How to safely get through the ‘intersection of doom’

Like the cyclist struck and ticketed in Rosslyn [“ Rosslyn’s ‘intersection of doom,’  ” Metro, May 12], I was hit by a taxi 20 years ago while riding my bike in New York City and received a citation. In addition to the $180 fine, I had a concussion, temporary...

Little inflation means little unsatisfied demand

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Editorial: Will India’s Narendra Modi era be marked by an economic boom or derailed by nationalism?

THE LANDSLIDE victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party and leader Narendra Modi in India’s general election is, first and foremost, a reflection of deep popular dissatisfaction with the declining momentum of what once was known as “rising India.” Turnout in the five weeks of...
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Editorial: Senate Democrats should quit stalling on two judicial nominations

TWO OF President Obama’s judicial nominees are having trouble. But this time, Democrats are behind much of the obstruction. Michael Boggs, a Georgia state judge and former state legislator, is taking heat from liberals for his previous stands on a slew of sensitive social...

GM recall investigation reveals banned words

DETROIT (AP) — The revelation of a list of banned words at General Motors is one of the odder twists in the company’s ongoing recall of 2.6 million small cars for defective ignition switches. The U.S. government slapped GM with a $35 million fine Friday for failing to...
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Joaquin Phoenix, James Gray reteam for ‘Immigrant’

AP Photo/Katy Winn LOS ANGELES (AP) — In James Gray’s “The Immigrant,” a dismal tale of survival in 1920s New York, Joaquin Phoenix shifts through a gallery of identities, from savior to cad to pitiful loner. His performance – often improvised with...
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Joaquin Phoenix, James Gray reteam for ‘Immigrant’

AP Photo/Katy Winn LOS ANGELES (AP) — In James Gray’s “The Immigrant,” a dismal tale of survival in 1920s New York, Joaquin Phoenix shifts through a gallery of identities, from savior to cad to pitiful loner. His performance – often improvised with...
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Joaquin Phoenix, James Gray reteam for ‘Immigrant’

AP Photo/Katy Winn LOS ANGELES (AP) — In James Gray’s “The Immigrant,” a dismal tale of survival in 1920s New York, Joaquin Phoenix shifts through a gallery of identities, from savior to cad to pitiful loner. His performance – often improvised with...
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15 aspiring filmmakers win Student Academy Awards

AP Photo/Long Photography LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fifteen aspiring filmmakers are joining a club that includes John Lasseter, Trey Parker and Spike Lee: They’ve won Student Academy Awards. The film academy announced its 2014 honorees Friday in alternative, animation,...

Update: Crash injures 2 teenagers

VANLUE — Two teenagers were hurt in a two-car crash Friday night at a rural intersection north of Vanlue. Kalen Ritter, 16, of Vanlue, the driver of one vehicle, and passenger Chayla Frantz, 15, were injured and taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital, the Hancock County Sheriff’s...