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Business Journal reporter fighting cancer completes Ironman Triathlon

Tucker Echols, who's battling cancer, completed a body-taxing Eagleman Triathlon -- 70 miles swimming, biking, and running.

Monday - 06/10/2013, 11:20am EDT

Tags: Tucker Echols, cancer, triathlon, Cambridge, Washington Business Journal

Herbicides likely source of growing intersex fish problem (Video)

Ten years after the discovery of the first intersex fish in the Potomac River, leading researchers are closing in on the chemicals and sources producing fish with immature eggs in the sex organs of male smallmouth and largemouth bass. The research suggests the cause is not what researchers initially thought -- the flushing of prescription drugs.

Thursday - 06/06/2013, 08:23am EDT

Tags: Potomac River, Troubled Waters, intersex fish, USGS, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, farming, prescription drugs

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Laid-off photographer: People, not tools, put photos in focus

Rob Hart woke up last Thursday, May 31, as an award-winning photojournalist for the Chicago Sun-Times.

Thursday - 06/06/2013, 04:18am EDT

Tags: iPhone, photography, chicago sun-times, rob hart, Medill Journalism School

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Lousy mood? Put on some happy music

It sounds simple enough -- choosing to listen to happy music can make you happier.

Friday - 05/31/2013, 03:16am EDT

Tags: mood music, mood, depression, happiness, Aaron Copland, Igor Stravinsky

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Ousted bassist sues Go-Go's for lost revenue, contract breach

Kathy Valentine, former bassist and songwriter for the Go-Go's, sued her former bandmates, claiming the band schemed to force her out of the group to deprive her of her 20 percent share of the band's revenues.

Monday - 05/27/2013, 09:21am EDT

Tags: Kathy Valentine, lawsuit, Twitter memoir, go-go

What's your favorite summer song?

Countless lists of "best summer songs" exist. What tops on your list of the best summer songs?

Friday - 05/24/2013, 06:57am EDT

Tags: best summer song, top songs

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New Crime Museum exhibit features Bernie Madoff artifacts

Bernie Madoff's fraudulent investment operation not only ruined thousands of investors' financial futures, it remains fascinating to the public. And now his misdeeds are featured in a permanent exhibit at the National Museum of Crime & Punishment.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 03:53pm EDT

Tags: Bernie Madoff, Ponzi scheme, Crime Museum, crime,

Segways help wounded vets take a step up

They'd no doubt taken more difficult steps since being wounded, but 36 injured veterans are taking their first strides toward regaining some mobility - learning how to operate Segways.

Monday - 05/20/2013, 01:25pm EDT

Tags: Segway, Veterans, Segs4Vets

Musicians honor Chuck Brown at Howard Theatre

One year after the passing of Chuck Brown, the godfather of go-go's legend and music lives on.

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 10:19am EDT

Tags: Chuck Brown, go-go, howard theatre, Andre "Whiteboy" Johnson

Captain America movie filming underway in D.C. (Video)

A bit of Hollywood is back in the nation's capital this week. A Captain America movie is being shot near the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 09:00am EDT

Tags: captain america, mitchell miller, Samuel Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, D.C.

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