WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. slapped sanctions Thursday on four members of the Shiite-based militancy Hezbollah, whose operations throughout the Mideast and beyond show how far the Lebanon-based group's reach has spread.
Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has two new gigs in his home state of Illinois, both drawing extensively on his more than three decades of Washington experience.
Former Rep. Bobby Schilling, R-Ill., has been working about four jobs since losing a bid for a second term in Congress last fall.
It was two years ago Friday that a rare earthquake shook the nation's capital, leaving most buildings in the Washington area unharmed but taking a toll on two of the city's most iconic structures—the Washington Monument and the National Cathedral.
For black and Hispanic leaders, the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington offers not only a chance to commemorate the civil-rights movement, but also an opportunity to make a high-profile push for some of their top public-policy priorities.