Flash fire injures four in State Department building during construction repairs
November 24th, 2012
02:46 PM ET
2 years ago

Flash fire injures four in State Department building during construction repairs

Washington (CNN) – A flash fire in the ductwork of the State Department injured four people Saturday, including three who were sent to a hospital, fire officials said.

One person was in a "life-threatening condition" and the other two people were in serious but non-life threatening condition at Washington Hospital Center, authorities said.

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Filed under: State Department • Washington D.C.
November 24th, 2012
02:37 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama goes Christmas shopping

(CNN) – After millions flocked to superstores for mega-deals on Black Friday, President Barack Obama took part in the third annual Small Business Saturday by stopping at a bookstore near Washington.

The president and his two daughters - Sasha and Malia - departed the White House Saturday afternoon to One More Page Books, a shop in the Washington suburb of Arlington, Virginia.
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Filed under: President Obama • Washington D.C.
A political bet turns into bipartisan baldness
November 24th, 2012
12:37 PM ET
2 years ago

A political bet turns into bipartisan baldness

(CNN) – Two party rivals who often go head-to-head are now going bald-—together.

Top spokesmen for the Republican National Committee and Democratic National Committee agreed to shave their heads on live television Sunday in a show of bipartisan support for charity.
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Filed under: 2012 • DNC • Fundraising • RNC
The language of the loophole
November 24th, 2012
10:28 AM ET
2 years ago

The language of the loophole

Washington, DC (CNN) - We’re hearing a lot about tax loopholes these days, as Washington grapples with ways to solve the fiscal crisis.

But what IS a tax loophole?

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Filed under: Congress • Fiscal Cliff • Taxes