It should be warm this weekend, May 17-19, for Washington, D.C., though we might see some rain showers or thunderstorms, according to forecasts. No matter what the weather, though, there's lots going on in and around D.C.
When asked how they felt about gun control, immigration, and same-sex marriage, majorities of Virginians ranged from slightly in favor of same-sex to more strongly in favor of some reforms on the other issues.
The narrow margin of victory for President-elect Nicolas Maduro has led to calls from the opposition for a recount. During a banned march supporting a recount, violence lead to many deaths and injuries.
Spring shows signs of putting in an appearance, but with Cherry Blossom Festival events still in bloom, a visit from the Wayans brothers, and some of the founders of the punk rock scene in store, there's a lot more to do than stop and smell the flowers.
The ghosts of music legends from the past such as Fela Kuti and Woody Guthrie may be revisited through theater and music, but there are also new and not-so-new acts to see this weekend and parties to attend.
Algerian forces have decided to attack hostage-takers in southern Algeria, and their assault has resulted in a number of hostage deaths. But the actual number of hostages that have escaped or died remains uncertain.
Following a Supreme Court ruling allowing Chavez to postpone his official inauguration indefinitely, political allies in South and Central America gathered in a show of support for the ailing leader in Venezuela.
They Syrian civil war escalated on Thursday and Friday as rights groups leveled complaints against combatants, communications around the country were cut, and a major fight broke out over the Damascus airport.