Abbie Fentress Swanson

Abbie Fentress Swanson appears in the following:

Top Officials Respond to WikiLeaks Posting

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

WikiLeaks.org released some 91,000 classified documents about the war in Afghanistan on Sunday.

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Jurors Hear Heated Closing Arguments in Blagojevich Case

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Closing arguments in the Blagojevich case heated up on Tuesday when the defense attorney, Sam Adam, Jr., delivered his closing argument to jurors in the case of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his brother, Robert Blagojevich.

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WQXR's The Washington Report

Monday, July 26, 2010

David Sanger, of The NYT, on how 91,000 top secret military documents were leaked.

Summer Music Camp for Adults

Friday, July 23, 2010

Camper Suzanne Bilyeu and Conductor Marin Alsop talk about music camp.

No Decision on Arizona Immigration Law Yet

Thursday, July 22, 2010

U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton held two hearings today on the implementation date of Arizona's new immigration law, which is scheduled to go into effect next Thursday.

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Obama Apologizes to Shirley Sherrod

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Georgia's former U.S.D.A. employee says she is considering a new job at the agriculture department.

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NYC Crane Rigger Acquitted of Manslaughter

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Crew members aboard dozens of ships in the Gulf of Mexico are ready to evacuate in the face of a tropical rainstorm brewing.

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Obama Signs Financial Regulatory Bill

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

The bill is being called the most sweeping overhaul of financial regulations since the Great Depression.

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Scientists Call Gulf Oil Seepage Insignificant

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Oil and small amounts of gas are slowly seeping into the Gulf of Mexico floor, but at a rate that scientists are calling insignificant.

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Senate Votes to End Filibuster on Jobless Benefits Bill

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

The Senate voted 60-40 Tuesday to end a filibuster on a bill that would extend unemployment benefits.

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WQXR's The Washington Report

Monday, July 19, 2010

David Sanger, of The NYT, on spies, national intelligence and unemployment benefits.

West Bengal, India Train Crash Kills Dozens

Monday, July 19, 2010

A crash between two express trains killed 61 people and injured at least 125 people in eastern India on Monday.

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BP Cap to Stay on Leaking Well, Despite Seepage

Monday, July 19, 2010

The Coast Guard wants BP to be more vigilant about detecting seepages along the sea floor.

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Twin Blasts Shake Iranian Shiite Mosque

Friday, July 16, 2010

Sunni insurgents reportedly carried out a double mosque bombing at a Shiite mosque on Thursday in Zahedan, Iran.

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Sting's Symphonicity

Friday, July 16, 2010

Anne Midgette, of The Washington Post, weighs in on Sting's new album, 'Symphonicity.'

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BP Cautiously Optimistic About Cap Results

Friday, July 16, 2010

The cap has so far shut off Deepwater Horizon's oil leak and held the oil for more than 17 hours.

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BP Says Cap is Stopping Oil from Gushing into the Gulf

Thursday, July 15, 2010

BP announced on Thursday that its new cap is finally preventing oil from leaking into the Gulf.

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Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras, 84, Dies

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Symphony and opera conductor Sir Charles Mackerras died on Wednesday of cancer at 84 years old. Anne Midgette, Classical Music Critic for The Washington Post, reflects on Mackerras's life and greatest achievements.

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Guantanamo Detainee to be Tried in NY Court

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

A federal judge cleared the first Guantanamo Bay detainee to be tried in a civilian court for trial.

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BP Installs New Cap, Begins Testing Device

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Underwater robots successfully installed a new 150,000-pound cap onto the gushing Deepwater Horizon well on Monday.

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