A plan to set the federal budget for the next two years passed in the House with a large bipartisan vote of 332-94.
The president of American University is explaining a decision to place the school on lockdown amid concerns of a gunman on campus.
Beginning this winter, the City of Fairfax will be the first location in Virginia to begin spaying female deer to control the population.
They say things always come back into style. Usually they’re talking about clothes, but in D.C., streetcars are what’s making a comeback in 2014.
An ancient Roman sculpture portraying a warrior just before his death is visiting Washington on its first trip outside of Italy in more than 200 years.
Members of the Newtown, Conn., community, including the parent of a teacher killed in a school massacre a year ago, gathered at the National Cathedral Thursday for a vigil to remember those who lost their lives because of gun violence.
The fired chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander made his first court appearance Thursday on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo has found serious problems with its animal care and management of various creatures kept in the Cheetah Conservation Station over the past year, and the zoo’s director said Thursday that he is looking at changes to the operation amid budget cuts.
D.C. Councilmember and mayoral candidate Tommy Wells is attempting to raise awareness about the struggles of the city’s minimum wage workers by limiting his own lifestyle for a week.
A former Washington private school teacher who was once featured on the FBI’s list of most wanted fugitives pleaded guilty Thursday to child pornography charges and faces decades in prison.