The new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial was scheduled to be dedicated on Aug. 28 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., but Hurricane Irene has delayed the ceremonies.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist Ross Douthat sort through the week's top political news, including their takes on the American public's disgust with Washington, the July jobs report and the partial FAA shutdown.
Exhibit Unravels the Mysteries of Ancient Chinese Temples…
Three Afghan women, influential figures in politics, business and non-governmental organizations, were in Washington last week meeting with senior members of the Obama administration and Congress on the topic of negotiating peace with the Taliban. Margaret Warner gets their views…
Gwen Ifill looks back at the week that was in politics and media in Gwen's Take.
By Elizabeth Shell
When economist Tyler Cowen finishes his day job at George Mason University and dinner time rolls around, he sinks his teeth into his hobby: blogging about -- and eating -- ethnic food in and around Washington, D.C.
By Elizabeth Shell When economist Tyler Cowen finishes his day job at George Mason University and dinner time rolls around, he gets to sink his teeth into his hobby: blogging about -- and eating -- ethnic food in and…
American reactions to the news of Osama bin Laden's death ranged from exuberance to quiet relief. Judy Woodruff discusses U.S. reactions with the Rev. Janet Vincent, who ministered to 9/11 rescuers and families; former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky and Lauren…
Jim Lehrer discusses the impact of Osama bin Laden's death on U.S. foreign policy and efforts to fight extremism with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Senate Foreign Relations Committee member Chuck Hagel.
There is a historically tense relationship between the government and the DC's residents.
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