U.S. House Votes To Renew D.C. School Voucher ProgramThe House voted Wednesday to reauthorize a pet program of outgoing Speaker John Boehner: school vouchers for District of Columbia students.
Court Quashes Some District Of Columbia Gun LawsIn a mixed decision, a federal appeals court on Friday struck down as unconstitutional several strict gun registration laws in the nation's capital, but upheld other restrictions aimed at public safety.
Last Minute Preps Underway In D.C. For Pope's Historic VisitOne week from today, Pope Francis will be meeting with the president at the White House. With the pope's arrival rapidly approaching, the clock is running out for last minute preps.
D.C. Government Nearing Deal To Build Wizards Practice ComplexThe Washington Wizards will get a new, largely taxpayer-funded practice facility in a long-neglected corner of the city, the team and District of Columbia officials announced Tuesday.
D.C. Leaders Laying Groundwork To Keep Pope Francis Safe During VisitWe are now learning more about the preparations and the itinerary for Pope Francis' historic trip to our region. Security will be tight in Washington, D.C.
Theater Festival In D.C. Puts Spotlight On Female PlaywrightsIt was a historic moment in theater few people saw when the first female writing team won Tony Awards this year for "Fun Home." The milestone symbolized a stubborn imbalance between the number of female playwrights who see their work produced on stage compared with men.
D.C. Spray Parks To Stay Open An Additional WeekSpray parks in the District of Columbia will stay open an additional week because of expected high temperatures.
Police Seize Over 260 Pounds Of Synthetic Drugs Worth $2.3MDistrict of Columbia police say they've made the largest seizure of synthetic drugs in the city's history -- more than 260 pounds. That's a street value of roughly $2.3 million.
GW Student Missing After Swimming In South AfricaA George Washington University official says an undergraduate student has been missing since swimming while traveling in South Africa.
D.C. Police Union Members Vote No Confidence In ChiefThe vast majority of Washington police union members who responded to a recent poll say they do not have confidence in Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier.
Md. Preps Underway For Pope’s Visit To The Nation’s CapitalThe countdown is on for the pope's visit to the nation's capital. People are hard at work getting things ready. A lot of construction is being done in Maryland.
Tourism Officials Say D.C. Had A Record Year In 2014Washington drew a record 20.2 million visitors last year, with increases in international and domestic visitors, tourism officials announced Monday.