Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives for his general audience at St. Peter's square on Dec. 11, 2013 at the Vatican. (credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Hispanics Energized by Argentinian Pope’s First Visit to U.S.

Enthusiasm is growing among Hispanic Catholics in New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. over Argentine-born Pope Francis first U.S. visit.


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Keeping Redskins ‘Top Priority’ for Prince George’s Co. Leaders

There is a three-way tug of war between Maryland, Virginia and D.C. to build a new stadium for the Redskins.


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Visit ‘The BEACH’ For Free This Summer

D.C. residents can head to “The BEACH” for free this summer thanks to Ward Days.


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Fatal Crash Shuts Down SE-SW Freeway

One person has died and another person is in the hospital after a crash, which shut down the Southeast-Southwest Freeway in D.C. for several hours Sunday morning.


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Ex-D.C. Officer Charged With Taking Gun to Library of Congress

A former District of Columbia police officer was arrested at the Library of Congress this week for trying to bring a loaded, unregistered gun into the building.


Portrait taken in July 1969 of US astronaut Neil Armstrong. He is the first person to set foot on the Moon. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Increases Goal for Spacesuit Crowdfunding Effort

The National Air and Space Museum has increased its goal for a crowdfunding campaign to conserve the spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore on the moon and now hopes to raise $700,000.


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Former Daycare Employee Charged With Abusing Infants in DC

A former employee of a Washington daycare has been charged with abusing two infants who were under her care.


People walk in the terminal at Washington Dulles International Airport. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Transportation Chief: 5 Airlines Probed for Price-Gouging

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that allegedly raised airfares in the Northeast after a deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May disrupted rail service.


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D.C. Police Arrest 57 Men in NW Prostitution Sting

Police have been busy cracking down on prostitution in Northwest, arresting dozens of men in a sting in recent weeks.


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Man Charged in Fatal Metro Stabbing to Get Mental Evaluation

A man charged with killing a passenger aboard a Metro train on Independence Day is scheduled to return to court.