A section of Pennsylvania Avenue will be shut down this weekend for “Taste of DC.”
The D.C. Lottery’s slogan is “Lots of people win.” But until the federal shutdown is over, nobody wins.
A judge on Friday denied a child custody request filed by the sister of a local woman fatally shot by police after she tried to ram her car through a White House barrier with the child in the back seat.
One of the all-time best quarterbacks in the SEC is still busy rewriting the record books while keeping the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC and BCS title hunt.
The Obama administration, scrambling to tamp down a controversy over suspended death benefits for the families of fallen troops, announced Wednesday that a charity would pick up the costs of the payments during the government shutdown.
Washington’s mayor confronted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on the steps of the Capitol Wednesday about the federal shutdown that has imperiled the city government, eliciting a terse reply from his fellow Democrat.
The dean of Washington National Cathedral is calling homophobia a sin during a weekend of events devoted to gay youth at the church.
A man who set himself on fire on the National Mall in the U.S. capital has died of his injuries, which were so severe that authorities will have to use DNA and dental records to identify him, District of Columbia police said Saturday.
The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.
President Barack Obama says he would “think about changing” the Washington Redskins’ name if he owned the football team as he waded into the controversy involving a word that many consider offensive to Native Americans.
President Obama wants a temporary bill on his desk with no strings attached. That’s the message he is sending to House Republicans, as the partial government shutdown heads into the weekend.
Prospects for a swift end to the 4-day-old partial government shutdown all but vanished Friday as lawmakers squabbled into the weekend and increasingly shifted their focus to a midmonth deadline for averting a threatened first-ever default.