WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Latest D.C. News

Play associated audio

WASHINGTON (AP) Former D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles is returning to private practice. The Covington + Burling firm says Nickles will return to its Washington office as senior counsel and will help lead a new crisis management practice.

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama visits a factory in suburban Washington this morning. The president will tour Thompson Creek Manufacturing, which builds energy efficient replacement windows and doors, as well as siding and gutters at its family owned and operated plant in Landover, Md.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


Christopher Marlowe Credited As Shakespeare's Co-Author On Henry VI Plays

True authorship of Shakespeare has been debated for centuries. Now, the New Oxford Shakespeare edition will list Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe as co-author on the three Henry VI plays, part one, two and three. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Florida State University professor Gary Taylor, one of the general editors of the new volume.

2,500 Years Ago, This Brew Was Buried With The Dead; A Brewery Has Revived It

In an ancient burial plot in what is now Germany, scientists uncovered a cauldron with remnants of an alcoholic beverage. They teamed up with a Milwaukee brewery to re-create the recipe.

White House Releases Affordable Care Act Insurance Rates

The White House released information Monday about rates and offerings for the 2017 Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment.

20 Years Later, Humans Still No Match For Computers On The Chessboard

IBM's Deep Blue beat chess great Garry Kasparov in 1997. Humans and computers play the game differently, but have computers taught humans much about the game?

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.