News & Politics

Afternoon Shots: December 10

Presidential selfies (at a funeral), meteorologists explain why they got today wrong, and more to know tonight.

Red panda plans a snowy escape. Photograph courtesy National Zoo.

Yes, our president took a selfie at a funeral. Nelson Mandela’s funeral. [Selfies at Funerals]

DC Public School teachers really don’t like Mayor Vince Gray. [Capital Comment]

Virginia will spend $38 million on treating mental illness. [Post]

Washington Post delivery man accused of stealing more than $100,000 from customers on his route. [DC Crime Stories]

It was a degree or two too warm today for the snow to actually matter. [Capital Weather Gang]

The Kennedy Center named its next president today. [Capital Comment]

Right Proper Brewing Company opens in Shaw tonight. (Capital Comment can confirm the beer is great.) [Young & Hungry]

Fact that might come up in a pub quiz: DC is now “sister cities” with Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. [DCist]