Washington

DC restaurant introduces cocktail garnished with empty pill capsules, callsit 'Pill Cosby'

A restaurant in Washington, D.C., that thought it would be a good idea to garnish a drink named after Bill Cosby with empty pill capsules found itself on the wrong end of the internet Monday. Diet Starts Monday, a restaurant/pop-up shop, put a tequila and hibiscus cocktail called “Pill Cosby...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 12:21pm

Trump’s White House staff are worth how much?!

After 71 days of President Trump draining the swamp, what we’ve found as we get closer to the bottom is money, lots and lots of money — in the financial disclosures of his White House advisers.The ethics filing released Friday night by the White House detailed the assets of nearly 200 Trump...

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 11:39am

The Foreman Forecast: 'Live' from the Deep State

Boy howdy, I love a good conspiracy theory! The fake moon landing. The guy on the grassy knoll. And now here comes the Deep State.Almost certainly you’ve heard of this if you follow far right-wing websites. The theory in a nutshell: President Donald Trump was duly chosen by the people of this...

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 5:00am

The 10 cutest moments from National Zoo’s #ByeByeBaoBao campaign

After captivating the internet the world over for the past four years, it’s time for America to say #ByeByeBaoBao.The female panda, who was born on Aug. 23, 2013 at Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C., is set to leave the States for China on Tuesday.Her departure is part of a breeding...

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 3:56pm

Democrats discuss Trump impeachment

Just a couple weeks into Trump's administration, some Democrats are already contemplating the president's possible impeachment.Rep. Maxine Waters of California tweeted last week that her "greatest desire was to lead @realDonaldTrump right into impeachment."Today, I told @cheddar that my greatest...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 12:48am

Drew Carey's son started fire outside Trump’s ‘Deploraball’ on eve of inauguration: Report

The price of protestingis not right for the son of Drew Carey.A boy who admitted, on-camera, to lighting a fire outside then President-elect Donald Trump’s “Deploraball” during a protest last week has been identified as Carey’s 11-year-old son, a source told TMZ.The “Price is Right” host was...

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 12:22pm

Women's march against Trump swamps Washington streets, subway (live stream)

Large crowds of women, many wearing bright pink knit hats, poured into downtown Washington by bus, train and car on Saturday for a march in opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump only a day after the Republican took office.The Washington event was expected to be the largest of a series of...

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 12:16pm

Trump didn’t offer ‘exciting enough’ job to leave NJ, family: Christie

Many were surprised when President-elect Donald Trump’s rival-turned-champion Chris Christie didn’t land a job in Washington following the election.Turns out that, according to the New Jersey governor, he was offered one but turned it down.“He didn’t offer me a job that I thought was exciting...

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 8:18am

The Foreman Forecast: A Santa sighting

A dismal wind whips flecks of rain around Capitol Hill. The big Christmas tree sags in the dark and clammy air. Under a streetlight, a man shuffles my way in a red outfit, dragging a cloth bag. For a moment I imagine he’s homeless; then, a realization: “Santa! What are you doing here?”“What?...

Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 2:14pm

What you need to know about Trump’s presidential inauguration

In mere days, Donald Trump will be sworn in as America’s 45th president on Jan. 20, 2017.That Friday, he will take the oath of office, administered by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, according to usa.gov: "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of...

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 12:17am

Ben & Jerry’s co-founders arrested in political protest

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, were arrested Monday after police busted a large demonstration on Capitol Hill.Approximately 300 people were arrested as police in Washington, D.C., stopped a protest by a group called Democracy Awakening, USA Today...

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 9:50pm

Everything you need to know about ‘The Real Housewives of Potomac’ before the premiere

As the ladies say in the very first episode,“If you haven’t heard of Potomac, that’s fine. Because that means we’ve done a great job keeping it a nice, little secret.” Well, the secret is officially out!This exclusive Maryland town, located right outside Washington, D.C., will be on everyone’s...

Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 12:10pm

Schumer pushes for vote to ban gun buys by terror watch list suspects

Sen. Chuck Schumer vowed on Sunday to reintroduce a bill that would ban potential terrorists from accessing legal guns.The lawmaker stood in front of a flank of armed counterterrorism NYPD officers in Manhattan's Bryant Park holding heavy arms.RELATED: Chart shows deaths from gun violence vs....

Monday, December 7, 2015 - 2:51am

Leaders call on patriotism, not partisanship in Congress for 9/11 healthcare bill

NYPD Lt. Marci Simms, 51, contracted cancer after responding to Sept. 11 more than 14 years ago. She was among more than 33,000 first responders and survivors with illnesses related to the terrorist attack's aftermath.She died on Nov. 5.RELATED: Zadroga Act for Sept. 11 responders, survivors...

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 1:40am

Amy Schumer rejoins senator cousin in push for national gun control

Comedian Amy Schumer and her cousin Sen. Chuck Schumer stood in front of City Hall on Sunday in support of the lawmaker's Congressional gun control bill.The distant family members first joined forces in August following a shooting in Louisiana who killed two and injured nine others in a movie...

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 4:13am

NYC stands to lose $150M in services, 1,000 city jobs with latest GOP sanctuary city bill

City Hall and local advocates remained opposed to the latest Republican-led effort to cut federal funds for local governments that protect undocumented immigrants from deportation.The Senate is set to vote on a bill to block funding to any municipality that prevents its law enforcement agencies...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 3:23am

Racing Extinction: Fisher Stevens thinks James Inhofe is an idiot

For "Racing Extinction," director Louie Psihoyos and producer Fisher Stevensfollowup theirOscar-winning work in "The Cover" with an even broader look at the threats to our environment today — especially those that are man-made — and what we can do to stop them, if there's still even time for that....

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 11:05am

Schumer: Keep drones away from airports, major events

Drone manufactures should install technology into the popular devices that blocks them from flying near airports and major events, said Sen. Chuck Schumer.On Sunday, the senior senator for New York told reporters that there were 130 near misses with drones at airports around the country, seven of...

Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 5:31pm

Meryl Streep joins fight to bring back the Equal Rights Amendment

Every member of Congress is getting Meryl Streep's autograph today.The Oscar-winning actress has taken up the cause of lobbying all members of the U.S. Congress on behalf of the ERA Coalition to resume the push to add the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution, which wouldguarantee equal rights...

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 12:12pm

China blamed for massive U.S. government data hack

Reuters –Hackers broke into U.S. government computers, possibly compromising the personal data of 4 million current and former federal employees, and investigators were probing whether the culprits were based in China, U.S. officials said on Thursday.Cyber investigators linked the breach to earlier...

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 2:38pm