Passengers wait for a Metro train at Metro Center. (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Bystanders Save Man After Wheelchair Goes off Metro Platform

A man was rescued from the tracks at the U Street Metro station after his wheelchair rolled off the platform.


File photo of a stun gun. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Police: 14-Year-Old Arrested for Attacking Metrobus Driver With Taser

A 14-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly attacking a Metrobus operator with a Taser in January.


John Hinckley Jr. (L) is escorted by police in Washington, D.C., following his arrest after shooting and seriously wounding then US president Ronald Reagan. (credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

John Hinckley Returns to D.C. Court for Hearings on Freedom

The would-be assassin of President Ronald Reagan is “clinically ready” to live fulltime outside a mental hospital, his lawyer argued in federal court on Wednesday.


Child getting vaccinated with measles shot

No Link Between Measles Vaccine and Autism, New Study Says

Despite a recent anti-vaccine movement, there is no link between the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR) and autism in children, a new study says.


D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Worried Congress Will Repeal D.C. Law

For the first time in more than two decades, a committee in Congress may vote to overturn a local D.C. law, causing concern for Mayor Muriel Bowser.


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Study: Drones are the Future of Disaster Recovery

It won’t be happen anytime soon but the future of disaster response is drones, according to a study done by the Red Cross.


File photo of a Metro train. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro: 3 Lines to be Affected by Weekend Work

Metro says orange line riders and riders traveling on portions of the red and green lines will experience delays this weekend.


Mei Xiang at the National Zoo. (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

National Zoo Documents Journey of Panda Semen From China, Mei Xiang to be Inseminated Again Soon

Since Sunday, the National Zoo has been documenting the journey of a batch of frozen semen from a panda in China to its D.C. facility in preparation for another artificial insemination of Mei Xiang.


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Report: D.C.-Area Population Growth is Slowing Down

While the economy and the region’s population continues to grow, it’s certainly not happening as fast as it used to.


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Police Investigate Shooting in Shaw Neighborhood

A shooting in broad daylight in D.C.’s Shaw neighborhood marks the second shooting since this weekend in the normally quiet neighborhood.