Georgetown Mural on U.S. Detainees Brings Worldwide Attention and Tears

July 21, 2022

Who would have thought the launch of a black-and-white art exhibit of 18 somewhat fuzzy larger-than-life head shots, glued with wheat paste onto a craggy brick wall in a long […]

Inside the Jan. 6 Committee Hearing (photos)

July 13, 2022

The cavernous Cannon Caucus Room on Capitol Hill, measuring 74-feet-long by 54-feet-wide and topped by a 35-foot-high ceiling, was built in 1908 to impress. It is, of course, the scene […]

Crime: July 4 Parade Shooting in Chicago, K St. Homicide, D.C. Crime Rate Under Fire

July 5, 2022

National Headlines from this Fourth of July weekend are dominated by news of Chicago’s Highland Park Independence Day parade mass shooting, leaving 6 dead and dozens injured, ages 8 to […]

The Juneteenth Federal Holiday: A Backgrounder

June 16, 2022

This Monday, June 20, is a U.S. national holiday commemorating “Juneteenth,” which falls this year on a Sunday, June 19. Many Americans are unsure, however, about the origins and significance […]

Commentary: Hall of Mirrors

June 15, 2022

Patients suffering from intractable, chronic, or phantom-limb pain often find relief in mirror therapy, which tricks the brain into believing the injured limb is “healed” by viewing a reflection of […]

White House Correspondents’ Dinner Red Carpet Photos

May 2, 2022

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner, having been sidelined by the pandemic in 2020 and 2021, returned to form on Saturday April 30 as 2,600 attendees jammed the Washington Hilton Ballroom […]

Mayor Announces Build Back Better Infrastructure Task Force

March 24, 2022

Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the creation of the DC Build Back Better Infrastructure Task Force on Thursday. It will advise on priority projects to be funded through President Biden’s Bipartisan […]

Diplomatic Encounters: Colombian Ambassador, Juan Carlos Pinzon

January 6, 2022

In August, 2021, Juan Carlos Pinzon, Colombian Ambassador to the United States, presented his credentials virtually to President Biden. Pinzon had previously served as Ambassador to the U.S. from 2015-2017. He returned to Colombia under a new Colombian president, only to return […]

Mapping Georgetown: When the President Comes to Pray

December 20, 2021

    Video link of President Biden arriving to attend Mass at Holy Trinity Church in Georgetown. Courtesy Holy Trinity Catholic Church.     Mapping Georgetown has been searching for […]

Air Get-Aways Go Awry for Thousands

August 9, 2021

It’s the early weeks of August –- the “lazy dog days” of summer. In D.C., the House of Representatives is closed and the Senate will soon be out for August break. The streets […]