The D.C. Council issued a legislative rebuke to Wal-Mart on Wednesday, approving a bill that would require the retail giant and other big-box chain retailers to pay their employees a “living wage” of at least $12.50 an hour.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is collecting photographs of veterans named on the memorial wall, but organizers say they are coming up short on pictures of District of Columbia veterans.
Delta Sigma Theta is the world’s largest black women’s organization. And Baltimore was center stage in the celebration of its 100th anniversary.
The D.C. Council appears poised to reject a proposal by the city’s fire department to deploy more ambulances during the daytime and reduce the number on duty during the overnight hours.
Escape from the zoo. A rare red panda goes missing from the National Zoo in Washington D.C., and leads zookeepers on a chase through nearby neighborhoods.
A plane at Reagan National Airport in D.C. runs off the runway. The Delta flight apparently veered into the mud while preparing for takeoff.
From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.
A Maryland businessman admitted in federal court Thursday that he was reimbursed for $160,000 in campaign contributions by his boss, who’s at the center of a wide-ranging investigation of political corruption in the District of Columbia.
Police Chief Cathy Lanier says police are investigating whether the same man is responsible for three and maybe four late-night stabbing attacks on women.
A federal commission charged with building a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower voted unanimously Wednesday to approve architect Frank Gehry’s design for a park near the National Mall, allowing the project to move forward over the objections of Eisenhower’s family.
More than 1,000 bicyclists have ridden single-file along the last mile of a Pittsburgh-to-Washington trail to mark the full trail’s opening.
Two more casino companies applied for a license Friday to build a casino in Maryland near the nation’s capital, bringing the number of applicants to three for one license.