Melanie has been with since November 2000 as an evening editor responsible for writing, editing and posting stories to the website. She was promoted to deputy managing editor in 2002, overseeing the radio production department in addition to her daily editing duties. Prior to working at, Melanie served as news director for WKYS-FM, one of Washington, D.C.’s top-rated radio stations. Mrs. Arter also worked as a traffic reporter for Shadow Broadcasting in the nation’s capital and prior to that, as a news anchor/reporter for WAMO-FM in Pittsburgh, Pa. Her television experience was obtained at several Washington, D.C. stations. She worked for America’s Most Wanted at Fox affiliate WTTG, the Creative Services Department of WUSA-TV and the Evening Exchange on WHUT-TV. She holds a bachelor’s degree in television production from Howard University.

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October 26, 2018, 6:16 PM EDT
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Friday the arrest of a suspect who allegedly mailed explosives to prominent Democrats and other liberals.
October 26, 2018, 10:23 AM EDT
As the search continues for who is behind the attempted pipe bomb attacks on Democratic politicians and prominent liberals, The New York Times has published a short story about “the president” being assassinated by a Russian in the Book Review section of the paper.
October 25, 2018, 2:42 PM EDT
Ari Fleischer, former White House press secretary for President George W. Bush, cautioned against the media and politicians jumping to conclusions on the identity of the person or persons behind the recent suspicious packages sent to Democratic politicians.
October 25, 2018, 10:40 AM EDT
Two more suspicious packages have been sent to Democratic politicians and other high-profile liberals, officials say.
October 24, 2018, 10:02 PM EDT
The full weight of the U.S. government is being deployed to investigate the attempted explosive bomb attack on former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton among others, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday.
October 24, 2018, 2:42 PM EDT
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called the use of explosive devices sent through the mail to former President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, CNN and other targets an “act of terror” and an attempt to undermine free press.
October 24, 2018, 10:49 AM EDT
The White House on Wednesday condemned “the attempted violent attacks” made against former President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and former President Barack Obama after suspicious packages were sent to their residences.
October 24, 2018, 10:19 AM EDT
President Donald Trump referred to himself again as a “nationalist” during the White House State Leadership Day Conference on Tuesday, saying that he doesn’t want U.S. companies to move their businesses overseas.
October 23, 2018, 2:52 PM EDT
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Tuesday that the caravan of an estimated 7,000 migrants heading to the U.S. border is essentially an invasion.
October 22, 2018, 2:57 PM EDT
Sanctions against the Saudi government aren’t enough punishment for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) told “Fox News Sunday.”
October 22, 2018, 2:30 PM EDT
Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) isn’t buying the Saudis’ explanation of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death.
October 22, 2018, 10:27 AM EDT
Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) told CNN’s “State of the Union With Jake Tapper” on Sunday that he doesn’t believe the Saudis’ version of what happened slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
October 19, 2018, 7:17 PM EDT
During Thursday’s speech at a rally in Missoula, Mont., President Donald Trump praised Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) for body slamming a reporter last year.
October 19, 2018, 6:07 PM EDT
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley used her keynote speech at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner on Thursday to poke fun at Democrats and Republicans alike, beginning with a dig at Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) Native American heritage.
October 19, 2018, 4:46 PM EDT
During her keynote speech at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner on Thursday, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said that while the Catholic Church is taking action to address the “moral failing” of the sexual abuse scandal, the church itself is performing miracles each day in places overseas that Haley has seen firsthand.
October 18, 2018, 8:31 PM EDT
President Donald Trump said his administration’s efforts to rollback “job-killing regulations” is the reason why the economy has made the unprecedented gans recently.
October 18, 2018, 2:51 PM EDT
In an interview Thursday with “CBS This Morning,” Vice President Joe Biden said he hopes that Democrats don’t try to impeach President Trump if the Democrats win the House, because he doesn’t think there’s a basis for doing so.
October 18, 2018, 12:44 PM EDT
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters outside the White House on Thursday that Saudi Arabia and Turkey are doing their own investigations into what happened to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing after visiting the Saudi consulate in Turkey.
October 17, 2018, 7:59 PM EDT
ecretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters Wednesday that he hasn’t learned anything new about the what happened to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who is reportedly missing after visiting the Saudi consulate in Turkey.
October 17, 2018, 5:10 PM EDT
President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied that he was giving cover to the Saudis in the wake of reports that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey recently.