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Book review: ‘S Street Rising: Crack, Murder, and Redemption in D.C.’ by Ruben Castaneda

By Daniel Stashower July 3 at 2:04 PM Daniel Stashower’s most recent book is “The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War.” Washingtonians of a certain generation are fond of recalling where they were on the night of Jan. 18, 1990, when D.C....
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Book review: ‘S Street Rising: Crack, Murder, and Redemption in D.C.’ by Ruben Castaneda

By Daniel Stashower July 3 at 2:04 PM Daniel Stashower’s most recent book is “The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War.” Washingtonians of a certain generation are fond of recalling where they were on the night of Jan. 18, 1990, when D.C....
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Vacationers leave as Arthur nears North Carolina

Nicole Specht, and and Ryan Witman, pack their Honda CRV heading back home to Lancaster Pa., before dawn on Thursday, July 3, 2014, during a mandatory evacuation, in Rodanthe, N.C. Arthur strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday and threatened to give North Carolina a glancing...

Detective: Dad showed no emotion after boy died

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A detective says a Georgia man charged with murder in his young son’s death had looked at websites that advocated for not having children before the toddler died inside a hot SUV. Cobb County Police Detective Phil Stoddard testified at a hearing...
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Vacationers leave as Arthur nears North Carolina

Nicole Specht, and and Ryan Witman, pack their Honda CRV heading back home to Lancaster Pa., before dawn on Thursday, July 3, 2014, during a mandatory evacuation, in Rodanthe, N.C. Arthur strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday and threatened to give North Carolina a glancing...

AP NewsBreak: Senator questions Hanford legal fees

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Private contractors for the U.S. Department of Energy have spent at least $3.5 million in legal expenses to battle two critics of a massive construction project on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. The revelation came in a letter from the chairman of...

Detective: Dad showed no emotion after boy died

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A detective says a Georgia man charged with murder in his young son’s death had looked at websites that advocated for not having children before the toddler died inside a hot SUV. Cobb County Police Detective Phil Stoddard testified at a hearing...

AP NewsBreak: Senator questions Hanford legal fees

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Private contractors for the U.S. Department of Energy have spent at least $3.5 million in legal expenses to battle two critics of a massive construction project on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. The revelation came in a letter from the chairman of...
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Dow tops 17,000 after strong jobs report

Specialist Jay Woods is reflected in a screen at his post that shows five years of the Dow Jones industrial average, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, July 3, 2014. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped above 17,000 for the first time Thursday after the...

BlackBerry sells its German-based R&D assets

WATERLOO, Ontario (AP) — BlackBerry is selling its research and development department in Germany to Volkswagen Infotainment, a subsidiary of the automaker that makes interactive technology for vehicle dashboards. The companies said Thursday that the deal will shift about...