By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - This is K Street on steroids.
South Carolinians will be celebrating President Barack Obama's inauguration with cocktails amid the Hope Diamond and dinosaur fossils at the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The first Oscar recipients of the new year were announced Thursday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Lens makers Cooke Optics Limited will receive an Award of Merit Oscar at the academy's Scientific and Technical Awards banquet Feb.
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's inaugural team is opening an online and brick-and-mortar store to sell souvenirs including a commemorative poster by famed artist Chuck Close.
The Presidential Inaugural Committee launched the online store Thursday.
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - When revelers pack Times Square for the annual New Year's eve celebration on Monday night, police will observe a tradition of their own: giving them lots of company.
Each year, the New York Police Department assigns thousands of extra patrols to festiv