Washington College Closes After Alleged Gun Threat From StudentCampus on alert. Washington College remains on lockdown overnight after fears of a student with a gun.
U.S. House Votes To Renew D.C. School Voucher ProgramThe House voted Wednesday to reauthorize a pet program of outgoing Speaker John Boehner: school vouchers for District of Columbia students.
Pope Comes To Washington: What You Need To KnowEVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW: Pope Francis is coming to the U.S. next week. His first stop will be in Washington D.C.
Last Minute Preps Underway In D.C. For Pope's Historic VisitOne week from today, Pope Francis will be meeting with the president at the White House. With the pope's arrival rapidly approaching, the clock is running out for last minute preps.
Pope Comes To Washington: Catholicism Roots Run Deep In MarylandThe upcoming arrival of Pope Francis is his first visit to the United States, but the Catholic church landed in Maryland centuries ago, bringing much history to our city and state.
Panda Cub At National Zoo Is Growing, Weighs Nearly 2 PoundsThe 4-week-old giant panda cub at the Smithsonian's National Zoo now weighs nearly 2 pounds and is starting to look like a panda -- specifically, his dad.
Bob Dole To Lead Fundraising To Build Eisenhower MemorialBob Dole, the longtime Kansas senator, is planning a fundraising effort to build the long-debated Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, and he will have help from Tom Hanks and others.
D.C. Leaders Laying Groundwork To Keep Pope Francis Safe During VisitWe are now learning more about the preparations and the itinerary for Pope Francis' historic trip to our region. Security will be tight in Washington, D.C.
Theater Festival In D.C. Puts Spotlight On Female PlaywrightsIt was a historic moment in theater few people saw when the first female writing team won Tony Awards this year for "Fun Home." The milestone symbolized a stubborn imbalance between the number of female playwrights who see their work produced on stage compared with men.
Obama To Greet Pope Francis Upon Arrival In WashingtonPresident Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will lead the welcoming committee for Pope Francis when he arrives in Washington for a historic visit later this month.
Pope Visit Will Be Historical For Spanish Speaking CommunityWith each day we are closer to the arrival Pope Francis' first visit to the United States. This is a historical moment for many, particularly the Spanish speaking community in our area.
D.C. Spray Parks To Stay Open An Additional WeekSpray parks in the District of Columbia will stay open an additional week because of expected high temperatures.