The "Scandal" star and 1998 GWU grad sweetly attempted the usual rite of self-deprecation expected of all commencement speakers: "Year after year, GW sends its graduates into the world on the wings of advice from esteemed leaders and thinkers.
Thousands of unmarked graves are buried beneath a local park, and one group wants to make sure they aren't forgotten.
The City of Alexandria is hosting its host 36th annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival May 27, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Waterfront Park at the foot of Prince Street.
A Washington, D.C., man convicted this year of using a gun while trying to steal three dirt bikes in Olney was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for the crime.
Jay Devereaux hadn't paid much attention to the daily drumbeat of partisan politics in D.C. He wasn't a Washington nerd, and didn't know who said what during congressional hearings -- nor did he care.
Virginia Republicans on Saturday formally nominated Ken Cuccinelli for governor in the nation's marquee 2013 political race, and the conservative attorney general wasted no time reminding voters of the scandals facing President Barack Obama.
D.C. police say a 28-year-old man was shot and killed in an apartment blocks away from the Anacostia Metro station in southeast Washington.
For the week ending 17 May, here is a look at the news making waves in America - all in 140 characters or less.
Four suspects from Washington, D.C., have been arrested in connection with the beating murder of a 55-year-old Brandywine man who was found dead with blunt force trauma to his body, and Prince George's police say robbery was the motive.
Award-winning entertainer Joe Mantegna returns to Outdoor Channel when the third season of "MidwayUSA's Gun Stories" kicks off July 3rd at 8:00 pm ET.
Senior British government officials permitted a campaign of state-backed killings by unionist paramilitaries and the RUC police to be conducted at the height of the conflict, a senior security adviser for the British government has finally admitted.
U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes holds up a photo of U.S. embassy security personnel Tyrone Woods, who was killed in the Benghazi attacks, as Rep.
In preparation for its upcoming "Comin' Up Shoutin" concert this Sunday at National Presbyterian Church, The Washington Chorus in partnership with the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts will host the last of several pre-concert lectures tonight at Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 7005 Piney Branch Rd.
'GOOD MORNING WASHINGTON': Among the stories Continuing coverage of the IRS "scandal;" D.C. Mayor Gray and the flooding problems for Bloomingdale and LeDroit Park; bicycles and work; much more, beginning at 4:30 a.m. DICK TRICKLE: Just the facts, per the Associated Press , "Dick Trickle, a former NASCAR driver whose larger-than-life personality and ... (more)
Researcher Jarrod Burks conducts the ground-penetrating radar study at Walter C. Pierce Park in Adams Morgan to determine the layout of the Civil War-era African American cemetery buried beneath the park.