Washington, DC News
Local news for Washington, DC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
1 hr ago | The Washington Post
Jessica Marquier stops to drop her rented bike off at a Capital Bikeshare rack at 21st Street NW near Pennsylvania Avenue in April 2011.
Trending on the Topix Network
5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
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.
9 hrs ago | The Washington Post
"Woodward & Lothrop never strived to be the best but certainly never found itself at the bottom," Michael J. Lisicky writes in his new book.
10 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston
Washington's cherry blossoms have become an iconic image of springtime in the nation's capital.
14 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Following rare mid-April snowflakes last night, much of the Washington, D.C. metro region dropped near to below freezing this morning.
14 hrs ago | The Washington Post
17 hrs ago | Patch.com
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.
20 hrs ago | Streetsblog
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)
Capitol Hill police officers search the site after a car chase and shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 3, 2013.
It's April 15. If you bought an electric car in 2013, you can claim a tax break today.
Most women have an understandable aversion to getting into unfamiliar vehicles. Which explains why Donna Hundley has watched as people circle her business - once, twice, three times - as they decide whether to stop and step inside.
Activists hold signs and family photos protesting U.S. immigration policy in Lafayette Square outside the White House on March 12, 2014, in Washington, D.C. House Democrats are renewing their push for a vote on a proposed comprehensive immigration reform package, vowing Tuesday to refocus efforts on pressuring Republicans to sign onto a discharge ... (more)
If you're a movie director, low on cash, in need of a nightlife shot in Shanghai, but can't fly to China, there is a solution: Just film in D.C.'s Chinatown.