The Washington Times (Washington, DC)

The Washington Times is a conservative newspaper published Monday through Friday by the Washington Times LLC. Its editorial headquarters is in Washington, D.C. and it's been published since 1982. The owner of the Washington Times is the Unification Church.The Washington Times covers local, national and world news, with an emphasis on politics. The paper is known for its conservative slant, since it was founded as a response to the more liberal Washington Post. Readership is nationwide.The fact that Reverend Sun Myung Moon of the Unification Churchfounded The Washington Times has made the paper controversial from its very beginning. The question remains as to how much Sun Myung Moon or his aides influence the editorial content of the paper. In 2003, five staff members resigned when their editorials criticizing South Korea for its political repression were stifled. However, not all readers are critical of the way the Washington Times handles news; it is reported that President Ronald Reagan read the paper every day while in office. Sam Dealey is the executive editor, The Washington Times LLC is named as publisher and Chris Dolan is managing editor.

Articles from November 30, 2002

Airlines, Airports Warned of Risk of Missile strikes.(PAGE ONE)
Byline: Bill Gertz, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Federal security agencies have warned U.S. airlines and airports to be alert for attacks from portable anti-aircraft missiles after an Israeli airliner was fired at this week in Kenya. "We have taken...
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Americana Modernism; Gallery Features Depression-Era works.(ARTS)(ART)
Byline: Joanna Shaw-Eagle, THE WASHINGTON TIMES A Works Progress Administration (WPA) government program for down-and-out artists during the Depression created the most exciting, complete pictorial record of American folk and decorative arts ever...
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Ancient Holiday of Hanukkah Gains Relevance from violence.(NATION)
Byline: Mary Shaffrey, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Hanukkah, the annual eight-day observance of Jewish faith and resistance against oppression that began last night, has taken on special significance this year as Jews reflect on violence in the Middle...
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Another U.S. Goalie Steps Up in England.(SPORTS)
Byline: John Haydon, THE WASHINGTON TIMES As if the U.S. national team needed another top goalie, what with Brad Friedel and Kasey Keller starting in the English Premier League, Seattle native Marcus Hahnemann is having his best season in professional...
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Baseball Sticks It to D.C. again.(EDITORIALS)
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES Just when you thought big-league baseball had run out of foolish schemes to deny the Washington area a baseball team and appease Baltimore Orioles owner Peter Angelos, Commissioner Bud Selig and his owner pals pull...
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Cars Give Lift to the Upwardly Mobile; Programs Help Needy Get to work.(PAGE ONE)
Byline: Cheryl Wetzstein, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Earlene Tracey cried this week as she was shown the shiny, white, soon-to-be-hers 1990 Chrysler New Yorker for the first time. "Oh, this is great! I love this," she said. Ms. Tracey is buying...
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Database to Track OxyContin Use, abuse.(METROPOLITAN)
Byline: Patrick Badgley, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Virginia officials expect to use by early next year a computer database to track prescriptions, especially for OxyContin - a frequently abused, heroinlike drug that has caused scores of deaths nationwide....
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Discounts Spark Shopping spirit.(BUSINESS)
Byline: Chris Baker, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Retailers ushered in the holiday season yesterday with deep discounts designed to put consumers in the shopping spirit after a year of tepid sales. The gimmicks appeared to work. By late afternoon,...
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District to Void Speeding Tickets; Wrong Limits Led to 2,438 citations.(PAGE ONE)
Byline: Brian DeBose and Matthew Cella, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The Metropolitan Police Department has asked the city's Bureau of Traffic Adjudication to dismiss tickets or reimburse drivers for more than 2,000 erroneous photo-radar citations amounting...
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Even Gentle Side Proves Intense for Sabretooth.(SATURDAY)(ZADZOOKS: COLLECTING COMICS)
Byline: Joseph Szadkowski, THE WASHINGTON TIMES This chronic feature lets me review what has recently passed my bloodshot pupils. So pull up a chair, break out the sarcasm filter and welcome to: Mr. Zad's comic critique Sabretooth: Mary...
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George Harrison.(arts)(now Hear This)
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES GEORGE HARRISON Brainwashed (Capitol Records) Released Nov. 19, just 10 days shy of the first anniversary of his death yesterday, "Brainwashed" may be the musical equivalent of George Harrison's last will and...
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Get Swept Away by the Grace of San Francisco ensemble.(ARTS)(DANCE)
Byline: Jean Battey Lewis, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The San Francisco Ballet is filling the Kennedy Center stage this week with some of the most glorious dancing seen here in years. The company's brilliant technique, stylistic assurance and fresh,...
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Glimmers of Hope in Greece.(SATURDAY)(CHESS)
Byline: David R. Sands, THE WASHINGTON TIMES We have something new and something old on offer for our annual Thanksgiving column on reasons to be grateful for chess. Three Americans, all hailing from New York, turned in very respectable performances...
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Henderson and Terps Aiming for Peach Bowl.(SPORTS)
Byline: Jon Siegel, THE WASHINGTON TIMES E.J. Henderson is not known for his emotions. The All-American linebacker doesn't strut after making one of his bone-jarring hits. He is a businessman on the field who keeps a low-key demeanor and rarely...
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Holistic Healing for Cats, Dogs; Acupuncture Part of Vet's therapy.(SATURDAY)
Byline: Vaishali Honawar, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Monique Man-iet is anything but conventional. The veterinarian eschews traditional white scrubs and wears purple because she says dogs don't like white. "They have had bad things done to them by...
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Illuminating the Darkness; Beauford Delaney's Use of Yellow Seen as Symbol of hope.(ARTS)(ART)
Byline: Joanna Shaw-Eagle, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Beauford Delaney (1901-1979), a black artist known for his groundbreaking abstractions and remarkably sensitive portraits of the mid-1900s, is the subject of an exhibition at the Smithsonian's Anacostia...
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Indian Site's Growth 'Organic'; Arroyo-Like Walls Part of Imagery Set for 2004 on Mall.(ARTS)
Byline: Ellen Sands, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES The National Museum of the American Indian is quietly and quickly taking shape on the Mall. It's not a shape you may be accustomed to seeing in Washington, but it is sure to be an interesting...
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INS Shown Lacking Equipment, Staff; Screening Hampered, Report finds.(NATION)
Byline: Jerry Seper, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Border security, alien enforcement and removal, visa tracking systems and increased security for existing computer systems are the major challenges facing the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service...
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Kazakhstan Looks to High-Tech Development; Eyes Using Oil Revenues to advance.(WORLD)(BRIEFING: WESTERN ASIA)
Byline: David R. Sands, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Kazakhstan plans to skip several stages in the classical model of development on its way to a modern high-tech, knowledge-based, service-oriented economy, Deputy Prime Minister Karim Massimov said in...
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Lincoln's Friend and Close Aide; Ward Hill Lamon Made the President Laugh, Warned of assassination.(SATURDAY)(THE CIVIL WAR)
Byline: Peter Bridges, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES No one knew Abraham Lincoln better, no one could better rescue him from spells of melancholy - and no one served him more unselfishly than Ward Hill Lamon. Nor did Lincoln, for his part, think...
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Longtime Friends, Battlefield opponents.(SATURDAY)(THE CIVIL WAR)
Byline: SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Shortly after the Civil War began, Union Col. Henry Jackson Hunt wrote the following letter to his old friend from Mexican War days, Confederate Brig. Gen. Braxton Bragg. Apparently, Bragg had first written...
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Losses, Injuries Pile Up; Redskins' Wilkinson, Barker May Join Trotter on sideline.(SPORTS)
Byline: Jody Foldesy, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The Washington Redskins began the noncompetitive portion of their season yesterday with more bad news: Linebacker Jeremiah Trotter is out for the year with a blown knee and two teammates, defensive tackle...
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Misguided sentencing.(COMMENTARY)
Byline: Erik Luna, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Nov. 1 marked the 15th anniversary of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines. But there were no celebrations, parades or other festivities in honor of this punishment scheme created by Congress and the...
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Music.(arts)(notable and New)
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES MUSIC Havana sounds Zarzuela returns to Washington this week as the eclectic "In Series" mounts the first District-staged performance of Ernesto Lecuona's "Maria La O." Mr. Lecuona was known as Cuba's George...
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New Score to Mahler Symphony discovered.(PAGE ONE)
Byline: Jay Bushinsky, THE WASHINGTON TIMES TEL AVIV - An American musicologist leafing through an old score of Gustav Mahler's First Symphony has found several previously unknown corrections in the composer's own hand that will forever change...
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Nobles and Knaves.(EDITORIALS)
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES Nobles: Retired Reps. Richard Armey and Bob Barr, for soiling their shoes (though not necessarily their souls) and sacrificing a certain amount of income for the sake of civil liberties via their planned consulting...
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O, Christmas Spree; How Lovely Are the Stores' Bargains to Crowds of Early-Morning shoppers.(PAGE ONE)
Byline: Marguerite Higgins, THE WASHINGTON TIMES At 3:40 in the morning, Cathy Freeman leaves her Germantown home to join the ranks of the one of every nine U.S. shoppers who starts his holiday shopping on what retailers call "Black Friday," the...
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On Your Toes.(saturday)(today's Best Bets)
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES ON YOUR TOES Premier entertainment combines with altruism Monday night. Ballet legend Mikhail Baryshnikov performs with the pioneering Axis Dance Company to mark the International Day of the Disabled at the Kennedy...
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Problems Slow Brentwood Fumigation, Increase costs.(METROPOLITAN)
Byline: Guy Taylor, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The estimated cost of ridding the Brentwood Road mail facility of anthrax spores is rising as officials struggle to overcome technical difficulties that have delayed the cleanup. The U.S. Postal Service...
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Project Suspension Hurts Kazakhs; Investment Climate Chilled by Halt to Oil Field expansion.(WORLD)(BRIEFING: WESTERN ASIA)
Byline: Christopher Pala, THE WASHINGTON TIMES ALMATY, Kazakhstan - The surprise suspension of the biggest construction project in the former Soviet Union earlier this month has thrown into doubt Kazakhstan's attractiveness to foreign investors,...
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Rare Surgery Being Considered for Conjoined Twins from Egypt.(NATION)
Byline: Hugh Aynesworth, THE WASHINGTON TIMES DALLAS - The father of 17-month-old Egyptian twins conjoined at the head is considering an extremely delicate operation that would separate the two boys. The boys, Mohamed and Admed Ibrahim, were...
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Reconciling Telecom with Free-Market principles.(LETTERS)
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES James K. Glassman has built a successful career as a conservative opponent of big government and a champion of the American free-enterprise system. Yet in one of the most critical 21st century markets - telecommunications...
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'Secret Garden' Tells Tormented secrets.(ARTS)(THEATER)
Byline: Jayne M. Blanchard, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The musical version of "The Secret Garden" is all grown up and angst-riddled in this psychologically tormented, operatic production at Olney Theatre under the direction of John Going. The orphan...
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Senators Thump Caps as Kolzig Gets No help.(SPORTS)
Byline: Dave Fay, THE WASHINGTON TIMES For hockey fans who wished to get home in time to catch a competitive game on the tube, the Washington Capitals last night gave them ample opportunity. Just 85 seconds after the game against Ottawa started,...
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Sharon's Bittersweet victory.(EDITORIALS)
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES In the wake of Thursday's deadly terrorist attacks against Israeli voters and vacationers, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's landslide victory over Foreign Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in the Likud primary was bittersweet...
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Solid Soderbergh, Likable Clooney; Duo's Partnership Produces 'Solaris,' Other Chancy Film projects.(ARTS)
Byline: Gary Arnold, THE WASHINGTON TIMES LOS ANGELES - "It's just not fair," confides director Steven Soderbergh, pretending to be at a disadvantage in a press-junket format that includes his pal, business partner and frequent movie collaborator...
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Song Resonates as Book, Now Film; Heartwarming 'Christmas Shoes'.(ARTS)
Byline: Jen Waters, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Eddie Carswell of the pop group NewSong says he never imagined one of his songs would get turned into a movie. "The Christmas Shoes," which appears tomorrow evening on CBS, is based on the eponymously...
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Suddenly, Terps Are Playing for real.(SPORTS)
Byline: Rick Snider, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Maryland coach Gary Williams isn't thinking about playing reserves or another runaway victory tonight. Now the competition gets real for the Terrapins. Duquesne (1-2) should challenge the No.11 Terps...
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Wizards Collapse vs. Miller, Pacers.(SPORTS)
Byline: John N. Mitchell, THE WASHINGTON TIMES INDIANAPOLIS - With an overflow of young athletic talent on the roster, the Indiana Pacers look to Reggie Miller to give them a jolt every now and then, and last night Miller provided a big one against...
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