Author archives: PFischer

  • National Zoo: 2-week-old panda cub is female

    September 5, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This handout photo provided by the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, taken Sept. 5, 2013, shows the zoo’s Panda mother Mei Xiang with her cub at the zoo in Washington. It’s a girl! The zoo announced Thursday that its 2-week-old giant panda cub is...

  • Amid crackdown, Egypt’s protesters shift tactics

    August 30, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A supporter of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi, holds a national flag as he stands next to burning tires during a protest in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Thousands of protesters and Muslim Brotherhood supporters rallied Friday throughout...

  • Nixon tapes span Watergate, Soviet summit

    August 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 18,1973 file photo, Soviet leader Leonid I. Brezhnev, left, whispers in the ear of President Richard M. Nixon as the two leaders stand on a balcony at the White House in Washington. The meeting was the only summit ever recorded on an...