Archive: March 21, 2010 - March 27, 2010
An escalating scandal over clerical sexual abuse in Europe is heightening calls for greater transparency in the Vatican and a zero-tolerance policy toward abusive priests that would mirror the approach adopted by the U.S. Catholic Church. Read the full article....
By Jodi Westrick | March 26, 2010; 8:27 AM ET | Comments (24)
Capitals owner Ted Leonsis has reportedly agreed on a price to buy the Wizards and Verizon Center from the family of late former owner Abe Pollin, the largest obstacle to Leonsis taking control of the NBA franchise and its home arena. Leonsis has helped transform the Capitals into one of the NHL's most competitive franchises. Would Leonsis's ownership make you more optimistic about the franchise's future?
By Cameron Smith | March 25, 2010; 7:00 PM ET | Comments (1)
The pitched battle over health care has unleashed a rash of vandalism and attacks directed at politicians, with at least 10 House Democrats reporting death threats or incidents of harassment or vandalism at their district offices over the past week....
By Jodi Westrick | March 25, 2010; 11:12 AM ET | Comments (15)
Drivers in Maryland would be required to use hands-free devices to talk on cell phones under legislation that narrowly passed the state Senate Wednesday. Do you think the new regulation will improve safe driving in Maryland, or is it a step too far? Weigh in below.
By Cameron Smith | March 24, 2010; 7:54 PM ET | Comments (10)
This ABC video captures what appears to be President George W. Bush wiping his hand on President Bill Clinton's shirt after greeting Haitians by shaking their hand....
By Jodi Westrick | March 24, 2010; 1:22 PM ET | Comments (56)
A Virginia student has started a "pull-up-your-pants" initiative at Kecoughtan High in Hampton. Read the full article....
By Jodi Westrick | March 24, 2010; 12:43 PM ET | Comments (5)
Prosecutors recommended on Tuesday that Wizards star guard Gilbert Arenas spend three months in jail for bringing guns into the Verizon Center locker room, also proposing three years probation and 300 hours of community service for the former All-Star. What do you think of the prosecution's proposed punishment? Is it too harsh? Too lenient? Weigh in below.
By Cameron Smith | March 23, 2010; 5:56 PM ET | Comments (10)
With three weeks remaining in the regular season, Alex Ovechkin is making a strong push to join Bobby Orr and Wayne Gretzky as the only players to claim the Hart Trophy as the NHL's MVP three consecutive seasons. Read the...
By Jodi Westrick | March 22, 2010; 4:12 PM ET | Comments (6)