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Carleton Bryant

Carleton Bryant

Carleton Bryant is a senior editor at The Washington Times, where he oversees the National and Metropolitan desks. He also serves as the newsroom's internship coordinator. He has served as an assistant managing editor; a National, Metropolitan and Features desk editor; an assistant National desk editor; and a reporter on the National and Metro desks.

Articles by Carleton Bryant

The Washington Navy Yard was on lockdown Thursday morning after reports of gunshots. Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier said that within 20 minutes of receiving a 7:29 a.m. report of gunshots at the Navy Yard, she was monitoring the situation in a unified command center with leaders and representatives of the Navy and federal law enforcement agencies. (Associated Press)

Washington Navy Yard shooting scare ends with no evidence of any shots fired

Amid threats of terrorist activity during the Fourth of July weekend, D.C. police and federal law enforcers swarmed the Washington Navy Yard on Thursday morning after receiving a report of gunfire at the Southeast facility, where a gunman killed 12 workers two years ago. Published July 2, 2015

FILE-In this Nov. 18, 2003 file photo, John Hinckley Jr. arrives at U.S. District Court in Washington. Hinckley Jr. is currently awaiting a decision from a federal judge in Washington about whether he will be allowed to live full-time outside a mental hospital where he has been since being found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1981 shooting that wounded Reagan and three others. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

John Hinckley monitoring at issue as judge weighs full release

Federal prosecutors and hospital officials treating John W. Hinckley Jr. are still locked in disagreements over conditions for his full-time release from St. Elizabeths mental hospital in the District, as a federal judge nears a decision on the fate of President Reagan's would-be assassin. Published June 17, 2015

Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., talks at a news conference in Rockville, Md., on Monday, March 9, 2015 after announcing endorsements for his candidacy for U.S. Senate.   Van Hollen announced last week he would seek the Senate seat that will be vacated by retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski, who announced last week she won’t run for re-election in 2016.  (AP Photo/Brian Witte)

Chris Van Hollen picks up support in Senate bid

Montgomery County officials staged a show of support for Rep. Chris Van Hollen's candidacy to replace Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski on Monday amid word that the Democratic primary for the open seat is becoming crowded. Published March 9, 2015

Vice Adm. Willy Hilarides (center) watches his wife Beverly break a bottle against the wall during the reopening ceremony for the Naval Sea Systems Command's headquarters building at the Washington Navy Yard. On the far left is Rear Admiral Katherine L. Gregory. The building was the site of the shooting rampage on Sept. 16, 2013. (U.S. Navy)

Navy christens site of shooting rampage as command center

About 400 employees of the Naval Sea Systems Command returned to work Monday at the Washington Naval Yard for the first since a dozen of their co-workers were killed there in a 2013 shooting rampage. Published February 2, 2015

Annette Lu, Taiwan’s former vice president. (Credit: Taiwan Today)

Taiwan’s defenses weaker against Chinese attack, ex-VP says

Taiwan’s former vice president said Friday that her country’s defenses against China have grown weaker under President Ma Ying-jeou, agreeing with a former U.S. diplomat’s recent critical assessment of Taiwan’s military and security. Published April 12, 2013