The Image that Changed a War and Ruined a Life

Katy Helvenston has had the same nightmare for seven years. Every night, she sees the image of her son’s charred and decapitated body hanging from a bridge in Fallujah, Iraq, as locals cheer in celebration. The nightmare is very real. The image is a nightly reincarnation of a moment captured on Wednesday, March 31, 2004 […]

Mangialardo’s: 57 Years on Capitol Hill

On Thursday, Feb. 3, I took a half day from work to get immunization shots before my trip to Thailand at the end of the month. When lunch rolled around, I did what I do every time I’m home from work during the week—I went to Mangialardo’s. The sub shop is only open from 7:30 […]