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Archive: November 15, 2009 - November 21, 2009

Does wealth bring social responsibility?

An article from Friday's Washington Post detailed the way a number of young people who have inherited -- or stand to inherit -- large sums of money are feeling a sense of guilt and social responsibility for their well-endowed status....

By Cameron Smith | November 20, 2009; 3:16 PM ET | Comments (5)

Favorite 'Twilight' characters

By Jodi Westrick | November 19, 2009; 9:40 AM ET | Comments (8)

Is electrocution humane?

A former Army counterintelligence officer who became obsessed with an adult escort he met on the Internet was executed by electrocution Tuesday night for killing a young couple in Prince William County in 2001 to impress and help the woman....

By Jodi Westrick | November 18, 2009; 12:14 PM ET | Comments (8)

End of the Washington Blade

The Washington Blade, the weekly newspaper that chronicled the coming-out of the capital's gay community, was born amid the idealism of 1960s street protests. Monday, the paper died, victim of the unforgiving realities of the nation's sagging newspaper industry. Read...

By Jodi Westrick | November 17, 2009; 10:04 AM ET | Comments (1)

More for Columbia Heights?

On a night when D.C. police were out in full force, in an area revitalized by a major shopping center, 9-year-old Oscar Fuentes was killed when a bullet came through the front door of his apartment. Read more....

By Jodi Westrick | November 16, 2009; 10:26 AM ET | Comments (6)

 
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