Brian Feldman

Brian Feldman writes for The Atlantic Wire.

The Washington Monument Is Finally Reopening

Three years and $15 million later, the restored monument will be ready for visitors again this afternoon.

Rob Ford Caught Allegedly Smoking Crack on Video Again, 'Taking a Break'

In a statement, the mayor said he'll be taking a "leave" from his campaign and official duties, but has no plans to step down.

Driver Beaten Up By Crowd After Striking 10-Year-Old

When pickup driver Steve Utash stepped out of his car to check on the victim, he was attacked by a group of onlookers.

Crimea Is Causing a Minor Crisis for Cartographers

How should maps refer to disputed territories?

There Are No Gay People in Sochi, Says the Mayor of Sochi

"I am not sure, but I don't bloody know them."

Chicago's Gun Control Law Is Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled it illegal to have a blanket prohibition on gun stores operating in the city.

Who Profits During a Government Shutdown?

Bars, Alexandria, and private museums.

13 People, Including a 3-Year-Old, Shot in a Chicago Park

All are expected to survive; police say the attack was gang-related.

Starbucks Asks Gun Owners to Keep Weapons Out of Their Stores

It's a request, not an outright ban, because who wants to confront a customer with a weapon?

At Least 3 Dead in Colorado Flooding

Thousands are relocating to higher ground.