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Full holiday menu for Obamas, plus 6 pies

Full holiday menu for Obamas, plus 6 pies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spent a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holiday'…

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US cities urged to keep price tags down for 2024

US cities urged to keep price tags down for 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The magic number for the U.S. cities hoping to host the 2024 Olympics is $5 billion.

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Justice sent home after heart stent implanted

Justice sent home after heart stent implanted

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Thursday after having a heart stent implanted to clear a blocked …

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Justice sent home after heart stent implanted

Justice sent home after heart stent implanted

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court spokeswoman says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been released from the hospital after having a heart stent …

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Southern Democrats trying to recover lost ground

Southern Democrats trying to recover lost ground

ATLANTA (AP) — To rebuild in the conservative South, Democratic leaders say their party must become more aggressive advocates for the middle c…

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General strike shuts down services across Greece

General strike shuts down services across Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A 24-hour general strike in Greece shut down services across the country, forcing flight cancellations and school closur…

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Liver transplant recipient marks 25th anniversary

Liver transplant recipient marks 25th anniversary

SEVERN, Md. (AP) — Alyssa Riggan hasn't dwelled on being the first person in the U.S. to successfully receive part of a liver from a living do…

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DC's Trot for Hunger 5K set for Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iffy weather notwithstanding, a Washington tradition will continue on Thanksgiving morning with the annual Trot for Hunger 5K.

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Presidents pick up the check for their meals

Presidents pick up the check for their meals

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's no free lunch — or breakfast or dinner — for President Barack Obama on Thanksgiving Day. Or any other day for that matter.

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Some in US illegally could get retirement benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actio…

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Georgetown escapes No. 18 Florida, 66-65

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — All D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera wanted to do was get to his spot.

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Tavares OT goal gives Isles 3-2 win over Caps

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Islanders captain John Tavares had the puck on his stick late in overtime, hesitated to force Washington defenseman Kar…

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LeBron, Cavs wallop Wizards 113-87

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James didn't stop after making a turnover, hustling down the floor to make up for his miscue.

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Capitals-Islanders Sums

Washington 1 1 0 0—2 N.Y. Islanders 2 0 0 1—3

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George Washington routs Longwood 91-66

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Kopriva scored a career-high 19 points and four other George Washington players reached double figures Wednesday night …

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Immigrants Social Security eligible in Obama plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actio…

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Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing

Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing

WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U…

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Judge puts Arizona 'revenge porn' law on hold

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday put a new Arizona law against "revenge porn" on hold after civil rights groups sued over constitut…

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Snow makes Thanksgiving travel 'a little hairy'

Snow makes Thanksgiving travel 'a little hairy'

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgi…

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Obama defends legal authority _ to pardon turkeys

Obama defends legal authority _ to pardon turkeys

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has issued an executive action that some of his Republican opponents may be hard-pressed to disagree …

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Heart stent for Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg, 81

Heart stent for Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg, 81

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year…

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RG3 benched: Redskins to start Colt McCoy vs. Indy

RG3 benched: Redskins to start Colt McCoy vs. Indy

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Robert Griffin III mingled in the locker room and made small talk about shoes and food.

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US tightens smog limits in bid to protect health

US tightens smog limits in bid to protect health

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-…

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Colts put in extra time to prepare for McCoy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts linebacker D'Qwell Jackson and Indianapolis cornerback Darius Butler started this week preparing to face Robert Griffin III.

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Tom Hanks, wife to host Christmas tree lighting

Tom Hanks, wife to host Christmas tree lighting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, will host this year's National Christmas Tree lighting in President's Park near…

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