Washington D.C.

A majority of Americans (58 percent) say the U.S. needs a third political party because the existing Republican and Democratic parties are doing “such a poor job” representing the people.   (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

D.C. Ranked One of America’s Snobbiest Cities

The District of Columbia’s penchant for fine arts and museums have long made the city a tourist destination — but those attractions have helped make it one of the snobbiest cities in America.

09/04/2014

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Study: Gunshots Fired Near More Than Half of D.C. Schools

A new study shows that large numbers of District of Columbia school students likely heard gunfire near their school buildings during the 2011-2012 school year.

09/03/2014

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Forbes Ranks Washington D.C. the ‘Coolest’ City in America

Is Washington, D.C, the coolest city in America? Forbes says so.

08/06/2014

Arthur reached Hurricane strength early Thursday as it travels up the east coast.  The Baltimore and Washington area should be largely spared from the storm's impact. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Hurricane Arthur’s July 4th Impact on D.C. Should Be Minimal

Arthur strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday but shouldn’t have a big impact on the Baltimore and Washington area.

07/03/2014

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14 New D.C. Speed Cameras Now Issuing Tickets, Fines

More than a dozen speed cameras targeting heavy-footed drivers in the District are officially active.

06/20/2014

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Woman Falls Through Bathroom Floor in Southeast D.C.

A woman is being evaluated for injuries sustained when she fell through a bathroom floor in southeast Washington Wednesday morning.

06/18/2014

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Extreme Heat Forces D.C. Spray Parks to Open Early

The District of Columbia is opening its spray parks one week early, citing the extreme heat expected to continue throughout the week.

06/17/2014

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Process of Electing D.C. Attorney General Begins

District of Columbia elections officials are making nominating petitions available for candidates for attorney general.

06/13/2014

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Best U.S. Family-Friendly Destinations

There are many family-friendly destinations in the United States that really know how to treat families like royalty. Here are just a few that keep families in mind.

06/04/2014

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Suspicious Package Investigation in NE D.C.

An investigation into a suspicious package has closed a portion of 49th Street in northeast Washington.

06/03/2014

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