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hold up a large net barricade to capture a zoo staff member dressed as a zebra at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo on Tuesday. It was part of a drill simulating an animal escape in the event of a disaster.
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A big-mouthed Nepalese teenager has smashed the world record for fitting the most pencils into his mouth. Raja Thapa, 19, easily topped the previous record of 92 by cramming a whopping 138 pencils into his mouth. Raja, who works as a security guard, told U.K.’s the Mirror he plans to do street performances to show off his odd skills and hopes to break more weird world records. “I want to be called the street hero of Nepal,” he said. (EXPRESS)
Hundreds of southeastern Mississippi residents received jury summons that instructed them to call a sex hotline. Multiple news outlets report that at least 350 jury summons with the incorrect phone number were sent out in Jackson County. Circuit Clerk Randy Carney has drafted an apology letter. He says he doesn’t know if his office will be liable for costs associated with any potential jurors billed for using the hotline. (AP)
“They go about advertising the unique concept of KitKat, but I’m so disappointed.” SAIMA AHMAD, a British law student who is seeking a lifetime supply of candy from Nestle after she bought a package of KitKats that did not contain any wafers, according to iTV.
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The not so ‘Real Housewives’ POTOMAC, MD. Before he was an award-winning Hollywood screenwriter, Darren Star was just a teenager from Potomac. His dad was an orthodontist, his mom a freelance writer, and he lived in a big brick house where he used to throw basement parties for his classmates at Winston Churchill High School. Star wrote his first big hit based on those years, a show about the lives and loves of pretty, privileged students. He wanted to call it “Potomac, 20854.” But Fox executives thought it should be about someplace more recognizable. Someplace like, say, “Beverly Hills, 90210.” Twenty-five years later, the little Maryland town is finally getting its moment in the spotlight. “The Real Housewives of Potomac,” the latest installment in the Bravo reality franchise, features six women vying to be queen of Potomac’s social set. “Just up the river from our nation’s capital lies a hidden gem — Potomac, Maryland,” reads Bravo’s promotional material.
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Despite lots of drama on TV, Potomac, Md., is much more boring
“Real Housewives” (from left) Gizelle Bryant, Robyn Dixon, Karen Huger, Katie Rost and Ashley Boalch Darby hardly represent the real Potomac,
“Its rolling hills, gated mansions, sophisticated prep schools and exclusive country clubs all serve to keep the area invitation-only.” But locals say the show is more fiction than reality, especially in its obsession with class, pedigree and etiquette. “That’s the stupidest thing I ever heard,” says Chamber of Commerce President Adam Greenberg. “That’s not what Potomac is about.” There are not, as the show leads you to believe, nightly
“It’s an insult. Absolutely. The people are not that way. They’re very thoughtful. We’re just down-to-earth, good people.” ELLIE CAIN, 76, who has spent her entire life in Potomac, on why she is horrified by the pretensions of “The Real Housewives of Potomac.”
fundraisers and galas in Potomac. And it’s a pretty good bet that the average housewife doesn’t get called a “THOT” — which stands for “That Ho Over There.” The real Potomac, for better or worse, is not a hotbed of hair extensions and catty drama. The real Potomac is beautiful, bucolic and (if we’re being honest here) a teensy bit boring. Looking for excitement? Not much happening here, which is exactly the way most families like it. Potomac Village, at the crossroads of River Road and Falls Road, has a couple of restaurants, including Greenberg’s popular Potomac Pizza. The first episode of RHOP featured Mix Bar and Grill, which is in Potomac, but the other trendy bars and restaurants featured on the show — Sax, Capella, the Graham — are all in the District. “Potomac is, ultimately, a bedroom community,” Greenberg explains. “There’s not a ton to do.” The biggest celebration of the year is Potomac Day, an annual parade with local high school bands, a classic car show and a petting zoo. Not the stuff of riveting reality TV. ROXANNE ROBERTS (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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The amount of snow — in inches — in D.C. last month, its snowiest January in two decades (23.8 inches fell in the first month of 1996). Those 18.8 inches followed a November-December period with no measurable snow in D.C., but were more than sufficient to top the seasonal average of 15.4 inches. (TWP)
BSO president leaving for similar role in Utah The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s president and CEO, Paul Meecham, is moving to the same position with the Utah Symphony and Utah Opera. The BSO’s Board of Directors announced Tuesday that Meecham will step down in June. BSO Board Chairperson Barbara Bozzuto said the board will start a global search for a new president and CEO immediately. (AP)
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local Prince George’s County police have identified a woman and her 2-year-old daughter who were found fatally shot near their Fort Washington home. Police tweeted Tuesday afternoon that the victims in the double homicide are Neshante Davis, 26, and Chloe Davis-Green. Police spokeswoman Julie Parker said officers discovered Davis in a parking lot and her daughter in a nearby car, both with apparent gunshot wounds. She says Davis was pronounced dead at the scene and the toddler was pronounced dead at a hospital. (AP) THE DISTRICT
Bill would pay people not to commit crimes The D.C. Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a bill that includes a proposal to pay residents a stipend not to commit crimes. It’s based on a program in Richmond, Calif., that advocates say has contributed to deep reductions in crime there. Under the bill, city officials would identify up to 200 people a year who are considered at risk of either committing or becoming victims of violent crime. The bill doesn’t specify the value of the stipends, but participants in the California program receive up to $9,000 per year. (AP)
D.C. to study opening pot clubs in the city THE DISTRICT The District will begin studying whether to license private pot clubs as early as next year, under a measure that the D.C. Council approved Tuesday, potentially giving residents and visitors places to gather and smoke marijuana socially in the nation’s capital. The council action amounted to a compromise between allies of D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, who had sought to continue a complete ban on pot clubs, and a growing contingent of council members who said they were ready to approve clubs and more fully
implement a 2014 ballot measure that legalized pot possession. However, even in slowing down the effort for clubs, D.C. openly joined a vanguard of mostly Western cities, including Denver, where lawmakers are openly wrestling with how to accommodate fast-shifting public sentiment in favor of greater social pot use in jurisdictions where voters have already legalized possession. In D.C., council members said they were driven to back pot clubs in part out of concerns that current city law, which limits consumption to homes, had begun to
expose more children to secondhand marijuana smoke. Others said widespread disregard for a ban on public consumption in the year since legalization had led to high levels of pot use on sidewalks. Council member Vincent B. Orange, the principal author of the compromise, said the unanimous council vote would “keep momentum alive” for the city to address discrimination in its current marijuana law, including the fact that poor residents in public housing can still face eviction for home use. AARON C.
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Fire lieutenant charged with having child porn A veteran D.C. fire lieutenant has been indicted on federal charges he received and possessed child pornography at his home in Pennsylvania in 2011 and 2012, according to federal prosecutors. Earl Greg Walker, 53, who had been assigned to Engine 22 on Georgia Avenue in Northwest D.C., has been placed on administrative leave, according to Timothy J. Wilson, a fire department spokesman. Walker made a court appearance on Friday. (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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ALEXANDRIA | Sunset casts its glow Sunday evening above “The Path of Thorns and Roses” memorial sculpture in Alexandria’s Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery. The memorial sculpture depicts the struggle for freedom.
A day after former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, a Democrat, suspended his flagging presidential campaign, lawmakers in Annapolis said that O’Malley put up a good fight but that it was time for him to end his bid for the White House. “It just wasn’t his time,” said House Speaker Michael E. Busch, D-Anne Arundel. Busch said that O’Malley should be proud of his accomplishment. “There are very few people who can even say they ran for president,” he said. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., D-Calvert, who called O’Malley a good friend, said the former governor faced an uphill battle throughout the campaign because “he couldn’t get to the right of Hillary [Clinton] and he couldn’t get to the left of Bernie Sanders.” (THE WASHINGTON POST)
The amount the Arlington County Board agreed last week to kick in to study the possibility of a Georgetown-to-Rosslyn gondola, which supporters hope will ease traffic on Key Bridge and zip visitors more easily across the Potomac River. (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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BLACKSBURG, VA. Seventh-grader Nicole Madison Lovell was stabbed to death the same day she climbed out her bedroom window, by a Virginia Tech student who got help both before and after the crime, authorities said Tuesday. David Eisenhauer, the engineering student accused of kidnapping and killing the 13-yearold girl, had told officers who arrested him Saturday that he believes “the truth will set me free,” according to police documents. Authorities revealed a few facts about their investigation Tuesday, even as they chased more than 400 tips, trying to reconstruct exactly what happened after Nicole was discovered missing Wednesday. Hours after Eisenhauer’s arrest on Saturday, Nicole’s body was found hidden off a North Carolina road, two hours south of campus. A preliminary report found the cause of death was stabbing, and that she died the same day she went missing, Commonwealth’s Attorney Mary Pettitt said. Nicole used the sites Facebook and Kik, a chat software
Montgomery County Commonwealth’s Attorney Mary Pettitt, left, and Blacksburg Police Chief Anthony Wilson listen to questions Saturday.
especially popular with young teens. A spokesman for Kik Interactive said the Ontario, CanadaLovell based company had helped authorities after she disappeared. In another development, Pettitt said another promising engineering major at Virginia Tech, Natalie Keepers, will face an additional and more serious charge. Keepers is now accused of being an accessory “before the fact” to first-degree murder, in addition to earlier accusations of helping to dispose of the body. The new charge carries 20 years to life
in prison, Pettitt said. The prosecutor said she would not take questions about the investigation. Nicole’s mother, Tammy Weeks, also spoke, describing the health problems her daughter battled and the joys in her short life. “Her favorite color was blue. Nicole was a very lovable person. Nicole touched many people throughout her short life,” Weeks read from a statement. Her sobs then grew louder, until she was ushered away. Eisenhauer, 18, and Keepers, 19, said little at their initial court appearances, and their lawyers have declined to comment. TOM FOREMAN JR. AND ALLEN G. BREED (AP)
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Another charge filed against one Va. Tech student in girl’s death MATT GENTRY (THE ROANOKE TIMES VIA AP)
REP. ELIJAH CUMMINGS, D-Md., announcing Tuesday that he will not seek the Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md. Instead, he said, he will seek re-election to a 12th term in the House in November.
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nation+world Texas case becomes the first incident of infection within the U.S. DALLAS Dallas health officials said Tuesday that a local resident was infected with the Zika virus by having sex with a person who had contracted the disease while traveling in Venezuela. The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention said the traveler and the sexual partner tested positive for Zika virus.
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This represents the first case of someone being infected while in the U.S. during this outbreak, the CDC said Tuesday. The other Zika cases in the U.S. have all involved people who have returned from Zika-affected regions. The CDC is now urging sexual partners to wear condoms to prevent sexually transmitted infections. Health officials did not release any details about the Texas patient or when that person or the second person was diagnosed, citing privacy issues, but the CDC says that in this case there’s no
risk to a developing fetus. Public health officials have stressed that the Zika virus, which has now spread to nearly 30 countries and regions, is transmitted primarily by mosquitoes. There have been isolated reports of transmission through sexual activity. But if the virus is shown to be transmitted readily through sexual contact, it could only further complicate efforts to halt Zika’s spread. “That gives you the plausibility of spread, but the science is clear to date that Zika virus is
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Report of sexually transmitted Zika
A doctor tests blood samples for the Zika virus, which can be sexually transmitted, a case shows.
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The National Security Agency, the largest electronic spy agency in the world, is undertaking a major reorganization, merging its offensive and defensive organizations in the hope of making them more adept at facing the digital threats of the 21st century, according to officials. In place of the Signals Intelligence and Information Assurance directorates, the organizations that historically have spied on foreign targets and defended classified networks against spying, the NSA is creating a Directorate of Operations that combines the operational elements of each. (THE WASHINGTON POST) POLITICS
Obama, GOP leaders meet President Barack Obama met with House Speaker Paul Ryan, R, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R, at the White House on Tuesday to hash out an agenda for his final year. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Obama outlined areas where he’s hopeful the White House can work with the GOP-controlled Congress this year: Puerto Rico’s financial crisis, the Trans-Pacific free-trade deal, opioid abuse, cancer cures and criminal justice reform. (AP)
primarily transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito,” Dr. Anne Schuchat of the CDC said during a recent news conference about Zika. The CDC says it will issue guidance in the coming days on prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus, focusing on the male sexual partners of women who are or may be pregnant. Health officials noted sexual partners can protect themselves by using condoms to prevent spreading sexually transmitted infections. (THE WASHINGTON POST)
EARLHAM, IOWA | A snowplow clears snow off a road in Iowa. After dumping over a foot of snow on parts of Colorado, a winter storm moved into the Midwest on Tuesday, bringing potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. Schools and businesses closed and flights were canceled from New Mexico to Upper Michigan. S
The fine (500 euros) that smokers in Italy now face if they light up in a car with a child or pregnant woman after new laws went into effect Tuesday. Bans on smoking in offices, restaurants, cinemas and other public places now extend to the more private sphere of a car. The new prohibitions also target pediatric hospitals and other facilities catering to pregnant women and newborns in a bid to cut the estimated 70,000 to 83,000 deaths a year from tobacco smoke. (AP)
“This has to happen not a week from now, not two weeks, not in a month. It shouldn’t even be a bargaining chip.” U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY, on Tuesday calling for immediate help from the Syrian regime for Syrians trapped
in besieged areas with little access to food and medicine. It’s unclear if the “proximity” peace talks have even begun.
Yahoo to lay off about 1,700 workers in CEO Marissa Mayer’s latest turnaround attempt
White House: President’s 2017 budget proposal will include $1.2B to fight heroin addiction
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Should draft add women?
Top generals: Women, like men, should register for selective service
No surprise: Heavy pot use dulls memory SCOTT OLSON (GETTY IMAGES)
MILITARY The top officers in the Army and Marine Corps testified on Tuesday that they believe it is time for women to register for future military drafts, following the Pentagon’s recent decision to open all jobs in combat units to female service members. Gen. Mark A. Milley, chief of staff of the Army, and Gen. Robert B. Neller, the Marine Corps commandant, both said they were in favor of the change during an occasionally contentious Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the forthcoming full integration of women in the military. The generals, both infantry officers, offered their opinions in response to a question from Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., who said that she also is in favor of the change. “Senator, it’s my personal view that, based on this lifting of restrictions… every American who’s physically qualified should register for the draft,” Neller said. “Senator, I think that all eligible and qualified men and women should register for the draft,” said Milley. After the hearing, Neller added in a short interview that any young American as a rite of passage should have to register for Selective Service.
The comments on women in the draft are the first since the decision to open all jobs in the military to women.
“Now that the restrictions that exempted women from that don’t exist, then you’re a citizen of a United States,” Neller said. “It doesn’t mean you’re going to serve, but you go register.” The comments are a first in the Defense Department. Previously, senior defense officials have said only that the issue would need to be researched following Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s historic decision in December to open all jobs in the military to women without exception. Carter’s action allows women for the first time to apply for a variety of physically punishing positions, including Army and Marine Corps infantryman, as well as Special Operations jobs,
The last military draft The last U.S. military draft was the country’s first peacetime draft. From 1940 to 1973, men were drafted to fill positions in the armed forces because they weren’t able to be filled voluntarily. On Jan. 27, 1973, as the Vietnam War drew to a close, the Selective Service System announced that there would be no more draft calls. The decision came during President Richard Nixon’s re-election. He had promised to end the draft in his campaign. (EXPRESS)
including Navy SEAL and Green Beret. The Defense Department plans to begin implementing associated changes in training and evaluation by April 1.
The Selective Service System has existed for decades, and was created to make sure the military has enough manpower when it is short-handed in a time of war. A variation of it was first adopted in 1917, as the United States prepared to enter World War I. But Selective Service laws have never required women to subject themselves to the draft and face the prospect of being forced into military service. The current version of the Military Selective Service Act requires that virtually all men in the United States between the ages of 18 and 26 register, most within 30 days of turning 18. That includes non-U.S. citizens living in the United States, such as refugees. DAN LAMOTHE (THE WASHINGTON POST)
“We raised the price from $1,700 per bottle to $75,000. Should be a very handsome investment for all of us.” EX-TURING CEO MARTIN SHKRELI , when he hiked the price of a life-saving drug called Daraprim. On Tuesday, documents
were released by Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., ahead of a hearing Thursday to examine spikes in prices for several drugs. Cummings said they show companies are “lining their pockets at the expense of some of the most vulnerable” people.
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India Supreme Court reopens case on decriminalizing homosexuality
Research published this week in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine confirms what many of us have suspected for some time: If you smoke a lot of weed, it can potentially do damage to your short-term memory. Professor Reto Auer of the University of Lausanne led a team of researchers who examined data on the marijuana habits of nearly 3,400 Americans over a 25-year period. At the end of the study period, the subjects took a battery of tests designed to assess cognitive abilities. The study found that people who smoked marijuana daily for a long period of time — five years or more — had poorer verbal memory in middle age than people who didn’t smoke, or who smoked less. Auer and his team measured lifetime marijuana exposure in a fantastic new unit of measurement they call “marijuana-years.” Essentially, if you smoke pot every day for a year, that equals one marijuanayear of use. Ditto if you smoke every other day for two years, or once a week for seven years. Among the 3,385 study subjects, only 311 (8 percent) had more than five marijuana-years of exposure. But many drug policy experts are concerned that legalizing marijuana and making it easier to get will cause rates of heavy, problematic use like this to rise. CHRISTOPHER INGRAHAM
New Algerian law punishes violence against women
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European Council President Donald Tusk, left, speaks with British Prime Minister David Cameron at a European Union summit in Brussels in June. The two are working to come up with a proposal that will keep Britain in the EU.
Europe offers Britain a deal to stay in the EU U.K.’s Cameron praises the proposal but notes there is still work to do LONDON A draft agreement aimed at keeping Britain in the European Union was unveiled Tuesday, opening two weeks of intense negotiations and possibly paving the way for an early referendum on EU membership in June. Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, sent the proposals to all 28 members of the bloc after what he had called “crucial” talks with the British Prime Minister David Cameron. Cameron told the BBC it offered “real progress” on his
four broad demands, but added that there was still “detail to be nailed down.” Cameron is trying to renegotiate the terms of Britain’s relationship with the European Union ahead of a promised in-orout referendum before the end of 2017. If the deal on the table is approved at a Brussels summit on Feb. 18-19, it could lead to a referendum as early as June. Some critics dismissed the draft provisions for not going far enough to address key issues such as reducing the immigration flow from the rest of the EU. On Cameron’s main immigration demand, an “emergency brake” was offered that would allow Britain to curb benefit
payments to EU citizens for up to four years shortly after a referendum. But it was unclear exactly how such a lever would operate. Cameron’s Conservative government wants to dramatically slash the number of migrants arriving from other EU nations, but one of the fundamental principles of the bloc is the right to live and work in other member states. Cameron says that restricting benefits will reduce the incentives to move to Britain. Britain is a full member of the EU, but is often seen as having one foot in and one foot out, with the right to opt out of certain legislation, particularly in the areas of justice and immigration.
Standoff leader heads to court in bid to leave jail A federal judge is expected to consider whether the leader of an armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge should remain in jail, even as the standoff that began a month ago continues to roil a rural community in eastern Oregon. Lawyers for Ammon Bundy, above, say he should be let go with a GPS monitoring device and with orders that the Idaho resident not leave the state except for court appearances. (AP) NATIONAL SECURITY
North Korea announces plans for satellite launch A planned missile launch by North Korea would be “an unmistakable slap in the face” for those arguing against more sanctions in response to its recent nuclear test, the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said Tuesday. Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel was speaking after North Korea announced it plans to launch an observation satellite into space this month. Critics see it as a covert test of banned technology for a ballistic missile that could strike the U.S. mainland. (AP) HEALTH
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The amount the Obama administration would like to spend on U.S. troops and training in Europe next year — quadruple the current budget. The increase is designed to help deter Russian aggression toward NATO allies. “We haven’t had to worry about this for 25 years, and while I wish it were otherwise, now we do,” said Defense Secretary Ash Carter. The president also called Tuesday for a 50 percent increase in spending on the war against ISIS to $7.5 billion. (THE WASHINGTON POST) German prosecutors charge man with attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed Cologne’s new mayor
The handlers of Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, below, said the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tuesday, meaning he predicted an early spring. “Is this current warm weather more than a trend? Perchance this winter has come to an end? There is no shadow to be cast, an early Spring is my forecast!” read Jeff Lundy, vice president of the Inner Circle of The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club. A number of other prognosticating groundhogs — Staten Island Chuck in New York, General Beauregard Lee in Georgia and Jimmy the Groundhog in Wisconsin — sided with Phil. But others — like Ohio’s Buckeye Chuck — predicted six more weeks of winter. (AP)
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Surgery patients fared just as well when junior doctors worked longer than mandated hours in the first big test of regulations many physicians say hurt medical education. Researchers assigned 4,000 surgery residents nationwide to regulation hours or a more flexible schedule. The study, published Tuesday, looked at how many patients died or had complications in the month after surgery and found the same rate — 9 percent — in both groups. (AP)
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Swinging toward N.H. Hillary Clinton tried to turn a skin-of-her-teeth victory over Bernie Sanders in Iowa into a bit of momentum for her battered Democratic campaign, and Ted Cruz sought to lock in his spot at the top of the Republican field as the presidential candidates packed up Tuesday and sped to New Hampshire. Here are five questions going into next Tuesday’s primary. (THE WASHINGTON POST/AP) WASHINGTONPOST.COM THE FIX
How did Cruz beat Trump in Iowa? In a state that has long rewarded conservatives who put religion at the fore, and in a political era dictated by data analytics, Cruz won on the strength of both. His message was perfectly tuned to Iowa conservatives, he used his web of relationships to try to unite evangelical leaders and he invested deeply in data and turnout organization. By caucus day, Cruz had 11,986 volunteers in Iowa and trained captains at nearly all of the 1,681 precincts. Despite stealing the spotlight for months, Donald Trump was outorganized by Cruz in Iowa.
Did Sanders’ rise expose Clinton’s weaknesses?
How will strategies change in New Hampshire?
A self-described democratic socialist who was running 30 points behind Clinton in the polls as recently as November, Bernie Sanders drew support from young people, liberals and independents. The photo finish in Iowa showed that Republicans are not the only voters looking for qualities beyond experience and electability. The most amazing statistic to come out of the Iowa Democratic caucuses: Among voters ages 17 to 29, Sanders won 84 percent of the vote to Clinton’s 14 percent.
The candidates now face a different set of voters and issues heading into next Tuesday’s New Hampshire primaries: more moderate than Iowans in general, and less attuned to religious-oriented appeals on the campaign trail. New Hampshire voters are socially moderate and fiscally frugal and use a primary voting system that allows greater participation by independent-minded voters who revel in upsetting the conventional wisdom. According to recent polls, Trump and Sanders lead in New Hampshire.
Will money swing this election?
What does Rubio’s emergence mean?
Although Sanders has vowed to get money out of politics, he has nearly matched Clinton’s haul in the two most recent fundraising quarters. For Cruz’s campaign, he had an email out before midnight Monday warning that “I must raise over ONE MILLION DOLLARS in the next 24 hours or I risk wasting our Iowa victory.” But money doesn’t always lead to results. “Jeb Bush spent $15 million and got 3 percent,” Chris Christie said. “I spent $500,000 between all our different efforts and got 2 percent. … I think you’d rather have me manage your money.”
As many expected, Marco Rubio has become the strongest establishment candidate in the GOP field. He made a strong run at Trump for second place in Iowa, an unimaginable result even a week ago. A strong closing kick positions Rubio well for the sprint between Iowa and New Hampshire. He is likely to benefit from a push by the party establishment to get some of the other establishment candidates out of the race. If it doesn’t happen before New Hampshire, a second strong Rubio showing could well force it.
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The number of people who participated in the Iowa caucuses Monday night, breaking previous record turnouts. More than 185,000 people turned out for the Republican caucus, surpassing the 2012 attendance record by about 60,000, The Des Moines Register reported. On the other side of the aisle, more than 170,000 participated in the Democratic caucus. There was a 15.7 percent turnout rate among eligible voters — impressive by any standard. (EXPRESS) Florida justices delay execution after U.S. Supreme Court ruling that state’s death system is flawed
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What happens now that Trump isn’t invincible? Donald Trump didn’t win Monday night in Iowa, finishing closer to Marco Rubio’s third place than Ted Cruz’s first place. Losing has particular resonance for Trump, who has put his ability to win at the heart of his campaign. By not winning in Iowa — despite every poll conducted in the final 10 days of the race showing him to be ahead — the Trump balloon has sprung a leak. The question now is how he reacts to losing. His concession speech Monday night was remarkably low key. He didn’t tweet in 14 hours. He was not on the morning chat shows. Is that a preview of the Trump we will see on the trail in New Hampshire over the next week? Or will he act as though Iowa either (a) never happened or (b) was utterly predictable — keeping up the appearance of inevitability that has fueled his rise to the top of the GOP presidential field? My guess is that Trump returns to the Trump that his supporters love: boastful, confident and utterly dismissive of any criticism thrown his way. The question is how that will play now that Trump has, at least in one state, been exposed as something less than he promised to be. What Iowa made clear is that Trump won’t coast to the GOP nomination. He now has to have a victory in New Hampshire to keep his still-front-running candidacy afloat and alive. CHRIS CILLIZZA
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Make a Documentary this Spring or Summer Docs In Progress Documentary Camps in Silver Spring Mar. 28-Apr. 1 from 9:00am-4:00pm (Ages 14-17) July 5-15 from 9:00am-4:00pm (Ages 12-15) July 18-29 from 9:00am-4:00pm (Ages 15-18) Express yourself through the power of documentary video. Learn how to plan, shoot, and edit a short documentary at this fun and educational day camp. docsinprogress.org or 301-789-2797
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Parents at the summer camp and activities fair in Potomac, Md., check out various camp options for summer, but Elaina Clarke, 16 months, is more interested in the dry ice fountain at the Mad Science of Washington booth.
Those crazy days of summer camp prep With lots of options and high demand, it’s never too early to plan ahead In the depths of winter — and in the wake of Snowzilla — a race is heating up for families in the Washington region: securing a coveted spot in a summer camp. Many parents know that the competition is fierce and requires planning more than six months in advance to ensure that their children will have a place to spend the hot and humid days between June and August before classes start up again. “The D.C. area is one of those areas where you can’t wait until April or May,” said Rockville parent Darien Wright. “In years past, we’ve always had to have it locked down by December 31.” The good news for parents is that there are plenty of options. But winnowing the field can be
an intimidating task, especially for moms and dads looking at camps for the first time. On a recent afternoon, Wright joined dozens of other parents at the Cabin John Mall in Potomac for a summer camp fair hosted by Washington Family magazine. Counselors and camp managers stationed booths inside the mall to talk about fun in the sun while the weather outside turned chilly. Representatives handed out glossy brochures for horsebackriding camps, musical theater camps and mad scientist camps with classes on decoding DNA sequences and the principles of flight and aerodynamics, including lessons on how to build rockets and parachutes. Even more specialized camps offered tips for little leaguers with ambitions to become professional baseball pitchers or for amateur singers seeking a future under the glare
of the spotlights. There also was the “Happily Ever After Princess Camp” for girls age 3 and 4, featuring fairytale ballet lessons, “sparkling costumes, wands and tiaras.” For Wright, the search for summer camp options began months ago. By late January, Wright said he had already filled the majority of his 7-year-old daughter’s summer schedule and hoped to explore new options at the expo. “For her it’s ‘Let’s try a bunch of different things,’ ” Wright said. Wright said he’d settled on Terp Quest at the College Park campus of the University of Maryland because the camp is logistically easy — his wife works close by — and also because the camp includes a wide variety of sports and physical activities. “The swimming options are paramount because we’re big CONTINUED ON PAGE S5
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Ballet Petite teacher Haylee Phillips — or, for this day, Princess Belle — performs for children and parents interested in dance camp at the summer camp and activities fair last month in Potomac, Md.
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into making sure the kids know how to swim so they don’t become one of those adults that don’t know how to swim,” he said. Wright said other important factors included whether or not the camp allowed families to drop their children off early and pick them up late. “As working parents, we want to make sure it’s covering the day,” Wright said. “Those that have extended care are really key for this household. If it doesn’t have that, we don’t even look at it, quite honestly.” Then, of course, there’s price. Some programs — notably sleepover camps — can cost thousands of dollars per week. “You don’t want to be leaving an arm and a leg at the door,” Wright said, but he noted that the expense can be worth it, especially if his daughter is introduced to a new
circle of friends. For Shoney Ponda, the experience of summer camp provides his daughters with the opportunity to try new things. Visiting Cabin John Mall, Ponda noticed one program in particular that caught his attention: Steve and Kate’s Camp, a California-based outfit that combines a traditional camp experience with a techsavvy touch (see page 7). “I’m an entrepreneur and very attuned to business and marketing,” Ponda said. “So when I see something cool, I think I can recognize it. … It was unique.” Ponda said that he had chosen to visit the summer camp fair on a whim, hoping to explore the possibilities for his daughters, age 5 and 6. His ultimate decision to send his children to camp came amid the Snowzilla blizzard, when schools closed for several days. “The last four days has solidified that decision,” Ponda said, noting that his daughters have
“[At summer camp,] they get exposed to a lot of things that unfortunately I don’t have time to do with them.” SHONEY PONDA, explaining that the ideal camp for his daughters, ages 5 and 6, is one where they can spend a summer cultivating new experiences and broadening their perspectives.
“constant energy.” Ponda, a first-generation American born to Indian immigrant parents, said he wants his daughters to spend the summer cultivating new experiences. “[They need] that exposure to different activities,” Ponda said. At summer camp, “they get exposed to a lot of things that
unfortunately I don’t have time to do with them.” Ponda said that he spent many of his childhood summers visiting family in the metropolis of Mumbai (then Bombay) and Delhi. Traveling abroad and being immersed in different cultures broadened his perspective at a young age, Ponda said, and
he hopes summer camps in the Washington region can offer similar stimulation for his children. In the meantime, he wants to provide his daughters with a firsthand experience of their heritage, too. He’s already planning a trip to India in December. T. REES SHAPIRO (THE WASHINGTON POST); ILLUSTRATION BY DOLA SUN (FOR EXPRESS)
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The algorithm she’ll need Girls Who Code aims to stem stereotypes about coding careers The group of high school girls sat before a potted plant with wires running down the sides. India Bhalla-Ladd fiddled with a button on the broadboard, a pegboard for electronic devices. Their mission in the Georgetown University classroom: to troubleshoot a plant. “We find if you’re missing a semicolon or a comma, the whole thing won’t work,” said India, a junior at National Cathedral School, referring to the code for their plant-managing device, Plantech. The concept is simple, and genius, really: If your plant needs water, sunlight or a temperature adjustment, Plantech will alert you with an LED light. Eventually, the girls hope it will make watering houseplants as simple as sending a text message. “Every person has, at one point, forgotten to water their plant,” said Sara Berrios, a senior at Westfield High School in Chantilly, Va. The group’s idea sprouted from a seven-week Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program, a camp that aims to combat stereotypes about computer coders and encourage high school girls to pursue computer science
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High school junior India Bhalla-Ladd troubleshoots her product, Plantech, during a camp for coding software at Georgetown University.
education — for free. In 1984, women represented 37 percent of computer science graduates, according to the nonprofit Girls Who Code. Today, women make up just 18 percent of those grads. Girls Who Code aims to provide computer science education to at least a million women by 2020. Last July and August, about 60 students attended the camp, sponsored by BSA (the Software Alliance), Lockheed Martin and the university. In one of the camp’s classrooms on a sunny August morning, one group was hard at work on a video game in which a kayak navigates
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streams while cleaning up oil spills. Nearby, another group worked out kinks on a website that matches people to their ideal pet and guides them to a shelter where they can find it. Li-Ting Song and Milena Orbach were putting the final touches on an app that finds restaurants for people with dietary restrictions. Song, a former vegetarian, said she arrived at the idea when she remembered the hassle of finding places to eat. “We would always have to roam around looking for something, and they would get annoyed,” said Song, a student at West Springfield
High School in Virginia. The girls have a variety of reasons for pursuing coding. Some said it’s the job prospects; for others, it’s a love of video games and technology. But many said coding is simply empowering. Victoria A. Espinel, chief executive of sponsor BSA, said the mission struck a personal chord with her as the head of a software advocacy group. “If there’s a significant portion of the population that is discouraged from going into an industry, then, by definition, you are losing a significant chunk of talent,” Espinel said. “There’s a huge population of smart people that are not going into coding, and we need to have them going into coding.” Back at Plantech HQ, the girls sat in suspense as Stephanie Villanueva, of Woodbridge, Va., poured water over their plant. The water seeped into the soil, and the electronic indicators briefly went haywire. An LED light started flashing pink, indicating that they may have overwatered it. But the girls aren’t worried: Their plant may be cold, but their program is growing better every day. FAIZ SIDDIQUI (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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Campers start a game of soccer at Steve and Kate’s Camp, where kids are allowed to choose their own activities.
These campers choose their own adventures Steve and Kate’s Camp lets kids design their summer experience
Summer camp, the age-old childhood rite of passage, was once the realm of muggy mosquitoladen bunkhouses, sunburns, perpetually soggy bathing suits and s’mores-stickied fingers. But in 2016, the summer experience can be so much more. Now there are camps that specialize in rocketry, computer programming and DNA decoding, as well as camps for every sport, dance discipline and academic course in the K-12 curriculum. For families seeking a blend of that traditional camp experience combined with a modern, tech-savvy touch, there’s Steve and Kate’s Camp, a San Francisco-based outfit with locations in nine states and the District. Founded in 1980, the camp was long a mainstay of Northern California before undergoing
This camper chose to spend his day at Steve and Kate’s Camp experimenting in the kitchen.
a rapid expansion nationwide. Since 2006, Steve and Kate’s Camp has opened more than 40 locations, including three in the Washington area. Steve and Kate’s Camp evokes a laid-back aura true to its California roots, complemented by the company’s Silicon Valley-inspired innovative approaches to everything from programming to payment. The Bay Area influence is
ever apparent on its staff website, which includes a tattooed chef de cuisine who designs the daily menu of healthy snacks for the campers. Each camp site also is staffed with a full-time videographer, who records footage each day for memory reels. Celesta Kirk, a community director for the camp’s newest Bethesda location, said that unlike at more traditional camps,
campers are not grouped by ages or even grouped at all. Kids are free to roam for as long as they like between “studios,” allowing them to chose their own activities and plan their own days, which gives youngsters the power to exercise their independence and judgment, Kirk said. “They get to step into a day and really say, ‘Okay, what am I going to do?’ ” Kirk said. “There’s not an adult telling them: ‘Now you’re going to do this, now you’re going to do that.’ They have to decide for themselves.” In the studio settings, kids get to compose their own music in custom sound booths, knead and craft artisan breads in the bakery and create their own stop-motion movies in the animation lab. “We really step back and let them explore and find their passion,” Kirk said. Parents get to share in the fun, too, Kirk said. Each camper is equipped with a bar code that, when scanned, connects their
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summeradventures projects to a website where parents can view their daughter’s video or listen to their son’s original song. Mike Saperstein, one of the camp’s four business partners, said that Steve and Kate’s freeflowing model relays a certain level of respect for children that they are unlikely to find in other parts of their life. “Not all 6-year-olds want to do the same thing for the same amount of time in the same space,” Saperstein said. “They may say, ‘I really hate art; why do I have to be in there?’ … We asked, ‘How do we make kids happiest?’ The answer was allowing them to pursue their inherent interests.” Kirk described a recent camper who was an athlete and excelled on the soccer field. Then one day at camp the boy walked into a studio filled with sewing machines and reams of fabric and textiles. He was fascinated by the equipment and spent the vast majority of his summertime designing and fashioning tote bags. “He might not have chosen that at a different camp,” Kirk said. “I don’t think he would have signed up for a sewing camp.” The camper made eight tote bags in a variety of styles. Kirk said that he was liberated by the experience and the freedom to learn a new skill. He also was free to create and make mistakes along the way, part of the camp’s trial-and-error mantra. “Just telling someone what to do doesn’t develop their passion for it,” Kirk said. Instead, the child got “an awesome feeling of accomplishment,” completing the totes on his own. Kirk said that another difference between Steve and Kate’s Camp is a flexible payment plan that allows parents to pay per day, instead of by week, month or session. “Buy any number of day passes and use them anytime” is the camp’s policy. “Unused day passes will be automatically refunded at summer’s end. ... Any more flexible and you’d need a yoga mat.” That means drop-ins are welcome, Kirk said, a practice that already has proven successful CONTINUED ON PAGE S8
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Kids at Steve and Kate’s Camp channel their inner “Project Runway” designers in one of the camp’s “studios” for a variety of activities.
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for Washington-area parents. The camp’s Capitol Hill location began the summer with 80 children and ended the season with about 115. Saperstein, who joined Steve and Kate’s Camp in 1998, has helped lead the company through its expansion to Seattle, Portland, Chicago, Brooklyn and Boston. He attributed Steve and Kate’s success to its try-anything, worry-free vibe that has thrilled kids tired of the constrictive nature of summer camps that more closely resemble strict classrooms. “In school settings, there’s this constant feeling of judgment
from coaches, teachers and counselors,” Saperstein said. “ T hey get g rades a nd do something right or do something wrong.” Saperstein said that kind of thinking doesn’t allow children to grow into innovative, independent-minded adults. “If you only follow recipes,” Saperstein said, “no one ever does something different than what Julia Child was doing.” T. REES SHAPIRO (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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Young Nats rank high
Kerr plays taskmaster for Warriors NBA After the Warriors nearly suffered a stunning loss at the 76ers on Saturday, only to be saved by a last-second Harrison Barnes 3-pointer, coach Steve Kerr had no problem excoriating his team. And when the Warriors scuffled through the first quarter Sunday against the Knicks at Madison Square Garden, he smashed his clipboard in half. Someone might want to remind Kerr that his Warriors, who visit the Wizards tonight at 8 (CSN, ESPN), are 44-4 and on pace to win 75 games, breaking the regular-season record of 72 by the Bulls in 1996. But maybe they need that kind of tough love to make history. “We were really bad,” Draymond Green said of the clipboard fury. “He expects perfection, and we’re never there.”
The NBA is considered to be a player’s league — something reinforced by the first few months of this Warriors’ season, when Kerr, recovering from back surgery, put assistant coach Luke Walton in charge and the team thrived. But Kerr brings special qualities. He quickly showed his value when he replaced Mark Jackson before last season. Kerr inherited a 51-win club and immediately turned it into a 67-win juggernaut and an NBA champion. Still, he tries to deflect credit. “They’re amazingly talented and ... committed to one another,” he said of his team. “We’re not paying much attention to the record. We’re just trying to get better, but we don’t take winning for granted.” To say the Warriors’ spectacular start wasn’t expected when Kerr announced his leave of absence in October is an understatement. But between Walton’s calm demeanor and the players doing their best to prove they
(THE WASHINGTON POST)
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Wizards’ opponent is 44-4, but the coach is back and not relaxing
The Nationals will have three of the top youngsters in the game when they open spring training Feb. 18 in Viera, Fla. Here is how Baseball Prospectus ranks them.
Victor Robles, OF No. 29 overall
He won’t be 19 until May and hit .352 in 61 games last year with two teams in the low minors. Good arm, good speed and a fast learner.
The Warriors’ Steve Kerr, who because of back surgery didn’t coach this season until Jan. 22, demands “perfection,” says forward Draymond Green.
A very hot ticket tonight Still trying to get a ticket to tonight’s Warriors-Wizards game at Verizon Center? Good luck — it’s the hottest ticket to a Wizards game in six years, according to ticket marketplace SeatGeek. The company found that tickets were reselling at an average price of $197, making it the most expensive Wizards home game since at least 2010. (TWP)
could keep themselves steady and focused while Kerr recovered, Golden State exploded to a 39-4 start before Kerr finally returned Jan. 22. “There wasn’t too much
change,” Andrew Bogut said. “Luke let us play like Steve does, and made sure we kept to our principles, and made sure there was no slippage. But we have a professional group in this locker room. I don’t think that situation works with probably 20, 25 teams out of 30 in the league. “We police ourselves. We have veterans and we know what it took to win a championship last year, and that carried over.” That doesn’t mean Kerr doesn’t make a difference. “We need him,” Shaun Livingston said. “When things get tight, we’re going to need his leadership.” TIM BONTEMPS (THE WASHINGTON POST)
2 Trea Turner, SS No. 13 overall
Turner, below, will compete this spring to start at short. He hit .322 in the minors last season and .225 in 40 at-bats with the Nationals.
1 Lucas Giolito, RHP No. 3 overall
He had Tommy John surgery in 2012 but threw 117 innings in the minors last season. He’ll be entering his first full spring p g trainingg with the Nats.
RAPPING AT THE SUPER BOWL
Cam shows off-field skills
At a Super Bowl event Monday, Cam Newton accepted a challenge to do a freestyle rap. A sample: “We’re chillin’ at the Super Bowl with a lot of media, man I hate talking to the media/ But it’s all good and great. Man I look at the team, man them boys straight/ I’m straight outta College Park by way of Atlanta, you could see the towel on my head some people call it a bandana/ I’m chillin, I’m flowin, havin a good time, but everybody worried about me. Don’t worry about mine.” (THE WASHINGTON POST)
Yahoo report: Warriors favored to sign Kevin Durant if he leaves Thunder
Lady Gaga will sing national anthem at Super Bowl
Redskins add veteran defensive end Ziggy Hood
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Who will gamble on RGIII? REDSKINS When the Redskins finally release Robert Griffin III, an NFL executive and coach will roll the dice on the Heisman Trophy winner who spent 2015 as a thirdstring quarterback. Of the dozen NFL executives, scouts and coaches interviewed for this story, the majority expressed a belief that Griffin is capable of landing a starting job with a new team next season, citing both the lack of sure-fire talent in this year’s draft and the playmaking ability Griffin showed as a rookie in 2012. Others were more skeptical, expressing doubt over his ability to stay healthy and saying teams have learned how to stop him. An AFC pro scout said “of course” Griffin can still play: “He can make all the throws; he can run. He’s shown that. It isn’t just on the player. Coaching does come into it. You’ve got to be willing to adapt your system to a player’s strengths. … If he finds the right situation, he can be a starter again. For sure.” Any team signing Griffin would do so on faith, because
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NFL insiders divided on the future value of Redskins’ enigma
The Redskins are all but certain to release QB Robert Griffin III soon.
he produced just two shaky preseason outings in 2015 and an uneven body of work in 2014. A GM said the maturity Griffin displayed in 2015 after getting benched should help his chances. “He handled himself well this year in a tough situation,” the GM said. “It’s probably a good thing to be humbled. … He’s a Heisman Trophy winner, had a great rookie season. That doesn’t just happen.” But as a top talent evaluator from an NFC team noted, there
Manziel exit likely March 9
Kings avoid T-shirt gaffe
The Browns, already expected to cut quarterback Johnny Manziel when the league year begins March 9, issued a statement Tuesday condemning his behavior after his latest run-in with police. “Johnny’s continual involvement in incidents that run counter to [our] expectations undermines the hard work of his teammates and the reputation of our organization,” said Sashi Brown, the Browns’ vice president of football operations. (AP)
Kings center DeMarcus Cousins helped save the club from an embarrassing giveaway Monday. Before fans arrived, T-shirts were put on every seat to salute the Lunar New Year. Because this is the year of the monkey, the shirts had a monkey on the front. Cousins and others noted this was offensive on the first day of Black History Month. Said Kings president Chris Granger: “We all need a lesson in sensitivity.” (EXPRESS)
is a graveyard full of the careers of great college quarterbacks who failed in the NFL. Skeptics attribute Griffin’s rookie success to something that can’t be replicated: an element of surprise. He thrived greatly as a rookie partly because of his world-class athleticism, but largely because he directed a zone-read offense that Mike Shanahan and Kyle Shanahan — Sh taking cues from Baylor’s Baylor s play playbook — tailored to his strengths strengths.
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Beuchert’s mixes Charm City Meadworks’ Basil Lemongrass mead (fermented honey and water) with orange or grapefruit juice to create the meadmosa. “When people think of mead, they think Renaissance fair: super-high alcohol, really thick and syrupy,” general manager Ed Howard says. “But this is actually the opposite.” More like a beer than a wine, the mead ($18) is served on tap and is very dry, with hints of basil.
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“Everybody knows about the pisco sour,” assistant general manager Nick Porter says. “And then there’s the chilcano, which is what locals [in Peru] would drink.” The favorite — available in carafes during brunch ($32-$61) — is made with pisco, lime juice, simple syrup, ginger ale and aged Peruvian bitters made with more than 30 herbs and spices. The drink can be spiced with various infused piscos, called macerados. Seasonally, the bartenders experiment with farmers market ingredients.
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Satellite Room has taken Tang, the “juice” of choice for many middle schoolers, and repurposed it for adults: The neon orange Wu-Tangmosa ($15) is a mix of Tang and champagne. General manager Courtney Williamson says it has to be mixed in massive, multigallon vats to meet the demand. The drink is a nod to Satellite’s appreciation of classic hip-hop, and a way to incorporate the Wu-Tang Clan (whose music is pumped through the speakers on Wednesdays) into brunch.
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At Barrel, groups of four can sip on a liter of Old Fashioneds served in a miniature barrel.
Duke’s Grocery, the Dupont hang with an East London twist, is opening a second iteration in Woodley Park, to be called Duke’s Counter, in the space that formerly held Zoo Bar Cafe. “We’re going to maintain that welcoming fun vibe,” managing partner Daniel Kramer says of the space, located directly across from the National Zoo. “We’re excited to join the Woodley Park community and to have a super, super cute neighbor named Bei Bei.” The menu will be similar to Duke’s Grocery’s, with the addition of a few items such as fish and chips and a children’s menu. Kramer anticipates the new spot will open sometime this year after an interior rehab.
Don’t fret: Duke’s Grocery favorites like the Proper Burger will be served at Duke’s Counter.
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‘Younger’ is better: TV Land comedy hits all the marks TV Land — the home of endless “Roseanne,” “Gilligan’s Island” and “Golden Girls” reruns — isn’t the most obvious place to find a smart and funny sitcom about millennial culture. So I wasn’t expecting much from “Younger,” a TV Land original starring Sutton Foster as a 40-year-old recent divorcee who poses as a 26-year-old to get a job as an assistant in book publishing (because apparently no one in publishing has a job for a 40-something who quit the industry to be a stay-at-home mom). I won’t blame you if you stop reading after that sentence. The premise of “Younger” seems flimsy at best. Foster’s Liza, the mother of an 18-yearold, certainly looks youthful, but how could she fool other 20-somethings and peers who are her actual age? To make things more complicated, Liza starts dating a 26-year-old
tattoo artist named Josh (Nico Tortorella) and befriends a junior book editor named Kelsey (Hilary Duff), who takes Liza under her wing. Neither of them (nor their 20-something friends) can tell that Liza was actually born before the Internet was a thing. Yet “Younger,” which debuted last year and returned for a second season last month, manages to overcome its thin, implausible premise with sharp writing and unexpected insight into what life’s like both at 26 and 40. Much of the humor, of course, comes from Liza’s crash course in millennial culture: She clumsily dives into Twitter, awkwardly texts Josh and nearly dies in a CrossFit class. Foster imbues the character with a youthful enthusiasm and manages to believably play both sides of Liza. (Duff, on the other hand, is often unintentionally funny, playing Kelsey as if she’s aware she’s in a TV show.) Based on the Pamela Redmond Satran novel of the
Former DA: Cosby is shielded from prosecution
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Bruce Castor, the former district attorney who declined a decade ago to bring sex-crime charges against Bill Cosby, testified Tuesday that he believes a non-prosecution agreement he made forever closes the door on prosecuting Cosby. The current DA said there is no record of any such agreement. Also Tuesday, model Chloe Goins dismissed her sexassault lawsuit accusing Cosby. (AP)
Lady Gaga will pay tribute to the late David Bowie during the Grammy Awards later this month. The Grammys announced Tuesday that Gaga will perform a “multisensory tribute” to Bowie at the Feb. 15 ceremony in Los Angeles. Nile Rodgers, who worked with Bowie on the 1983 hit “Let’s Dance,” will be the musical director for Gaga’s tribute. (AP)
Elizabeth Banks cast as villain Rita Repulsa in “Power Rangers” movie
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same name and created by “Sex and the City’s” Darren Star, “Younger” moves at a quick pace that — especially as I binged all 10 episodes of Season 1 in a single weekend — makes it feel more like a feature-length romantic comedy than a traditional sitcom. Nearly every episode picks up right where the last one left off, making it the kind of show that would benefit from a Netflix-style release
rather than TV Land’s weekly schedule, with new episodes airing Wednesdays at 10 p.m. (Season 1 is available via most On Demand cable providers.) With its silly premise, “Younger” may seem like an odd fit for TV Land. But just like Foster’s Liza, looks can be deceiving. For more of Rudi’s comedy musings, follow him on Twitter: @rudigreenberg.
Corden to host Tonys C Ja James Corden will be staying up late for real to host the Tony Awards. The fo host of CBS’s “The Late Late Show” h will make his debut as the emcee June w 12 at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. The British comedian and actor C h has been on Broadway twice and won a Tony in 2012 as best leading actor in a play for “One Man, Two Guvnors.” (AP)
Beneath the deadening lack of racial diversity in American publishing lies a subtler, affiliated kind of redlining. Whether it’s a barrier constructed of ignorance or cemented by anxiety, it serves to keep most novelists — particularly most white novelists — working within the realm of their own racial heritage, creating characters that look like they do. Almost 150 years after Mark Twain sent Jim down the Mississippi River, we still can’t decide if that portrayal was a breakthrough or another inscription of racism. But no matter how much the country has changed, there are few towns in America as monochromatic as the towns in American fiction. Even as we try to encourage more diverse books, our eagerness to rain hellfire on authorial missteps and insensitivities has increased. Into this fraught discussion now comes Charlie Smith, a 67-year-old white Southerner, who has just published a gorgeous, harrowing novel called “Ginny Gall,” in which essentially all the characters are black. The protagonist is Delvin, born in 1913 in Tennessee. His mother unintentionally kills a white man and runs for her life, leaving her son behind. Without sentimentality or condescension, Smith follows Delvin across the South, through periods of peace and sparks of terror, months of romance and long trials of despair. RON CHARLES
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blog log “Greedy creators like the Fine Bros. are what’s wrong with YouTube.” @CHRISCAV_ is disappointed in the actions of the Fine Brothers, the creators
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“This guy had better things to do than listen to the rhetoric. Working on his fitness like a baller. You go Rowing Dude.” @MENEZ_VANESSA gets a kick out
of an Iowa man who refused to let a little democracy get in the way of his workout. Rowing Dude, as the Internet quickly dubbed him, became a sensation as cameras caught him using the rowing machine in the gym where Ted Cruz was giving a speech during Monday night’s caucus.
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of a popular YouTube channel in which people of various age groups “react” to pop culture and Internet phenomena. The real-life brothers, shown here in 2010, recently announced that they had created a licensing program — the first of its kind in the history of YouTube — in which they would trademark the “react” format and allow other people to mirror it in exchange for a slice of the profits. There was an immediate backlash. With their subscription numbers dwindling, the Fine Bros. wrote an article on Medium in which they promised to discontinue the practice. But it might have been too late — plenty of people online said they still wouldn’t resubscribe to the channel.
“Y’all can get Drake to do a commercial but can’t get better signal.”
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@ULISES_A1 has a message for T-Mobile after seeing its Super Bowl
commercial. The company released its ad Tuesday, and it features rapper Drake “behind the scenes” of his “Hotline Bling” music video. Actors playing T-Mobile executives can be seen in the background asking him to tweak his lyrics to fit in details about perks and plans.
“I’m writing in #StickerKid on the ballot.”
“Consider it a brief moment of silliness and fun to distract you from the touristy, sanity-draining hellscape that Times Square can often be …”
CHRIS WELCH, at theverge.com, reports on the video of a cat drinking milk that will overtake Times Square every night in February. For three minutes, beginning at 11:57 p.m., it will be plastered across 15 billboards as part of the “Midnight Moment” series.
@SLATTERYNYDN finds a new hero to
rally behind. As Hillary Clinton made her victory speech after Monday night’s Iowa caucuses, a dancing guy covered in stickers weaseled his way behind her and onto TV screens everywhere. He quickly became a meme, with Twitter users (jokingly) calling on him to enter the race. Early Tuesday morning, Twitter user @PeterClinkscale came forward, claiming to be #StickerKid.
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1865: President Abraham Lincoln and Confederate Vice President Alexander H. Stephens hold a shipboard peace conference off the Virginia coast; the talks deadlock over the issue of Southern autonomy.
1959: Rock and roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson die in the crash of a small plane near Clear Lake, Iowa.
1971: New York City police officer Frank Serpico, who had charged that there was widespread corruption in the NYPD, is shot and seriously wounded during a drug bust in Brooklyn.
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In an interview with Complex, Nick Jonas wouldn’t confirm rumors of a recent fling with Kate Hudson. “We had an unbelievable connection as two humans who just admire things about each other, and see something in each other that’s beautiful,” he said. “Out of my best effort to respect her and her privacy, I’m not going to say if we had sex or not.” (EXPRESS)
Jay Z’s record label, Roc Nation, has filed a lawsuit against one of its former artists, Rita Ora, for failing to deliver contractually obligated albums. The New York Post notes that this suit comes just six weeks after Ora sued the label, claim-ing it abandoned her in favor of athletes and other artists. Roc Nation now claims that it spent more than $2 million to market Ora’s second album, which still has not been released. d. The label is suing Ora for $2.4 million. But Ora’s attorney told the Post that Jay Z has promised to let Ora out of her con-tract, which means this feud may soon be over. (EXPRESS)
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Harry Styles has found a new management company, breaking apart from One Direction’s management team, Modest Management. The agency’s executives told Billboard that the split was amiable, and that Styles was “a total gentleman” about it. This move adds fuel to the rumors that the quartet’s “hiatus” is actually the beginning of a permanent split.
Let’s get the name ‘Selfie of Versailles’ to catch on Kim Kardashian and model Amber Rose took a selfie that each posted to Instagram on Monday night. This would not be noteworthy were it not for the Twitter feud Kardashian’s husband, Kanye West, started with Rose’s ex-husband, Wiz Khalifa, in which West mentioned Rose’s and Khalifa’s son. “Tea, anyone?” Kardashian captioned the snap. (EXPRESS)
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