A legal blow to the Washington Redskins. The U.S. Patent Office canceled its trademark, calling it disparaging of Native Americans. It’s a move that, if successful, could hit the NFL team where it hurts: its pocketbook.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has declared a state of emergency in Allegany and Washington counties due to severe flooding from recent rains.
The wait is over. After five years, Bowe Bergdahl–an American soldier held in captivity by the Taliban–is returning home to the United States. But his welcome home comes with mixed feelings.
Controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins team name continues. The team and the NFL are still refusing to change the name.
District of Columbia Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser says she would keep Kaya Henderson as chancellor of the District’s public schools.
Days after a Washington, D.C. high school principal revealed he’s gay, the Westboro Baptist Church protested in front of the school.
Annual summer arts performances at Metro stations are starting.
A second man has now been charged in Virginia with setting off “bottle bombs” inside crowded movie theaters.
Authorities say two F-16 fighter jets escorted a small airplane out of restricted airspace in Washington, an apparently inadvertent intrusion that prompted evacuations at the U.S. Capitol and surrounding buildings.
The granddaughter of General Dwight D. Eisenhower thanked those who carried out the D-Day invasion, telling them during a 70th anniversary commemoration Friday at the nation’s World War II Memorial that “the world would have been a very different place” had their campaign failed.
The second annual Pride Day celebration at a D.C. high school takes a surprising turn.
Gone are the days of preparing for the National Spelling Bee with flash cards. You guessed it–there’s an app for that now.