The Senate is heading for a showdown over contentious legislation to curb sexual assaults in the military by taking away the authority of senior commanders to prosecute rapes and other serious offenses.
A woman convicted of stabbing her neighbor in the presence of the neighbor’s 6-year-old daughter has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.
Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons illegally or without a background check.
Customers are advised to continue boiling their water for cooking and drinking if they are experiencing low water pressure, especially in areas west and southwest of Rock Creek Park, The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority suggests.
House Speaker John Boehner says he’s sure Congress will look at a law passed by the D.C. Council that decriminalizes possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
The White House says the Easter Egg Roll will be held on Monday, April 21.
Former District of Columbia mayor and current councilman Marion Barry is set to be released from a center where he spent 16 days trying to regain his mobility.
Officials say the Metro Center station will be closed this weekend to allow for sign and lighting upgrades.
The Crime Museum in Washington is opening a new exhibit with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency about the work behind homeland security.
The National Zoo says March “came in like a lion” as four lion cubs were born March 2.