Our network

People

A Mother's Love Letter: "The Way that I Love You"

A Mother's Love Letter: "The Way that I Love You"

It’s indescribable, really . . . the way that I love you. I want more for you than I could ever imagine wanting for myself.

The McLaughlin Group and Reuters News Correspondents’ Brunch Completes a Weekend of Celebration

The McLaughlin Group and Reuters News Correspondents’ Brunch Completes a Weekend of Celebration

The tradition goes on for The McLaughlin Group Correspondents’ Brunch the morning after the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. On Sunday, May 1, John McLaughlin, creator, executive producer and host of The McLaughlin Group, along with Stephen Adler, editor in chief of Reuters News, hosted the brunch that for McLaughlin has been a ritual for 20-plus years.

Typically held at the Hay Adams Rooftop, with a recent exception in 2009, the event was again at the famed hotel, but in newly renovated rooftop spaces. Once tented and open to the elements, the L-shaped reception hall is now lavishly adorned with classic finishes and glass doors at every turn opening to the balcony offering bird’s-eye views of the White House and Washington Monument. Sources say the first event in the newly renovated spaces was in January of this year.

Despite Bin Laden's Death, One Thing Will Remain The Same For D.C. Area Residents

Despite Bin Laden's Death, One Thing Will Remain The Same For D.C. Area Residents

It was just after President Obama had finished his speech to the nation Sunday evening, announcing the death of Osama Bin Laden, that I left my apartment in Cleveland Park to drive the four short miles to the White House.

The trip down Connecticut Avenue was one I will never forget: Cars packed with citizens making the exact same trek, to the exact same location, for the exact same reason.

American flags hung out of windows, waving in the wind.  The calls of “USA”, joyous screams, and honking horns pierced through the Downtown D.C. night.

The blocks surrounding the President’s home played host to the revelry: Thousands of jubilant locals and tourists alike rallied to celebrate.

I circulated the crowd for about an hour, getting reaction from those involved.

Throughout this hour, one that seemed to be frozen in time, the feelings that were displayed, the sheer, raw human emotions that were expressed, showered over me.

Now For Sale in Downtown D.C.: "Obama Got Osama" T-Shirts

Well, that was quick.  

It was just last night that President Barack Obama announced that Osama Bin Laden had been killed, but one man outside of the Farragut North metro stop in Downtown D.C. is already selling "It Took Obama To Catch Osama" T-Shirts.

Check out the video above to see the design and the man's "Mother's Day gift" sales pitch.

Celebrating The Royals!

Celebrating The Royals!

Tiaras, Cupcakes, Champagne & Jewelry 

No British weather for this party. The sun shone as more than 40 princesses flocked to the Old Town Alexandria jewelry boutique Mystique last Thursday evening for Mystique's first-ever Princess Party and to toast Will and Kate on the eve of their nuptials. The tiaraed guests sipped champagne and tried on rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings adorned with diamonds, sapphires, and more, all befitting royalty.

Mystique owner Elizabeth Mandros, who is celebrating 20 years in business this year (and her birthday as well), was the belle of the ball. "We had such fun," Elizabeth exclaimed, "It was a perfect night." And her guests agreed. Iris Perry, of Montgomery Village, Maryland, "felt like a princess."

Moving Video: Relative Of 9/11 Pentagon Attack Victim Reacts To Death Of Bin Laden

Check out the video above featuring an interview with D.C. resident Courtney Lawson, whose aunt was killed in the September 11th attack at the Pentagon.  

Watch the interview to see what she had to say about the death of Osama Bin Laden, and what she thought about the citizen rally in front of the White House after the announcement had been made.

See more video with sights and sounds from Sunday night's spontaneous White House rally here.

VIDEO: Locals Gather In Front Of White House, React To Death Of Osama Bin Laden

Check out the video above to see interviews with locals and tourists who gathered in front of the White House late Sunday night to celebrate the death of Osama Bin Laden.