Metro’s board of directors says the failure to repair a track problem that led to a derailment represents “a breakdown of the organization’s chain of command” and “an unforgivable breach of safety.”
The National Park Service says there were 63 people at the top of the Washington Monument when an elevator failed, not one person as the agency originally reported.
Some of the people who made careers out of arresting and locking up drug offenders are calling on the president to stop doing it. They say their study shows the war on drugs is a failure, and it should end.
More escalator problems are being reported at Metro stations in Washington.
Anne Arundel County officials say a power failure during the snowstorm caused some 263,000 gallon of wastewater to overflow in Mill Creek.
Pepco executives are taking responsibility for poor service after recent power failures and repeating a plan to improve reliability.