Major broadcasters filed a new lawsuit this week as part of an ongoing efforts to shut down services like Aereo that stream over-the-air TV to computer and mobile devices.
District of Columbia officials say a busy road in downtown Washington may remain partially closed through Monday as repairs continue on a sinkhole.
The Common Core State Standards for K-12 education, adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia, are touted by some education-watchers as a states-led effort to improve college and career readiness of high school graduates and raise students' slipping scores on international tests.
Kerry Washington teamed up with Michelle Obama to honor students and teachers at Savoy Elementary School in Washington DC today.
Though 45 states and the District of Columbia adopted the core, and several states are already implementing them, there are signs of back-pedaling in several states.
Delaware became the second state to adopt same-sex marriage this week, making it the 11th state, along with the District of Columbia, to allow marriage between same-sex couples.
After a long battle, the District of Columbia will finally have representation among the statuary on Capitol Hill.
The application of the doctrine of unfinished business to matters billed on an hourly basis1 continues to generate interesting and sometimes controversial case law.
In 2009, the District of Columbia spent over $14 million on the arts. $5.4 million of that was in earmarks .
The top Boy Scout executive in the council covering the District of Columbia and parts of Maryland and Virginia is supporting the national board's decision to accept openly gay scouts.
Julian Zapata Espinoza, also known as "Piolin," 32, pleaded guilty today to the murder of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Special Agent Jaime Zapata and the attempted murder of ICE Special Agent Victor Avila in Mexico.
Marijuana is more popular and accessible in the U.S. than any other street drug.
Dog theft is becoming an alarmingly commonplace crime. We keep hearing shocking stories: stolen dogs used as bait dogs , sold to research labs , and held for ransom.
District of Columbia officials say a busy commuter route will likely remain closed through Thursday evening as work continues to repair a sinkhole.
May 21 - Today, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service in United States District Court for the District of Columbia to compel the agency to initiate a rulemaking procedure to address serious conflicts between the Tax Code's requirements for section 501 groups and implementing IRS ... (more)