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A Hefty Thriller from Patterson and Clinton

"The President Is Missing" is a work of fiction, but just seeing the words Bill Clinton and president on the same book cover can give readers of a progressive bent a little frisson of nostalgia, while keeping Trump followers from taking a look.

Fonda: ‘Initiative 77 Cuts Sexual Abuse in Half’

Actress and activist Jane Fonda came to the steps of the Wilson Building on July 13 to “stand with working women” and to speak in support of the “One Fair Wage DC” proposal that voters passed in the June 19 primary election.

South Africa and the World Mark Mandela Centenary

July 18 is the centenary of Nelson Mandela, who, after 27 years of imprisonment, led his African National Congress to a world-changing victory in 1994.

Plastic Straws Could Be Out the Door

A 2017 documentary titled “Straws” is drawing as much attention to plastic straws as Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” did to climate change. However, no group of skeptics about the dangers of plastic straws has appeared (as yet).

5 Killed at Annapolis Newspaper: Hitting Home

This one hurts. This one really hurts. We have almost — almost but not quite — become inured to the instances of mass shootings in...

In Games We Trust

The World Cup, and every sport from T-ball to professional sports, is a kind of state of mind where fans lose their minds gladly, a kind of alternate reality that includes its actual fantasy counterparts.  

Charles Krauthammer, 1950–2018

His passing dealt a severe blow to the barren, divisive national debate, not only on immigration (in which T-shirts are used as campaign literature and placards as potential weapons), but on most issues.       

Palmieri: One Day, Women Will Run the World

On June 18 at the Woman's National Democratic Club, Jennifer Palmieri read from the first chapter of her book, "Dear Madame President," and related experiences from her time on the Clinton campaign and in the election's aftermath.

Endorsements: Bower, Mendelson et al.

Mayor Muriel Bowser has become the leading advocate for our city, dealing with its booming development, as well as looking for ways to ensure all Washingtonians benefit from good economic times.

WAMU Reboots DCist

A relaunch party for the hyperlocal news site will take place this Thursday, June 14, at Blind Whino, featuring DJ Beauty and the Beatz, drinks, food trucks, games and custom screenprinted posters from Soul & Ink.