Topic: Arlington County (Virginia)
A year ago, the idea of a persuasive and left-leaning president speaking directly to America’s schoolchildren stirred strong passions among conservatives. But those fears do not appear to have returned for Obama’s back-to-school speech this year.
09/14/2010 12:21 pm
As students head back to school, educators nationwide are implementing controversial school reform wrought by Arne Duncan. Pushing competitive market approaches and armed with unprecedented funding and support from the president, he is possibly the most powerful education secretary ever.
08/30/2010 03:06 pm
A growing number of Americans are finding it makes more sense to rent a home than buy it. Is it the right choice for you?
08/09/2010 01:55 pm
Fidel Castro spoke to Cuba's Parliament for the first time in four years on Saturday, but once again failed to address domestic issues while expounding on climate change, the threat of nuclear war, and the US role on the world stage.
08/08/2010 11:41 am
Robert Byrd successor won't be named for awhile. West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin won't start a search until next week.
06/30/2010 09:30 am
In Pictures Fireworks: A party in the sky
Actually, there could be limited fallout from the Russian spies case, some international experts say. For the most part, however, the ball is in Russia's court now.
06/29/2010 04:46 pm
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Ray's Hell Burger meeting: Obama and Medvedev talks stopped on Thursday for a lunch break at a hamburger restaurant in northern Virginia.
06/24/2010 02:43 pm
Members of Congress began work Tuesday to resolve differences in the House and Senate versions of financial reform legislation.
06/15/2010 07:35 pm