is Closing the Quality Gap
When it comes to competing against upstarts from China U.S. makers of construction and mining equipment tend to say their trump card is quality. But on that front, the Chinese are gaining ground.
Chicken producers are planning on bumping up production in 2014, and if demand doesn't keep rising, that could mean more chicken on the market at lower prices
Dreaming of a Really White Christmas
As you may have heard, the other day Megyn Kelly of Fox delivered the breaking story that both Santa Claus and Jesus Christ were white. This came as a result of a previous story about a black woman writing about the possibility that Santa didn't always have to be white. Ms. Kelly related --For all
This story of corporate greed will make you so angry that you'll demand justice be done. The show Mythbusters is doing the exact same experiments and using the same exact words as MY new science series, This vs That and their producers and Discovery Channel won't pay me. They are using my ideas, my
With the cold weather upon us, I have been thinking about the day I sold Street Sense, Washington's homeless newspaper.
When I woke up and saw the clear blue sky, I said to myself, Oh, goody. It's lovely weather for selling Street Sense. The temperature would be in the forties, rising into the fift
The New York Times is expected to publish a story Friday on Robert Levinson, a retired FBI agent who went missing in Iran in 2007.
On Thursday night, The AP first revealed that Levinson was working for the CIA at the time of his disappearance, a detail the news organization held for three years at