Stymied by Congress, Obama turns to nation’s mayors

Obama gives ‘marching orders’ to mayors on his State of the Union agenda

Ice hockey: Goalie Jalen Greene helps No. 1 Gonzaga shut down No. 8 O’Connell

Late in the second period, Gonzaga winger Terence Schmutz skated to the penalty box to join fellow senior Patrick Fergus. The Eagles had dominated in the early going of Friday’s matchup with O’Connell, outshooting the Knights by 15 in the first period. But Gonzaga had just one goal to show for it, and now O’Connell was gifted a two-man advantage. Read full article >>

Religion events from around the Washington area

Application deadline: Feb. 1. Young Organists Competition, co-sponsored by the D.C. chapter of the American Guild of Organists and the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, scheduled for May 17 at the monastery. Three organists will be selected from a taped preliminary round to compete for cash prizes. Official rules and entry forms available at or by calling 202-526-6800.Read full article >>