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21 min ago | Albany Times Union
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3 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington
Two 19-year-old men have been charted in an armed carjacking that occurred in the 200 block of 14th Street, NE.
3 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington
Wednesday on the east side of I-295 at the Pennsylvania Avenue off ramp, the body of a man was found.
4 hrs ago | The Washington Post
A man was found fatally shot Wednesday afternoon inside a home in the Queens Chapel area of Northeast Washington, D.C. police said.
Jessica Marquier stops to drop her rented bike off at a Capital Bikeshare rack at 21st Street NW near Pennsylvania Avenue in April 2011.
Wednesday marked another Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia, the 152nd anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's signing of a bill freeing slaves in Washington.
"Woodward & Lothrop never strived to be the best but certainly never found itself at the bottom," Michael J. Lisicky writes in his new book.
Washington's cherry blossoms have become an iconic image of springtime in the nation's capital.
Following rare mid-April snowflakes last night, much of the Washington, D.C. metro region dropped near to below freezing this morning.
For those of you who commute in and out of DC, you may have noticed that the scaffolding is finally off of the Washington Monument , after repairs were made from the area's rare earthquake on Aug. 23, 2011.
Here's a good sign that protected bike lanes are here to stay in American cities: Cities are increasingly trading plastic bollards for concrete curbs, making the lanes a more permanent feature of the landscape.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested Tuesday that current regulatory rules might not be enough to prevent the kind of risk-taking that triggered the 2008 financial crisis and nearly toppled the entire banking system.
Last week, Congress packed their bags and left the Capitol Hill campus for spring recess -- the congressional equivalent of spring break.
Pallas Theatre Collective is delighted to present She Stoops to Conquer at the Anacostia Arts Center from May 14th to June 1st, 2014.
Sen. Mary Landrieu speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill April 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Sen. Mary Landrieu , , in a new ad for her re-election campaign, distances herself from the Obama administration while touting her Washington insider cred that has led to her chairmanship of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
President Barack Obama meets with faith leaders, including far left, Dr. Noel Castellanos, of the Christian Community Development Association in Chicago, far left, and continuing clockwise from the president, Dr. Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention in Nashville, Tenn., Suzii Paynter, executive coordinator, Cooperative Baptist ... (more)