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Getaway to Frederick, Maryland

Last year we published a food crawl in Frederick, Maryland, a historic city about an hour outside of Washington, DC. We returned to Frederick on our recent trip back to the states and were once again charmed by this towns ability to relax us. 1,253 more words


We Need Guns Before the Cops Arrive

Members of Congress were lucky the Capitol Police were on hand.

By Daniel Lee
The Wall Street Journal

June 18, 2017 5:37 p.m. ET

The attack on congressmen last week illustrates the realities of sudden violence. 512 more words

Big Cork Equals Big Wine For Maryland

Wherever we travel, we try to experience the local wine culture. We recently spent some time in our hometown of Washington DC and took a day to see what’s going on with Maryland wines these days. 784 more words


Turkey slams US arrest warrants against Erdogan guards

Ankara has attacked the US’s decision to issue arrest warrants for Turkish security guards who assaulted protesters during President Erdogan’s trip to Washington in May. The violence has been widely condemned. 660 more words

The champions and winning words from the last 20 years of spelling bees

The Scripps National Spelling Bee, America’s foremost authority on children’s spelling abilities, wrapped up tonight, crowning Ananya Vinay for spelling the winning word “marocain.”

While some competition words may stretch the limits of syllables most adults are comfortable memorizing, sometimes a silent letter, surprising vowel digraph or even its general obscurity are enough to make a simple sounding word challenging. 281 more words

Why Trump doesn't care that most Americans believe in climate change

US president Donald Trump is leaning towards pulling the US out of the Paris Climate Accord, according to several reports.

Although every country but Syria and Nicaragua has signed the accord, and environmental groups, Democrats, and even some big businesses (oil majors included) support it, Trump’s move is unlikely to lose him much backing with his own voters. 259 more words

Watch: The Turkish president's bodyguards beat up US protestors after he met with Trump

“The relations between Turkey and the United States have been erected upon common democratic values and common interests.”

That’s what Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at a White House press conference with US president Donald Trump on Tuesday (May 16). 424 more words