Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe.
Hundreds of churches gather on the steps of Capitol Hill, marking the annual “National Day of Prayer.”
A Maryland family is at the center of a hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Their daughter was killed in a car crash linked to General Motors’ faulty ignition switches.
The National Symphony Orchestra is opening a week of 50 free programs on Capitol Hill and in Washington’s H Street Northeast neighborhood.
Fifteen days into the government shutdown, thousands of Maryland workers are now going into a third week without pay and really feeling the pinch.
House GOP leaders moved Tuesday to counter an emerging Senate plan to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.
The woman who led police on a chase from the White House to the Capitol is dead. Her bizarre behavior set off a massive police response and injured two officers. But it’s still not clear what was behind it.
A 34-year-old Stamford, Conn. woman driving a black Infiniti with a young child inside tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday afternoon, and then led police on a chase toward the Capitol, where police shot and killed her.
Congress decides to continue a NSA phone spying program in a controversial vote Wednesday night on Capitol Hill.
Preventing cruise nightmares. Lawmakers in Washington grill cruise line executives about their ships stranding passengers.
The long wait is finally over for visitors who have been yearning for a whiff of a giant flower that smells oddly like rotting flesh.
A Maryland man has been sentenced to nearly 25 years in prison for separate attacks last summer in the Adams Morgan and Capitol Hill neighborhoods of Washington.