New Smithsonian Museum Chronicling Black History OpensDecades in the making, the new museum is finally set to open.
National Museum of African American History and Culture Tells Story of Black CuisineThe new Smithsonian's Sweet Home Cafe features dishes like Son-of-a-Gun stew, pan-roasted oysters, smoked haddock, slow-cooked collards and other traditional foods.
How to Navigate This Weekend's Street Closures and Metro WorkThe opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, a festival on the Mall, and Metro maintenance will affect weekend travel.
Diddy Donates $1 Million to Howard University for Sean Combs Scholarship FundDiddy gave a $1 million check to Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick at Thursday night's Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour concert at the Verizon Center.
D.C. Police Update Body Camera Policy After Fatal ShootingD.C. police is getting stricter with its body camera policy.
Man Hit, Killed by Metro Train, Part of Green Line ClosedA significant stretch of the Green Line is closed for the time being.
Carla Hayden to be Sworn in as Librarian of CongressThe nation is about to get a new chief librarian.
Baby Orangutan Born at National ZooFor the first time in 25 years, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo is welcoming the birth of a male Bornean orangutan.
Metro Ridership Tumbled 11 Percent in SpringMetro forecast an increase in ridership. Instead, they got a steep decline.
9 of 10 Black Mothers in D.C. Are Breadwinners, Study SaysA new study finds about 90% of black mothers in the District bring home the money.
Nationals to Honor D.C. Police Chief Cathy LanierThe D.C. police chief is leaving the force for an important position with the NFL.
Libertarian Gary Johnson Earns Endorsement From Major Va. NewspaperGary Johnson and the Libertarian ticket are beginning to pick up some traction.

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