DC Council Considers Doing Away With 'Tampon Tax' The District of Columbia could join the states that have eliminated the so-called "tampon tax."
Police: Man Stabbed After Cutting DC Pizza LinePolice say a man stabbed a person who had cut the line at a Washington pizza restaurant.
Elevator Trouble Closes Washington Monument IndefinitelyThe Washington Monument will be closed indefinitely because of ongoing problems with its elevator, the latest in a series of woes for one of the city's most enduring tourist attractions.
Metro Chief Proposes Permanent End to Late-Night ServiceMetro's general manager is proposing that the Washington-area subway system should close at midnight on a permanent basis to allow for ongoing maintenance.
FBI Offers $10K Reward to Track Down Stolen WeaponsThe FBI in Washington is offering up to $10,000 to help recover stole weapons.
Holocaust Museum Asks 'Pokemon Go' Users to Play Somewhere Else'Pokemon Go', the new cell phone game that has turned into quite the craze is leaving some—like the Holocaust Museum, a little annoyed.
Thousands In D.C. Protest Recent Police-Involved ShootingsThousands have gathered in Washington, D.C. to protest recent police-involved shootings.
Md., DC Democrats Continuing Push for Gun-Control LawsMembers of Congress from Maryland and the District of Columbia are continuing their push for gun-control legislation after last week's sit-in on the House floor.
Senate Democrats Block GOP's Zika Funding Bill Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a Republican proposal to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, faulting the GOP for packing the measure with restrictions on Planned Parenthood money and changes to policies on pesticide spraying.
Metro to Hold Auditions for 'MetroPerforms!'Metro is looking for dancers, musicians, poets and others to entertain at summer performances outside rail stations.
More Americans Are Dying Each Year By AccidentAccidents are killing more Americans each year, increasingly from overdoses and falls.
DC Lawmakers Approve Citywide $15 Minimum Wage The nation's capital is poised to join the state of California and numerous other cities that have approved a $15-an-hour minimum wage.