Washington D.C.

The Internal Revenue Service paid more than $13 billion in tax credits last year to people who may not have qualified, a government investigator said Tuesday. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor Signs Senior Property Tax Exemption

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has signed a bill that exempts certain longtime city residents from paying property taxes.

03/25/2014

Credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers

Boston-Washington Amtrak Train Stuck for 5 Hours

Passengers on an Amtrak train from Boston to Washington, D.C., say they were stuck in Connecticut for about five hours because of a mechanical problem.

03/11/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the Union Depot in St Paul, Minn., on Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Travel To Houston In April

President Barack Obama will travel to Houston in April to raise money for House and Senate candidates.

03/01/2014

Gov. Christie held a news conference to say he had no knowledge of lane closures that backed up the George Washington Bridge. (Getty Images)

GOP Activists Defend Christie At National Meeting

Chris Christie may have been nearly 200 miles away, but his struggles in New Jersey buzzed through the hallways of a Washington hotel this week as hundreds of Republican officials gathered to debate the GOP’s future.

01/25/2014

While Washingtonians shivered, Alaskans enjoyed a relatively balmy 22 degrees. (Getty Images)

Temperatures In Alaska Are Warmer Than The Lower 48

The average temperature statewide for Alaska was 22 degrees Wednesday.

01/23/2014

Police say a man has died when an elderly couple was stabbed inside their Georgetown home. (Photo by Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

1 Dead in Double Stabbing in Georgetown; Son Charged

One person has died after a double stabbing in Georgetown early Sunday morning, police say.

01/19/2014

Rendering of the Capital Wheel with a nighttime water view. (Courtesy of National Harbor)

New Ferris Wheel to Overlook D.C. Landmarks from National Harbor

Maryland’s National Harbor is adding a new 175-foot Ferris wheel with views of the nation’s capital and Potomac River.

01/16/2014

D.C. police car (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Man Arrested for 1999 Homicide in D.C.

D.C. police have charged a man with first-degree murder in the 1999 shooting death of a teenager in southeast.

01/15/2014

Credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images

Attorney General Agrees to Release D.C. Mayoral Documents

D.C.’s attorney general says he has given the city’s U.S. Attorney all mayoral documents relating to a settlement between Washington and its former Medicaid contractor.

01/13/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says his Republican Party needs to "show up" in places that aren't traditional GOP strongholds such as Hispanic and black communities if it wants to expand its reach. (Getty)

Christie Aide Is Latest To Use Private Emails

Personal emails at the center of the brewing scandal for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may have remained secret, had the public and press relied solely on the state’s open records law.

01/11/2014

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