Funding requested to begin building the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower memorial near the National Mall has been eliminated in a spending deal passed by Congress, while lawmakers restored funding for other national arts and cultural programs.
A Washington man has been convicted of first-degree felony murder in the shooting of a Howard University student during a robbery in Mount Rainier.
A Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton bound for the Smithsonian Institution is set to arrive in Washington in April as a new home is built for the specimen on the National Mall, the museum said Friday.
There are calls for a federal investigation in the Target data breach that’s left 110 million customers exposed to potential fraud.
Tourism officials are preparing to showcase Washington as a destination for romance.
Calling his campaign of four years ago an “embarrassment,” District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray nevertheless made a forceful case Saturday that he’s earned the opportunity to serve another term.
A D.C. man has pleaded guilty to killing a cab driver during a robbery in Northeast.
A former Army soldier accused of trying to provide support to a terrorist organization in Somalia after he left the military intends to plead guilty in connection with the case, court documents show.
Singer Chris Brown is expected to return to court for a status hearing in a case in which he’s accused of hitting a man outside a Washington, D.C. hotel.
The National Symphony Orchestra is opening a week of 50 free programs on Capitol Hill and in Washington’s H Street Northeast neighborhood.
Metro says weekend work will affect all five lines of the Metro system, with trains operating every 20 minutes on most lines.
After a decade on the National Mall, the National Book Festival is moving to a new location this year due to new rules and costs associated with holding a large event on the promenade between the Capitol and Lincoln Memorial.