EDITORIAL: Michael Steele Redux

In the end, it appears that Michael Steele couldn't resist the lure of politics.

EDITORIAL: Welcome Africa

All week, Washington, D.C. has been Africa Central, as dozens of African leaders are in town for meetings with President Barack Obama.


It's anyone's guess if at the end of this latest handgun saga, D.C. residents and visitors will be free to carry handguns in public. The odds, however, seem tipped heavily in favor of those seeking the right and freedom to ...

EDITORIAL: Restoring the Anacostia River

In the life of every country, community and city, people have depended on rivers and waterways for growth, development and sustainability.

EDITORIAL: United Nations Blues

In the midst of all this carnage and madness, where is the United Nations?

EDITORIAL: Give Us Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses?

A callousness, cynicism and meanness seems to have taken hold of sections of this country and it's being exhibited most clearly in the influx of more than 50,000 Central American children here.

EDITORIAL: Marijuana Decriminalization

As of midnight July 18, D.C. residents caught carrying less than an ounce of marijuana will get a $25 ticket because the decriminalization law went into effect. There are still unanswered questions but this is a good first step.

EDITORIAL: Trayvon Martin

One year ago on July 13, a jury of six women in Sanford, Florida, acquitted neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman of murdering 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.


Like clockwork, one of the District's congressional overlords has seen fit to interfere in the internal affairs of our city.


During his years in public life, it didn't take long after meeting Wayne Curry to know that he lived and breathed Prince George's County

EDITORIAL: Congratulations Lt. Gov. Brown

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown handily defeated a slate of Democratic opponents last week and won the nomination to succeed his boss, Gov. Martin O’Malley.

EDITORIAL: World Cup Fever

The U.S., which prides itself on going its own way, has, for much of the past 100 years, turned a blind eye to a game embraced with fervor by soccer lovers worldwide.


Dick Cheney and other neo-conservatives who started the war in Iraq the first time are clamoring for a second chance to insert American troops into a conflict that threatens to consume the Middle Eastern nation. We hope the president ignores ...

EDITORIAL: Metro's Dilemma

Metro officials have their work cut out for them as they try to lure commuters back.

EDITORIAL: Ruby Dee 1922-2014

America lost another one of its brightest lights.