Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn’t heave them back. On Monday, President Barack Obama draped the Medal of Honor around his neck, in a somber White House ceremony that also paid tribute to his nine platoon comrades who died that summer day in Afghanistan.
A Metrobus driver was cut on the face by a knife-wielding passenger Monday, Metro Transit Police say.
A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a hospital in Palo Alto, California. In Pennsylvania, a doctor was removed from clinical work after complaining that on-call doctors were refusing to go to a VA hospital in Wilkes-Barre.
Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.
It’s been just over two years since the derecho left 1.5 million people in our area without power, and Pepco is outlining when D.C. residents can expect new underground power lines to be installed in the city.
President Barack Obama says he supports statehood for the nation’s capital.
The White House says the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border is dropping significantly.
A District of Columbia judge has declared that a 50-year-old man is innocent of a 1982 rape and slaying that put him in prison for 25 years.
Metro is simulating service on its new Silver Line, with just five days left before it opens to rail commuters.
A widespread Verizon outage in the Baltimore-Washington region has been mostly restored, although some customers are still reporting service issues.