Authorities are investigating the discovery of a dead body at the Anacostia Park Pavilion in the District of Columbia.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum has begun collecting video games for its permanent collection as part of an ongoing commitment to study and preserve such games as an artistic medium.
The D.C. Council is scheduled to take a final vote on raising the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour by 2016.
The Capitol Christmas Tree is arriving at the U.S. Capitol after making its way from a forest in northeast Washington state.
District of Columbia officials are again asking a judge to uphold gun registration requirements put in place after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the city’s decades-old ban on handguns in 2008.
The government shutdown is taking some of the sting from parts of the D.C. region’s notoriously nasty commute.
The museums that draw millions of visitors to the National Mall closed their doors Tuesday, memorials were barricaded and trash will go uncollected in the nation’s most-visited national park due to the first government shutdown in 17 years.
Doctors say a woman who was arrested in July and accused of splattering green paint at the Washington National Cathedral is incompetent to stand trial.
Five bridges in the nation’s capital, including the heavily traveled Frederick Douglass Bridge over the Anacostia River, are categorized by federal highway officials as both “fracture critical” and “structurally deficient,” but District of Columbia officials say they’ve already fixed one and replaced another.
Mayor Vincent Gray vetoed a bill Thursday that would force Wal-Mart and other large retailers to pay their employees at least $12.50 an hour, calling it a “job killer” that would not advance the goal of a living wage for District of Columbia workers.
There’s a new museum in Washington: a gallery commemorating the history of the District of Columbia National Guard.
Law enforcement officers who died during the Sept. 11 terror attacks are being honored in Washington.