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Oct 01, 2014

Washington County cops: Sexual misconduct allegations in the jail; when was the last criminal case?

Jill Curry, 38, wasn't the first Washington County Jail worker arrested on sex charges involving inmate...

Oct 01, 2014

Former Sooners OL Trent Williams says Redskins can beat Seahawks; 'they're not robots'

Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams says although it looks like a mismatch, he and his teammates are fully capable of rebounding from last Thursday’s defeat to beat Seattle. Williams, the former OU offensive lineman, said Tuesday that desp... #Seattle, WA #Washington Redskins #New York Giants #Seattle Seahawks

Oct 01, 2014

Secret Service chief resigns amid security lapses

WASHINGTON •  Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations about bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and hi... #Seattle, WA #Washington Redskins #New York Giants #Seattle Seahawks

Oct 01, 2014

Mirror turtle ants thrive by going undercover

Brooks Hays WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A newly discovered species of ant, called mirror turtle ants, locates food sources by assuming the identity of its neighbors and following them to their spoils... #Seattle, WA #Washington Redskins #New York Giants #Seattle Seahawks

Oct 01, 2014

In the long run, wars make us safer and richer - The Washington Post

When looking upon the long run of history, it becomes clear that through 10,000 years of conflict, humanity has created larger, more organized societies that have greatly reduced the risk that their members will die violently. These better organized ... #Seattle, WA #Washington Redskins #New York Giants #Seattle Seahawks

Oct 01, 2014

Two senior lawmakers want Secret Service chief out

WASHINGTON — Two senior lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday urged Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to leave her job, saying they had lost confidence and trust in her ability to protect President Barack Obama. It came one day after Pierson spe... #Washington, D.C. #White House #Barack Obama #Secret Service

Oct 01, 2014

Shale boom driving gas prices lower, AAA says

Daniel J. Graeber WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Retail prices for gasoline are moving lower thanks in part to the increase in production from North American shale, motor club AAA said... #Washington, D.C. #White House #Barack Obama #Secret Service

Oct 01, 2014

Artist Creates 'Facescape' Across National Mall

Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada created a six-acre sand and soil 'facescape' stretching across the National Mall in Washington, DC... #Washington, D.C. #Jorge Rodriguez

Oct 01, 2014

AP-GfK Poll: Divided voters still focus on economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not Obamacare or climate change. It's not yet terrorism or fear of the Islamic State group. Those issues are on the minds of voters as they begin casting ballots in this... #Washington, D.C. #Jorge Rodriguez

Oct 01, 2014

Secret Service chief resigns amid security lapses

WASHINGTON • Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House... #Washington, D.C. #White House #Secret Service