Ex-Obama WH counsel charged with lying in lobbying probe

Politics 04/11/19, 16:21

Former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig was indicted Thursday on charges of making false statements and concealing information in a federal foreign lobbying investigation that intersected with the Russia probe. Craig, 74, was charged in a two-count indictment that accuses ...

Senate confirms White House official Rao for appeals court

Politics 03/13/19, 12:16

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace Brett Kavanaugh on a high-profile appeals court, despite concerns about her past writings on sexual assault. White House official Neomi Rao won confirmation to a seat on the U.S. Circuit ...

Judiciary panel endorses Neomi Rao for appeals court seat

Politics 02/28/19, 11:45

The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to advance President Donald Trump's nominee to replace Brett Kavanaugh on a high-profile appeals court. The committee voted 12-10 along party lines Thursday to endorse Neomi Rao for a seat on the U.S. Circuit Court ...

DC attorney general subpoenas Trump’s inaugural committee

U.S. 02/27/19, 21:52

President Donald Trump's inaugural committee has received a subpoena from the attorney general for the District of Columbia, the third request it has received from prosecutors for financial records over the past month. The subpoena, a copy of which was obtained ...

As betting widens, NBA teams positioning to cash in

Sports 02/15/19, 17:23

Ted Leonsis does not gamble.The owner of the Washington Wizards is a venture capitalist and investor, along with the owner of the NHL champion Washington Capitals, the WNBA's Washington Mystics, the G League Capital City Go-Go and two Arena Football ...

Anywhere but Washington: Why DC stories rarely film in DC

U.S. 10/23/18, 01:39

It's a hobby among District of Columbia locals: Picking apart glaring geographic and architectural inaccuracies in movies and television shows set in Washington.One of the most famous is the 1987 film "No Way Out," where Kevin Costner escapes pursuers by ...

Uber agrees to $148M settlement with states over data breach

U.S. 09/26/18, 12:21

Uber has agreed to pay $148 million and take steps to tighten data security, after the ride-hailing company failed for a year to notify drivers that hackers had stolen their personal information.Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced the settlement Wednesday ...

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