Barry Manilow will headline this year’s Independence Day celebration on the National Mall, performing July 4 with the National Symphony Orchestra and other musicians.
There are reports of several victims. It’s not clear the extent of their injuries.
A transgender woman has filed a complaint against Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, saying she was denied breast implant surgery because of her gender identity.
After years of leadership changes and funding deficits, NPR’s new president and CEO says the public radio network has turned a corner and is positioning itself to grow its already sizable audience, along with its journalistic content and funding from donors.
There are a lot fewer trans fats in the nation’s food than there were a decade ago, but the Obama administration is moving toward getting rid of them almost entirely.
The government is proposing to regulate aircraft emissions in much the same way as power plants, saying they are a threat to human health because they contain pollutants that help cause global warming and therefore should be regulated.
Vice President Joe Biden is facing the daunting decision of how and when to re-enter public life after burying his 46-year-old son, Beau Biden, whose death has put a somber pause on the vice president’s usually frenetic schedule.
Vice President Joe Biden is returning to Washington following the death of his son — but only for the day.
District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is once again referring to the Washington Redskins without mentioning the team’s full name. But she still wants to talk to the team and owner Dan Snyder about a new stadium in the nation’s capital.
Relatives of an attorney who died after a fall at a downtown Washington subway station say his body remained on the platform for four days before it was discovered.
Jamba Juice, Dunkin’ Donuts and fresh sushi are coming to the House of Representatives.
Federal officials are recommending that Washington’s subway system immediately repair components that are designed to protect the electrified third rail from water and other contaminants.