President Barack Obama took his State of the Union address on the road, bringing his message directly to the public. He kicked things off Wednesday morning right here in Maryland.
A man who prosecutors say fired his malfunctioning gun several times at employees in a store he was trying to rob has been convicted of attempted second-degree murder.
Citigroup Inc. says it plans to close a Hagerstown unit that employs about 650 people servicing home loans that have gone into default.
The search continues for whoever shot two employees inside a neighborhood grocery store.
Families celebrating Christmas should be comforted to know that essential services did not take a holiday.
Thousands of federal employees return to work, and national parks are reopening across the country. Late Wednesday night, lawmakers ended the shutdown after 16 days with a last minute compromise.
There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country.
The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.
President Obama wants a temporary bill on his desk with no strings attached. That’s the message he is sending to House Republicans, as the partial government shutdown heads into the weekend.
The usually bustling District of Columbia will be uniquely affected Wednesday by the first government shutdown in 17 years, with thousands of federal employees who make up the backbone of the metro area’s workforce ordered not to report to work.
With many furloughed federal workers in the nation’s capital going home early Tuesday, MARC commuter rail is adjusting its afternoon schedule.
The influx of new restaurants in Washington in recent years is creating a shortage of workers in the city’s food service industry.