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Congress Sends Startup Investment Bill to Obama Despite warnings that less government oversight might mean more scams, Congress on Tuesday sent President Obama legislation he endorsed making it easier for startups to raise capital without running afoul of federal regulations. The legislation is on course to be one of the few achievements this year for a Congress mired in partisan divisions. (AP)
Health Care Linchpin in Jeopardy Justices signal deep trouble for mandate in Obama’s overhaul
Health care reform supporters and opponents rally Tuesday at the Supreme Court.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Tuesday she found the debate over health care similar to an earlier era’s argument about the Social Security retirement system. How could Congress be able to compel younger workers to contribute to Social Security but be limited in its ability to address health care? she wondered. “The government can take over the whole thing ... but if the government wants to preserve private insurers, it can’t do that,” she said. (AP)
the mandate for Americans to have insurance “is a step beyond what our cases allow,” in the words of Justice Anthony Kennedy. But Kennedy, who is often the swing vote on cases that divide the justices along ideological lines, also said he recognized the magnitude of the nation’s health care problems and seemed to suggest they would require a comprehensive solution.
He and Chief Justice John Roberts emerged as the apparent pivotal votes in the court’s decision. The ruling is due in June. Final arguments on Wednesday will focus on whether the rest of the law can remain even if the insurance mandate is struck down and, separately, on the constitutionality of another provision expanding the federal-state Medicaid program. MARK SHERMAN (AP)
MWi^_d]jed President Obama’s health care overhaul was cast into peril Tuesday as the Supreme Court’s conservative justices sharply and repeatedly questioned its core requirement that virtually every American carry insurance. The court will now take up whether any remnant of the historic law can survive if that linchpin fails. The justices’ questions in Tuesday’s hearing carried deeply serious implications but were sometimes ﬂavored with fanciful suggestions. If the government can force people to buy health insurance, justices wanted to know, can it require people to buy burial insurance? Cellphones? Broccoli? The law, pushed to passage by Obama and congressional Democrats two years ago, would affect nearly all Americans and extend insurance coverage to 30 million people who now lack it. Republi-
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<77jeH[l_[m9WfjW_dÊiC[Z_YWbH[YehZi As a result of the JetBlue incident, the FAA will review the captain’s medical certificate — essentially a good housekeeping seal of approval that the pilot is healthy. All pilots working for scheduled airlines must have a first-class medical certificate. The certificates must be renewed every year if the pilot is younger than 40, or every six months if 40 or older. To obtain a certificate, the pilot must undergo a physical examination by an FAA-designated medical examiner that includes questions about the pilot’s psychological condition. (AP)
ed and agitated, then began yelling about an unspeciﬁed threat linked to Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan. “They’re going to take us down, they’re taking us down, they’re going to take us down. Say the Lord’s prayer, say the Lord’s prayer,” the captain screamed, according to Antolino. Gabriel Schonzeit, who was sitting in the third row, said the captain said there could be a bomb on board the ﬂight: “He started screaming about al-Qaeda and possibly a bomb on the plane and Iraq and Iran and about how we were all going down.” The captain had been exhibit-
ing “erratic behavior,” so the co-pilot locked him out of the cockpit, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. Antolino said he and three others tackled the captain as he ran for the cockpit door, pinned him and held him down while the plane landed at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport. “That’s how we landed,” he said. “There were four of us on top of him. ... And that’s how we landed.” JetBlue said the ill captain was taken to a medical facility in Amarillo. B E T S Y B L A N E Y A N D O S K A R GARCIA (AP)
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Japan: Radiation Levels In Nuke Reactor Still High One of Japan’s crippled nuclear reactors still has fatally high radiation levels and hardly any water to cool it, according to an internal examination Tuesday that renews doubts about the plant’s stability. The damage assessment at Fukushima Dai-ichi’s No. 2 reactor was just the second since the devastating tsunami swept into the plant a year ago. (AP) F7H?I
Jewish Boy, 12, Attacked A 12-year-old boy was beaten outside his Jewish school in Paris by youths reciting anti-Semitic slogans on Monday, school officials said Tuesday. The attack comes amid high tensions in France after a gunman shot and killed a rabbi and three children at a Jewish school. (AP)
Syria Accepts U.N. Peace Plan Skepticism remains high that Assad will abide by cease-fire GWW"B[XWded Syria accepted a cease-fire drawn up by U.N. envoy Kofi Annan on Tuesday, but the diplomatic breakthrough was swiftly overshadowed by intense clashes between government soldiers and rebels that sent bullets flying into Lebanon. Opposition members accused President Bashar Assad of agreeing to the plan to stall for time as his troops make a renewed push to kill off bastions of dissent. And the conﬂict just gets deadlier: The U.N. said the death toll has grown
7ddWdÊiFWj^jeF[WY[ U.N. envoy Kofi Annan drafted a six-part plan for peace in Syria that begins with an immediate, twohour halt in fighting every day to allow humanitarian access. The plan also calls for a complete cease-fire, though that will take more time because Syria must first move troops and equipment out of cities and towns, government forces and the divided opposition must stop fighting, and a U.N.-supervised monitoring mission must be established. (AP)
to more than 9,000, a sobering assessment of a devastating yearold crackdown on the uprising. Annan’s announcement that Syria had accepted his peace plan was met with deep skepticism. “We are not sure if it’s political maneuvering or a sincere act,”
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Speaking to the mics intentionally this time and seeking to contain a controversial gaffe, President Obama offered assurances Tuesday that he had no hidden agenda with Russia for a second term. Obama got caught on tape Monday telling Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at a nuclear security summit that he would have more room to negotiate on missile defense after the November election, presumably expecting to win. “This is not a matter of hiding the ball,” Obama said Tuesday. “I’m on record.” His explanation: He wants to work with Russia on the divisive issue of a missile defense shield in Europe. And there’s no way to expect progress during the politics of this election year, so he is already looking to 2013. (AP)
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Channel Will Not Air French Killings Clip Al-Jazeera was sent video of shooter in action, police say FWh_i A video apparently showing a Muslim gunman’s attacks on soldiers and a Jewish school was sent to the Al-Jazeera news network — but not by him, French police said Tuesday, raising the specter of a possible accomplice. Al-Jazeera on Tuesday decided not to air the video, which seems to have been ﬁlmed from the killer’s point of view and includes the cries of his victims. President Nicolas Sarkozy had asked the network not to broadcast it. W hi le French polit icia ns descr ibe suspected gunma n Mohamed Merah as a “lone wolf” terrorist, his brother is behind bars on suspicion of helping in the attacks and police are looking for potential accomplices. A French ofﬁcial said the video was not sent by Merah, a 23-yearold Frenchman who was killed in
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a shootout Thursday. Prosecutors have said that Merah filmed all of his attacks, which began March 11 with the murder of a French soldier. Before the spree ended, two more soldiers and three Jewish children and a rabbi were killed, while two other people were wounded. Police said Merah claimed the attacks and had told them he had links to al-Qaeda. French ofﬁcials say they have found no sign of a link between Merah and al-Qaeda or other terror networks. (AP)
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C[Wdm^_b[$$$ More than 50 world leaders, including President Obama, gathered in South Korea at a nuclear security summit this week to reaffirm controls on nuclear material that might be acquired by terrorists. Obama met with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Tuesday, breaking a four-month moratorium on direct top-level contacts with Islamabad. Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal is a main reason the U.S. struggles to promote a stable and friendly government there, and the White House said the threat of nuclear terrorism was a top issue that Obama and Gilani discussed. (AP)
A recent study looks at the damage that could result from a nuclear blast in D.C.
A recent federal study looked at a fictional terrorist attack in Washington using a nuclear bomb that would be 5,000 times more powerful than the non-nuclear truck bomb used in the Oklahoma City attack in 1995. GETTY IMAGES/EXPRESS ILLUSTRATION
This is what the U.S. government imagines would happen if terrorists set off a nuclear bomb just blocks from the White House: The explosion would destroy everything in every direction within a half mile. An intense flash would blind drivers on the Beltway miles away. A radioactive cloud would drift toward Baltimore. But the surprising conclusion? Just a bit farther from the epicenter of the blast, such a nuclear explosion would be pretty survivable. A little-noticed U.S. government study explores what would happen if terrorists got their hands on enough nuclear material to explode a 10-kiloton nuclear bomb, roughly 5,000 times more powerful than the truck bomb that destroyed the federal building in Oklahoma City in 1995. But the city wouldn’t disappear from the map. “It’s not the end of the world,” said Randy Larsen, a retired Air Force colonel and founding director of the Institute for Homeland Security. “It’s not a Cold War scenario.” The biggest difference between the disaster that the government studied and the nightmares of incoming ICBMs from the former Soviet Union is the size of the explosion. Cold Warera fears imagined massive hydrogen bombs detonated in the sky, not a smaller device — one that might ﬁt inside a parked van — exploding on the street. “Our images of nuclear war are either of Hiroshima or Nagasaki or
7j<_Yj_edWb=hekdZP[he The intersection of 16th and K streets NW was chosen as the epicenter for the fictional nuclear bomb in a recent U.S. government study, though the report didn’t say why. The flash from the explosion would be so bright it could temporarily blind people up to 12 miles away and be seen for hundreds of miles. The mushroom cloud — up to five miles tall — would keep its shape for only a few minutes, and the blast could break glass as far as three miles away within 10 seconds. The U.S. Capitol, the Supreme Court, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln and Jefferson memorials, and the Pentagon across the Potomac River were all in areas described as “light damage,” with broken windows and mostly minor injuries. Terrified victims would try to flee the area, but going outside could expose them to deadly amounts of radiation within a few minutes. The government’s advice for everyone within 50 miles: Head downstairs into a parking garage or basement and wait. After about seven hours, radiation begins to disperse significantly, experts said. Anyone caught outside who heads indoors should remove shirts or jackets and shoes and brush their hair to remove large fallout particles. (AP)
*+A The number of people expected to die in the fictional scenario discussed in a recent federal study. Another 323,000 would be injured in the imagined attack.
+ The height, in miles, that the hypothetical mushroom cloud could stretch, according to the federal study imagining a nuclear attack in D.C.
what we saw in the movies during the Cold War,” said Brian Michael Jenkins, a senior adviser to the president of the RAND Corporation. “If you are thinking about [a city] being wiped off the face of the earth, that’s not what happens.” The study, “Key Response Planning Factors for the Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism,” was produced in November by the Homeland Security Department and the National Nuclear Security Administration. Even though the government considers it “for ofﬁcial use only” and never published it online, the study is circulating months later on scientiﬁc and government watchdog websites. For the ﬁctional attack in the study, the blast zone would extend just past the south lawn of the White House and as far east as the FBI headquarters. The study predicted 323,000 injuries, with more than 45,000 dead. “Few, if any, above-ground buildings are expected to remain structurally sound or even standing, and few people would survive” in the blast zone, it predicted. It described the blast area as a “no-go zone” for days afterward due to radiation. The government said it expects it would send warnings afterward by television, radio, email, text message and social media services like Twitter and Facebook. The study didn’t look at the plausibility of terrorists building a nuclear bomb or smuggling one into Washington, which is protected with radiation sensors and other technology designed to thwart such an attack. ALICIA A. CALDWELL (AP)
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Forum explores ways to curb the dangerous use of gadgets in cars JhWdifehjWj_ed Just weeks after completing a study on distracted driving, a University of Wisconsin professor said he was dangerously distracted while trying to switch his CD player from Adele to Bruce Springsteen. “I was seduced at the moment by technology,” John Lee told the National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday. The NTSB, an independent agency, held a daylong exploration
about the risks posed by technology — old, new and still on the horizon — while behind the wheel. The NTSB last year called for a ban on cellphone use while driving, putting it a step beyond the U.S. Department of Transportation and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, who has led a national crusade against distracted driving. While 35 states and the District prohibit drivers from text messaging, and nine states and the District ban hand-held cell phones, no state has banned all cellphone use. The National Highway Trafﬁc Safety Administration says 5,474 people died and 448,000 were
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and recommendations,” NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman said, opening the hearing with a call to action. Donald Fisher, a University of Massachusetts professor, said novice drivers are 16 times more likely to take a “dangerous glance” away from the road.” “We ought to quickly move to banning cellphone use in work zones and school zones,” Fisher said. NTSB board member Mark Rosekind cited research that underscored the risk of distractions. “Multi-tasking is a misconception,” he said. “We all think we can do it, but we can’t.” ASHLEY HALSEY III (THE WASHINGTON POST )
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The National Institute of Mental Health is conducting outpatient research studies on fear and anxiety at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Over a period of one to three visits of one to three hours each, participants will be interviewed and possibly complete a series of tests during which your heart rate will be recorded. Volunteers must be between 18-50 years of age, medically healthy, and not be taking medication. There is no cost for study-related tests. Compensation will be provided.
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Masked Man Reveals New Face
UMd. doctors call transplant the most extensive in history
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numerous surgeries, his forehead and neck were mostly scar tissue. Norris had no teeth, no nose and only part of his tongue. Doctors gave few details about the donor, citing the family’s desire for privacy. But the donor’s family was consulted speciﬁcally about donating the face, said Charles Alexander, president of the Living Legacy Foundation. He said that consenting to be an organ donor does not automatically extend to face donations. It was the 23rd face transplant since doctors began doing the procedure seven years ago. The University of Maryland’s research on transplants was funded by a grant from the Ofﬁce of Naval Research, and doctors said they hope to begin operating soon on military patients. “This was the perfect patient to put into practice what we had discovered in the laboratory,” transplant surgeon Rolf Barth said.
LEAD SURGEON FOR RICHARD LEE NORRIS’ EXTENSIVE FACE TRANSPLANT OPERATION.
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After 15 years of wearing a mask and living as a recluse, a 37-yearold Virginia man disfigured in a gun accident got a new face, nose, teeth and jaw in what University of Maryland physicians say is the most extensive face transplant ever performed. Richard Lee Norris of Hillsville is recovering well after last week’s surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center ofﬁcials announced Tuesday. He’s also regained his sense of smell. “He could not smell for the past 15 years, and that was the most dramatic thing ... he could ﬁnally smell,” lead surgeon Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez said. Norris’ vision was largely unaffected by the accident. Because of
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The state Senate has signed off on a bill to bring table games and a sixth casino to Maryland. The Senate voted, 35-11, on Tuesday to move the bill forward. The bill would pave the way to build a sixth casino in Prince George’s County. It would also increase the amount of revenue slots parlor owners keep from 33 percent to 41 percent. (AP) <7?H<7N"L7$
Police Probe Apparent Fairfax Murder-Suicide Fairfax County police say they are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Annandale that involves a former county police sergeant. Police say they found the bodies of 40-year-old John Jackson of Falls Church and his 13-year-old daughter Alexis Jackson inside an SUV parked in the driveway of a home in the 3800 block of Forest Grove Drive in Annandale about 1 a.m. Tuesday. (AP)
Former House speaker Newt Gingrich campaigned Tuesday in Annapolis, where he spoke to the Maryland Senate, toured several small businesses — including a jewelry store owned by a Republican delegate — and blasted Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to raise the gasoline tax. Gingrich, whose visit comes one week ahead of the state’s April 3 Republican presidential primary, started with a private fundraiser at the Annapolis Sweet Shoppe in
Newt Gingrich tours the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md., on Tuesday.
West Annapolis and then moved to the State House, where Senate President Thomas V. Mike Mill-
er Jr., D-Calvert, and senators of both parties applauded Gingrich’s brief remarks. Gingrich was then given a brief tour of the historic State House before speaking to reporters, saying he intended to stay in the race despite his campaign’s ﬁnancial troubles and Mitt Romney’s increasing lead in the delegate count. “The money’s very tight, obviously,” Gingrich said, before adding, “we have the money to ke ep goi ng.” G R E G M A S T E R S
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The Wizards want to build their franchise around Wall, but so far he’s essentially been waiting for the rest of the construction to take hold. Washington has been the worst team in the NBA since his arrival, with a record of 34-97. This season alone the Wizards have hit the reset button in multiple ways, ﬁring coach Flip Saunders and trading supposed-to-be linchpins JaVale McGee and Nick Young and then telling another one — Andray Blatche — to stay home and work on his conditioning. With team president Ernie Grunfeld’s contract expiring at the end of the season — and a renewal deﬁnitely in question as the team heads for a fourth straight appearance in the draft lottery — Wall already sticks out as a rare piece of franchise sta-
John Wall drives to the basket during the Wizards’ 108-99 win over the Nets last week. Washington has lost four straight since.
The past few days have been especially tough on John Wall.
He dribbled out the clock before getting a shot off in a twopoint loss to Indiana on Thursday.
He went 1 for 10 and missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer in a three-point loss to Atlanta on Saturday.
He drove baseline and missed a layup in the final seconds of a two-point loss to Detroit on Monday. (AP)
John Wall’s Woes The No. 1 overall draft pick in 2010 has seen a lof of losing since joining the Wizards J^[M_pWhZi John Wall banked in a 3-pointer just before the shot clock expired, giving his team a 99-96 lead with 17.1 seconds to go. He threw hands up to celebrate, flashed a big broad smile and traded high-fives with his teammates. Then he played some solid defense, forcing his man to miss a potential game-tying shot. He rubbed it in with a playful taunt: “I told you! I told you! No shot! No shot! Sit down.” When the ﬁnal buzzer sounded, he declared “I’m a winner.” The ﬁnal score: 103-98.
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Doesn’t sound familiar? Of course not. That was a Blue vs. White intrasquad scrimmage at a recent Wizards practice, one of the few settings these days in which Wall can actually enjoy some regular success. Such scenes have yet to become a part of the standard NBA game repertoire for the No. 1 overall pick from the 2010 draft. The body language is just as likely to feature a sag of the shoulders rather than a smile on the face. His buzzer-beaters miss the mark more often than
not. His trademark “Dougie” dance is on hiatus, nearly forgotten amid all of the losing. While there are many positive things to say about Wall as a pro as he wraps up his second season — talented, hard-worker, well-behaved — one thing he isn’t, at least not yet, is a winner. “There’s moments when you get down,” Wall said in an interview with The Associated Press. “It’s like you get down on yourself and the whole team — because you know when you play together, you play hard.”
7Jhk[B[WZ[h5 John Wall has the burden of being a team captain, an honor given to him on Day One of his rookie season by then-coach Flip Saunders. All now agree that it was probably too much too soon but that he has started to grow into the job. Wall says he now has a better sense of “knowing which ways you can talk to certain guys.” Still, the Wizards have their rudderless moments, particularly a recent loss to Golden State that had coach Randy Wittman apologizing for the team’s “unprofessional” effort. Those are the times when a captain needs to be an assertive leader. (AP)
The number of turnovers committed by John Wall this year, most in the NBA. His 3.9 turnover per game average is second worst behind Deron Williams of New Jersey.
bility, even though he hasn’t been around that long. The Wizards can only be thankful that he’s no longer the player whose attitude problems got him cut from his high school team in Raleigh, N.C., and that he — at least publicly — displays remarkable perspective at age 21 and buys into the rebuilding program touted by owner Ted Leonsis. “It’s not easy for me. When I was picked, I knew it was going to be a tough rebuilding process,” said Wall, who’s averaging 17.1 points, 7.9 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game. “You come in and you just try to compete. I asked KD [Kevin Durant] the same thing — how did he deal with his two years when he was struggling. “One thing is, you just come in early and be the last one to leave the gym, just be a leader that way and make sure you’re working on your game and getting better every day. The time will come that things will change around.” JOSEPH WHITE (AP)
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U.S. Stumbles in Olympic Bid Soccer team’s failure to qualify for Games has heads scratching
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For all the talk about the strides soccer has made in the United States, results of late have been stark and disappointing. The Americans were eliminated by Ghana in the last two World Cups. The under-20 team’s streak of seven trips to the world championship ended last year. And now the under-23s have failed to make two of the last three Olympics after their elimination Monday night. Yes, the U.S. plays the world’s game better than it did 25 years ago. The national team even notched its ﬁrst win ever over powerhouse Italy last month. But the sputtering nature of the American program
Freddy Adu, left, is consoled after the Americans’ tie with El Salvador on Monday.
has even its most loyal supporters scratching their heads. The under-23 team was eliminated from Olympic qualifying when it conceded a goal in the ﬁnal
Salary Cap Penalties Approved J^[H[Zia_di NFL owners ratified the agreement between the league and players’ union that takes away $36 million in salary cap space from the Redskins and $10 million from the Cowboys. Other than Dallas and Washington, no club voted Tuesday to oppose the agreement, which raised the salary cap for 2012 from about $113 million to $120.6 million. The
Cowboys and Redskins have sought arbitration, which will be conducted by University of Pennsylvania professor Stephen Burbank. Both teams were penalized for overloading contracts in the 2010 uncapped season despite league warnings not to do so. Each must take at least half the reduction this year. The Cowboys will play in the season opener on Sept. 5 at the Super Bowl champion New York Giants. (AP)
seconds of stoppage time during a 3-3 tie against El Salvador in Nashville, Tenn. Despite hav ing homef ield advantage, the Americans didn’t
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Georgetown junior Hollis Thompson plans to skip his senior year, hire an agent and enter the NBA draft. Coach John Thompson III said Tuesday the Hoyas “fully anticipated” the 6-foot-8 junior — who is not related to the coach — would leave school. Hollis Thompson initially declared for the 2011 NBA draft, too, but returned to school. He ranked second on Georgetown this season by averaging 12.8 points and third with 5.5 rebounds per game. (AP)
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even make it to the qualiﬁcation round — the semiﬁnals this weekend. It was only the second time since 1976 they failed to qualify. They also fell short in 2004. “We need to have new leadership, a fresh way of doing things,” former national team and Olympic coach Bruce Arena said. “Usually it’s a new coach. But maybe it’s time for new leadership and new concepts as well. Who knows? But I think we’re making progress, regardless of this result.” (AP)
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Don’t Do It Again Hollywood has a problem with comedy sequels: It can’t seem to stop making them. Last week Warner Bros. announced that “The Hangover Part III” would hit theaters on May 24, 2013. On April 6 another formulaic franchise gets its fourth outing in “American Reunion.” Sequels aren’t just limited to the hits. Broken Lizard, the troupe behind 2001’s “Super Troopers,” says it’s close to reviving that cult favorite. “Wet Hot 8oHkZ_ American Summer,” =h[[dX[h] which brought in less than $300,000 at the box office in 2001 but had a second life on DVD, may also get a new act. But why mess with the magic of two films made more than a decade ago? Kevin Smith returned to the well with “Clerks II” in 2006 — 12 years after the original. All that did was make people question why they liked “Clerks” in the first place. At least “Bridesmaids” star Kirsten Wiig realizes there isn’t a reason — beyond making money — to film “Bridesmaids 2.” “We had a special time making the first one, but we’re really excited to try something else,” she told E! in January. Then again, 10 years from now she might have second thoughts. Read Rudi’s previous columns at: expressnightout.com.
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?dj^[:[[f Director and explorer James Cameron visits an alien world at the bottom of the ocean ;nf[Z_j_edi For three decades, ﬁlmmaker James Cameron has vividly rendered alien worlds. On Monday, ocean explorer James Cameron visited one: the bottom of the sea. Nine hours after completing a historic solo dive to the deepest slice of the ocean ﬂoor, Cameron described his “very surreal day” in the language of an astronaut. “When I came down, landed, it was very, very soft, almost gelatinous, a ﬂat plain, almost featureless plain, and it just went out of sight as far as I could see,” Cameron said. “My feeling was one of complete isolation from all of human-
ity. I felt like I had literally, in the space of one day, gone to another planet and come back.” Cameron’s adventure began at midnight, a day late because of choppy seas. He prepped the Deepsea Challenger for a few hours, then at 5:15 a.m. his time Monday began a quick but uncomfortable descent. His goal when he got to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the western Paciﬁc Ocean — a depth of 35,576 feet — was to search for life. “We’d all like to think there are giant squid and sea monsters down there,” he said. There weren’t. He saw no ﬁsh, either. He found “nothing larger than about an inch across” — shrimplike scavengers called amphipods. Cameron described extremes of pressure and temperature like those experienced by space travelers. He scrunched himself into a tiny metal pilot sphere “kind of like a Mercury astronaut,” the ﬁrst American
James Cameron made his trip to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the Deepsea Challenger, above.
7J_jWd_YJh[a In 1995, James Cameron’s dream of diving to the wreck of the Titanic — 12,600 feet down in the north Atlantic — came true as he began filming the blockbuster movie about the ship’s sinking. His dive Monday took him nearly three times deeper. At the bottom, Cameron reminded himself of a lesson he learned at the Titanic: He turned away from the monitors and touch screens and cameras stuffed into the cockpit and spent a pure moment “bearing witness, a sense of just being here.” Alone, in the deepest dark, Cameron peered out a small window and soaked in the desolate wonder of an alien realm. (T WP)
space travelers. With high-deﬁnition 3-D cameras ﬁlming, Cameron wanted to grab rock and sediment samples with the sub’s hydraulic arms. But soon after taking his ﬁrst sample, a swirl of hydraulic ﬂuid drifted past his porthole. The arm was dead, its liquid lines crushed by pressure. A bit of the sediment survived inside a container and made it to the surface, but Cameron had to abandon plans to grab extensive samples on the quest, which was sponsored by the National Geographic Society. Cameron sees his journey as the beginning of a long-term campaign to study the deepest slices of the ocean, the “hadal depths.” These trenches make up about 3 percent of the sea bottom — an area as vast as the United States — but remain almost entirely unexplored. “It’s time to ﬁnally open up this frontier to science,” Cameron said. BRIAN VASTAG (THE WASHINGTON POST )
HWj_d]MWhi0 The Weinstein Co. is moving past the R rating earned by “Bully” and will release the documentary unrated, meaning some theaters may choose not to show it. (It’s set to open April 13 in D.C.) Director Lee Hirsch says he won’t edit the film’s offensive language because “it’s what the children who are victims of bullying face on most days.” The company also plans to make “Bully” available to teachers, parents and students nationwide. (AP)
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It’s a Hit It’s hard to make a play about sports come to life with limited stage space. “Sucker Punch” solves that problem by setting its story — of young athletes hoping to leave poverty behind — in a boxing ring. The script, by Roy Williams, has actors throwing physical and verbal punches with equal force. Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW; through April 8, $35-$69; 202-332-3300, Studiotheatre.org. (Dupont Circle)
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Artisphere is screening films by director Robert Rodriguez, the enigma who somehow brought the world “Spy Kids” AND “Machete.” His bloody 1996 vampire flick, “From Dusk Till Dawn,” starring genius/weirdo Quentin Tarantino and George Clooney as criminal brothers on the lam who end up fighting supernatural forces, screening tonight, is a classic. Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 8 p.m., $8; 703-875-1100, Artisphere.com. (Rosslyn)
Rebound relationships can be embarrassing in retrospect. Take Van Halen and Sammy Hagar, for example. They made some OK songs together. He just doesn’t make you laugh like David Lee Roth here. Thank goodness Diamond Dave and VH have been back together for a while, restoring order to the rock universe. Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW; Wed., 7:30 p.m., $49.50-$149.50; 202-6283200, Verizoncenter.com. (Gallery Place)
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CUSTOMER SERVICE Environmentally safe dry cleaners in need of F/T or P/T position. Company benefits. Apply within: 1623 N Quaker Lane Alexandria, VA 22302 Driver
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Landscape Foremen/Supervisors Will be directly responsible for managing crewmen & materials in the field to complete assigned work. This position reqs individuals w/ leadership & team building skills. Must have 2 yrs supervisory exp & clean driving record. Bilingual a plus!! This is a FT pos w/ potential growth within the company. Salary starts at $12-$15 per hr depending on exp. Seasonal Crew Members Applicants must have previous work exp in landscaping or related fields. Duties inc grass cutting, mulching, planting, pruning, edging & trimming & debris removal. Season MarchDecember. Willing to train the right candidate. Salary starts at $7-$10 per hour depending on exp. Please email resumes: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-735-1735 for more info.
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CAREER TRAINING FREE computer classes for older adults age 60+:
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• Hardwood ﬂoors • 1 BRS $ • Full size kitchen 735 • Walk in Closet $ • 2 BRS 835 Selected Apts + GAS/ELECTRIC • Balconies or Patios • $99 SECURITY • Close to Metro DEPOSIT Blue/Orange Line • $35.00 APP FEE 5312 E Street, SE Washington, DC 20019
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0 application fee $99 security deposit* 1 bedroom starting from $790 • Metro Bus Stops located several stops throughout the property • Community Center provides after school programs, summer programs and computer learning • Daycare on site Submit an application, move in by MARCH 31st and you will receive a 32” ﬂat screen TV. Must bring in ad when submitting application. *$99 deposit is for qualiﬁed applicants only. Leasing ofﬁce open every 1st Sat. of the mo. from 10-2.
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1 mo. free rent on select units 1 BR $835 Incld. Heat Housing Vouchers Welcome
Call 202-399-1665 for more info NE H St. Atlas Art district 855 19th st. 1Bedroom apt, wall to wall carpet , Near Metro. $725/month Section 8 ok. Call 202-388-1399
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www.wcsmith.com 1812 23rd St., SE • Washington, DC
B ANNEKER P LACE APARTMENTS • Apartments Starting from $815 • Close To Metro, Schools & Shopping • Intercom Access To Every Please Ca Building for Winte ll Specials!!r • Great Location In A ParkLike Setting • Laundry Facility On Property
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Must move in by Feb. 29th
Professionally Managed By CIH Properties, Inc.
$99.00 Security Deposit $1200 Free Rent
Starting @ $809
SE D.C. Rockburne Estates w
L .P.N. C.N. A. Licensed Practical Certified Nurse
ADOPT A CAT/KITTEN Vet checked. Call Feline Foundation. 703-920-8665 www.ffgw.org
• Newly Renovated Units • Ample Closet Space • CAC • Easy Access To Metro • Close To Shopping • Min. Away From H Street Corridor
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Affordable, Flexible Payment Plan
Approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing and the Maryland Higher Education Commission
MEDICAL LEARNING CENTER
DAY, EVENING & WEEKEND CLASSES: Nurse
703-527-0055 • Certified SCHEV • Approved VBON
SMALL COLLECTOR PAYS CASH FOR COINS/COLLECTIONS/GOLD. Will travel to you! Call Al, 301-807-3266
*For qualiﬁed applicants only 1909 MARYLAND AVE., NE • WASHINGTON, DC 20002
1BR $895,2BR Duplex $1200, 2BR Flat $1150. Call 202-889-7300 for more info . S.E./Forest Cove —2BR condo, W/D, CAC. $900 plus utilities and up. Call 202-889-9226.
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DC RENTALS 2 BRs Starting @ $1100 $
DC RENTALS FREE Microwave Upon Move In*
First Month’s Rent
Woods at Addison
• Resident Controlled Access • Spacious Floor Plans • Onsite Laundry Facilities • Huge Closets • Choice of Patio or Balcony *Must move in by Mar. 10th
www.wcsmith.com William C. Smith & Co./EHO
6500 Ronald Rd. • Capitol Heights, MD
DC RENTALS WEISZ PROPERTIES Call 301-559-9111 ROLAND PARK APTS. 4801-15 Texas Ave, SE 1&2 BR, steps from Blue Line fr $798 + cooking gas/elec.
FRIENDSHIP CROSSING APTS.
Good Credit Earns
*Must Move In By 3/30/12
• Spacious Floorplans • Individually Controlled Heat & A/C • Balconies & Patios • Controlled Access • Sparkliong Swimming Pool • Fabulous Views of the City
Call For Our Specials
Minutes to 295, 395, 495 and Downtown DC. FREE HEAT, GAS, WATER, W/W Carpet, Modern Kitchens/Breakfast Bar, Gated Community, Laundry Facility in every bldg.
866.759.0564 Professionally Managed By CIH Properties, Inc.
SE 1220 CONGRESS on SE 1BR, sect 8 ok. Close to Metro. Your job is your credit. $850/mo. 240-688-9805
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2629 Douglas Rd., SE • Washington, DC
SE- 13th St. 2 min to metro/shops! 2BR from $825 + utilities. No Pets. Section 8 ok. Call 202-388-3900x 10
Renovated 1 BR Starting @ $950
SE- 2nd St., 3-4BR, from $1505+ w/w carpet, laund. sec 8 no pets, 202-388-3900 ext
1 Month Free Rent
All credit considered
util, ok, 10
Capital Crossing • Spacious Floor Plans • Convenient To Metro • Available For Immediate Occupancy
Other Unit Styles Also Available
No application fee Deposits as low as $100 1 bedrooms at $749
2306 Hartford St. SE.
Emerald 1 BR, $700 Gold 2 BR, $780 Diamond 2 BR $890 Platinum 3 BR 1.5 BA $990 Call 202-889-4116 for more info.
Wall-to-Wall Carpet Central Heat & Air Intercom Access/Dishwashers Laundry Room in every Building Pool and Playground
SE- Furn room, w2w crpt, CAC/heat, near bus. $165/week util incl. 202-399-0396 OR 202-438-6469
SE/NE DC- 1, & 2 BR Apts. Central Air & heat, wall to wall carpet , W/D, Sec 8 ok, Starting at $1200. For info call Jerome 202-321-5596
River Hill Apartments 202-562-5060
SE- NEWCOMB ST - 2BR from $825 + electric. Sec 8 welcome. No pets. Call 202-388-3900x10
Professionally Managed By CIH Properties, Inc.
1 BR From $755 SE
• Reﬁnished hardwood ﬂoors • Wood grain cabinets • Individual controlled heat-A/C • Resident controlled access www.wcsmith.com William C. Smith & Co./EHO
1615 17th St., SE • Washington, DC 20020
SE- 4569 BENNING RD- 2BR, CAC, near Subway (Blue line). $750 + util. Application fee $10. Open Mon-Sat 11-4pm.ImmedOccupancy202-582-7155
BBBAsk us about our SpecialsBBB Voucher Holders Welcome
You Can’t Beat Our SPECIALS !! • • • • •
SE/3856 Halley Terrace - 2 Bedroom,CAC, W/D, fully renovated. Section 8 OK. Secure entrance. $1100+ electric& deposit. Call 202-528-1528
Manor Village 1717 Alabama Ave., SE
2 BRs Available All Credit Considered William C. Smith & Co., Inc. www.villagesofparklands.com
1 Brs 2 Brs 3 Brs 4 Brs
$695* $600 OFF– 3 BRs* $795* $800 OFF– + $1495 4 BRs* *Cash for your $1600• security deposit
Bus Stop To Metro On-Site 4236 4th St., S.E. #103 Washington, DC 20032
CASCADE PARK APTS. Call 202-563-0063 for Special!!!
1 BRS Starting at $735 2 BRS Starting at $845
Wilmington Place Ask About Our Specials!!!!
• Upgraded Kitchens and Lighting • Spacious Floor Plan • Balcony • Hardwood Floors • Walk-in Closets • Walk to Metro
HURRY! LIMITED AVAILABILITY
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Gas Heat, Gas Cooking & Water
2 BRs @
Min. To National Harbor, Mins. from I295, I395, I495, On-site Laundry/Parking, Vouchers Welcome
Mon-Fri 8:30-5pm • Sat by Appt
202.561.4675 4200 S. Capitol St. Wash. DC 20032
1720 Trenton Pl., SE
$300 Off 1st Month $200 Off 2nd Mo/ $100 Off 3rd Mo Meadow Green Courts! 1 BR fr. $810 2 BR fr. $935 3 BR $1300 $20 APPLICATION FEE! Convenient to shopping, schools,Dishwasher. Walk-in closets.,w-w carpeting 5% DISC. TO METRO & DC GOVT EMPLOYEES
2 BRs Available
EAGLES CROSSING 116 Irvington Street SW,
All Credit Considered
William C. Smith & Co., Inc.
Housing Choice Vouchers Welcome
Mention this ad and we will waive the application fee!
Bring in Spring
A Vesta Property
GAS HEAT, E E COOKING FR GAS& WATER 1 BRS STARTING FROM $725 2 BRS STARTING FROM $825
Central A/C, Convenient to Green Line Metro, Onsite Laundry, Parking, Vouchers Welcome
GREENWOOD MANOR Apartments
2343 Green Street SE • Wash. DC 20020
2 MONTHS FREE 1 & 2 BRs
Immediate Move In Available Section 8 Vouchers Welcome !
OPEN HOUSE Every Sat. in March
W/W carpet, Central Air/Heat, Dishwasher, Laundry facility, EFFICIENCY $700 1BR fr. $775 2 BR fr $870
M-F 8:30 - 5 PM S 10 - 2 PM
3539 A Street SE Mon-Fri. 9-5. Sat. 10-4 Housing Choice Vouchers welcome where rents are within voucher program limits
106 Wilmington Pl., SE
www.wcsmith.com William C. Smith & Co./EHO
VILLAGE AT CHESAPEAKE
Move in and get your ﬁrst month’s rent FREE... PLUS, a new 32” TV!* *Prices are subject to change without notice. Applies to select units. Expires April 30, 2012.
100!!! At Cascade Park Apts.
SE- 1BR apts & 1BR w/ den apts. $750 & up + elec. No Pets.202-265-4814, 202-629-2606. Fred A. Smith Co.
Spring Into Our 1BR Specials Free App Fee • Call For Rent Special
BENNING ROAD APTS 4950-52 Benning Rd, SE Spacious 1&2BR with CAC, Balcony fr $830 + elec.
Sunﬁlled Affordable Apartment Community
2 BR’s Starting @ $1005 $ 500 Off 1st Month’s Rent*
M-F 9-5. Sat 10-4
EVERYONE WINS AT
Friendship Court Apartment Central Heat & Air Close to Shopping & Banking No Application Fee
2 Bedrooms starting @ $849 Call Today For Details!!!
Professionally Managed By CIH Properties, Inc.
SW GALVESTON PLACE -- 4BR, 2BA. $1349 plus utilities, 1st month rent free! Credit check required. Metro Bus close. Call 202-563-1791
SW-Newly renov apts. 2BR, 2BA, den, full DR, pantry & linen closet. $1200+ utils. 3BR, 2BA, CAC. $1600 + utils. Section 8 welcome. 202-460-6054
CAPITOL PARK$ PLAZA Studios from 1,114*
Sat. 3/31, 10 am-4 pm • All Utilities Included • Fitness Center/ Swimming Pool
Win a Kin Fire & $500dle O 1st Month’s ff Rent*
Max. Income Qualiﬁcations: 1 pers. $44,580 • 2 pers. $50,940
* Offer expires 3/31/12
201 I Street, SW • Washington, DC 20024 Located Neat The S.W. Waterfront M-F 9-6 • Sat. 10-5 • Sun 12-4
MD RENTALS Beltsville, MD Carnival Fun OPEN HOUSE Saturday March 31 2012 9am- 5pm $0 Application Charge All Applicants will be entered in our $50 Raffle Call for more info 866.857.7839.
BELTSVILLE - TH 3BR, 2FBA, 2HBA. Section 8 Welc. Quiet neighborhood. $1,750/month. Call 240-353-5214
BETHESDA-Mont Mall area, 1400sqft, 3BR, 2FBA, w/den, $2200+elec. (301)email@example.com
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• Swimming Pool • Private balconies and patios • Minutes to The National Harbor • FREE March Rent (select unit)
• Spacious and modern apartments • Wall to wall carpet • Dishwasher • Private balconies/patios • FREE March Rent (select unit)
FREE MARCH RENT
908 Marcy Ave. • Oxon HIll, MD 20745
5249 Kenilworth Ave. • Hyattsville, MD 20781
• Free gas and water • State-of-the-art ﬁtness center • Licensed Daycare on Premises • Right by the new Wegmans
• • • •
2252 Brightseat Road • Landover, MD 20785
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Americaâ€™s worst commercial nuclear accident occurs inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pa.
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AWhZWi^_Wd H_]^ji=hekf IbWciF;J7 Khloe Kardashian cut ties with PETA after learning that Christina Cho, who threw flour on Kim Kardashian last week, is a member of the animal rights group. PETA says it was not involved. “I’ve been a vocal supporter of PETA for a long time but I have also been very vocal about anti-bullying, so this was a huge disappointment for me,” Khloe said in a statement. (E XPRESS)
L ACK OF CONTE X T
Christie Brinkley broke down crying on “Today” Tuesday morning while talking to Matt Lauer about her divorce and her role in “Chicago” on Broadway. Discussing her contentious, scandal-ridden 2008 split with Peter Cook, Brinkley said, “I just want peace. And every time I have any joy or any kind of success in anything, he has to try to destroy it.” (EXPRESS)
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Trashy News From 2008 Comes Back to Haunt Us
“A shirt? I’d rather go naked. OK, fine, I’ll wear a bra and stretch a pantyhose leg over my torso.”
CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR
Coherent Twitter Dialogue Between Adults Proves Dull
Please Don’t Remind Us That Babies Are Gross
Meanwhile, Kate Gosselin Cries, Alone
A Twitter feud too complicated to explain here ended in a draw. A summation: Madonna made what Deadmau5 thought was a drug reference. He scolded her on Twitter. Madonna tweeted that she doesn’t support drug use and meant something else, Deadmau5 said OK, Madonna said he should have communicated with her directly, Deadmau5 said OK, again. (EXPRESS)
Nadya “Octomom” Suleman posed semi-nude for U.K. magazine Closer, which she told that she doesn’t want male attention. “I won’t date until the octuplets are 18,” says Suleman. “I’ll go out with no makeup on and wear tracksuits, a wig and even a fake pregnancy stomach to put [men] off.” She explained: “I know I’m beautiful — I don’t need a man to tell me that.” (E XPRESS)
Alicia Silverstone posted a video on Thekindlife.com of herself feeding her baby chewed food from her mouth. “I fed Bear the mochi and a tiny bit of veggies from the soup ... from my mouth to his,” she wrote. “He literally crawls across the room to attack my mouth if I’m eating.” (EXPRESS)
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THE MARCH TOWARD MADNESS On April 1, 2012 the United States will have the highest corporate tax rate in the developed world.
U.S. CORPORATE TAX RATE SOON TO BE THE HIGHEST
It’s an unenviable #1 ranking, and a losing proposition any way you look at it.
In 1986, the U.S. slashed its corporate tax rates in order to be more competitive. Since then, other countries have followed suit – leaving us behind. Higher tax rates make American companies less competitive, discourage foreign investment in the U.S. and stiﬂe job growth. Business Roundtable’s Taking Action for America is a plan to increase economic growth and job creation.
Working together, we can halt our March Toward Madness.The time for comprehensive tax reform is now.
Support our plan at brt.org/takingaction
On April 1, 2012, the United States can claim the highest combined statutory corporate tax rate among its major trading partners. Rates shown are for 2011, except for Japan, which is 2012. Business Roundtable (BRT) is an association of chief executive ofﬁcers of leading U.S. companies with over $6 trillion in annual revenues and more than 14 million employees. BRT member companies comprise nearly a third of the total value of the U.S. stock market and invest more than $150 billion annually in research and development – nearly half of all private U.S. R&D spending. Our companies pay $163 billion in dividends to shareholders and generate an estimated $420 billion in sales for small and medium-sized businesses annually. BRT companies give nearly $9 billion a year in combined charitable contributions.