District Of Columbia
Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s home in Arlington, Va., and Clara Barton’s downtown Washington office, where she ran an operation to search for missing Civil War soldiers, are among 24 sites around the nation’s capital competing for $1 million in historic preservation grants.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2014 budget proposal includes money to build a space station simulator in the district’s public school system.
A new ranking of the most generous cities in online donations shows Seattle residents give the most money to charity, followed by three cities in the Washington, D.C., region.
The District of Columbia is seeing a boom in its population of children younger than 5, prompting local education experts to question whether the city’s schools can handle the growth.
The National Zoo says breeding season has arrived for the giant pandas after a cub was born last year but died six days later.
Police are investigating a fatal shooting in downtown D.C. that happened overnight.
Metro officials says new Silver Line tracks don’t appear to have been damaged in an incident during testing that caused major rush hour delays.
Metro says it’s closing four stations on the orange line for weekend work, and passengers will have to use shuttle buses to travel between those stations.
Lottery revenue in the District of Columbia is on the rise again after a five-year slump in sales.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray says the city needs to move away from its dependence on the federal government and promote job growth in the technology, health care and hospitality industries.
The District of Columbia ended fiscal 2012 with a $417 million budget surplus, a windfall that illustrates how the fiscal climate in the nation’s capital differs from much of the nation.
Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has introduced a bill that would make the District of Columbia the nation’s 51st state.