| Mar 17, 2013
A spring break in the nation's capital is a rite of passage for some families, but if the airfare from the West Coast to the East has stretched your vacation budget, take heart. Many places are free, thanks to government funding (although the sequester...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Home coffee roasting: Looking to brew like a barista? Daniel Kent of Plow & Gun Coffee will teach a coffee roasting workshop on Saturday at the Institute of Domestic Technology's headquarters in Altadena. Coffee enthusiasts are welcome to join in from...
| Jun 27, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Georgetown University law professor Martin D. Ginsburg, the husband of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, died Sunday of cancer, the Supreme Court announced. He was 78.
Though he was among the nation's foremost experts on tax law, Ginsburg...
| Sep 22, 2011
Norma Holloway Johnson, a trailblazing former chief judge of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., who gained national prominence when she oversaw the grand jury investigation into President Clinton's relationship with intern Monica Lewinsky, has...
| Dec 20, 2011
J. Lynn Helms, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration who carried out President Reagan's order to fire more than 11,000 striking air traffic controllers and oversaw efforts to keep airlines flying during the crisis, has died. He was 86.
| Jul 28, 2011
Marion Stiebel Siciliano, an abstract painter and philanthropist who was active in environmental causes and inner-city development, died July 17 at her Beverly Hills home. She was 86.
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Marion Stiebel Siciliano: An...
| Jan 30, 2011
In 1961, the Berlin Wall went up, the Cold War arms race was on and Dagmar Wilson, a storybook illustrator and mother of three, steamed into the national spotlight.
A self-described "non-joiner," Wilson sparked a movement that on Nov. 1, 1961, drew an...
| Feb 11, 2011
Emory Bellard, a former Texas A&M and Mississippi State football coach credited with developing the wishbone offense when he was an assistant at the University of Texas, died Thursday. He was 83.
Bellard died at a care facility in Georgetown in central...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Patricia Heaton's current woes are like deja vu all over again. The sitcom star is at the center of a media firestorm after she apologized this week to Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown law student and contraception advocate whom radio host Rush Limbaugh...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Patricia Heaton deleted, then reinstated her Twitter account following a series of criticisms she made of Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke. Patricia Heaton sided with radio talker Rush Limbaugh on the issue of government sponsored birth control, but...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Louis C.K. is out as host of the Radio & Television Correspondents Dinner in June after conservative critics came after the comedian for his comments about Sarah Palin. Louis C.K. is currently in production for the third season of his FX series "Louie.".....