Kaya Henderson deserves support from D.C.’s elected leaders

Donald E. Graham is chairman of Graham Holdings Co. and a former publisher of The Washington Post. He is chairman of the D.C. College Access Program and a member of the boards of the D.C. College Success Foundation and KIPP D.C. This week the D.C. Council’s education...

Cohen: Susan Rice and the retreat of American power

Susan Rice ought to stay off “Meet the Press.” The last time she was on, she misrepresented what led to the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya. On Sunday she was back, this time misrepresenting critics of the Obama administration’s Syria policy. Last time her...

Robinson: GOP poor-mouthing on the minimum wage

At the risk of repeating myself, the federal minimum wage is far too low and needs to be raised. Republicans who claim to be worried about lost jobs can dry their crocodile tears, because a few simple measures would get all those jobs back — and lots more. It has been amusing to...

Gerson: Physics is enjoying a golden age

Each of the GPS satellites that allow me to navigate to a new restaurant carries an atomic clock that needs to be accurate in order to triangulate the speed and position of my moving car. But there are a couple of problems. Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity predicts...

Denver Submits Bid For 2016 GOP Convention

DENVER (AP) — Denver on Monday formally submitted its bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention, arguing that its success with the 2008 Democratic convention shows it can handle such a large event. “This is a city and a region that has proven we can do...

Italy’s new premier wins crucial confidence vote

Premier Matteo Renzi delivers his speech prior to a confidence vote, at the Senate, in Rome, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Renzi, Italy’s youngest premier, is heading a new government he says promises will swiftly tackle old problems.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Premier Matteo...

Italy’s new premier wins crucial confidence vote

Premier Matteo Renzi delivers his speech prior to a confidence vote, at the Senate, in Rome, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Renzi, Italy’s youngest premier, is heading a new government he says promises will swiftly tackle old problems.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Premier Matteo...

Tribe’s lawyer: Eviction related to missing funds

This Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 photo released by Alturas Police Department shows Cherie Lash Rhoades. Rhoades, suspected of killing four people at the headquarters of an Indian tribe that was evicting her and her son from its land, had been under federal investigation over at least...

Poll: Ohioans Split Down Middle On Gay Marriage

A new poll finds that Ohioans are closely split when it comes to gay marriage. A Quinnipiac (KWIHN’-ih-pee-ak) University poll released Monday shows that 50 percent of Ohio voters support gay marriage while 44 percent are against it. The survey also finds that Ohio voters...

Poll: Ohioans Split Down Middle On Gay Marriage

A new poll finds that Ohioans are closely split when it comes to gay marriage. A Quinnipiac (KWIHN’-ih-pee-ak) University poll released Monday shows that 50 percent of Ohio voters support gay marriage while 44 percent are against it. The survey also finds that Ohio voters...