News & Politics

The Morning Buzz

Good morning, Washington! Here's what we're reading around the web this AM.

Photo by Flickr user Mr. T in DC

Today is the last day you can vote on our five photo finalists in this month's transportation-themed contest, so get over there

Attention foodies: Due to Rosh Hashanah, Todd Kliman won't be chatting today. But you can still submit your questions in advance for his chat next Tuesday, when he'll return.

So, yesterday, was uh, kind of scary, in terms of financial and general economy news. The bailout failed to pass the Houses, the Dow dropped like a billion (or 700) points, and lawmakers freaked out. House leaders are now promising all sorts of compromise.

In light of a shooting on Sunday night at an Adams Morgan restaurant, one blogger ponders if the neighborhood is "more dangerous than Anacostia." 

Dan Snyder gets a bit excited about the Redskins win over Dallas—and sports blog Mr. Irrelevant filmed it.

Sad news, as the remains of two children were found in a freezer in a Maryland home of a woman who had adopted three children from DC.